62. Burmah Shell (EBC) — A Family in Bangalore — 33 min
The Indian Experiment Series
Documentary on changing social patterns in India. A Family in Bangalore, South India, illustrate the breakdown of traditional life—styles and the introduction of a more fragmented society with the growth of India’s industrial development. Sequences on the aircraft industry; assembly—line construction of telephones; manufacturing of machine tools; and power—looms operating a silk—weaving factory show the technological advancement and variety of India’s industrialization. Social and cultural features of modern India are depicted in footage on new urban housing complexes and sequences on children’s dance class.