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B&W. Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. 1928-1932. Film made by C. F. Hunter. ‘A Glimpse of India’, ‘Country life’ (part one). Ganges canal; hardwar; canal scenes; diverted river as part of Ganges irrigation schemes; hydro-electric power station; irrigation systems with canals and wells; oxen operating a water-wheel; scenes of various wells; catlle used in transport and for ploughing; bulls fighting; men preparing maize stalks for feeding the cattle; washing cattle in river. (film with intertitles)


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