Film: 5399

Places + Locations | 1950 | Sound | Colour

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India 1950's

An electric train arrives at Bombay station and a brother and sister return home and relate the story of their trip around India. Dancing in colourful costumes in the Devil God dance. Jog Falls in south east India with a 900 foot drop. A hydro electric dam. Irrigation with camels, Oxen work in the fields, Fordson tractor, New Delhi is the seat of government, Horseguards on parade, Animals, jaguar, anteater, buffalo, elephant, Ivory sculptor at work, Potter, jewellery worker, delicate embroidery, Statue of the demon god, Palaces of the maharajah, sacred cow procession, Calcutta streets and the bridge spanning the river. Iron and steel works, Locomotive works with train and railway construction, a three day wedding ceremony, the aspirations of the new country after independence.


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