Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon).
Men work on the land with picks. Men and women pick tea. A man shakes something (pesticide?) on to a pruned tea plant? The cut branch ends have a substance painted on them. A large number of women and children carry baskets. High panning shot of people picking tea....
Elephants are washed in holy water and decorated with gold and silk for religious procession.
Zagloul Pasha, Egyptian Nationalist Leader, is deported and exiled to Ceylon.
Building of new airfield, tea picking and process of obtaining rubber from trees in Ceylon.
200,000 people make pilgrimage celebrating 2,269 years of Buddhism on the island of Ceylon.
Thousands attend religious festival in Ceylon. Variable light quality.
An elephant is used to carry stones and repair sea dyke in Negombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
Excellent coverage of the process of cutting, drying and packing tea.
Volunteers who travelled on the torpedoed boat 'Ville de Ciotat' arrive in London to enlist.