Object details

Category
Film
Related period
Second World War (content)
Creator
Public Relations Directorate, India (Production sponsor)
Indian Public Relations Film Unit (Production company)
Coleman, W G St John (Captain) (Production individual)
Hewitson, Joseph Walford (Production individual)
Place made
India
Dimensions

whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1

Catalogue number
JIN 90

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