Archive / Films / Hunter Collection – Film 5


B&W. 5:35min. Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1928-1932. Film made by C. F. Hunter. ‘A Glimpse of India’, ‘Country life’ (part two). Peasants cutting foliage for goats. Scenes of camels eating and of camel carriages. Camel train carrying wood. Ploughing with oxen; furrowing by hand; threshing with oxen driven by a child; winnowing with wind – grains in a basket. Crowds going to bath in Ganges: Road scenes of people riding, ox-carts and donkeys.


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