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In Rural Maharashtra ca. 1940

Catalog Data

Physical description:
1 reel (447 ft.) snd. b&w. 16mm archival original
1 videoreel (12 min.) snd. b&w one inch master
1 videocassette (12 min.) snd. b&w betacamSP $3 master
1 videocassette (12 min.) snd. b&w 1/2 inch VHS reference
Culture:
Marathi  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
India
Maharashtra
Date:
1940
ca 1940
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Addl. KW Subjects:
Agricultural cycles Maharashtra, India
Harvests Maharashtra, India
Husbandry Maharashtra, India
Fairs Maharashtra, India
Cattle Maharashtra, India
Weddings Maharashtra, India
Summary:
Edited film produced by the Prahbat Film Company of New Delhi for the Government of India's Department of Information and Broadcasting is a record of rural daily life in west-central India. Film focusses on activities of men and women in agriculture (grinding corn for food, fetching well water, care of livestock and sowing, reaping, threshing, winnowing and bagging corn. Other scenes include celebrations surrounding a wedding ceremony and an agricultural "fair" or festival including the cattle market, bullock-cart racing and wrestling matches.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1994.19.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219467