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ENTRY OF THE SCOTS' GUARDS INTO BLOEMFONTEIN (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Scots' Guards march through the market place in Bloemfontain.

Foot soldiers carrying pick-axes or rifles march (R-L) past ...

 

FIELD AMBULANCES CROSSING THE VAAL RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Covered wagons drawn by mules, each flying the Red Cross flag, fording the Vaal river (13ft).

Note: Filmed ...

 

GENERAL BULLER'S TRANSPORT TRAIN OF OX-TEAMS (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer WAr. A procession of ox-drawn wagons passing down a trail over a hill towards the camera; the oxen ...

 

GORDON HIGHLANDERS IN LADYSMITH (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer war. Single shot of a column of Gordon Highlanders marching out of their camp at Ladysmith to meet ...

 

KRUGER'S DREAM OF EMPIRE (1900) enhanced entry

British fictional propaganda film on a Boer defeat in the Second Boer War, 27th February 1900.

The film depends ...

 

LADYSMITH - NAVAL BRIGADE DRAGGING 4.7 GUNS INTO LADYSMITH (1900)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. Naval ratings pulling along naval guns during the Boer War.

A long double line of naval ratings hauling ...

 

LORD ROBERTS HOISTING THE UNION JACK AT PRETORIA (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Ceremonies on the occasion of the raising of the Union Jack at Pretoria, 5 June 1900.

Long shot ...

 

NAVAL GUN CROSSING THE VET RIVER DRIFT (1900)

A 4.7-inch naval gun being drawn across the drift by ox-teams. As the gun descends the steep embankment, it is ...

 

PRIZE FIGHT OR GLOVE FIGHT BETWEEN JOHN BULL AND PRESIDENT... (1900)

A pantomime on the Boer War in the form of a boxing match between men dressed as John Bull and ...

 

RED CROSS AMBULANCE ON BATTLEFIELD (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Boer War(?)

A battlefield, with cannons and wounded soldiers, is filmed from behind the British line(?) A horse-drawn ambulance arrives ...

 

SCENE ON MR. N. SMIT'S OSTRICH FARM, IMPANZI, NATAL,... (1900)

Ostriches being fed by an African keeper, watched by a group of Europeans which includes three women (97ft).

 

SHELLING THE RED CROSS (1900)

DRAMA. A "faked" newsfilm representing an incident in the Boer War.

A nurse is seen receiving wounded British soldiers at a ...

 

SKIRMISH WITH THE BOERS NEAR KIMBERLEY BY A TROOP OF... (1900)

ACTUALITY. A British troop exercise during the Boer War presented as genuine military action.

[THE SCOUTS IN PURSUIT OF THE BOERS] ...

 

SURRENDER OF KROONSTAD TO LORD ROBERTS (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. A long column of mounted troops fording a river (148ft).

Note: Lord Roberts took the surrender of Kroonstad ...

 

TRACTION ENGINE HAULING TIMBER (1900)

A steam traction engine hauling timber in a dockyard, apparently in South Africa (during the Boer War). A number of ...

 

TROOPS LEAVING PORT ELIZABETH JETTY (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. A Company of British troops, just arrived in Port Elizabeth, march from the jetty towards a square ...

 

WAR BALLOON AND TRANSPORT CROSSING THE VAAL RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. A long line of carts and wagons drawn by mules and oxen crosses the Vaal river - ...

 

WINNING THE V.C. (1900)

DRAMA. A 'faked' newsfilm representing an incident in the Boer War.

Four gunners are seen under fire; one falls wounded as ...

 

AMBULANCE CROSSING THE MODDER (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War: hauled by a long mule train a four-wheeled cart with three British soldiers seated at the rear ...

 

ARRIVAL OF WOUNDED AT HOSPITAL SHIP (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War wounded being taken onto a hospital ship.

A continuous line of sick and wounded British soldiers being carried ...

 

AUSTRALIAN MOUNTED RIFLES MARCHING THROUGH CAPE TOWN (1899)

ACTUALITY. A column of Australian cavalry riding down Adderley Street, Cape Town, watched by enthusiastic crowds (90ft).

Note: Filmed by Edgar ...

 

FIFTH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS DIGGING ENTRENCHMENTS... (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Two scenes.

Long shot of soliders digging under the supervision of officers (26). An armoured train, going in ...

