Archive / Films / Milne Collection – Film 1


B&W. 13:29min. Travancore, (Kerala), India. c. 1930s. Unidentified filmmaker. Tea plantations. Tea boxes transported by cable railway (wire shoots) across a mountainous area (probably the High Ranges bordering Munnar town). Aerial views of the tea plantations filmed form the cable railway. Outdoor and indoor scenes of the tea factory and workers. Large number of Indian workers repairing and pulling a set of heavy cables.


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