Archive / Films / Banks Collection – Film 5


B&W. 7:08min. Magadi, Kenya; Khewra, Dandot Plateau, Punjab, India (Pakistan). 1951. Revisiting several places filmed in 1929 – 1933. Magadi, Kenya. 1951. Film made by A. S. Irvine. Magadi – brine from waste salt; salt plans – brushing off salt. Khewra (Jhelum District) – station, bungalow; Dandot Plateau (Jhelum district) – water supply; Khewra station soda factory; unloading limestone to feed kilns; parade of Punjab Light Horse in grey pugarees. Sports day organized for factory staff: field hockey. Spectators at sports day. Factory sports: shot putt, races, crowds.


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