Song of the snows

India, 1963

Film
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Out of the Himalayas rise the myths and legends, literature and culture of India. Shows the physical formation of snow, icicles, glaciers and rivers. This great mountain range is a challenge to mountaineers, a haven to pilgrims, and a source of immense beauty to all who come within its shadow.

Credits

director
producer

K Khandpur

production company

Films Division, Government of India

Duration

00:11:53:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28724

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Himalaya Mountains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Legends

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Snow and ice climbing

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Glaciers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Snow

Crafts & Visual Arts → Culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture

History → Legends

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Mountaineering

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Snow and ice climbing

Literature → Legends

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Music & Performing Arts → Culture

Places → Himalaya Mountains

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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