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RIDDLE OF RHODESIA (1948)

Diamond mines, Victoria Falls, rain forest and other geographical features.

 

SISAL (1948)

The cultivation of sisal on a plantation in Tanganyika; harvesting and processing the leaves; transporting the baled fibres for export; ...

 

STARK NATURE (1948)

Tribal dancing in Africa; witch doctors.

STILL WATERS: THE MENACE OF BILHARZIA

STILL WATERS: THE MENACE OF BILHARZIA (1948)has video enhanced entry

A doctor tells a personal story about an encounter with the disease bilharzia and shows how it can be prevented.

A ...

TWO FARMERS

TWO FARMERS (1948)has video enhanced entry

Produced to encourage farmers to take the advice of Government Agricultural Officers, the film compares two black farmers. One is ...

 

VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT (1948)

At Udi in Nigeria.

Work goes on in a village. The chief takes other village chiefs on a tour of inspection ...

 

WEAVING IN A GOLD COAST VILLAGE (1948)

How Gold Coast villagers benefit from a modernisation of their methods of weaving.

 

WEAVING IN TOGOLAND (1948)

Students trained at Achimota College in Ghana in modern methods of spinning and weaving pass on their knowledge to a ...

 

WORLD IS TURNING (1948)

DOCUMENTARY/PROPAGANDA. Rushes for an unreleased and unfinished production documenting various talented members of the black community in Britain.

207306A Scene 5 ...

 

AIRPORT INTERNATIONAL (1947)

The opening of the Kano International Airport in Nigeria, 4th may 1947.

Traditional greetings to visitors. A Comet airplane. Wing Commander ...

BASUTO BOY

BASUTO BOY (1947)has video enhanced entry

A short story for children about a Basuto-boy herdsman and his adventures in dealing with cattle thieves.

The second reel (of ...

 

BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS NO.923 (1947)

Includes: redundancies in British factories caused by fuel shortages; British youths emigrating as colonists from Britain to Rhodesia.

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 356 (1947)

For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: DAY AND NIGHT STRUGGLE TO CLOSE FEN GAP FAREWELL TO THE ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 391 (1947)

For a detailed shotlist, contact NFTVA. Items include KENYA TATTOO PANDIT NEHRU AT SRINAGAR BRADMAN'S RECORD AT SYDNEY MATCH OUR ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.10 (1947)

Inter-colonial sports. Nigeria v Gold Coast at Lagos 1947.

'Inter-Colonial Sports Nigeria v Gold Coast, Lagos 1947'. The police ground Ikoyi, ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.14 (1947)

Agriculture in a Nigerian African school. Wales. Colonial students meet young farmers at Lampeter. London. Malayan students at a Colonial ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.15 (1947)

At Loughborough College colonials study co-operative methods.

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.8 (1947)

Cinemagazine for African distribution. This issue contains items on road building in Kenya and on animals from Kenya at London ...

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.9

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.9 (1947)has video enhanced entry

'London: This magazine is devoted to the activities of the Gold Coast Band during their visit to the U.K. The ...

 

GOOD BUSINESS (1947)

Taken in Nigeria, this film shows the production of cocoa, how the farmer prepares the beans and how the cocoa ...

HERE IS THE GOLD COAST

HERE IS THE GOLD COAST (1947)has video enhanced entry

A Central Office of Information film outlining the planned development of the Gold Coast over the next ten years.

Over footage ...

 

JOURNEY TO ADVENTURE, A FILM CHRONICLE OF CHERRY KEARTON (1947)

Biographical Adventure: The film reconstructs the life of Cherry Kearton. renowned naturalist, traveller and pioneer of cinematography, with excerpts from ...

 

NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE NIGER (1947)

Description of life in the principal regions of Nigeria; Katsina, the Plateau country, and the Eastern and Western provinces; shows ...

 

PITANIKO (1947) enhanced entry

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

 

RHODESIA WELCOMES ROYALTY (1947)

Outline of the Royal Family's tour of Southern Rhodesia in 1947.

