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Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - AMATEUR FILM [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Mahatma Gandhi's funeral and refugees.
Description: Gandhi's funeral procession, mourners dressed in white. A man at the front of the procession appears to be annoyed at the camera being there. People reach to touch the urn, Indian flags hang from the train behind. Mourners sit next to a mass of yellow and orange flowers. Crowds at a refugee camp (Punjab). Lady Mountbatten in Red Cross uniform talks with people at the camp. A shot of Lady Mountbatten's cars parked at the camp. Close-up of Lady Mountbatten talking to people.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Running time: 1 min 12 secs ca
Notes: Allocated Title taken from Hodgkinson's original can markings.
Date: refers to stock dates on Kodachrome
Technical: film marked "original"
Similar scenes of the funeral procession and urn at the station in MGH 6247
Similar scenes of Lady Mountbatten at the refugee camp also on MGH 6233 and MGH 6257
Summary: subject related to Partition of India in August 1947.