Object details

Related period
Second World War (content)
Public Relations Directorate, India (Production sponsor)
Indian Public Relations Film Unit (Production company)
Thomas, R H (Production individual)
Kerntiff, A (Production individual)
Production date
1943-09-08, 1943-09-15, 1943-10-04
Place made

whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1

Catalogue number
MWY 102

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