Archive / Films / Bowlby Collection – Film 3


B&W. 16:44min. Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar). 1939. Film made by Major H.S. Bowlby. European and Burmese people gathered at an aerodrome; KLM plane on site.; planes flying in formation. Rowing competition on (Rangoon?) river. Portraits of villagers and fishing scenes in Gyobyn. Building a railway bridge. Scenes of various animals at a Zoo. Street scenes (Rangoon?). Mr Bowlby practicing golf strokes. Street scenes – possibly Rangoon. Tennis game. Lake scenes with sailing boats in the background. Street scenes (Rangoon?). Amah and baby. European family posing with Amah and children. Porters unlading a car. Official gathering (welcome party?) – possibly at the Burma Oil Company HQ in Yenangyaung. Man practicing golf strokes (scenes in slow motion).


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