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Newsreel footage of the great Indian leader.
Non-Fiction 1931 1 mins Silent
Footage of Mahatma Gandhi seated in a crowded square. This material was probably shot for the Gaumont Graphic newsreel.
India on Film: 1899-1947
Panorama of Calcutta, India, From the River Ganges.
Non-Fiction 1899 2 mins Silent
One of the earliest films to be shot in India apparently shows the Calcutta ghats - or does it?
Asia's New Voice
Documentary 1949 17 mins
Two years after India gained its independence from British rule, was the dream starting to go sour?
Hillmen Go to War
War 1944 9 mins
The contribution of the people of the Kullu Valley to the Second World War effort.
Horse Artillery at Bihar and Orissa
Amateur film 1928 10 mins Silent
Amateur film surveying colonial life in eastern India
5th Calcutta Battalion: Presentation of Colours by H.E. The Viceroy
Non-Fiction 1917 6 mins Silent
The inauguration of a unit of the Indian Defence Force in Calcutta (now Kolkata)
1917 3 mins Silent
The might of the British Empire is mobilised for war during 1914 and 1915.
Comedy 1919 35 mins Silent
A protective father masquerades as an automatic doll in this bonkers interwar comedy.
Spirit of Mayday
1937 11 mins Silent
May Day – a significant day for the labour movement – is covered by the cameras of the Film and Photograph League.
Cornelius Cardew 1936-1981
Performance 1986 55 mins
An exploration of the life and work of the controversial British composer.
1935 9 mins
Let it bleed? This exemplary education film gets to the heart of the matter.
U.A.B. (Workers Newsreel No.3)
Non-Fiction 1935 12 mins Silent
Punchy political film capturing mass protests against unemployment.
The Merry Month of May
1937 15 mins Silent
A spirited satire on the coronation of George VI made by members of the Film and Photograph League.