Archive / Films / Banks Collection – Film 3


B&W. 8:38min. Delhi. India. 1930. Film made by R.A. Banks. Crowd at airfield. Viceroy’s plane lands. Street scene: traders and newspaper seller; views of the Red Fort; Prayers at Jama Masjid; traders outside mosque; Safdarjung’s Tomb; Qutab Minar and Ashoka’s column; crowd outside mosque for Friday prayers. Drums of bleaching powder being opened and tested; bleaching cloth; beating cloth; Indian foreman directing bleaching. Gopalpur, West Bengal: portraits and group scenes of fishermen in conical hats constructing boats; making fishing nets; immigrants returning by boat from rubber plantations in Malaya.


Other Items in this collection