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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.
ABC in Sound
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1933 2 mins
Hand-drawn sound experiment by Bauhaus professor László Moholy-Nagy.
Hovis: Boy on the Bike
Advert 1974 1 mins Location: Shaftesbury
A classic slice of British advertising history, though that hill's not as Northern as it looks...
Workforce of Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 3 mins Silent Location: Rotherham
Edwardian workers react to the camera at one of Rotherham's major employers.
Workforce of Ormerod's Mill, Great Moor Street, Bolton (1900)
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins Silent Location: Great Moor St, Bolton
Eager youngsters burst out of the gates of a Victorian cotton mill.
The Henley Regatta
Sport 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Henley-on-Thames
It's the first weekend of July 1901, and high society are on the Thames
Advert 1898 1 mins Silent Location: St Pancras
An unusual farewell in this charming early film