A film about the various nationwide movements in India and contribution of the Indian political leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi before independence in India. People rejoice as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is out of jail. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi sits on a stage and is surrounded by a crowd. Gandhiji addresses the crowd from a balcony. A huge crowd gathered as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi addresses the people. A British India flag in the foreground. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi stands with other men on the balcony.
A documents film about the people's various nationwide movements and contribution of the Indian political leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi before independence in India. The followers of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi riot against police during the civil disobedience movement. The police hits and controls the crowd. A policeman carries a man. A medical van in the crowd.
'Devil dancer' dives through a hoop with only an inch to spare, in Madras, India. A group of men wearing traditional kinds of dresses performing the 'devil dancing'. Two men hold a hoop and one of the 'devil dancer' dives through the hoop. Men stand around and watch. Children seated on the ground. The hoop is tried on through the head of the dancer and there are only inches to spare, and the hoop does not pass through his shoulder. Two men holding a hoop and the 'devil dancer' dives through the hoop.
Muslims celebrates commemoration of Sacrifice of Ismael in Calcutta, India. Muslim Indians pray in mosque. A 'Maulana' (Muslim priest) addresses the crowd. Men bow for 'Namaz', a prayer ritual. Men embrace each other in the ceremony.
Mahatma Gandhi being arrested in Lahore, India. A large number of people gather on a street as Mahatma Gandhi goes to a prison following his arrest by the Britishers. Past events show him addressing a large gathering at a public meeting. A banner at the meeting reads ' We live in deeds not in years independence for all and ever '
British R101 rigid airship crashes killing 48 members of crew during its maiden oversees voyage to India. Past events show Head of British Air Ministry Lord Thomson, Director of Civil Aviation Sir Sefton and other notable aircraft experts boarding R101 moored to mast in Cardington, England. French officials inspect the wreckage of the airship after its crash in Beauvais, France. French civilians look on.