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KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1950) enhanced entry

In 1897 Africa, a famous guide agrees to help a woman and her brother search for her husband in unknown ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 1 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Travel Film of Central Africa.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 10 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Zambesi and Kota-Kota, Nyasaland.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 2 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Film of The Kruger National Park in South Africa; Wankie Reserve (now Hwange Park); and The Victoria Falls in Southern ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 4 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Aspects of African life in Basutoland.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 5 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Flowers, shrubs and trees of Rhodesia showing their flowering seasons; city scenes and parks; wildlife in the bush.

Production / Donor ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 6 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Zanzibar

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 7 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Vumba, Southern Rhodesia; mountain scenery, and the National Park of Southern Rhodesia including the ruins of the old ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 9 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Inyanga Eastern Districts (Southern Rhodesia) and Tanganyika.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. ...

 

LAGOS TOWN COUNCIL ELECTIONS 1950 (1950)

Coverage of the council elections in Lagos in October 1950.

 

LAKE HOLIDAY (1950)

Travel film on the Southern end of Lake Tanganyika and the famous Kalambo Falls.

 

MINING FOR COPPER - NORTHERN RHODESIA (1950)

The work of a copper mine in Northern Rhodesia. Examines the geology of Rhodesia and shows how and where the ...

 

Morrison Collection: 7: The Trip Home from Africa;... (1950)

(1) Ocean voyage home from Pateau in 1939 in M.V. Accra. with visits to Maderia which show the local scenery ...

NAIROBI

NAIROBI (1950)has video enhanced entry

Travelogue of everyday life in Nairobi, Kenya, concluding with the ceremony granting the town the status of a city.

A British ...

 

POOL OF LONDON (1950)

Two seamen, just off a ship, are involved in transmitting a package with the proceeds of a robbery. The smuggler ...

 

R.A.F. SURVEY SQUADRON TRANSPORTED ACROSS AFRICA TNR... (1950)

No. 68 Photographic Squadron, which has been redrawing the map of Africa, moves all its men and equipment by air ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: "Apis Mellifera Adansonii - The... (1950)

Documenting the African bee, native traditional bee keepers and the bee-keeping industry in Africa.

Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia ...

 

Richard Barker Collection (1950)

8 reels of various scenes in South Africa and Kenya, 1950s. Places include Nyeri, East London, Ciskei, Stutterheim. Also some ...

 

Roach Collection: 004: Seychelles : 1951/53 (1950)

Scenes in the Seychelles. Mahe island from the sea, Victoria and the shops. Football match, HMS Kenya, meeting and country ...

 

Roach Collection: 005: Seychelles : 1951/54 (1950)

Scenes in the Seychelles. Mahe and Victoria. Island life, garden party, wedding and Corpus Christi parade. Beach, sailing to outer ...

 

Roach Collection: 008: Seychelles : 1951/54 (1950)

A short clip of two European toddlers (the Roaches?), inside a bungalow, then playing on a beach. Some baby turtles ...

 

Roach Collection: 009: Seychelles : 1951/54 (1950)

A short clip mainly around a confirmation service for many local girls dressed in white and accompanied by a large ...

 

Roach Collection: 010: Seychelles : 1951/54 (1950)

A large gathering of formally dressed adults is seen surrounding a two storey non-native building. A group of formally dressed ...

 

Roach Collection: 012: Seychelles (1950)

Infant playing in garden. Wedding. Some landscape scenes.

 

Roach Collection: 018: Seychelles :1951/54 (1950)

Giant tortoise. Coastal and shipboard scenes. Hunting of sea turtles (possibly same footage as Roach 007?). Ships at sea. Coastal ...

 

SERETSE KHAMA ALLOWED TO VISIT HIS WIFE TNR 239 (1950)

Botswanan politician, Khama, is allowed to return for five days, from exile, because his wife is expecting a baby.

[Son of ...

 

SERETSE KHAMA BEGINS HIS EXILE TNR 276 (1950)

Seretse Khama is seen arriving in a flying boat at Southampton with his wife and child. He is starting his ...

 

SMALLPOX (1950) enhanced entry

Dramatised propaganda film, in which a villager refuses to be vaccinated by the visiting sanitary inspector and contracts smallpox.

'Alabi, a ...

 

Spencer Collection: 2: Slides and Photos from Nigeria... (1950)

A selection on video of Mrs Spencer's slides and photographs taken during her nursing career in Nigeria and Sarawak. Part ...

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES (1950)has video enhanced entry

"This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise ...

 

TEMBA (1950)

Advertising film. Shows the life of an African family in the Transvaal.

 

THIS IS TANGANYIKA (1950)

A look at Tanganyika, later Tanzania. Re-edited in 1961 into TANGANYIKA STORY.

 

TSETSE (1950)

INTEREST. Tsetse fly and attempts to curb its effect in Africa.

Credits (40). General views of African scrubland south of the ...

 

WHY NOT YOU? (1950) enhanced entry

A Ugandan family re-organizes itself to increase its output of murram (hard gravel) blocks.

The film opens with a shot of ...

 

AFRICAN AMBASSADOR: MEMOIRS OF LADY ARABELLA APE (1949)

INTEREST. The behaviour and antics of chimpanzees. Titles (63). Chimpanzee (91). Cherry Kearton and chimp, chimp playing, smoking, drinking tea, ...

 

AFRICAN VISITORS TO THE TOWER OF LONDON (1949)

A party of African visitors arrive by car at the Tower of London, where a beefeater greets them and shows ...

Birch Collection: 6: Freetown and Yengema, Sierra Leone

Birch Collection: 6: Freetown and Yengema, Sierra Leone (1949)has video enhanced entry

Various scenes in Sierra Leone. Aerial sequence along a jungle river with waterfalls shows us increasing western development nearing the ...

 

CATTLE FARMING IN EAST AFRICA (1949)

The rising standard of health of the native communities of East Africa brought about by improved methods of cattle farming.

The ...

 

CHISOKO THE AFRICAN (1949) enhanced entry

The story of an African boy born in a village in Northern Rhodesia that is revolutionised by the growth of ...

 

COCOA FROM NIGERIA (1949)

The work of a cocoa farm in southern Nigeria. On a cocoa farm in southern Nigeria, ripened pods are cut ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.27 (1949)

Gold Coast. A new fish-canning industry which has been started at Osu.London. African students visit the Fire Brigade H.Q. and ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.28 (1949)

'Nigeria - Akeredolu the Woodcarver' Mr Akeredolu carving human figures using thorn tree wood. Small heads and models. Larger heads ...

COLONIAL MONTH

COLONIAL MONTH (1949)has video enhanced entry

Coverage of the Colonial Exhibition in Oxford Street held during Colonial Month in the summer of 1949 to 'spread the ...

 

COLONY IN COLOUR (1949)

The beauty of Southern Rhodesia, its expanding agricultural and industrial development and the opportunities it offers for pioneers of today; ...

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN AWGU DIVISION, NIGERIA (1949) enhanced entry

A survey of various community development projects, connected with housing, health, irrigation and transport organised by individual villages with the ...

DAYBREAK IN UDI

DAYBREAK IN UDI (1949)has video

DOCUMENTARY. A maternity hospital is built by natives in the Eastern Nigerian village of Umana.

Rl.1 Opening shots of the natives ...

 

DIAMOND CITY (1949)

A diamond field is discovered in South Africa. How one man attempts to enforce law and order during the working ...