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CONGO FRONTIER (1955)

INTEREST. A travelogue set in Western Uganda, bordering the Congo. View across the Ruwenzori Mountains. The hot, sulphur springs on ...

 

COPPERBELT OF NORTHERN RHODESIA (1955)

INTEREST. The production of copper in Northern Rhodesia. Welfare facilites provided for the mining communities, including the towns of Mufulira, ...

 

DAY IN NAIROBI (1955) enhanced entry

Travelogue, showing the buildings, people and wildlife of Nairobi.

Over shots of modern Nairobi, the commentator outlines the transformation of the ...

 

EAST AFRICAN COAST: JEAN-JACQUES RICHARD PERSONAL FILM... (1955)

Leaving from Swiss (?) airport (Swiss flag flying), followed by views from airplane of coastline. East African local flora: collecting ...

 

FIVE MESSENGERS (1955)

The work of the African Messenger service in Northern Rhodesia. Looks at a typical day's duties of a chief messenger ...

 

FOUR ROADS TO FUN (1955)

Four couples describe their holidays:- Kariba/Eastern Highlands, Lake Nyasa, Victoria Falls, Lake Tangyanika.

 

FREE EDUCATION IN THE WEST (1955)

January 7th 1955. An announcement by Chief Awolowo, Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria at the radio station? He ...

 

FUEL FOR THOUGHT (1955)

The destruction of Rhodesia's native timber resources and the need for careful management of that resource.

 

GOLD COAST PREMIUM BONDS (1955)

Promotional film advertising Gold Coast Government Premium Bonds. One lucky winner is seen collecting wads of banknotes. "Buy A Bond, ...

 

HOME LIFE IN SW TANGANYIKA (1955)

Family life in Tanganyika, including everyday scenes, and the work of white nurses in improving the health and standards of ...

 

KENYA HIMAL CHULI EXPEDITION 1955 (1955)

The participants of and shots of the Kenya Himal Chuli expedition of 1955.

Shot of the Himal Chuli (Himalchuli Mountain) in ...

 

MARTHA MAKES THE GRADE (1955)

Local land inspector looks at farmer's land where poor farming methods by the "mostly idle" blacks has led to erosion. ...

 

MECHANICAL WORKSHOP (1955)

The operation of a mechanical workshop (PWD IJORA) which repairs government machinery and property in Nigeria.

 

MIXED FARMING BY THE TOBACCO FARMER (1955)

The history of the ups and downs of the tobacco market and its effects on the growers.

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE (1955)has video enhanced entry

Comedy. Mr. Mensah entrusts the building of his house to his irresponsible nephew, who wastes all the money and materials. ...

 

NEW EXPLORERS (1955)

Conditions faced by a team of explorers looking for oil. Principal locations Persian Gulf, Canada, Papua, Zanzibar, Trinidad.

 

R.S.P.C.A. IN TANGANYIKA (1955)

A FILM PROMOTING THE WORK OF THE RSPCA

 

RHODESIA AND NYASALAND NEWS NO. 4 (1955)

Chieftainess Luwezhi installed at Chavuma, head messenger retires, training African nurses in Nyasaland, the Kyusa dancers, Jairos Jiri- friend of ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: Victoria Falls 'The Smoke that... (1955)

Film about the Victoria Falls on the borders of Northern and Southern Rhodesia.

Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia Collection was ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "B" (1955)

Compilation from early Spotlights, no's 8-14, including. Land clearance at Karoi, Chingola mining town, soil conservation in Nyasaland, expansion of ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "C" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 15-19, including - postal school, making ropes, growing tea and tobacco, Chirunda sugar estates, Umtali ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "D" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, including - Katambora reform school, fumigation of bagged grain, safari on river Luangwa, stock car racing, ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "E" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 20-30, including, lake Nyasa developments, reopening of old copper mine, the story of rubber, news ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "F" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 20-29, including - trout fishing, lake Miveru, cotton cultivation in Nyasaland, agricultural research station, new ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT No. 22 (1955)

Extracts from RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTs, a cinemagazine.

"Visit of His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury". Geoffrey Fisher at Victoria Falls, Lusaka and ...

 

SIMBA (1955)

Story of an Englishman involved with the Mau Mau in Kenya.

 

TANGA, EAST AFRICA (1955)

Amateur. Scenes in Tanga on the coast of Tanzania.

View from bungalow looking over to coast - Pemba Island (?) Black ...

 

TEA (1955)

Historical introduction (tea in China, its arrival in Europe, etc.) followed by the presentation of tea industry in East Africa; ...

 

THIS IS RHODESIA (1955)

A review of the then current state of Rhodesia of its past and future prospects - a very optimistic and ...

 

TIMBER (1955)

The operation of the PWD Sawmill in Nigeria.

 

TWO GENERATIONS (1955)

The development of the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland from the visions of Livingstone and Rhodes, two generations ago.

 

WEST AFRICA'S NEW ARCHBISHOP (1955)

The election and appointment of the new archbishop of West Africa, James Lawrence Horstead of Freetown, Sierra Leone who replaced ...

 

AFRICA: A RHODESIAN VILLAGE (1954)

INSTRUCTIONAL. View of the village belonging to the Mashona tribe. Cattle and goats are herded through the village. Children play. ...

 

ALAKE OF ABEOKUTA KNIGHTED (1954)

ACTUALITY. The knighting of the Alake of Abeokuta by the Governor General, Sir John MacPherson, in the presence of the ...

 

BUILDING THE FUTURE (1954)

Education for rural children in Northern Rhodesia, both white and black.

 

CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS (1954)

Progress in the territory, showing schools, universities, buildings, education and political development.

 

CONJOINED TWINS OF KANO (1954)

Record of the operation to separate the Siamese twins from Africa.

 

EMIR INSTALLED (1954)

SIR ƒBRYAN * SHARWOOD-SMITH> KNIGHTS THE EMIR OF KANO, ƒALHAJI MUHAMMADU * SANUSI>

I WILL SPEAK ENGLISH

I WILL SPEAK ENGLISH (1954)has video enhanced entry

An instructional film made on behalf of the Department of Social Welfare, demonstrating a new technique to teach English to ...

 

IT CAN'T BE DONE (THEY SAID) (1954)

The building up of the cocoa-processing industry in the Gold Coast.

 

KARAMOJA (1954)

THE PEOPLE OF THE KARAMOJA DISTRICT OF UGANDA

 

KENYA: COMMONWEALTH MPS AT GARDEN PARTY IN NAIROBI... (1954)

A Garden Party in Nairobi for the 80 delegates (representing 50 Empire and Commonwealth legislatures) visiting Nairobi for the Conference ...

 

MAPOLISA (1954)

Young African witnesses a pocket picking and helps the police, is impressed by the police and decides to join. He ...

 

MAU MAU (1954) enhanced entry

The background to the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya and steps being taken to suppress it.

The film opens ...

 

NIGERIA'S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (1954)

The planning and building of the University College of Ibadan and its opening ceremony.

 

NIGERIAN PATTERN (1954)

Missionary work in Nigeria. The difficulties of facing Third World development, in a religious context. The film shows the problems ...

 

NO EAST OR WEST (1954)

Work of Missionary International House for overseas students in London, the theme being that there is no colour bar of ...