Archive / Films / Morgan Collection – Film 7


B&W. 11:10min. Kharikatia, Assam, India. c. mid 1930s. Unidentified filmmaker. Tea pickers weighing their baskets; emptying baskets in drying shed. Tea bushes being pruned. Estate staff houses – new houses being built. Market scenes. Children dancing. Tea pickers at work. Spinning and weaving cloth on large looms. Portraits. Scenes of pruning a tea garden. A group of Indian children having a meal. Group portrait of Indian men working on a tea plantation. Cock fight.


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