Archive / Films / Banks Collection – Film 1


B&W. 7:37min. Lahore, Punjab, India (Pakistan). 1930. Film made by R .A. Banks. Mrs. Doris Grice and toddler in garden. Rajkot, Gujarat: indoor scenes of a glass factory. Workers using kilns; mixing burden for glass; taking out molten glass; making glass lamps. Railway Station scenes; street vendors selling guavas. Lahore: dhobi wallahs at ghats using sukikhar (a wet soda); dissolving starch. Lahore race course: arrival of Sir Geoffrey Montmorency. Race. Punjab Light Horse parade and sports.


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