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NYASALAND (1954)

Tour of the beauty spots of Nyasaland.

 

OFF TO THE SUN (1964)

Jim and Jane tour Rhodesia.

OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE TOUR OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES  PART 3

OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE TOUR OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF... (1925)has video enhanced entry

Scenes from the visit of Edward Prince of Wales (later Edward, Duke of Windsor) to Africa in 1925. The film ...

 

OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE TOUR OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF... (1925)

Scenes from the visit of Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward, Duke of Windsor) to South Africa, May 1925.

Main title ...

 

OIL PALM OF NIGERIA (1928) enhanced entry

How oil palm is produced in Nigeria.

The film opens with a map and a shot of a local plantation, as ...

 

OIL RIVERS (1956)

No.1 Deals with the nutritional importance of palm oil and palm kernels. Depicts also West African life in the rain ...

 

OLD BONES OF THE RIVER (1938) enhanced entry

Farce about a professor who is forced to collect taxes and administer while the commissioner is on leave and his ...

 

OLD TIN TRUNK (1948)

Traditions and rituals of marriage and dowry in Gold Coast of Africa. Tale of how Arabella has her dowry added ...

 

ON THE EQUATOR (1923)

INTEREST. Travelogue of Uganda around the Semliki river.

Main title: "This chapter being `ON THE EQUATOR'" (5). Credit and intertitle (29). ...

 

ON TOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA (1934)

Travelogue of Southern Africa: the Transvaal, Pretoria, Johannesburg mines, Rhodesia, Kimberley diamond mines, Buffalo river, Port Elizabeth, an ostrich farm, ...

 

ON TOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE... (1934)

The Duke of Kent's tour of South Africa and Rhodesia in 1934.

 

ON TREK THROUGH SOUTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA (1928)

A broad look at African life and missionary work, contrasting old and new ways and Europeans and native Africans.

 

ONE MAN WHOM EGYPT TRUSTS TOPICAL BUDGET 546-1 (1922)

Lord Allenby, High Commissioner for Egypt, returns for conference. Filmed with his mother (34ft).

 

OPENING OF TAKORADI HARBOUR (1927)

The opening ceremony of Takoradi harbour by the Rt. Hon. J.H. Thomas on 3rd April 1928. Mr Thomas and the ...

 

OPERATION SEGBWEMA (1959)

Addition of a new operating theatre to the Nixon Memorial Hospital in Sierra Leone.

 

OPERATIONS IN RHODESIA (1968)

The film offers a review of the current dvelopments in the countries surrounding Rhodesia, and shows the troops patrolling the ...

OPERATIONS OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCES IN EAST AFRICA

OPERATIONS OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCES IN EAST... (1916)has video enhanced entry

The British campaign in German East Africa, late 1915 to early 1916.

Soldiers of the King's African Rifles patrolling ...

 

ORANGE TREE (1956)

A true story, showing the problems and difficulties of the Principal of a Theological College as he attempts to bring ...

 

OUT OF AFRICA (1985)

The story of Karen Blixen, who wrote under the name of Isak Dinesen about her experiences in Kenya. She moves ...

 

OUT OF THE BUSH (1963)

The life of Africans against the background of village life and life in the cities of Rhodesia and in the ...

 

OUTLOOK UNSETTLED (1962)

Racial conflict in Kenya.

 

OUTPOST AT WAR (1944) enhanced entry

Official production highlights the war effort of Southern Rhodesia during the Second World War.

The film opens with a ...

 

OUTPOSTS OF EMPIRE: BRITISH EAST AFRICAN TROOPS ENTRAINING... (1915)

Main title. British East African troops in tropical kit loading their horses onto a train (100ft).

 

OX WAGON (1898)

An ox wagon passes before the camera at some distance; another passes at closer range; a caravan of ox wagons, ...

 

OXFORD UNIVERSITY GAMBIA EXPEDITION 1948 (1948)

Amateur footage of the Oxford University expedition to Gambia in 1948. Part 1. Packing the trucks in Oxford and on ...

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA (1926)has video enhanced entry

Filmed amongst the Sura and Angas people of the Bauchi Plateau in Northern Nigeria, where the rivalry between a British ...

 

PALM OIL, LUMBER AND RUBBER IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA (1924)

INDUSTRIAL. The collection and manufacture of palm nuts and palm oil; travelling shots along the River Niger and its tributaries; ...

 

PANORAMA[17/12/79] (1979)

Includes an item looking at the progress and deterioration of the conflict in Northern Ireland through the eyes of two ...

 

PANORAMIC VIEW OF FRERE CAMP TAKEN FROM THE FRONT OF... (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. 'Phantom ride' taken from a moving train (moving right to left) showing the British encampment at Frere, ...

 

PATHE NEWS NO. 63/16 (1963)

Includes: Nairobi: independence for Kenya.

 

PATROL IN THE DESERT (1915)

Scenes of the Australian (?) army training in the desert in Egypt. Plus extracts from two other films.

Main title (5). ...

 
 

PEAKS OF LIMURIA (1954)

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

 

PEMBA (1935)

Amateur footage of a trip from Madagascar to Pemba Island.

The film opens in colour with a French steamer leaving Madagascar ...

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 1 (1948) enhanced entry

By means of a letter addressed to 'the members, Cinema Clubs for Girls and Boys, Great Britain', a young boy ...

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 3 (1948)

Entertainment film for children's cinema clubs.

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 5 (1948)

Entertainment film for children's cinema clubs.

 

PEOPLE LIKE MARIA (1958)

The World Health Organisation at work in Bolivia, Nigeria and Burma.

 

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(?), ...

 

PICTURESQUE SOUTH AFRICA (1936)

Cape Town, Durban and the Victoria Falls in Rhodesia.

 

PILLOW MAKING - SOMALI, DAROD, OGADEN TRIBE AT AFMADU (1935)

Carving wooden pillows. Cutting a suitable branch - a forked section - which is measured, shaped with axe and adze ...

 

PIONEER TRAILS (1958)

Travelogue of Rhodesia.

 

PITANIKO (1947) enhanced entry

The story of a young disabled boy who escapes from his tribe as he is about to be sacrificed because ...

PLAINSMEN OF BAROTSELAND

PLAINSMEN OF BAROTSELAND (1943)has video enhanced entry

Colour documentary showing the migration of a Barotse tribe from Mongu to Limulunga during the seasonal floods.

The film opens with ...

 

PLAN FOR PROGRESS (1953)

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

 

POISON ORDEAL (1936)

SOUTH AFRICAN TRIBAL CUSTOMS

 

POOL OF LONDON (1950)

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