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AWUNI'S VEGETABLES (1955)

Expert advice given to villagers to plant and grow vegetables for better yield and produce. Very similar to IT PAYS ...

 

BABOONA An AERIAL EPIC OVER AFRICA (1935)

Travelogue. Aerial tour of Africa affording novel views of animals and wild life.

 

BACKGROUND TO EVENTS IN RHODESIA (1965)

Unedited Rhodesian footage.

A map pinpointing the location of Rhodesia in the African continent; scenes of black Rhodesians; whites ...

 

BALLOON FROM ZANZIBAR (1962)

Anthony Smith and cameraman Douglas Botting fly by balloon from Zanzibar to the mainland of Africa.

 

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 ...

 

BAROTSE LIFE AND CUSTOMS (1905)

ACTUALITY. Pottery making, weapon making, cattle driving and the formal greeting of the Barotse people.

Titles (10). MS African women sitting ...

Basden Collection 3: 'Africa Dances' pt 3: Dancing competitions and masks

Basden Collection 3: 'Africa Dances' pt 3: Dancing... (1930)has video enhanced entry

Dancing competitions and various masks. Umu-Chuku, Mbaku & Amanuke. Grandfather Maw, Enu-Ugwu-Abaw; Spirit maidens (Aghogho Mmonwui); District Officer mask (Onyeocha)?; ...

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 ...

 

BASUTO TROOPS ON ACTIVE SERVICE (1945) enhanced entry

A film made for African audiences showing how Basuto troops are occupied in the Allied cause.

A title reads 'Middle East: ...

 

BASUTOLAND AND ITS PEOPLE (1948)

An animated map is shown, followed by general views of the country, and its peop le and their work. Concluding ...

 

BASUTOLAND AND ITS PEOPLE (1925) enhanced entry

Scenes from Basutoland.

The intertitles outline a history of Basutoland, interspersed with shots of a Bushman and a tribal leader, before ...

 

BATTLE OF SPION KOP: AMBULANCE CORPS CROSSING THE TUGELA... (1900)

ACTUALITY. Ambulances and British troops crossing the Tugela River over the pontoon bridge near Trichardt's Drift, during the British retreat ...

 

BAWDENS AND THE KATSERES RHODESIA - TO SHARE OR TO... (1975)

White farmer Des Bawden and black barrister Sottayi Katsere participate in a programme which considers whether all races can live ...

 

BEARD TRIMMING AT MONAMOFI - RIVER GUIBA (1936)

INTEREST. A native of the Mashanne tribe plucks, with tweezers, the beard of a native of the Dabarra tribe (85). ...

 

Beasley Collection 1: Coastal Scenes on the Gold Coast... (1930)

Local people and coastal scenes on the Gold Coast around Elmina.

Production / Donor Details: Film shot by Walter Henry Beasley ...

 

BEAU GESTE (1939)

Story of adventures of three brothers in the Foreign Legion, each of whom is taking the blame for jewel theft ...

 

BEAU GESTE (1926)

Three brothers shoulder the blame for a theft, and join the Foreign Legion.

 

BECHUANALAND CORONATION GAUMONT GRAPHIC NO. 1271 (1923)

The installation of Sekgoma Khama as chief, 28th May 1923. Shows the main ceremony with British officials and the attendant ...

BEER AT ITS BEST

BEER AT ITS BEST (1955)has video enhanced entry

The making of Star lager from Nigeria.

The film opens with the Star lager trademark as local music plays. As three ...

 

BEHIND THE STOCKADE (1911)

DRAMA. Young officer rescues sweetheart from native uprising on plantation.

Captain Williams visits a plantation in the tropics to see his ...

 

BEIRA AND ITS HINTERLAND: BLANTYRE AND ZOMBA The CHIEF... (1920)

INTEREST. The market at Blantyre and street and market scenes in Zomba.

Credits for series (11). Map of Africa highlighting the ...

 

BEIRA AND ITS HINTERLAND: THE ZAMBESI (1920)

INTEREST. A trip along the Zambesi in a steamer.

Titles for the series. (10) Map of Africa. (26) CU area around ...

