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B&W. 11:18min. Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India. c. 1930. Film made by Lady Stokes and Sir Hopetoun Stokes. Ootacamund: landscapes and views of Nilgiri Hills. ‘On the Gudalur Ghat’. Landscape scenes. ‘On the Mettupalayam Road’ road scenes and details of the forest in the background. ‘Mukurt(h)i Peak and Yemakal Valley, Nilgiris. Glenmorgan & Pykara Falls Wynad Panorama from Glenmorgan’. Lanscape and water falls. ‘On the Links’: European women playing golf. Indian man sharpening an axe. Portraits of Toda women outside a house; ‘Ooty Hunt Point to Point meeting, 1930 ‘: members of the Ooty Hunt Club and riders. ‘Snaps at the Point-to-Point Races, 1931 ‘. Riders across the Ooty Downs. Spectators. ‘Whitmore Cottage’ – stopping point on tour. (film with captions)


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