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Reel Number: 221241-06
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1942
TC Begins: 16:56:39
TC Ends: 17:03:37
WWII - 1942, India: Rural India; Congress Party political meeting w/ Gandhi, Nehru & others Men spinning thread using feet & hand cranked machine. Rural & kids picking twigs & stones from ground as woman & man watch. School (?) 16:58:10 Hillside class of young boys & girls, village in background. 16:58:27 Morning street meeting around flag pole. Women & men singing while at attention. Jawaharlal Nehru & ?? standing. MCU of flag. 16:59:26 People milling about; drummers & marching band leading parade of VIPs including Maulana Azad, J.B. Kripalani, Sarojini Naidu, Nehru, C. Rajagopalachari, Chaffar Khan & many other leaders; many just released from jail. Sardar Patel walking w/ Gandhi. Gandhi & Azad sitting at low table. 17:00:04 Gandhi & others standing as women at mic singing (Anthem?). LS of large group around platform & shade cover w/ Gandhi & others on platform. Azad at higher table talking & gesturing. People taking notes, others reading, listening. Man spins thread while listening. 17:00:56 Gandhi seated in front of mic speaking while others taking notes. Gandhi receiving other VIPs while sitting in chair. Others talking, smoking cigarettes. Azad (wearing wool hat) at mic speaking. Other speaking & gesturing. VIPs seated, reclining. LS of large number watching stage. Women spinning & sewing while listening from special section. 17:02:50 Rajagopalachari standing up wearing dark glasses & speaking at mic. 17:03:06 Pandit Jeevamla speaking. 17:03:12 Nehru at mic speaking to meeting. WW2; WWII; Nationalism; Anti-Colonialism; Asia; British Imperialism; Independence Movement;
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