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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. ...

 

FURTHER GLIMPSES OF INDIA (1935)

The film opens with a map of India, and continues with scenes from Miss Newman's travels beginning with brief shots ...

 

GLIMPSES OF INDIA (1935) enhanced entry

Amateur footage, in black and white and colour, shot and edited by Rosie Newman, of her travels in ...

 

GUTHRIE COLLECTION - GANGTOK AND SIKKIM TRIP - c. 1935 (1935)

Amateur footage of Sikkim, India. Including the gardens of the British officials and the officials themselves. Preparations for a trip. ...

HEART OF AN EMPIRE

HEART OF AN EMPIRE (1935)has video enhanced entry

St. James's Park and its environs.

Opening LS view of St. James's Park, Piccadilly; traffic passing Marble Arch (92). Entrance to ...

 

IRRIGATION SCENES IN INDIA (1935)

Amateur film showing some of the inland waterway constructions in the Punjab.

 

JIM CORBETT PERSONAL FILM WANDERING TIGERS IN NORTH... (1935)

Men cutting branches from tree; dead tiger with crowd of Indians surrounding it; shot of countryside with the Himalayas in ...

 

KAMALAM (1935)

William Carey, the missionary, is seen offering himself at the Kettering meeting for work in India. By the use of ...

 

Layard Collection: 15: Baby's early steps. Early 1930s (1935)

Large formal lawn in gentlemen's residence where a toddler is taking unsteady steps watched by parents/grandparents and with dogs playing.

Production ...

 

LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER (1935)

Story of three comrades in arms in the wars of the North-West Frontier in 18th century India.

 

QUETTA EARTHQUAKE, MAY 31ST 1935 (1935) enhanced entry

Amateur film showing the aftermath of the 1935 Quetta earthquake.

"The Quetta Earthquake. May 31st 1935. 3.3. A.M.". "Dawn: The ...

 

SCOTLAND AND MACHINE GUN PRACTICE IN INDIA (1935)

Amateur film showing a picnic and a fishing trip in Scotland, and Indian troops being trained by British officers in ...

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 ...

 

AKA AND DAFFLA DANCES (1934)

AMATEUR. Local dances from the Daffla region of India and local men performing spectacular tricks on tight-ropes.

Men dancing and acting ...

BIKANER

BIKANER (1934)has video enhanced entry

INSTRUCTIONAL. Opening shot of a map of India. An arrow indicates the Deccan States and then the Rajputana States and ...

 

BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS NO. 243A EARTHQUAKE IN INDIA... (1934)

EARTHQUAKE IN INDIA SPREADS DESOLATION. Worst shock for 37 years takes heavy toll of life and property, leaving hosts homeless ...

 

CRASTER FAMILY AT JOTWARA (1934)

AMATEUR. The Craster family at Jotwara, India.

The City Palace - a garden party for the Viceroy, Lady Willingdon and Princess ...

 

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

 

FLYING TO INDIA BY IMPERIAL AIRWAYS 1932 (1934)

Plane journeys with stop-overs between Europe and India. Amateur film.

Fraser Collection: The Kadir Cup 1934

Fraser Collection: The Kadir Cup 1934 (1934)has video enhanced entry

1934 footage of an annual Raj sporting event, the Kadir Cup Meeting. Competitors and visitors travel on elephants to the ...

 

IMPHAL BAZAAR (1934)

Amateur film. Features scenes from a 1934-1935 tour of Manipur State and a women's bazaar in Imphal.

No titles. In Manipur ...

 

SARNATH, BENARES (1934)

Footage of Sarnath and Benares; film of the Santal tribe of North East India. Possibly made as a teaching film ...