Landscape. A plane lands at Salisbury; George VI and Princess ...

 

ROYAL TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA (1947)

Report on the Royal visit.

 

ROYAL TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA (1947)

INTEREST. Royal Tour of South Africa, 1947: 31st Jan. 1947 - Royal cars leaving Buckingham Palace, cheering crowds, drive down ...

 

SOUTHERN RHODESIA IS THIS YOUR COUNTRY? (1947) enhanced entry

A story of Rhodesia intended for potential European immigrants. The film highlights the contemporary conditions of life there, outlining the ...

 

STORY OF SAYI (1947)

A Ugandan agricultural student visits a number of farms to pass on the knowledge he has acquired of fertilisation and ...

 

SUDAN DISPUTE (1947)

The Sudan dispute; facts of the Egypt-Sudan controversy. This Modern Age series no.8.

 

TOWARDS TRUE DEMOCRACY (1947) enhanced entry

Government film about the opening of the Nigerian legislative council.

(Reels One and Three only viewed). The introduction provides ...

 

TRADITIONAL DANCES OF SUKUMALAND (1947)

Various tribal dances of the Sukumaland people of Africa.

 

WE WERE PRIMITIVE (1947)

"Cecil Rhodes brought peace to what is now Southern Africa. The Africans were a primitive people...superstitious and wasteful...". An African ...

 

AROUND RHODESIA (1946)

AMATEUR FILM. IAC leader. `En route at Khartoum': loading and boarding plane; Salisbury; street scenes; flower market; bowling green; `Astor' ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 8 (1946)

North-east Nigeria: 1) African village; 2) girl pounding grain; 3) making scar decorations on a boys back; the operation is ...

 

FIGHT FOR LIFE (1946)

A film which shows the primitive conditions of the people of the northern region of the Gold Coast. It shows ...

 

FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS IN THE HOME (1946)

A film produced in West Africa in order to show how, by sensible conduct and precautionary measures in the home, ...

 

FISHERMEN'S SERVICE (1946)

Scenes from the service conducted by His Lordship the Bishop of Accra at Bukom Square, Accra, Ghana.

FROM FEAR TO FAITH

FROM FEAR TO FAITH (1946)has video enhanced entry

The film describes how a mission-trained Africanboy returns to his home village, having been at the mission school since a ...

 

GENERAL DEMPSEY VISITS EAST AFRICAN TROOPS IN RANGOON (1946)

Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Dempsey, commander Allied Land Forces South East Asia, visits east African troops in Rangoon, capital ...

 

GOLD COAST JOURNEY (1946)

View of the coast from surf boats, Portuguese palaces, canoes used for fishing, women cleaning the catch, mud ovens for ...

 

HAUSA VILLAGE (1946)

Life in a village of the Hausa people (Mohammedans), who live in the northern part of Nigeria. The men and ...

 

MEN OF TWO WORLDS (1946) enhanced entry

An African music student returns home and has to defeat the witch doctor who dominates his tribe and take them ...

 

NEGROES OF THE SOUTHERN SUDAN (1946)

Village life in Sudan.

Aerial shots of the Nile are followed by scenes of a negro tribe and of a native ...

 

POTTERY IN THE GOLD COAST (1946)

A John Page film showing the various processes involved in pottery making in the Gold Coast (Ghana). "The film opens ...

 

SONS OF SINBAD (1946)

Journeys by dhow from Kuwait to East Africa and back, filmed in 1936-38 and 1946.

 

SONS OF SINBAD: PARTIAL COLOUR ORIGINAL (1946)

ORIGINAL COLOUR FOOTAGE FOR LAST SECTION OF SONS OF SINBAD: EAST AFRICA, SOUTH ARABIAN SHORE, KUWAIT

 

SOUTHERN RHODESIA `LAND OF SUNSHINE' (1946) enhanced entry

A travelogue of Southern Rhodesia intended for prospective British tourists and immigrants.

Opening with a consideration of ancient Rhodesia, the film ...