 

BEIRA AND ITS HINTERLAND: TRANSPORT IN CENTRAL AFRICA (1920) enhanced entry

INTEREST. Railways in Nyassaland.

Titles for series. (9) Iris opens on a map of Africa highlighting the area. (31) CU area ...

 

BENGUELA RAILWAY: A MILESTONE IN AFRICAN CIVILISATION (1928)

"INTEREST. Travelogue" The film opens with a map of Africa with pointer showing places on the railway line (89-117)(150-166); Lobito ...

 

BETTER HOMES (1948) enhanced entry

Near Nairobi, Kenya. Africans build a good permanent house using mainly materials which are available on the spot.

In a local ...

 

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS (1960)

How a college education in Dar es-salaam is changing the lifestyle of Victor Kimeseru, a Masai tribesman from Tanganyika.

 

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS (1955)

Aspects of the major social problems raised by the rapid industrialisation of Northern Rhodesia; work done by the missionaries.

 

BEYOND MOMBASA (1956)

African adventure with wild animals and Leopard Men.

 

BIG GAME OF LIFE (1935)

Remarkable film record of adventures covering a period of thirty years. Pioneering work photographing wild animals in Africa, India, ...

 

BIG GAME REMOVAL (1960)

At the Wankie National Park (later called the Hwange Game Reserve),in Rhodesia, Tourists' observation platforms. Water hole drilling. Eland, water ...

 

BILDER AUS SÜDAFRIKA (1909)

ACTUALITY. The construction of a railway bridge across a river in South Africa.

A gang of African labourers, with an overseer, ...

 

Birch Collection: 19: Sierra Leone (1950)

At home in Sierra Leone

Production / Donor Details: Films taken by John Birch. In the 1950s the John and Daphne ...

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 ...

 

BIRTH OF A DIAMOND (1958)

A visit to Sierra Leone where much of the world's diamond industry is centred. Processes of preparing diamonds for dispatch. ...

BLACK COTTON

BLACK COTTON (1927)has video enhanced entry

INDUSTRIAL/ETHNOLOGY. Film on the Nigerian cotton industry and how the natives use cotton themselves in the manufacture of clothing.

""BLACK COTTON" ...

 

BLACK OASIS (1966)

DOCUMENTARY. A report by Bill Grundy and Chris Kelly from Basutoland shortly before it became the independent state of Lesotho ...

 

BLACK POD (1955)

Cocoa plantations in the Gold Coast (Ghana) and how they are affected by insects and the negligence of farmers.

 

BLACK TENT (1956) enhanced entry

An army captain wanders, wounded, into a Bedouin tent, and is nursed by the Sheik's daughter, whom he marries.He returns ...

 

BLAZING THE TRAIL (1927) enhanced entry

Documentary on the Gold Coast, showing the building of a new harbour at Takoradi, and the construction of roads and ...

 

BLOOD TRANSFUSION TO WEST AFRICAN TROOPS ON RAMREE... (1945)

At 30 West African Field Dressing Station at Kyaukpyu, volunteers from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines give ...

 

BLUEJACKETS' FIELD GUN DRILL AT DURBAN (1898)

ACTUALITY. Military exercise in Durban, South Africa.

Small groups of naval ratings bring their guns into position, fire, unlimber them and ...

 

BOERS BRINGING IN BRITISH PRISONERS (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Cavalrymen dressed as Boers escort a number of men wearing kilts towards and past the camera. One or two ...

 

BORDER HIGHLANDS (1956)

A colour travelogue intended to encourage tourists to visit the Eastern Districts of Rhodesia.

The film shows the the great ...

BOY KUMASENU

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

 

BOYCOTT AFRICA TODAY (1960)

PROPAGANDA. A Party Political Broadcast for the Labour Party introducing various speakers from different parts of Africa, introduced by Woodrow ...

 

BREAD MAKING - METHOD USED BY ARAB AND SOMALI SEEN... (1935)

INTEREST. The method of breadmaking used by the Arabs and Somali, seen at Gobuen. Grinding, Indian corn between two round ...

 

BREAKING POINT (1971)

The film looks at the punishment received by Rhodesians and South Africans who talked to World in Action in 'Goodbye ...