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COLONIAL MONTH

COLONIAL MONTH (1949)has video enhanced entry

Coverage of the Colonial Exhibition in Oxford Street held during Colonial Month in the summer of 1949 to 'spread the ...

 

COLONY IN COLOUR (1949)

The beauty of Southern Rhodesia, its expanding agricultural and industrial development and the opportunities it offers for pioneers of today; ...

 

COLOUR FILM SCENES IN KENYA (1945) enhanced entry

START 10:00:03 Views of dry savannah country in Kenya where two giraffes are seen roaming. Five white hunters turn up ...

 

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.

 

COMMANDOS THREE (1968)

The 1st Battalion of Rhodesian Light Infantry, 3 recruits are followed through basic training.

 

COMMENT UNE LETTRE NOUS PARVIENT DES GRAND LACS D'AFRIQUE... (1911)

INTEREST. The journey of a letter from Africa to Paris.

No main title. An African paddles a reed canoe through a ...

COMMON ROUND

COMMON ROUND (1935)has video enhanced entry

A Missionary in a remote African district fights plague and prejudice.

Dr Pyke, the headmaster of Portland House Preparatory School, delivers ...

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN AWGU DIVISION, NIGERIA (1949) enhanced entry

A survey of various community development projects, connected with housing, health, irrigation and transport organised by individual villages with the ...

 

CONGO FRONTIER (1955)

INTEREST. A travelogue set in Western Uganda, bordering the Congo. View across the Ruwenzori Mountains. The hot, sulphur springs on ...

 

CONJOINED TWINS OF KANO (1954)

Record of the operation to separate the Siamese twins from Africa.

 

CONSERVATIVE NEWS REVIEW NO. 7 (1952)

Conservative Party newsreel. Cartoon pointing out that there is no age limit for School Certificate entrants. The Commonwealth Conference. The ...

CONSOLING WEED

CONSOLING WEED (1937)has video enhanced entry

Promotional film for Rhodesian tobacco.

The film opens with shots over tobacco fields, before showing African labourers working on the fields ...

 

CONTRASTS (1940)

INTEREST. This appears to be part of a film contrasting scenes in an English village with African village life.

A woman ...

 

COPPER MINING IN NORTHERN RHODESIA (1948)

The copper mining industry in Northern Rhodesia.

 

COPPER ORE DRESSING, SMELTING AND REFINING IN NORTHERN... (1948)

A film in three parts looking at the process of extracting copper ore from waste rock and smelting the refined ...

 

COPPERBELT OF NORTHERN RHODESIA (1955)

INTEREST. The production of copper in Northern Rhodesia. Welfare facilites provided for the mining communities, including the towns of Mufulira, ...

 

CORONATION TANGANYIKA (1953)

INTEREST. Celebrations in Dar Es-Salaam to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

 

COSTAIN AT KARIBA (1958)

The construction, by Richard Costain Ltd, of Kariba Heights, a township to house workers employed on the Kariba Dam project ...

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 ...

 

COTTON (1959)

The growing processing and weaving of cotton from East Africa.

 

COTTON (UGANDA) (1958)

Survey of the cotton industry in Uganda.

COTTON GROWING IN THE SUDAN c. 1925-1930

COTTON GROWING IN THE SUDAN c. 1925-1930 (1925)has video enhanced entry

Filmed on behalf of the British Cotton Growing Association and the Empire Cotton Association, the film shows cotton growing and ...

 

COTTON OF TANGANYIKA (1960)

Shows all stages in the planting, growing, work in the ginner and the buying and selling of cotton.

 

CRONJE'S SURRENDER TO LORD ROBERTS (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Three British cavalrymen ride from right to left across a flat landscape, with a group of cavalry ...

 

CROSSING THE GREAT SAGRADA (1924) enhanced entry

First of Brunel's burlesques. All parts played by Adrian Brunel.

 

CROSSING THE GREAT SAHARA (1924) enhanced entry

Angus Buchanan's expedition to the Sahel region of the Sahara in 1922-23. Includes Sir Hugh Clifford and the Executive Council ...

 

CRYSTALLISED SUNSHINE (1961)

The sugar industry in Rhodesia, including:- 1960 Bulawayo trade show, the sugar pavillion and the visit by the Queen Mother, ...

 

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 ...

 

CURSE OF SIMBA (1965)

A hunter kills a sacred lion and is cursed by a native chief. Unhealed he returns to Africa and kills ...

 

DANS L'AFRIQUE MYSTÉRIEUSE (1909)

INTEREST. European-led expedition on camels in African country.

A line of camels carrying wooden crates pulls to a halt in a ...

 

DARK RAPTURE (1938)

DOCUMENTARY. Record of film made by the Denis-Roosevelt Belgian Congo Expedition.

RL.1 We follow the journey of the expedition from Belgium ...

 

DAWN IN SWAZILAND (1930)

Film shows the work the church does for Europeans, coloureds and natives in Swaziland.

 

DAY IN NAIROBI (1955) enhanced entry

Travelogue, showing the buildings, people and wildlife of Nairobi.

Over shots of modern Nairobi, the commentator outlines the transformation of the ...

 

DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MSUKUMA CALLED KINGA MKONO BARA (1937) enhanced entry

A typical day of a Msukuma (Sukuma) man and his family in Tanganyika (now Tanzania).

The film introduces Kinga's home - ...

 

DAY OF REST (1970)

A description of three of the Christian sects of the Shona and Ndebele immigrants from Southern Rhodesia, who came to ...

DAYBREAK IN UDI

DAYBREAK IN UDI (1949)has video

DOCUMENTARY. A maternity hospital is built by natives in the Eastern Nigerian village of Umana.

Rl.1 Opening shots of the natives ...

 

DEATH DRUMS ALONG THE RIVER (1963)

Diamond smuggling in an African colony is foiled by the British commissioner.

 

DEATH LEAVES THE VALLEY (1950)

The control of bilharzia and malaria in Rhodesia.

 

DENIZENS OF THE ZOO (1932)

INTEREST. Some of the animals in Johannesburg Zoo.

Titles (69). General views of the zoo (95). Pelican (106). People looking at ...

 

DEPARTURE OF MR CHAMBERLAIN FOR SOUTH AFRICA (1902)

ACTUALITY. The departure of Joseph Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, for South Africa to sign the Boer peace ...

 

DESIGN FOR AFRICA (1956)

A summary of the activities of the United Africa Company, part of the sponsor's group. Import of raw material from ...

 

DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA (1957)

Sponsored film showing building and civil engineering schemes in southern Africa.

The film begins in Lusaka, then Rhodesia, and travels through ...

 

DIAMOND CITY (1949)

A diamond field is discovered in South Africa. How one man attempts to enforce law and order during the working ...

 

DISTRICT TEAM (1950)

Kenya. The work of District teams in combatting disease and increasing food supplies. Town refuse and animal manure are made ...

 

DIVIDED WORLD A STUDY IN SOCIAL TRANSITION (1962)

A study in social transition, presenting the problem of a young village African who goes to work in the Rhodesian ...

 

DIVIDENDS FROM DIET (1951)

Diet film for employers of African labour.