 

GORDON HIGHLANDERS LEAVE FOR THE BOER WAR (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. A procession of troops, led by pipers, marches in front of the camera. Taken at Union Terrace, ...

 

LANCERS CROSSING THE MODDER RIVER (1899)

ACTUALITY. A column of Lancers fording the Modder River, which has steep banks on either side, during the Boer War.

Note: ...

LANDING OF SAVAGE SOUTH AFRICA AT SOUTHAMPTON

LANDING OF SAVAGE SOUTH AFRICA AT SOUTHAMPTON (1899)has video enhanced entry

Members of the 'Savage South Africa' troupe at Southampton Docks.

The film shows a group of Africans (Zulus) in full tribal ...

 

NAVAL GUNS FIRING AT COLENSO (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. British naval ratings firing a 4.7" naval gun, during the Boer War, probably 14 December 1899.

Close shot ...

 

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, ...

 

REPAIRING THE BROKEN BRIDGE AT FRERE (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. British officers (Royal Engineers) supervising repair work on a bridge at Frere, spanning the Blaauw Krantz River, ...

 

RIFLE HILL SIGNAL STATION NEAR FRERE CAMP (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. Signalling from a British trench during the Boer war.

MCU British soldiers lined up along trenches aiming their ...

 

SAVAGE SOUTH AFRICA - SAVAGE ATTACK AND REPULSE (1899)

ACTUALITY. A reconstruction "as performed in the Empress Theatre, 'Greater Britain Exhibition', Earls Court" by Mr Frank E. Fillis's troupe ...

 

TROOPS PASSING OVER THE MODDER BY TRAIN (1899)

ACTUALITY. Troop train passing over the Modder River during the Boer War.

A train, with locomotives and armoured cars at each ...

 

`ROSLIN CASTLE' (TROOPSHIP) LEAVING FOR SOUTH AFRICA (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. Spectators on the quayside wave as the crowded ship moves away.

Note: The Roslin Castle left Southampton on ...

 

ADDERLEY STREET, CAPE TOWN (1898)

No titles. Shots from the same camera viewpoint showing horse-drawn traffic and pedestrians and an electric tram arriving at an ...

 

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 ...

 

GANG MAKING RAILWAY - SOUTH AFRICA (1898)

African labourers excavating a clearing, with railway tracks in the background. The Africans may be Zulus (94ft).

 

OX WAGON (1898)

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

 

PRESIDENT KRUGER (1898)

ACTUALITY. Long shot of President Kruger.

A long shot of Kruger leaving his residence to be driven off to the Volksraad. ...

 

SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS' RETURN TO CAIRO AFTER THE FALL... (1898)

ACTUALITY. Seaforth Highlanders in Cairo.

A column of Seaforth Highlanders, wearing topees and with fixed bayonets, march towards and past the ...

 

SHIPS COMING TO ANCHOR, SOUTH AFRICA (1898)

View from stern of moving ship shows a faster-moving vessel, with masts and a funnel, approaching then overtaking on the ...

 

`BLUFF', DURBAN (1898)

ACTUALITY. Long distance shot of "The Bluff" nearing Durban; it sails towards the camera, turns, and passes in medium close ...

 

CURETA KARMAN - PARA EL ABORTO INCOMPLETO EN AFRICA

The technique of abortion using the Karman Kurette. The film stresses the ease of the technique and also the lack ...

 

Hamer Collection

30 reels of various footage taken in Nigeria. Large proportion of footage shows public works.

 

Hargreaves Collection 1

Uganda. Young girl (collection donor). Family scenes. Hydroelectric dam (Murchison falls?) Military band. Fire engine, Santa Claus. Motor racing. Beach ...

 

Hargreaves Collection 2

Karamoja (Lake Rudolph). African village. Murchison falls. Wildlife.

 

HEALTH FOR AFRICA: ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL, KAWIMBE

Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society at St. Anthony's Hospital, Kawimbe, including maternity, child welfare, ante- and post-natal ...

 

Holroyd Collection 16: Africa

Coastal Scenes, location unknown.

 

Leonard Collection: 6 South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria?

South Africa: various scenes. Kenya. Safari. Nigeria: Market in Lagos (Lewis Street)?

 

MORE POWER TO UGANDA.

Shows the progress being made in the advande of the scheme bringing electricity to Uganda. Describes the erection of overhead ...