Vigil on wheels

India, 1955

Film
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Portrays the job done by railway men in providing safety for passengers who speed across India day and night. Shows the maintenance of locomotives and carriages, and the frequent checking to which they are subject to ensure proper functioning.

Credits

production company

Films Division, Government of India

producer

M. Bhavnani

director
Duration

00:11:33:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011528

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Commuting

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroad trains

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Pullman cars

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - India

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public welfare

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Safety

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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