• Short Summary

    The Indian Government introduce rice and wheat rationing to smooth out food shortages.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "India - Hungry Bombay".

    Bombay, India. Food supply problems make life difficult for Indians.

    SV Indian people queuing at office to collect their ration cards. CU Woman at desk making out ration cards.

    GV Street scene in Bombay in foreground food supplies being carried on ox drawn cart.

    CU Indian wearing tattered vest and shorts hauling cart loaded with rice and wheat on his way to Food Depot. CU Cart passing.

    SV Sacks of rice and wheat stored at Depot.

    CU Indian man seated at table with food in tin. GV Indian cooking chapati in street.

    GV Queue of people outside Government Distributing Depot, for the distribution of American rice and wheat. CU Sign telling of the zone of distribution.

    LV Queue of Indians waiting. CU Indians with shopping bags and ration cards in their hands.

    SV Int. Rice and wheat being weighed, CU Indian weighing food.

    SV Man tipping food into container.

    SV Queue outside distribution stores.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "D")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1517.12
    Media URN:
    49237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:07:00 / 01:15:54:00
    Canister:
    58/7

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