Film: 8893

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


India in Asia 1940's

Varanasi or Benares and the ghats and the burning ghats with steps by the river Ganges. Muslim muzzerin with the call to prayer and shoes are removed before the men pray at the mosque. The faces of different men. Himalayas Indus and the Ganges, waterwheel driven by oxen, camel in desert. Partition of India discussed with diagrams. Mullah teaches children the Koran. Various middle class Indians. Street scenes. Hindu shrine. Woman pounds rice. Oxen harassed. Ploughing. Drawing water.

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