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India, 1931 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/18

Scope and Contents

An undated 16mm black-and-white cinefilm without sound. Busy street scenes, farming scenes, elephant rides, coastal scenes and a view of a mountain range. Several scenes of Qutub Minar, Delhi, of road trips, street vendors, shikar and fly fishing. A note on the film can reads: 'India B&W original. Hyderabad. Jaipur. Simla. Delhi'.


  • Creation: 1931 - 1937


Conditions Governing Access

From the Series:

With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at:

For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email:

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright Cambridge University Library.


1 item(s) (1 cinefilm)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Generally fair condition, some scratching and fading.

Existence and Location of Originals

A copy of this film is available for viewing at University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service:

Existence and Location of Copies

Original at RCMS 20/3/16.

Related Materials

See also Tymms photographic collections relating to India such as 'Arrival in India' (RCMS 20/2/10), 'Delhi-Simla-Burma' (RCMS 20/2/11), 'India, 1936-38' (RCMS 20/2/12), 'India (miscellaneous)' (RCMS 20/2/14), 'India, 1934-1947' (RCMS 20/2/15), 'Delhi' (RCMS 20/2/16), and 'The snow range from Simla' RCMS 20/2/18).



Finding aid date

2003-08-26 10:50:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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