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Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMAND [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Offcuts from several of Colonel Hodgkinson's films.
Description: Aerial shots of a river and surrounding jungle. Brief shot of vehicles ascending a mountain track, some snow on adjacent hillside? An Indian man and British officer paddling a small boat on a lake (possibly Dal Lake, Srinagar). Group shot of an Indian dignitary and Indian Army soldiers (also one US Army officer?). Two men mooring a houseboat. Shot of a lake, houseboat and a small boat approaching it. Six (Indian?) soldiers walking along a path through a wooded area. An Indian man walks through the ruins of a building. An Indian family walk past the camera, one woman carries two jugs of water. A procession passes along the street in Burma. Shirts blowing on a washing line. Two men lay out white sheets? to dry. A funeral procession in Burma. Aerial shot of refugees on the road in Kashmir. Fountains in a garden. Small children playing with wooden building blocks. A group of Indian men some in white suits, a tray of petals is offered to one of the men.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Running time: 2 mins ca
Notes: Allocated Title taken from Hodgkinson's original can markings.
Date: stock date on Kodachrome is 1943
Technical: original/copy status of film not marked
Offcuts from other films, including the funeral of Aung San.
Summary: subject related to Partition of India in August 1947.