Archive / Films / Crosfield Collection – Film 1


B&W. 10:06min. Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bengal, India (Bangladesh); Akyab (Sittwe), Burma (Myanmar); Kent, England. 1933-6. Film made by Leonard Mellor Crosfield. Mrs Crosfield with daughter, Kent, England, 24 July 1936. Baby girl with Ayah, Maria Dominica da Souza, her parents and paternal grandparent, Chittagong (1936-38). Visit of the Viceroy and the Vicereine, Lord Willingdon and Lady Marie Adelaide, 12 December 1935. Inspection by His Excellency Lord Willingdon – 1st Chittagong Guide Coy (1936). Guide Review attended by Lady Willingdon. Dohazari shikar. Bluebird and Guide companies at the convent, Chittagong, 1934. Cricket ground, Cittagong. Grass airfield at Akyab. Various small aircrafts. Chittagong Club. Aboard ship: Europeans playing quoit and tennis. Family picnic at Joss Bay, Kent. Picnic by a stream on the road to Cherrapunji.


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