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EVACUATION OF "SPECIAL FORCE" MULES AND MEN BY WATERBORNE... (1944)

British soldiers of 77th Brigade, 3rd Indian Division in bush hats board a raft as others on board wait. Two ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 67 (23/6/1944) (1944) enhanced entry

I. "NATIONAL DEFENCE COUNCIL MEMBERS WITH INDIAN TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST" Touring members of the National Defence Council meet ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 70 (14/7/1944)

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 70 (14/7/1944) (1944)has video enhanced entry

I. "WEST AFRICAN'S ROLE IN INDIA'S DEFENCE" West African troops, "toughened by the toughest climate in the world", arrive in ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 88 (17/11/1944) (1944) enhanced entry

I. "THE EMIR OF KATSINA COMES TO INDIA TO SEE HIS WEST AFRICAN TROOPS" The Muslim Emir of Katsina (on ...

 

LT. GEN. STONE PRESENTS B.E.M. TO EAST AFRICAN (1944) enhanced entry

Private Valentino Owori of the East African Pioneer Corps receives the British Empire Medal from Lieutenant General R.G.W.H. ...

 

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 ...

 
 

RESIDENT MINISTER IN BRITISH WEST AFRICA (1944)

The new resident minister in British West Africa, Captain the Rt. Hon. Harold Balfour M.P., meets the Nigerian Emir at ...

 

ROAD TO VICTORY (1944)

The South African Army at war.

Film showing: the departure of troops to Kenya; how the equipment was provided; ...

 

SCENES FOLLOWING THE CAPTURE OF UKHRUL (7/7/1944) (1944)

Men of 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment (of 23rd Long-Range Penetration (LRP) Brigade, part of 3rd Indian Division (also known as ...

SPRINGTIME IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE

SPRINGTIME IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE (1944)has video enhanced entry

A young African girl is crowned the May Queen in the village of Stanion, Northamptonshire.

The film opens with shots of ...

 

STORY OF KASOMA (1944)

A young man leaving his village to work in copper mines of Northern Rhodesia; emphasis on contrasts between traditional and ...

 

STORY OF THE WEST AFRICAN TROOPS (31/10/1944) (1944)

The 81st West African Division is in the process of pushing the Japanese from Mowdok, India (Bangladesh) to ...

 

VARIOUS SCENES FROM 2ND DIVISION, 5TH INDIAN DIVISION,... (1944)

Part 1: Near Milestone 82 on the Manipur Road a signpost gives the distance to Worcester (5,100 miles, 'no way ...

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN (1943)has video enhanced entry

An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 141 (1943)

For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: CANADA - AIRFIELD OF DEMOCRACY NEWS IN FLASHES P.M. BACK WITH ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 142 (1943)

For detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: The KING WITH THE CANADIANS DESPATCHES FROM TUNISIA FUNERAL OF A V.C. ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 152 (1943)

For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: SOUTH AFRICA COAST DEFENCE PRESENTING SEAFIRES LIGHTER MOMENTS IN THE DESERT ...

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 ...

 

the KING AND HIS PEOPLE (1943) enhanced entry

A tribute to the "new Empire of the British Commonwealth of Nations" and more specifically to King George ...

 

WHAT AMON OWES TO CHIPEMBI (1943)

A look at the work done at the Chipembi Institution in Northern Rhodesia, beginning with a journey to reach it ...

 

5TH FIELD COMPANY, GOLD COAST REGIMENT ON FOLDING BOAT... (1942) enhanced entry

I. 21 December. Opening with shots of African sappers unloading folding boats from a truck, the film shows the men ...

 

AMONG THE WOMEN OF THE COPPERBELT (1942)

The work of the United Missions in the Copperbelt at Mindolo and Nkana, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia).

Title and credits. The undeveloped ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 124 (COLONIAL VERSION) (1942)

For a detailed shotlist, contact NFTVA. Items include NEW GUINEA WAR IS A BATTLE OF SUPPLY LINES WARTIME CROWD RELAXES ...

 

COLOUR FILM SCENES SHOWING THE BATTLESHIP HMS NELSON... (1942)

START 00:00:00 Scenes at Scapa Flow filmed on 4 March 1941: a port side profile of the battleship HMS Nelson ...

