PERSONAL RECORD. PAPPS, COLIN. [RUGBY GAME IN EGYPT, JERUSELUM, QUETTA SPORTS, MARKET IN INDIA]
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(B&W) Rugby match in [Cairo]. The large audience. Large sign: “Studio Armand” in busy [Cairo street]. National Insurance of Egypt building. Street scenes. Servicemen swimming in pool. The Wailing Wall (Western Wall) in Jerusalem. Views of the old city. The Savoy hotel. Horses and crowd at race course at Quetta in India (modern day northern Pakistan). Band playing in park. Racing. Tug-o-war. Horse eventing on makeshift course.
Elevated views of Market in India. Close ups of locals in market.
Men in makeshift whites, then playing cricket on matted pitch.
Indian laundry. Puppy running on mats. Stan Morris with puppy.
(COL) Woman standing beside river. Woman in pith hat picking out fruit at market. Close ups of vegetables.
People exiting bus in hill country town in Tamil Nadu. Boy on bike (possibly the filmmaker's son) and then riding down hill surrounded by lush terraced farming. Woman (possibly the filmmaker’s wife) with flowers. Sheep in green field. Sign signalling distance to Indian towns in Tamil Nadu. Woman petting sheep.
[The filmmaker himself] poses in front of countryside.
Note: Colin Papps was a Commander in the RAF during World War II. He served with 84 Squadron in India and later flew spitfires in Burma with 681 Squadron.
Reference number F26537
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA