Title ID 2402Collection ID229
TitleIndia 1946-7
Date1946 - 1947
CollectionHaywards Heath Cine Society / Mr Church
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionTravel
KeywordsArmed Forces Cars Canals Landscape Motor Vehicles Sport Street Trading Travel
LocalQuetta Suez Canal Mussoorie Rawalpindi Poona Kirkee Mahabaleshwar Bombay Port Said Liverpool
RegionalMerseyside Surrey (?) West Sussex (?)
NationalEngland United Kingdom Egypt India Pakistan Asia
ProductionD. J. Church
CameraD. J. Church
ParticipantsD. J. Church; Mrs Church
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration23 min. 30 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Amateur film-maker and I.E.M.E. (Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) soldier (?) D. J. Church records footage of his stationing in India. Images include various street scenes, sports events, tanks at the British Military Training Centre at Quetta, and the regiment's return trip to England via the Suez Canal. The film-maker went on to become a founding member of the Haywards Heath Cine Society.