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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    American Voiceover.

    Title reads: "Gandhi Fast Brings New India Crisis!" (T/C obscures company name)

    Intertitle reads: Editor's Note: These pictures show the frail Hindu leader whose self-imposed hunger strike has stirred millions. Upon his actions hinges the peace of far-off India."


    Mohandas K Gandhi (Mahatma) walks towards the camera surrounded by his followers. GV of large gathering of Congress supporters. Gandhi takes a seat on a raised dais in the midst of the crowd. TV of crowds pressing around Gandhi's car. More shots of Gandhi seated on the dais with another colleague. He appears to be addressing the crowd.

    Pan across large gathering of Muslims bending in prayer (described by the voiceover as Mohammedans).

    Intertitle reads: Sir Frederick Sykes, Governor of Bombay, gives British view. Pictures taken on Canadian Pacific world cruise of 'Empress of Britain'.

    CU Sir Frederick, wearing a pith helmet, he says that the real voice of the people of India is expressed by the Government. They stand for equal rights for all creeds, castes and communities.

    This story appears to date from the early 1930s. Dupe of UN 132 F.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:16:00 / 01:47:46:00
    UN 50 S
    Sort Number:
    UN 0050 S
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    India Stink - campaign Gandhi Israel3 terrorism Gandhi indian dream Laurent 2 India Revolutions wingspan - stiff upper lip Indian Independence Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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