STK-ID 36057

Several shots of Indian women, children and a few nicely dressed men walking to and entering Catholic church in Pondicherry, women covering their heads with veils. Exterior shots of church, LAS of cross pointing toward the sky, little girl carrying naked baby in her arms, of people walking out of church after service. Various shots in Indian sector in Pondicherry showing bicycles, rickshaws and pedestrian traffic, a few cars and buses, one police truck passing by. Shot of "dispensaire Jean Mermoz" sign on wall, TILT DOWN to children washing bowl and washing at fountain. Shots of man walking with two bird cages, of man and his ox, of theatre bills, of Indians looking at camera. TRAVELLING SHOTs of houses, of people on bicycles, of oxen pulling carts, of pedestrians, buses. Various shots of young men picking up large fruits on sidewalk, putting it in basket on head of other one, opening green fruits using pick, of Indian children washing themselves under fountain in street, of woman taking water in jugs, of Moslem women. (00/04/1970)


Excerpt from
The India Trip
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio