• Short Summary

    Indian women listen to Madame Vedi and Jawaharlal Nehru urging independence for their nation through the spinning wheel

  • Description

    INDIA:
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    GV crowd of women surrounding Mme Vedi making speech.

    SV group of women listening to speech.

    SV Mme Vedi standing by Gandhi spinning wheel making speech. Mme Vedi foremost leader of fair sex urges all India's women to use the Gandhi spinning wheel and blacklist the white man's machinery.

    LS women and children stand listening from balcony.

    SV Mme Vedi making speech.

    GV crowd of women listening to Nehru standing by spinning wheel making speech. The spinning wheel is India's symbol of independence, says Pandit Nehru, Gandhi's right hand man.

    SV Nehru standing by spinning wheel making speech.

    G V elev. woman and children watch as two woman demonstrate spinning wheel. ( 2 shots).

    GV groups of man is street displaying cloth to sell. Great Street Bazaars are held to dispose of native products and avoid payment of government taxes.

    SV street trader selling cloth to man in turban, the prospective buyer feeling the cloth.

    SV old man sits feeling width of cloth, watched by two other men.

    GV group of young men and boys stand by youth working on something (???) on ground.

    SV shots barbers trimming and shaving off men's hair. (3 shots). TITLE: Here the barber plies his trade without paying rent.

    independence, home rule, Empire, Commonwealth, speech, lecture, crowd, listen, movement, sufficiency, self-sufficiency
    Background: Indian women listen to Madame Vedi and Jawaharlal Nehru urging independence for their nation through the spinning wheel

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3XXTCYDB3TJUTAFWY1C1AJGN2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3XXTCYDB3TJUTAFWY1C1AJGN2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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