Archive / Films / Hunter Collection – Film 7


B&W. 4:10min. Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1928-1932. Film made by C. F. Hunter. ‘A Glimpse of India’, ‘Cotton’. Scenes showing production of cotton cloth. Close-up shots of raw cotton; Indian women picking cotton pods; donkeys carrying cotton bales; carts packed with cotton bales; scenes at a cotton ginning factory; men hand ginning cotton; ‘Spinning yarn on Mr Gandhi’s Charka’ men and women spinning cotton; man weaving cotton cloth (kaddar); (film with intertitles)


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