Archive / Films / Morgan Collection – Film 6


B&W. 11:30min. Kharikatia, Assam, India. c. mid. 1930s. Unidentified filmmaker. Tea trees being transplanted from nursery to new garden; making a tea chest; tea chests being pushed on rail trucks and loaded onto train – train station at Kharikatia. Scenes of tea pickers and other staff. Tea nursery being cleared and laid out. Women planting tea seeds. Young tea trees transplanted. Close-up scenes of tea plantation workers. Tea pickers leaving for work. Various portraits of tea pickers.


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