Archive / Films / Wilson-Pemberton Collection – Film 10


B&W. South India, c. 1931-35. Film made by R.M. Wilson and M. Pemberton. Snake charmer. Railway track; train advancing – camera in mid track. Bazaar scenes. Close-up scenes of people of vendors and customers. Views of Metur Dam: equipment; generating plant going up slope by trolley; river in full spate – water going over dam. Views and close shots of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple on Chamundi Hills, Mysore. Possibly views of the main arch at Mysore Palace, Karnataka. Car being pushed along by crowd (Wilson in it). Village street scenes. Fishing boats with wicker shelters by quay. Ferry arriving at quary. Rickshaws for hire. Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) – boats on waterways in village. Fishing with crane nets. Close-up of fishermen. Village street scenes.


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