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

 
 
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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 ...

 

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 ...

 

WHISPERING LEGIONS PART 2 (ledger title) (1940)

Second reel only of a short admonitory official film with an anti-rumour or anti-gossip message. It tells the ...

 

BATANAGAR COMPANY TOWN, INDIA (1939) enhanced entry

The film celebrates the operations of the Bata shoe company highlighting, in particular, the welfare provided for its ...

CHILDREN OF THE JUNGLE

CHILDREN OF THE JUNGLE (1939)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. Credits (49), hut on stilts from which tribesmen keep guard over their crops (82), dead neelgai shot by the ...

 

FUNERAL OF LORD BRABOURNE, CALCUTTA (1939)

Amateur film. Funeral procession of 5th Baron Brabourne, Governor of Bengal 1937-9, in Calcutta in 1939.

 

GUNGA DIN (1939)

Based on a poem by Rudyard Kipling, GUNGA DIN is a fictional tale set in British India during the Thuggee ...

 

Hayburn Collection. 24: A Voyage from Aden through... (1939)

Ship's voyage from Aden, through the Suez Canal to Egypt. Street traders and traders seeking business from the ship. Snake ...

 

INDIAN MARRIAGE PROCESSION 1 - c. 1939 (1939)

A welcoming committee of dignitaries for the arrival of a train. A procession through the streets with elephants. The groom ...

 

LMS AT WORK IN THE JIANGANJ FIELD OF SOUTH INDIA. MEDICAL... (1939)

Depicts medical work of the London Missionary Society at Jianganj, specifically at the new hospital built by the Society to ...

 

SCENES ON BOARD THE CRUISER HMS KENT IN THE FAR EAST... (1939)

START 00:00:00 Views filmed inside a drydock (probably the one at Whampoa Dock from 21 to 24 October 1939) showing ...

 

SCENES ON HMS COLOMBO ON THE EAST INDIES STATION, 1933-1935... (1939)

Amateur film shot by Lieutenant David Heber-Percy while serving on HMS Colombo (1933-1935) of shore scenes in the ...

 

SCENES ON THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER, INDIA (1939)

Amateur film shot by Lieutenant-Colonel Wilkinson of the Rajputana Rifles (Wellesley Rifles), Indian Army while serving on the North-West Frontier ...

 

1ST BATTALION 2ND PUNJAB REGIMENT IN MALAYA (1938)

Amateur film shot by Captain Paddy O'Neill of the Indian Medical Service, Indian Army, while attached to the Federated Malay ...

 

CORFIELD FAMILY IN ENGLAND AND INDIA (1938)

AMATEUR. Amateur film of Sir Conrad Corfield and family and of colonial life in India.

Childrens school in England. House in ...

DELHI

DELHI (1938)has video enhanced entry

Travelogue of Delhi.

Main title and credits. Map of India, which zooms in on Delhi. Fade to view of plains ...

 

DRUM (1938) enhanced entry

Melodrama in which an independent Indian state revolts and is subdued by British troops.

 

INDIAN ELEPHANTS IN THE SERVICE OF MAN (1938)

The use of elephants in British India as working animals and in hunting.

ROAD IN INDIA

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Life on a road in India, showing the traffic, people and animals.

Main title and credits (48). Bullock and camel carts ...

 

SACRED INDIA (1938)

The lives and customes of the Hindus of India, based on a book by Father Lhande.

 

TEMPLES OF INDIA (1938) enhanced entry

Hindu temples at Benares and Belur and the mythology associated with them.

Three holy men sitting on a raised stone platform ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

7TH GURKHA RIFLES SCENES AT QUETTA, AND THE CORONATION... (1937)

Amateur film of the 7th Gurkha Rifles on the Kojak Pass and Afghan Frontier near Chaman, officers and wives competing ...