Archive / Films / Studd Collection – Film 5


B&W. 10:22min. West Bengal/Assam, India. c. 1929. Film made by Sir Eric Studd. Barabisha-Dooars shoot organized by S.G. Taylor and M.H. Burton and attended by Janvrin, Alexander and Eric Studd. Indian bearers transporting luggage and goods on elephants. Hunting camp. Hunting party traveling on howdahs. Making way through over rivers and through jungle. Picnic scene. Line of elephants and European hunters in howdahs ready for the hunting expedition. European man (possibly Mr. Burton of Bengal Police) climbing on an elephant by trunk. Pastime scenes at hunting camp.


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