Archive / Films / Davy Collection – Film 4


B&W. 12:43min. Kashmir. c. 1930s – 1940s. Unknown filmmaker. Young boys bathing in a river. Scenes of a water-operated flourmill. General views (filmed from an elevated point) of schoolboys marching in front of a building/school (Tyndale Biscoe Memorial High School, Srinagar, Kashmir?). Scenes of the out-patients at the Bejai Hospital (?); administration of remedies and treatments; a doctor writing a prescription; patients being examined and medicated. Scenes of a young boy riding a tricycle. A young man having his shoes put on by his bearer. Scenes of landscape and village (a hill station?) in a mountainous region. Portraits of local people. Ceremony attended by men only with some wearing flower garlands.


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