 

COMING OF AGE AND ACCESSION TO THE THRONE OF THE KABAKA... (1942)

DOCUMENTARY. A record of the accession of Mutesa II in Kampala, 19th-20th November 1942.

 

DRUMS OF THE CONGO (1942)

Adventure with natives and enemy spies in darkest Africa.

 

RECONDITIONING OF CAPTURED GUNS AND CONSTRUCTION OF... (1942)

I. Tracking shots of numerous captured 5cm Pak 38 anti-tank guns lined up a desert location (Libya or Tunisia). Also ...

 

SCENES SHOWING THE MANUFACTURE OF SOAP FROM COCOA BEANS... (1942) enhanced entry

Reel 1 (AYY 294-1) Africans in shirts and shorts carry sacks of cocoa beans on their heads. The sacks are ...

 

SHOWING NATIVES OF EAST AFRICA BEING TAUGHT AND TRAINED... (1942) enhanced entry

Two new African recruits look up in wonder at the signal flags of the W.D. Fleet. A squad of African ...

 

WAVELL'S 30,000 (1942)

DOCUMENTARY. The Libyan campaign of 1940-41 in which General Wavell defeated the Italian attack on Egypt.

r.1 British military cemetery in ...

 

WHITE CARGO (1942)

Drama about an overseer of a rubber plantation.

 

BRITISH EAST AFRICA AND MOMBASA (1941)

Production footage/unedited material for a travelogue about Kenya and Mombasa.

No titles. An Asian ivory carver at work; an African brings ...

 

BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS Vol 12 No 606 The MINISTER... (1941)

4 Items from BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS Vol 12 No 606.

Title: THE MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC WARFARE. President of the Board of ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 34 (1941)

"THE REGENTS PARK ZOO TAKES CENSUS OF ITS RESIDENTS" (53-65); MS a keeper preparing to make a note in a ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 35 (1941)

For a detailed shot list contact NFTVA. Items include: BRITISH ADVANCE INTO ABYSSINIA BATTLE DEMOSNTRATION BY OUR ARMY LORD HALIFAX ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 46 (1941)

For a detailed shot list contact NFTVA. Items include: DE GAULLE'S ARMY ON MANOEUVRES BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC ARMY PRACTISES ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 52 (1941)

For detailed shotlist contact NFTVA. Items include: GIBRALTAR DEFENCES HIS MAJESTY SEES PARATROOPERS SINKING OF 'BISMARK' NEW FIGHT FIGHTER OUR ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 58 (1941)

For detailed shotlist contact NFTVA. Items include: ALLIED ENTRY INTO SYRIA VICTORY TORCH FOR MR CHURCHILL MR CHURCHILL RECEIVES VICTORY ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 70 (1941)

For detailed shotlist contact NFTVA. Items include: CANADIANS PARADE IN STRENGTH ROYAL VISIT TO LETCHWORTH SOVIET WAR ZONE SPECIAL MR ...

Cotterell Collection: Life on the Lupa Goldfield, 1920s-1940s

Cotterell Collection: Life on the Lupa Goldfield, 1920s-1940s (1941)has video enhanced entry

Made in 1941, the film is a mixture of amateur actors recreating the early history of the goldfields (1920s) and ...

 

MAURITIUS 1941 (1941)

Amateur film. Mauritius - local scenery and residents.

 

PROGRESS IN THE COLONIES (1941)

An African hospital.

The film covers the reception and treatment of a street accident case, with a glance at the X-ray ...

 

ROAD TO ZANZIBAR (1941)

Two adventurers are taken in by two girls and finance them into the jungle. They leave them when they find ...

 

SCENES ON BOARD THE BATTLESHIP HMS NELSON ON CONVOY... (1941)

START 00:00:00 Filmed between 3 and 6 March 1941 (?), black and white footage showing the new Royal Navy battleship, ...

 

TARZAN'S SECRET TREASURE (1941)

Tarzan rescues a party of explorers after gold, who have kidnapped Boy and Jane, from the inroads of a savage ...