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NORTH'S FIRST PREMIER (1954)

THE INSTALLATION OF THE ƒSARDANA OF SOKOTO> AS PREMIER OF NORTHERN NIGERIA AT ƒKADUNA>, 1ST OCTOBER, 1954

 

NYASALAND (1954)

Tour of the beauty spots of Nyasaland.

 

PEAKS OF LIMURIA (1954)

Documentary on the dependencies of Mauritius, the islands of Rodriguez and Diego Garcia and the social and economic life of ...

 

PHILLIPS BICYCLES - PUBLICITY FILMS FOR WEST AFRICA (1954)

Two short publicity films for Phillips bicycles for the West African market.

Various black men on bicycles pointing to leaves(?) sacks(?), ...

 

POWER FOR UGANDA; THE STORY OF THE OWEN FALLS HYDRO-ELECTRIC... (1954)

The Owen Falls Dam, how it was planned and built and how it will supply Uganda w ith electricity. Shows ...

 

RAF SORTIES DURING MAU MAU CAMPAIGN (1954) enhanced entry

Amateur footage of Harvard and Lincoln planes operating in Kenya. The film includes images of a bombing raid over the ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: Kariba Dam 1954 (1954)

Film about the building of the Kariba Dam and its effect on the lives of the local people.

Production / Donor ...

 

Roach Collection: 007: Seychelles 1954 (1954)

Begins with title board for Roach film 'Scenes in the Seychelles'. Then changes to colour family footage. Girls sitting on ...

 

SIERRA LEONE 1954 (1954)

Record of Baptist Missionary Society tour led by Sir Herbert Janes of various locations in Sierra Leone. Opens with boat ...

 

TAKORADI - GATEWAY TO THE GOLD COAST (1954)

The enlarging and improving of Takoradi Harbour in the Gold Coast.

 

TANGANYIKA (1954)

Lumberman's campaign to find and destroy a renegade white man who is leader of ferocious native tribe which terrorises an ...

 

UGANDA SAFARI AND KARAMOJA TRIBE CIRCUMCISION CEREMONY (1954)

Amateur film. The first section of the film includes shots of giraffes, elephants, a river with raging torrents, flowers, the ...

 

WEALTH IN WOOD (1954)

The wealth which its timber brings to the Gold Coast.

 

WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1954) enhanced entry

Story of Arab traders' seduction of Galana tribesmen from their peaceful ways and the efforts of a game warden to ...

 

APAPA DEVELOPMENT (1953)

INTEREST: Deals with the work of the Lagos Executive Development Board which was formed in 1946 to plan and develop ...

 

BUGUSI-SEBEI TRIBE - MALE AND FEMALE CIRCUMCISION CEREMONIE (1953)

Annual ceremony of dancing to mark male and female circumcision ceremonies of the Bugusi-Sebei tribe in Uganda. The ceremonies lasted ...

 

CORONATION TANGANYIKA (1953)

INTEREST. Celebrations in Dar Es-Salaam to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

 

FUSENI'S CASH CROP (1953)

Native is instructed on irrigation by local Agricultural Assistant.

 

GOLD COAST - COCOA BUTTER (1953)

INTEREST.

RL.1 Opening shot of a map of Europe and Africa with a route plotted from London to the Gold Coast. ...

 

HEART OF THE MATTER (1953) enhanced entry

Story of a police officer in Sierra Leone who has a love affair with a girl during his wife's absence ...

 

INSTALMENT OF QUEEN MOTHER OF ENYERESI 1953 (1953)

Ceremonies surrounding the installation of the Queen Mother of Enyeresi.

 

KENYA - STRENGHTHENING THE SECURITY OF NAIROBI TNR... (1953)

Europeasn are armed in Nairobi, now a "special area"; increased precautions against the Mau Mau.

 

KENYA - THE KENYATTA TRIAL TNR 73/53 (1953)

Scenes in heavily guarded courtroom as Jomo Kenyatta and five other Mau Mau leaders were tried and sentenced.

