• Short Summary

    India quietens down, gets on with the war. Paramount's ace war correspondent, Maurice Ford, sends?

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    INDIA: Bombay:
    GV Shot through trees of Bombay.

    GV Buildings of Bombay seen beyond pigeons in f/g
    GV University School.
    GV Street scene showing Bombay city buildings and traffic.
    CU Policeman under umbrella.
    LV Policeman pan to traffic and buildings

    Pune: (Poona)
    High Angle GV of Pune, where two rivers, Mutha and Mula meet
    GV weir.
    LV Bullock carts past the Aga Khan's Yerwada palace (where Mahatma Gandhi interned)
    CU Name on gate (which reads:- "H.H. Aga Khan Yerwada Palace") track through gate to GV of Palace.
    High Angle shot of palace (seen beyond fence in f/g)
    Palace seen beyond entrance gates
    Entrance arch with guard outside
    GV Central Prison where other prisoners have been taken.
    CU Name "Central Prison"
    LV Prisoners into prison.
    SCU Closing prison doors.

    GVs Indian troops marching through Hyderabad.
    CU Inscriptions on Gurkha's drum.
    GV Gurkhas band marching along road.
    Drum Major throws up Mace, catches it and swirls it around
    CUs Members of band playing - French horn, trombone
    More shots of band marching and playing
    Various shots of Gurkhas marching

    GVs Mountain Battery moving off over hills.
    GVs Mountain battery moving up hills with horses and mules carrying gun parts and supplies
    Soldier carrying box from mule.
    Various shots of troops assembling gun on hillside (guns are 25 pounders and 37 Howitzers)
    Soldier fixing up range finder
    Various shots of shells loaded into guns and guns fired
    Guns fired
    Battery moving off over hills
    GV Hills PAN to countryside
    Background: India quietens down, gets on with the war. Paramount's ace war correspondent, Maurice Ford, sends revealing pictures, showing that India has recovered from recent disturbances.

    British Empire / Personalities - Journalists / Civil Disturbances / Independence Movements / Self-Reference / Quit India Movement / Mahatma Gandhi

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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