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Calcutta Jute Industry Films DUNIH 2017.37.11

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Calcutta Jute Industry Films

Cine Films, 8mm, dated circa 1951 relating to Bob and Ella Hall, originally from Dundee who went to live out in Calcutta to work in the just industry. Address on the films reads ''Delta Mills, Sankrail PO Howrah, West Bengal'. Films wound on metal reels in yellow Kodak card boxes, most with 'Cine-Kodak'; Kodachrome Safety colour film for day light use in 'Cine-kodak, Eight', made in Great Britain by Kodak Limited London, stamped 'Tropical'.

Reel in larger box 'In Magazine For/ MAGAZINE/ CINE-KODAK EIGHT/ made in Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., By Eastman Kodak Company/ Trademarks Reg. U.S. PAT. OFF.'
Typed label 'Subject:- Black & White. /Cooly Lines& Bazaar. /Manickpore.'

Number: DUNIH 2017.37.11
Name: Calcutta Jute Industry Films
Date: 1951
Maker: Hall, Bob and Ella
Location: In Store