Archive / Films / Mackrell Collection – Film 14


B&W. 6:46min. Burma (Myanmar); Assam, India. c. 1940s. Film made by Gyles Mackrell. Boat trip: riverbank scenes of landscape; Indian women washing; ferries passing by. Various scenes of a tea plantation: Indian women preparing the soil and then planting young tea shrubs. River scenes: a small group of men crossing a rapid stream on slippery rocks. Fishing scenes. Crossing a river on elephant. Angle fishing in the middle of a river. Indian men showing large elephant tusks. Possibly a jungle hunting hideout on stilts.


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