Archive / Films / Kendall Collection – Film 1


B&W. 10:11min. Allahabad, Benares (Varanasi), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 1931-35. Film made by Lady Kendall. Allahabad: Gatepost with calling box of Mr Justice Kendall. Bungalow and garden scenes: servants and servant’s party with children at Allahabad. Justice Kendall in garden with mali. Malis mowing grass. Baby Austin being driven out of gate. Games of croquet and tennis. Wedding scenes. Irrigation. Lady Kendall in garden with three malis. Train station and landscape filmed from a train carriage. Shipboard scenes. Hay making. Horse riding and tennis games. Benares (Varanasi): Kendalls filmed at the ghats. Wedding scenes; guests arriving. Lucknow: Races – Governor (possibly Sir Harry Graham Haig) arrives in carriage.


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