Archive / Films / Meiklejohn Collection – Film 6


B&W. 10:43min. Agror and Kaghan Valleys, North West Frontier Province, India (Pakistan). 1930s. Film made by William Meiklejohn. Agror Valley: winter scene of a party trekking ona mountain path accompanied by a mule train. Sopping at Hawagali – forest rest house. Scenes of villagers and children. Scenes of Kunhar River and valley. Village musicians in Kund. Views of Naran valley and of a deodar forest. Scenes of a Gujar community: (possibly) Meiklejohn helping an old Gujar man suffering of toothache; man and women operating a spinning wheel; a flour water-mill; bathing sheep; catching mules; paying wages to porters. Indus River: men rowing; crossing the river on inflated goat skin rafts; mahseer fishing. Darband: street scenes and of women collecting and carrying water. (film with captions)


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