Archive / Films / Hunter Collection – Film 8


B&W. 4:24min. Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1928-1932. Film made by C. F. Hunter. ‘A Glimpse of India’ – ‘Sugar’. Scenes showing all stages of the sugar production, beginning with shots of cane growing. Mr Hunter presenting to the camera a piece of ‘ghoor’ a field of sugar canes; Indian men cutting sugar canes; transporting sugar canes by bullock carts or by hand; children and adults eating pieces from sugar canes; crushing sugar canes and collecting sugar juice in a bucket; boiling sugar juice in pans; Indian woman collecting dry sugar canes; Indian man showing a large piece of ‘ghoor’ packing ghoor for selling at the market. (film with intertitles)


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