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Bombay Monsoon   [Original Title]

Bombay Monsun   [Other Title]
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Year of origin: n/a
Genre: Amateur
Locations of shooting: Indien

Production company: Oskar Schmid
Director of photography: Oskar Schmid

Keywords: Indien, Regenzeit
The film is circa from the years 1933 and 1939. It starts without title. First we see some pictures of sea and waves. Followed by flooded streets. Clothes are dried in the streets during the dry hours. The rest of the film is divided in five parts:

- A seasonal job.
- Crawford-Market and its surroundings.
- A difficult job.
- The tail end of the monsoon: The Coconut-Day.
- The thread Ceremony
- ...and after all this rain...
- ...we have sunshine again...

A seasonal job: umbrella vendors, people under umbrellas. Grazing cows with shepherd.
Crawford-Market and its surroundings: rain, reflections in water ponds, merchants.
A difficult job: clothes lines full with white clothes, their probably drying the wet clothes. Scenes from a market and cobras in baskets.
The tail end of the monsoon: The Coconut-Day: People at the beach. They are bathing and chatting. Coconuts are offered.
The thread Ceremony: Men sitting in the sand in a circle. ritual Scenes.
and after all this rain: last scene with rain and umbrellas.
we have sunshine again: Sailing-ship on the sea in bright sunshine.

Version 1
Language: n/a
Sound: n/a
Aspect: 1:1,33
Duration: 8 min

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Copy Type Reversal positive
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