• Short Summary

    Soldiers of the Indian army are taught a trade as part of their training.

  • Description

    Titles read: "INDIAN 'HANDYMEN'".

    India.

    Various shots of soldiers of the Indian army in training. We see the men playing instruments in a military man, exercising on a parade ground, launching small boats on a river and transporting vehicles across on floating bridges.

    The men are also taught a trade - we see them learning the trades of blacksmiths, sign writers, wheelwrights and iron workers, oxyacetylene welders, brick makers, brick layers, carpenters, typesetters and printing press operators, draughtsmen and surveyors. Soldiers are seen building roads and bridges. M/Ss of Indian soldiers marching about a parade ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1320.03
    Media URN:
    43700
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:38:00 / 01:06:49:00
    Canister:
    42/20

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