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

 
 
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the EMPIRE MARCHES

the EMPIRE MARCHES (1941)has video enhanced entry

A picture, early in the war, of the armed solidarity of the British Empire.

The film serves to illustrate ...

 

the FIRST CONTINGENT OF THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE... (1944)

Scenes of the first Women's Auxiliary Air Force personnel arriving in Bombay and sightseeing in Delhi.

Troopship approaches dockside ...

 

the FRANCE I KNEW (1940)

The film opens with a sunrise shot, followed by scenes in Le Touquet, probably 1938, with shots of a large ...

 

the GEN NO 12 (1945) enhanced entry

I. "S.E.A.C." a. WAAFs arrive (by ship) in India and, as well as starting new duties, do some sightseeing. b. ...

 

the HANDYMEN (1941) enhanced entry

The work and training of the (Royal Bombay) Sappers and Miners; film stresses the military importance of their ...

 

THE MOUNTBATTENS VISIT SINGAPORE PRISONERS OF WAR (13/9/1945) (1945)

At MacArthur Camp Lord and Lady Mountbatten talk with officers. Mountbatten inspects a guard of honour. He speaks with an ...

 

THE NAWAB OF BHOPAL VISITS IMPHAL AIRFIELD (11/11/1944) (1944)

The Nawab of Bhopal, Hamidullah Khan, visits Imphal airfield at sunset.

The Nawab (an honorary Air Commodore) is greeted ...

 

THE RAF AT WORK UNDER MONSOON CONDITIONS AT IMPHAL,... (1944)

Demonstrating the difficulty of operating aircraft and airfield life under monsoon conditions at Imphal in Manipur, India.

Shot of ...

 

THÉ: CULTURE, RÉCOLTE, PRÉPARATION INDUSTRIELLE (1909) enhanced entry

INTEREST. The growing, collection and processing of tea in Ceylon.

No main title. Tea bushes planted out by natives under European ...

 

THROUGH INDIA AND BURMA WITH H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES (1922)

The official film record of the Prince of Wales' tour of India and Burma, 1921-22. Covering Bombay, Poona, Bharatpur, Allahabad, ...

 

THROUGH THE BACK DOOR INTO INDIA (1928)

A journey by car and camel, through Persia and on to Quetta in Baluchistan.

Camel caravan (57-68). Man leading mules (71-75). ...

 

TIDDIM OPERATIONS BY 5TH INDIAN DIVISION (13/10/1944) (1944)

A tank track is repaired. A soldier takes a lump hammer to part of the tracks. Damaged bogeys on the ...

 

TIDDIM VILLAGE OCCUPIED BY 5TH INDIAN DIVISION (20/10/1944) (1944)

After fierce fighting British and Indian soldiers inspect the damage to the town of Tiddim, Burma.

General view of ...

 

TIGER HUNTING IN NORTH INDIA (1930)

ACTUALITY. Hunting tigers in north India.

Hunters travelling on elephants to a rendezvous from which the elephants advance in a line. ...

 

TIGER VON ESCHNAPUR (1958)

Architect Herald Berger is commissioned as advisor to Chandra, the Maharajah of Eschnapur. He becomes involved with Seeta, an Indian ...

 

TINS FOR INDIA (1941) enhanced entry

The manufacture of kerosene tins in an Indian factory.

Opening shot of palm trees and bullock cart carrying kerosene tins (62). ...

TOURS IN SOUTHERN BENGAL - IN THE SUNDERBANS

TOURS IN SOUTHERN BENGAL - IN THE SUNDERBANS (1935)has video enhanced entry

Everyday life and places of interest around the areas of Midnapore and Chittagong.

A steamer in the background and in the ...

 

TRAINING THE LOCAL POLICE IN KUANTAN, MALAYA (12/10/1945) (1945)

Film documenting the training of the Kuantan Police force, 'after three and a half years of enforced idleness ...

 

TRANSPORTING MEN AND SUPPLIES ACROSS IRRAWADDY FOR... (1945)

After crossing the Irrawaddy River, Burma, troops of the 33rd Indian Brigade, 7th Indian Division consolidate the bridgehead ...

 

TRAVAIL DES ÉLÉPHANTS AUX INDES (1911)

INTEREST. An elephant under the dirction of its trainer moves three large tree trunks over muddy ground (30ft). [16mm].

Note: Contained ...

 

TRAVAIL DES ÉLÉPHANTS DE L'INDE (1910)

INTEREST. Indian elephants at work hauling timber.

An elephant team pushes its way through a thicket (20). Natives fell and trim ...

 

Travancore Game Reserve, Bombay, and Bakers Estate,... (1920)

Travancore Game Reserve, Bombay, and Bakers Estate, Komeron, Cochin.

 

TRIAL AND TRIUMPH The STORY OF VENKATA RAO OF HYDERBAD,... (1940)

A dramatised reconstruction. Venkata Rao, a caste man, becomes a Christian (renamed Paul) despite his family's opposition, and persecution. He ...

