Archive / Films / Meiklejohn Collection – Film 10


B&W. 8:56min. North and West Bengal, India. c. 1930s. Film made by William Meiklejohn. Takdah – forest rest house and landscape; Buddhist inscriptions at Rimbick; landscapes and Buddhist monks; a couple with bamboo water carriers on their shoulders. Touring by lorry with domestic servants and camp equipment. Suspension bridge across the Reang (Riang) river; car crossing the Reang river and being pushed on the river bank. Waterfall near Rumbi; Tibetan women wearing traditional jewelry. Street scenes. Teesta Bridge. Railway bridge on Reang (Riang) river. Cars crossing the Teesta river on a raft. Village scenes and archers. (film with captions)


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