• Short Summary

    Refugees flee communal violence in the aftermath of the partition of India.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "1,000,000 Indians On The Move".

    India / Pakistan.

    Indian refugees in the Punjab search for safety as a result of Hindu-Moslem rioting following partition.

    LS General shots of flooded fields. MS Various shots of refugees and their pitiful processions on rickety vehicles, squatting in the mud. LS a train travelling through a flooded field is reflected in the water. LS An army vehicle driving along a flooded street. MS Refugees piling onto an army lorry. MS Crowded buses and army transports take the fortunate few from the riot area. LS A long trail of refugees on foot, with a dog, trudging hopelessly along a road. CU tiny children run behind their mother. Various shots of the refugees. CU a mile stone indicating Amritsar and Lahore. MS a man passes with a large table balanced on his head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1191.15
    Media URN:
    41239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1947
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:25:00 / 01:28:36:00
    Canister:
    47/73

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