 

TROOPS DISEMBARK FROM HMS ROEBUCK TO LCI (13/3/1945) (1945)

HMS Roebuck anchors on the Thanzit River (Burma) to disembark troops of 4th Indian Infantry Brigade into LCIs ...

 

TROOPS OFF DUTY IN SURABAYA AND A VISIT BY GENERAL... (1945)

Film showing troops of 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment off duty in Surabaya (Sourabaya/Soerabaja) and a visit by General ...

 

TRUTH WILL OUT (1930) enhanced entry

DRAMA-DOCUMENTARY. An Indian villager supports a Congress riot, is arrested, tried, sentenced and reprieved. Anti-Congress propaganda film made by R.H.G. ...

 

Tully Collection 1-22 (1930)

22 reels of footage short by Mark Tully and his sisters in India from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s. ...

 

UNIVERSAL NEWS (1942) enhanced entry

I. "News from Ceylon." Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton, Commander-in-Chief of Ceylon, and Sir Henry Turnbull, Officer in Command, are escorted ...

 

UNVEILING OF THE MEMORIAL TO BRITISH AND GURKHA TROOPS... (1944)

Two months after the end of the Battle of Kohima a memorial is unveiled by Lieutenant-General Stopford commander ...

 

US GENERAL OLD DISCUSSES PLANS AT HQ TROOP CARRIER... (1944)

United States Army Air Force General Old, head of Troop Carrier Command, discusses plans for supply and troop ...

 

VARIOUS SCENES FROM 2ND DIVISION, 5TH INDIAN DIVISION,... (1944)

Part 1: Near Milestone 82 on the Manipur Road a signpost gives the distance to Worcester (5,100 miles, 'no way ...

 

VARIOUS SCENES OF 5TH INDIAN DIVISION AT KALEMYO (18/11/1944) (1944)

Scenes of mortar training, a crashed Japanese bomber, mountainous scenery, a wounded Japanese prisoner and captured equipment, and ...

 

Vernede Collection 1: Life in Allahabad, Benares and... (1930)

Sequence showing colonial life in Allahabad; leaving Allahabad station and a journey by train and ship; more colonial lifestyle; scenes ...

 

VICEROY OF INDIA INSPECTS THE DETACHMENT OF 1/7TH GURKHA... (1938)

Amateur film of the 7th Gurkha Rifles mounting guard outside the Viceregal Lodge in Simla on 7 October 1938. The ...

 

VICEROY'S CUP RACE (1917)

Horse racing in Calcutta.

 

VICTORY PARADE (1946) enhanced entry

Colonial troops in England for the Victory Parade on 8 June 1946.

Colonial troops arrive in Britain for the Victory Parade. ...

 

VICTORY RACE MEETING IN RANGOON (14/5/1945) (1945)

Not long after the liberation of Rangoon, capital of Burma, and the end of the war in Europe, ...

 

VIE AUX INDES (1906)

INTEREST. Scenes of life and customs in Calcutta and Bombay.

A busy street in Calcutta filmed from the top of a ...

 

VILLAGE IN INDIA (1938) enhanced entry

Indian village life including a Brahmin initiation ceremony and a Hindu wedding.

Peasant life in a village in Rajputana. Early morning ...

 

VISCOUNT WAVELL, VICEROY OF INDIA, VISITS AN RAF AIRFIELD... (1945)

Viscount Wavell and Lady Wavell visit an RAF airfield.

RAF Douglas Dakota aircraft with Union flag flying from the ...

 

VISIT OF ALLIED AIR COMMANDER, SIR RICHARD PEIRSE,... (1944)

Scenes of Allied Air Commander-in-Chief South East Asia Command, Air Marshal Sir Richard Peirse visiting forward airfields of ...

 

VISIT OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL BROWNING TO TAMANDU AND... (1945)

Lieutenant-General F A M Browning, Chief of Staff of South East Asia Command, visits positions held by the ...

 

VISIT OF LORD LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN TO MANDALAY (22/3/1945) (1945)

Lord Louis Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia Command, visits the officers and men who helped ...

 

VISIT OF SIR OLIVER LEESE TO OFFICERS AND MEN OF IV... (1945)

Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver Leese, Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces South East Asia (ALFSEA), visits IV Indian Corps in Burma.

An ...

 

VISIT OF THE VICEROY OF INDIA TO RAF SQUADRONS AT AGARTALA... (1944)

Viscount Wavell, Viceroy of India, visits RAF 117 Squadron and RAF 194 Squadron (Douglas Dakotas) at Agartala, and ...

 

VULTEE VENGEANCE DIVEBOMBERS OPERATED BY INDIAN AIR... (1944)

Indian Air Force Vultee Vengeance divebombers being serviced before taking off for operations in dusty conditions at Joari ...

 

WAAFs AT WORK AND PLAY IN INDIA (7/1945) (1945)

Reel 1: Two airwomen sunbathing in a garden. Two women in civilian clothes sitting on a gate. A woman mounts ...