Japanese Geisha Enjoy a Mud Bath (ca. 1927)

Silent black & white archival film clip from “Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage, ca. 1927”. The full film, which is 17 minutes long, includes segments from what are believed to be a theatrical film, a promotional film and, possibly, amateur film – all of unknown origin. This clip is from the promotional film. It shows Geisha taking a boat down river to a location where they enjoy mud baths. This material is from the collections at the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution


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