Archive / Films / Studd Collection – Film 3


B&W. 14:06min. Mysore State (Karnataka); Tamil Nadu, India. 1928. Film made by Sir Eric Studd. Zoo sceens. Village and river scenes filmed from a car. Indian women carrying water in chatti (water pots). General views of mountain landscape (Ootacamund). Scenes of a Toda community; various portraits of Toda men and women, Nilgiri Hills. Journey by car. Bamboo forest. European woman being carried in a sedan chair up a flight of steps to a temple. Elevated view of a large city (possibly of Trichinopoli filmed form the top of the Srirangam Temple). Scenes of travelers wearing flower garlands on a train platform. Musicians at a temple in Madura. Procession with decorated elephants.


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