Object details

Category
Film
Related period
Second World War (content)
Creator
Public Relations Directorate, India (Production sponsor)
Indian Public Relations Film Unit (Production company)
Singh, Sardul (Production individual)
Production date
1944
Place made
India
Dimensions

whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1

Catalogue number
MWY 103

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