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Call of the Mountains

India, 1958 (MIFF 1961, Programme 20)

Director: A. K. Chaudhuri

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling was established by the Government of India to encourage mountaineering amongst the youth of the country. This documentary revolves around one of the treks organised, and some exciting shots of the hazardous climb are included.

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Underground Palace

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THE LAWYERS

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