A film titled 'Afghanistan a progressive country' about the life of people in Afghanistan. Silhouetted camels at dusk. A map depicts the location of Afghanistan. An aircraft in flight. The map depicts the location of Afghanistan close to China. A man looks at a map of Afghanistan. Mountainous country side and rugged hills. Snow covered Hindukush Mountains. A herd of camels on the move. Ruins of an ancient city. A ruined statue of Buddha.
A film about the life of people in Afghanistan. Nomads on the move. Native men play musical instruments and sing as others dance. An old bearded man stands. King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan talks to a man. Views of palaces and mountains in Afghanistan.
A film about construction of dams in Afghanistan. Views of landscape in the countryside including Hindukush Mountains and Kandahar in Afghanistan. People milling about on a street. Nomads on a field. A man works in a farm. A stream flows across a valley. Camels graze on a field. Officials of Morrison and Knudson company discuss about construction of dams and canals. Men at a drafting table as they discuss design. A passport placed on a table. A man enters an office in the United States. Another man reads a radiogram. A man speaks over a phone. A woman at a typewriter. A rail road train carries supplies to a port in the United States. The supplies being loaded onto a ship. The ship underway at sea. The ship arrives in Karachi, Pakistan. Cargo being unloaded at the port. Cranes are used to unload the supplies. The supplies are loaded onto a train which then moves towards Afghanistan.
A film about construction of dams in Afghanistan. Trucks carry construction supplies to Morrison and Knudson headquarters in Kandahar. A construction site near Kandahar. Modern equipment being used to construct a dam. Water flows across a dam. King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan looks at the construction work. Water flows over a piece of land. Engineers at the construction site. Men work to lay down a center line.
A film about the life of people in Afghanistan. Views of the city of Kabul. A bridge across a stream. People milling about on a street. Cars and other vehicles move on the street. A mosque and a shrine in the city. Exteriors of the National Assembly of Afghanistan. Various buildings under construction as masons lay bricks. Logs of wood loaded in trucks as they pull away. Mules carry construction material.
A film about the life of people in Afghanistan . A herd of camels on the move. Nomads migrate with their cattle and belongings from one area to another. Tents pitched on a field. Tribesmen talk as sheep graze near the tents. Natives use shovel and other primitive tools to make canals for irrigation. A farmer tills a piece of land with the aid of a cattle drawn plow. A snow covered mountain. Water flows in a stream. Children walk past the stream. A bridge across the stream. Flowers in a garden. Farmers carry shovels during a festive celebration. The natives watch a wrestling bout.