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B&W. 16:25min. Kashmir. c. 1930s. Unknown filmmaker. ‘A trip to Kashmir ‘. River scenes. Men collecting reeds from the river. Men paddling Shikaras loaded with straws. Shalimar (Shalamar) Gardens. Children being washed at a communal tap. Children dancing. Scenes of men traveling on rafts down the Jhelum river. Men preparing wood logs for building a houseboat. ‘Phalgam ‘. A bus trip. General shots of a procession attended by men (some with flags). A teacher and several schoolboys. Scenes of landscape, people at work and of a woman sieving grains. Two children pounding corn. Irrigation method: men collecting water from the river in large leather bags. Trip on the Jhelum River. Ghats: women and girls doing laundry. Men paddling Shikaras. 
(film with captions)


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