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In 1947, British India was dissolved into two independent states, India and Pakistan.   

 
 
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MURZAPUR (1932)

Amateur film shot by medical missionary Ronald Carpenter. Includes footage of people working in Mirzapur City and District; general street ...

 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF INDIA (1944) enhanced entry

India' s most popular instruments.

Title card: 'Musical Instruments of India' over picture of instruments. Rolling script: 'Part of the ...

 

MYSORE (1940)

A record of the Thaw Asiatic Expedition. The Maharajah of Mysore and the Prime Minister. The Krishna Raja Saga Dam ...

 

MYSORE - FARMING SCENES, DUSSEHRA FESTIVAL AND MYSORE... (1940)

Amateur film shot by British Army Doctor showing a variety of scenes in and around Mysore (Southern India) including festival ...

 

NAGA REFUGEES AT UKHRUL, MANIPUR, INDIA (7/1944) (1944)

Naga refugees shown tending a church garden and graveyard (including British graves), and rebuilding their shattered village of ...

 

NATIVE STREET IN INDIA (1906) enhanced entry

A street busy with pedestrians and animal-drawn carts is filmed from a static camera position. Many of the Indian men ...

 

NEW DELHI (1928)

Amateur film of New Delhi. Street scenes. Fountains. Show jumping and horse artillery on parade. AV from a plane. Interior ...

 

NILGIRIS AND METTUR DAM IRRIGATION PROJECT (1931)

The building of the Nilgiris and Mettur Dam.

 

NORTH WEST FRONTIER (1959) enhanced entry

Set in the North West Frontier province of British India around the turn of the century against a background of ...

 

NORTH WEST FRONTIER (1928)

Travelgoue. Scenes in Peshawar, the village of Kabla, the Khyber Pass and Lundi Kotal.

Map of the world, CU of the ...

 

OCCUPATION OF PERAK BY 25TH INDIAN DIVISION (16/9/1945) (1945)

Shot on 16 September 1945: three Japanese representatives of the Ipoh garrison pass camera. Interior footage; the Japanese officers meet ...

 

OFF TO INDIA GAUMONT GRAPHIC NO. 1723 (1927)

Main Title. "THE IRREPRESSIBLE MR LEVINE, AMERICA'S MILLIONAIRE AMATEUR AIRMAN 'TAKES OFF' FROM CRANWELL WITH BRITISH PILOT - CAPT HINCHCLIFFE". ...

 

OLD BARAK (1947)

Amateur film of fishing and geese-shooting trips by a British party in India.

A fishing trip by canoe on the River ...

 

ON HMS ROEBUCK EN ROUTE FOR PYIN WAN (LETPAN LANDING)... (1945)

British troops of 4th Indian Infantry Brigade proceed from Kyaukpyu on Ramree Island, Burma up the Thanzit River.

Indian ...

ONE FAMILY

ONE FAMILY (1930)has video enhanced entry

A London schoolboy dreams he visits Buckingham Palace, where he makes the King's Christmas pudding from ingredients collected from different ...

 

OPENING THE ROAD OVER THE SLOPES OF MOUNT POPA TO KYAUKPADAUNG... (1945)

Variety of scenes of an advance by 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Division, near Mount Popa (approximately 40 miles ...

 

OPERATION SALTMEAT: FOOD CONVOY FROM PHNOM PENH TO... (1945)

After nationalist disturbances close the roads to Saigon, capital of French Indo-China, a convoy named 'Operation Saltmeat' is ...

 

OPERATION ZIPPER: 25TH INDIAN DIVISION LAND AT MORIB,... (1945)

Troops of 25th Indian Division make an amphibious landing on the coast of Malaya at Morib as part ...

 

OPERATION ZIPPER: AMPHIBIOUS LANDINGS ON THE MALAYAN... (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, troops of 23rd Indian Division mount an amphibious landing near Port Dickson on ...

 

OPERATIONS FOR CAPTURE OF MANDALAY - TANKS AND TROOPS... (1945)

British tanks and troops move forward to capture a Japanese position just north of Mandalay, Burma.

19th Indian Division ...

 

OUR EMPIRE'S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM - PART 2 (1918) enhanced entry

Semi-contemporary material of the first British forces in France and the creation of the massed armies in Britain ...

 

OUR GREATEST AMBASSADOR (1922)

ACTUALITY. A record of the Prince of Wales' Indian tour, 1921-22.

Rl.1 Arrival of the Prince at Bombay on November 17th, ...

 

OUR KING EMPEROR AND QUEEN EMPRESS HOLD A DURBAR IN... (1912)

Main title. "The Durbar Procession". The procession moves along a road in open countryside lined with troops (65). A distant ...

