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B&W. 18:05min. Lahore, Punjab, India (Pakistan). c. 1930s – early 1940s. Unknown filmmaker. Intertitle: ‘A tour of Lahore ‘. Working camel powering a straw mill. Cutting sugar canes. Boys eating a sugar cane. Harvesting, sorting and weighting dates. Young boys eating dates. Boy bathing. Pottery making techniques. Woman with spindle and spinning wheel. Men weaving baskets. Collecting clay into sacks loaded on the back of donkeys. Water mill (Persian wheel?) operated by a pair of oxen. Shepherd with sheep crossing a stone bridge. Cattle being feed. Boys swimming next to cattle. A herd of buffalos. Indian vultures by a river bank feeding on carcasses of cattle. (film with captions)


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