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Title:RAILWAY STATION AND KRIPALANI [Allocated Title]
Film Number:MGH 6228
Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - AMATEUR FILM [Allocated Series Title]
Description: A young Indian woman stands on a station platform, holding a package. Acharya J B Kripalani about to board a train, poses for the camera with two guards. Brief shot (from behind) of a groom? in a red turban surrounded by boys and men. Brief shot of a block of ice and luggage being moved. A man selling magazines on the station platform.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Running time: 15 secs ca
Notes: Allocated Title taken from Hodgkinson's original can markings.
Date: refers to stock dates on Kodachrome
Technical: original/copy status of film not marked
Acharya Kripalani was President of the Indian National Congress (Nov 1946 - Aug 1947) and steered the organisation through the critical days of the transfer of power
Railway station scene briefly continued on MGH 6229. Offcut from MGH 6245.
Summary: subject related to Partition of India in August 1947.