 

PACKING SUPPLIES FOR AIR RESUPPLY OPERATIONS AT SYLHET,... (1944)

Men of the Air Supply Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, packing a variety of material ready for ...

 

PADRE SAHIB A STORY OF MISSIONARY LIFE IN PUNJAB,... (1930)

Fictionalised documentary of evangelist Mott Keislar and his physician wife in Lahore and how they teach and treat local people. ...

 

PANDIT NEHRU ARRIVES IN SINGAPORE (1946)

Jawaharlal Nehru, leader of the Indian independence movement, arrives by air at Kallang Airport in Singapore and is ...

 

PANDIT NEHRU ARRIVES IN SINGAPORE (1946)

Jawaharlal Nehru, leader of the Indian independence movement, arrives by air at Kallang Airport in Singapore and is ...

PANORAMA OF CALCUTTA, INDIA, FROM THE RIVER GANGES.

PANORAMA OF CALCUTTA, INDIA, FROM THE RIVER GANGES. (1899)has video enhanced entry

The Calcutta waterfront viewed from a vessel moving up the Ganges, showing pilgrims descending into the water, dhows and rafts. ...

 

PARTIE FISCHFANG BEI DEM MAHARADSCHA VON KAPURTHALA... (1911) enhanced entry

INTEREST. The Maharajah of Kapurthala and his guests on their journey towards the fishing grounds: men riding on elephants (29). ...

 

PARTITION (1987)

A parable about the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.

 

PASSAGE TO INDIA (1984)

Epic drama set in Chandrapore in the 1920s, about the relationships between a group of English people and a Muslim ...

 

PATHE'S ANIMATED GAZETTE NO. 154 (1912)

Coverage of the King and Queen at the Delhi Durbar in December 1911.

 

PATHÉ'S ANIMATED GAZETTE NO. 206 First Edition (1913)

"Memorial serivce at St Paul's Cathedral to the Antarctic heroes. The arrival of the Lord Mayor of London and sheriffs." ...

 

PATRICIA BURKE PERFORMS FOR BRITISH TROOPS AT AKYAB... (1945)

Stage and film star Patricia Burke gives an impromptu show to British troops while she is the guest ...

 

PEOPLES AND PRODUCTS OF INDIA (1931)

The film shows Indian towns and villages, and highlights the production of silk, wheat, rice, sugar and jute.

The film ...

 

PICTURESQUE INDIA Or IN AND ABOUT CALCUTTA (1913)

INTEREST: Scenes in Bombay and Calcutta.

"The Botanical Gardens of Bombay"(5). MS park gardens. A European man in the foreground photographs ...

 

PIG-STICKING AND OTHER ACTIVITES IN INDIA: COLONEL... (1930)

India. (1926?1946?) British man pouring tea by the roadside from a flask, then climbing onto a horse and off trekking, ...

 

PLANES OF HINDUSTAN (1940) enhanced entry

Documentary on life in the Indian Air Force (IAF) culminates with a plea to Indian audience for more ...

 

POLITICAL POSTERS AND SLOGANS IN BATAVIA (21/10/1945) (1945)

Film showing a number of slogans, posters and graffiti during rising political unrest in Batavia, Dutch East Indies ...

 

POLITICAL UNREST IN BANDOENG (27/10/1945) (1945)

Footage depicting the unsettled political climate in Bandoeng (Bandung) in central Java, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia).

Slow pan left-to-right ...

 

PREM SANYAS (1926)

Story of Prince Gautama and how he became Lord Buddha, the Enlightened One.

 

PREPARING GROUND FOR WHARF AND SUPPLY DUMP ON RAMREE... (1945)

A few miles from Kyaukpyu on Ramree Island, Burma, the men of 123rd Mechanical Equipment Corps and 702nd ...

PRESTON'S EMPIRE DAY

PRESTON'S EMPIRE DAY (1909)has video enhanced entry

A record of the Preston Empire Day celebration of 22 May 1909.

A title introduces 'Preston Empire Day May 22nd 1909. ...

PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES IN INDIA

PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES IN INDIA (1905)has video enhanced entry

No main title. Men in military uniform disembarking from a small launch. A second launch from which the Prince and ...

 

PRINCE RANJITSINHJI PRACTISING BATTING AT THE NETS,... (1897)

ACTUALITY. Ranjitsinhji, practising at the nets prior to the First Test between England and Australia at Sydney, 13-17 December 1897. ...

 

PRINCE SAILS FOR INDIA TOPICAL BUDGET 531-2 (1921)

MAIN TITLE Prince of Wales [later, Edward, Duke of Windsor] sets sail from Portsmouth for India on the 'Renown' (55ft).

Note: ...

 

PROCESSION IN INDIA (1910)

INTEREST. A short procession of Indian men and women pass in front of the camera. The men are in the ...