Archive / Films / Augier Collection – Film 5


B&W. 12:43min. Tonk, Rajasthan, India. c. early 1940s. UK. Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). 
 Film made by Douglas Augier. Tonk: Street procession; procession of bullock carts, some galloping; decorated cars; mounted police; Army march past. 
UK (Strathfield?): children and adult killing and plucking a chicken; buying meat from butcher’s van; playing in garden; gardening. Colombo: ships in harbour; street scenes; scenes of Kandy lake; elephants washing in river; tennis on lawn; scouts on parade (this last section of the film includes captions).


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