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

 
 
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AJMER (1937)

AMATEUR. Film of local events in Ajmer province including the fair at Pushkar.

Camel race and general views of people and ...

 

CENTRAL INDIAN TOWN: UDAIPUR (1937)

Life in a town in Rajputana is shown, with shots of temples, markets, busy streets and means of transport. Closing ...

 

CHIEF GUIDE AT HYDERABAD RALLY (1937)

AMATEUR. A rally of Girl Guides attended by Olave Baden-Powell in Hyderabad.

 

DARJEELING - PARADE WITH SIR JOHN ANDERSON (1937)

INTEREST. "New Government House - Darjeeling. In Government House grounds". A carriage comes along the drive, escorted by natives. Two ...

 

DARJEELING - SIR STANLEY JACKSON (1937) enhanced entry

INTEREST. "Darjeeling - summer seat of the Bengal government". A shot of the hill road to Darjeeling. Natives herd sheep. ...

 

ELEPHANT BOY (1937)

Indian boy sees the dance of the Elephants.

 

FOOT-HILL TOWN (1937) enhanced entry

The town of Darjeeling, showing its life and work. Re-edited material from DARJEELING (Secrets of India series).

Censor certificate (18). ...

 

KASHMIR 1937/1940 (1937)

Amateur footage of Kashmir, film includes shots of flora, fauna and the Pir Panjal mountains. RM 2565

 

LIFE IN HUNZA (1937)

Rural life in the mountainous valley near Gilgit - now in the Northern areas of Pakistan.

 

SHAKSGAM, AUDEN 1937 (1937)

Amateur film of a climbing party in Kashmir.

Team of men with packs walking through mountain pass (11). Snow and mountains, ...

 

SOUTHERN INDIA - TOBACCO AREA (1937)

Amateur film. The tobacco industry in Andhra Pradesh, particularly at Chirala, about 200 miles north of Madras on the east ...

 

THAR DESERT TOWN: BIKANER (1937)

Documentary on life in a desert town.

GARDENS OF THE ORIENT

GARDENS OF THE ORIENT (1936)has video enhanced entry

The tea-gardens of India and Ceylon.

Aerial view of countryside around the tea-gardens (54). The Kangchenjunga mountain railway is followed on ...

 

HONEY HARVEST IN INDIA (1936)

ACTUALITY. Indians gathering honey from trees.

L.S. man in top branches of a tree lowering a basket of honey to the ...

 

RATHJATRA, BONE CEREMONY (1936)

Amateur film. Manipuri sword dance; old maharajah's palace; Bone ceremony; Rathjatra procession.

 

ROMANTIC INDIA (1936)

Travelogue of India; edited from material supplied by the Government of India.

 

BIG GAME OF LIFE (1935)

Remarkable film record of adventures covering a period of thirty years. Pioneering work photographing wild animals in Africa, India, ...

 

CLIVE OF INDIA (1935)

A film showing the life of Clive and his rise from a counting-house clerk to fame and fortune.

 

COOLIE DANCE (1935)

INTEREST. Some native girls demonstrating Coolie dancing.

The first shot is of a group of native women walking along. Men play ...

 

DELHI - JUBILEE REVIEW 1935; JAIPUR: JOTWARA (1935)

Amateur footage of Delhi and Jaipur. Includes the Jubilee Review of 1935; a torchlight procession at Jaipur; Nagas dancing; elephant ...

 

ELEPHANTS: WORKING AND TRAINING (1935)

Amateur film of elephants at work; young elephants being trained.

 

EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF FLAMINGO BREEDING GROUNDS IN... (1935)

Expedition to the breeding grounds of the flamingoes led by Col. V.C. Steer-Webster, Mr. McCann, Mr. Gilbert, and Mr. Wandrekar. ...