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Various scenes in Bombay, India, including princely procession; Muslims at prayer; Mohandas Gandhi, and unrest in streets.

An Indian Prince rides in an elaborate carriage atop a decorated elephant in a procession in Bombay India. The procession passes what appears to be an elevated memorial statue protected by an elaborate four-posted pergola. A decorative city gate and multi-domed buildings are also seen. Scene shifts to a mosque, where a large outdoor gathering of Muslims pray en masse. A jubilant group of them, some wearing the Fez, smile and wave to the camera. Complete change of scene shows Indian Nationalist leader, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, outdoors, under a canopy, of Nationalist flags, in front of a building. He is surrounded by supporters. The next scene shows a man holding a Nationalist flag being accosted by police. Further unrest is shown as police and British authorities use truncheons to break up a gathering of Nationalists in a square near the Lloyds Bank building. A Red Cross worker carries an injured man over his shoulder. An injured man lying in the street. An ambulance of Medical Brigade Bombay, No. 2, arrives at the scene as authorities continue to break up the gathering. (Note: Reportedly, 150 persons were killed in this unrest,by the end of the day.)

Date: 1932
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Viceroy reviews rally of Bombay Civil Defense Organizations and Red Cross workers in Bombay, India.

Viceroy reviews rally of the Bombay Civil Defense Organizations in Bombay, India. Viceroy's car arrives. He comes out of his car and officers greet him. Guards of the Civil Defense Organizations stand in formation. Buildings and trees in the background. Ambulances parked on the ground. Viceroy inspects a line of Red Cross and ARP workers. He greets a Red Cross worker.

Date: 1941, August
Duration: 2 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
People lining up for handfuls of rice outside the ration shops in Bombay, India.

People lining up for handfuls of rice in Bombay, India. Men load rice on carts and bring the rice bags on shops. People lining up to get rice. Shopkeeper weighs rice and gives to people. A map shows Taiwan. High altitude view of the rice farms. Farmers sow rice crop. They harvest the rice. Farmers hold the harvested crop in their hands. Trees in the background.

Date: 1958, January 23
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Unrest due to the riots between Hindus and Muslims in Bombay, India.

Riots between Hindus and Muslims in Bombay, India. Unrest in the city. People walk. houses along the sides of the street. A temple amidst the city. Vehicles move on street. Police patrol the streets. Photographers take the photos of the city. Wreckage on street. Vehicles destroyed due to the riots. People discuss about the riots. Wrecked houses. Dead bodies lay on ground. People watch. Men on jeep. Shops along a side of street closed. A Muslim walks.

Date: 1946, September 26
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia watches a cricket match in Bombay, India

.Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia while on a visit to India being introduced to cricket players at a stadium in Bombay. After introduction Emperor and other dignitaries take their seats. Players walk on to the ground and play starts. Emperor looks through binoculars to get a better view of the action taking place on the field.

Date: 1952
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Italian Prisoners of War arrive in Bombay, India, for internment in prison camps during World War 2

Italian Prisoners of War disembark from a ship in Bombay, India, during World War II. Prisoners being escorted to British prison camps under heavy guard. Four Italian Generals are among the group. Prisoners carrying their belongings march on the streets as they move towards prison camp. (Note: narration sound is sporadic)

Date: 1941, March
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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