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

 
 
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Dalyell Collection (Reel 57): India: Parachinar Durbar... (1929)

Shots of the Parachinar Durbar in the North West Frontier district close to the Afghan border and the Khyber Pass. ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 58): India: Crocodile fishing... (1929)

Fishing for crocodile in wide river. Dead crocodile brought to river bank to be examined and displayed by locals and ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 59): India. Road making. Police... (1929)

Laden donkeys crossing river. Road gang prepring road surface with bullock team. Group of local farmers. British offical inspects detachment ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 60): India. Garden Games.... (1929)

Garden scenes.

Production / Donor Details: These cine films were shot by Gordon Loch & Eleanor Loch-Dalyell, parents of British politician ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 61): Army on North West Fronter.... (1929)

High level military inspection of newly built bridge over ravine.

Indian troops in action on north west frontier.

Dressage in grounds of ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 62): India/ Afghan Border... (1929)

British gentlemen exhibit their prize stallions as if for sale and they are inspected on open downland.

Long camel caravan train ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 65): North West frontier.... (1926)

Army camp with British army officers waiting for 'The Off.' Armoured Car exercises & inspection. Meeting of two tribal clanleaders ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 67): Bird shooting party.... (1930)

Bird shooting with large mixed British party and Indian retainers in flat country side. Display of kill. Shooters take a ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 68): Pet dogs at Mysore Residence,... (1929)

Great sport with pet dogs in the lawned garden of official residence (Mysore?).

Production / Donor Details: These cine films were ...

 

Dalyell Collection (Reel 69): The Resident's lady plays... (1928)

The grounds of the Residence at Mysore where much sport is made with dogs. Bathing the dogs in the fountains. ...

 

DARJEELING A FOOTHILL TOWN (1934)

INTEREST.

Credits (25). A map of India showing Darjeeling (55). The 2' gauge Darjeeling railway which is 51 miles long and ...

 

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. ...

 

DEBT OF HONOUR (1922)

DRAMA. The story of life on a military station in India and of a cad's pursuit of a girl and ...

 

DECEIVERS (1988)

William Savage, a collector for the British East India Company is drawn into the Thug cult (a group which strangles ...

 

DEFENDERS OF INDIA (1941) enhanced entry

A tribute to the Indian troops who had fought in the Libyan campaign.

Over film of Indian troops marching ...

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

DELHI 1946 (1946)

AMATEUR. Amateur footage of Delhi - street scenes; Viceroy's house; mosque; Delhi Junction station, etc..

Lakes. Monument. Fountain. Archway. Kingsway with ...

DELHI DURBAR

DELHI DURBAR (1912)has video enhanced entry

Main title (1). "A cinematographic record of the magnificent & historical ceremonies of December 12th, 1911." (7). In a large ...

 

DELHI DURBAR (1903)

No main title. LS procession of Indian princes on decorated elephants pass between lines of troops towards and past the ...

 

DELHI DURBAR (1903)

No main title. The Viceregal procession to the Coronation Durbar consisting of British and Indian troops, including the first squadron ...

 

DELHI DURBAR The STATE ENTRY INTO DELHI OF LORD CURZON,... (1903)

No main title. The Viceroy's procession passes the camera between lines of troops with stands containing spectators in the background. ...

 

DELHI DURBAR COMPILATION (1903)

CORONATION DURBAR AT DELHI: (1902) Review of troops (0-19); Viceregal escort of infantry, cavalry and pipe band, with landaus conveying ...

 

DELHI GRANDE VILLE DE L'INDE SUPÉRIEURE (1909)

INTERET. Travelogue. A Muslim festival in Delhi.

Main title (4). HAS of the city (5). Crowded street scenes during the festival ...

 

DEMONSTRATION OF WATERPROOFING TECHNIQUES BY RAF MOTOR... (1944)

Airmen of an RAF motor transport waterproofing unit demonstrate techniques for waterproofing vehicles in preparation for amphibious operations.

Various ...

DISTRICT OFFICER

DISTRICT OFFICER (1945)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. The work of a district officer or magistrate in the province of Bengal.

Map of India showing the province of ...

 

DRUM (1938) enhanced entry

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

 

EAST OF SUDAN (1964)

During a savage Mahdi attack on Barash under Victorian British rule, Richard Baker, thrice demoted sergeant, rescues an English governess, ...

 

EASTERN GATE CRASHER (1930)

A record of a journey made by motor car from Iran, across desert country and alo ng the mountainous roads ...

 

EASTERN MARKET (1928)

INTEREST - Travelogue. The film opens with a shot of two men in the Punjab stacking sheaves of wheat (58-70); ...

 

ELEPHANT BOY (1937)

Indian boy sees the dance of the Elephants.

 

ELEPHANTS: WORKING AND TRAINING (1935)

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

 

EMERALD OF THE EAST (1928)

Drama of kidnapping and intrigue set against an Indian background.

EMPIRE TRADE

EMPIRE TRADE (1934)has video enhanced entry

PROPAGANDA. A film on the National Government's aims to boost Britain's trade with the Empire: Though nerve-centre of the Empire, ...

 

ENGINEERS OVERHAUL JAPANESE ARMS (22/5/1945) (1945)

British and Indian Engineers of 54 Workshop Company are seen overhauling Japanese small arms captured after the fall ...

 

ENTRY INTO FORT DUFFERIN, MANDALAY (20/3/1945) (1945)

General Leese (Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces South East Asia) and General Rees (General Officer Commanding 19th Indian Division) ...

 

ENTRY TO KYAUKTAN AND LIBERATED ALLIED PRISONERS OF... (1945)

Troops of 71st Brigade, 26th Indian Division, XV Corps enter Kyauktan (south west of Rangoon) and recently liberated ...

 

EVACUATION OF "SPECIAL FORCE" MULES AND MEN BY WATERBORNE... (1944)

British soldiers of 77th Brigade, 3rd Indian Division in bush hats board a raft as others on board wait. Two ...

 

EVACUATION OF DUTCH INTERNEES FROM CAMP AT AMBARAWA... (1945)

A mobile column of motorised infantry and tanks drives to Ambarawa in Java, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) to ...

 

EVACUATION OF WOUNDED BY DE HAVILLAND TIGER MOTH BIPLANE... (1944)

Demonstrating the use of an RAF de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane to evacuate casualties from improvised landing areas ...

 

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. ...

 

FABRIQUE DE CÂBLES MARINS À HOWRAH (CALCUTTA) (1909)

INSTRUCTIONAL. The manufacture of rope at Howrah.

Main title (3). Indians unload bales of hemp from a barge on the river ...

FAIR CITY OF UDAIPUR

FAIR CITY OF UDAIPUR (1934)has video enhanced entry

General view from Maharajah's Palace, street scenes, the Temple of Juggernaut. Details of stone carving in the temple, market scene, ...

 

FAREWELL TO INDIA (1945)

Amateur travel film.

[From notes supplied by archive donor:]

Farewell to India 1945. Home, Cheam, Brother David's wedding, Nellie, 1952. Christening of ...

 

FAREWELL VISIT BY AIR MARSHAL SIR RICHARD PIERSE TO... (1944)

Air Marshal Peirse, Air Commander-in-Chief South East Asia Command, makes a farewell inspection of RAF and Indian Air ...

 

FEEDING OF THE POOR IN RANGOON (18/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, recently returned Governor of Burma, attends a ceremonial feeding of the poor as part of ...

 

FERRYING TANKS ACROSS IRRAWADDY (BURMA) 100TH BRIGADE... (1945)

The operation of a ferry across the Irrawaddy River (Burma) using DUKWs as towing vehicles.

A ferry made up ...