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Colour/B&W. 12:07min. Bombay (Mumbai), India. c. 1940s. Film made by Alexander G. Stavridi(?). Deck games. Passengers sunbathing on the upper deck. People wearing lifejackets for a lifeboat drill. Passengers steamship ‘Strathmore’. Gateway of India, Bombay (Mumbai). Train station, Cuttack (Orissa state); river scenes filmed from a train. Kendrapara Road sign. Village scenes: European woman by a bus; bullock cart and monkey on top of the load (chalk mark reading ‘Lion’); European woman and a party of Indian men walking on a countryside road; Indian children running towards the camera; portraits of various Indian children; of an Indian man and his three boys (pupils?); general scenes of villagers. For additional films made by Margaret and Alexander Gregory Stavridi see


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