 

KENYA WILDLIFE - PERSONAL FILM - 1953 (1953)

AMATEUR/INTEREST. Kenyan landscapes and wildlife.

Trees, green hills and lake, medium shot of elephants, herd of elephants on plain with car ...

 

KOFI THE GOOD FARMER (1953)

The correct method of harvesting, fermenting and grading of cocoa.

 

MAN OF AFRICA (1953) enhanced entry

Dramatisation of the Bakiga people's attempt to cultivate the Kigezi district of Uganda, and their encounter with the Pygmies.

The camera ...

 

Matisonn Collection: 3: Rhodes Centenary Exhibition,... (1953)

Rhodes Centenary exhibition. Royal family. Pavilions, exhibits. Grave of Leander Starr Jameson.

Production / Donor Details: Films Shot by Leslie Matisonn

 

MEN AGAINST THE SUN (1953)

Story of adventures of group of white people in building railway from Mombasa to Uganda in 1880.

 

PLAN FOR PROGRESS (1953)

"Smithers" is sent to Gwelo to investigate business oportunities - then follows an advertising film for Gwelo, tracing its history ...

PROGRESS IN KOJOKROM

PROGRESS IN KOJOKROM (1953)has video enhanced entry

Semi-fictionalised film showing the rle of the local council in Kojokrom, a town in the Western Region of ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: Film of Nyasaland and the Northern... (1953)

Film of Nyasaland and the Northern Rhodesian Federation (No. 44).

Contents: The Royal Tour: Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, 30th ...

 

RHODESIA PATROL (1953)

A story told by a member of the B.S.A.P. Ayoung man leaves UK and joins B.S.A.P., the training routine is ...

 

Roach Collection: 011: Seychelles : 1953 (1953)

Girls on giant tortoise. Hitting tortoise with stick. Swimming. Man with six fingers.

 

Roach Collection: 017: Seychelles inc. Praslin and... (1953)

Mission hospital? Leper. Coastal scenes. Local boys climbing a greasy pole? Offcial visit: Governor? Crowds listen to address. Sailing ships. ...

 

SHADOW OF THE WITCH DOCTOR (1953)

The history of Basutoland and its people provides a background to the problem of murder for medicine in that country. ...

THEY PLANTED A STONE

THEY PLANTED A STONE (1953)has video enhanced entry

This film describes how new life was brought to the immense desert of the Sudan by harnessing the waters of ...

 

TRIBUTE TO FOUNDER 1853-1953 (1953)

Highlights of the Central African Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia.

 

WILD LIFE IN UGANDA (1953)

Travelogue of Uganda showing the wildlife.

 

AFRICAN VISTA (1952)

Ronald Haines travelogue emphasising the variety of scenery and human customs in Africa.

 

AMAZING AFRICA (1952)

Story of 6,000 mile journey by road rail and air from Cape Town to Cairo.

 

BAPTIST MISSION - CONGO/SOUTH AFRICA (1952)

Record of Baptist Missionary Society tour led by Herbert Janes (later Sir Herbert Janes). Various parts of Southern Africa (including ...

BOY KUMASENU

BOY KUMASENU (1952)has video enhanced entry

A story of transition within the Gold Coast, as the boy Kumasenu moves from a small fishing village to the ...

 

CENTRAL AFRICA UNDER DISCUSSION TNR 92/52 (1952)

Survey on resources of Northern and Southern Rhodesia, natural and human. Scenes in Lusaka and Salisbury. Southern Rhodesian delegation arrives ...

 

CONSERVATIVE NEWS REVIEW NO. 7 (1952)

Conservative Party newsreel. Cartoon pointing out that there is no age limit for School Certificate entrants. The Commonwealth Conference. The ...

 

FOCUS ON THE NILE (1952) enhanced entry

The importance of the life-giving waters of the Nile to Sudan and Egypt with property depending on the success of ...

 

FOR BODY AND SOUL (1952)

Medical work of the Salvation Army in Africa.

 

JOE HLAHLA - BUSINESSMAN (1952)

Shows the various businesses Joe Hlahla an African landowner does.