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Title:SO THIS IS INDIA - TRAIN SEQUENCE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ABY 109
Other titles:ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Short section of footage of a railway locomotive for 'So This Is India'.
Description: A train steams towards camera and passes very close; drivers or stokers leaning from the footplate. The train pulls into Karaghpur station (Bengal, India) and comes to a halt. Local Indian bearers rush to take the baggage. A carriage marked 'Nagpur' (the largest city in central India). A number of British Army officers pass the camera. Series of air-to-ground shots of the locomotive underway, apparently on its way to Howrah Station, Calcutta, shot from a light aircraft such as a Sentinel, Auster or Argus. Distant shot of Calcutta with the spires of the Victoria Memorial visible. Ground medium shot; train passes camera right-to-left. A local Indian man closes a level crossing as a man driving a bullock cart approaches.
ABY 73 (SO THIS IS INDIA [Allocated Title])
ABY 74 (SO THIS IS INDIA - ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE [Allocated Title])
ABY 79 (SO THIS IS INDIA: ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICE IN PAGODA AT SADAUNG, BURMA [Allocated Title])
ABY 90 (SO THIS IS INDIA - AN RAF THUNDERBOLT SQUADRON MOVES FROM BENGAL TO IMPHAL VALLEY, INDIA [Allocated Title])
ABY 91 (SO THIS IS INDIA - AIRCRAFTMAN MURRAY GOES FORWARD [Allocated Title])
ABY 92 (SO THIS IS INDIA - AIRCRAFTMAN FLOWER ARRIVES AT RAF REDHILLS LAKE, MADRAS, INDIA [Allocated Title])
ABY 105 (SO THIS IS INDIA - AIRMEN ON LEAVE IN DARJEELING [Allocated Title])
APY 37 (LIFE IN AIR COMMAND SOUTH EAST ASIA [Main Title])