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FELIX TEES OFF FOR THE BIG AFRICAN GAME (1926)

Cartoon adventure, in which Felix plays golf. He's shot overseas on a jet of water and ends up in Africa, ...

 

FESTIVAL IN KANO (1960)

General impression of the Sahara city of Kano, culminating in the concluding festival of the Moslem Ramadhan.

 

FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ART 1962 (1962)

The first international congress of African culture held in Salisbury.

 

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 ...

 

FIELD MARSHALL LORD CARVER (1978)

An interview with Lord Carver who would be responsible on Britain's behalf for implementing the Anglo-American settlement in Rhodesia, if ...

 

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 ...

 

FIFTY YEARS: THE STORY OF RHODESIA'S PARLIAMENT (1973)

A history of the Rhodesian parliament and of Rhodesia's political development. It begins with various shots in the city of ...

 

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, ...

 

FINCHO (1957)

An African boy and his girl in a small village in Nigeria, and impact of Westernisation due to coming of ...

 

FIREMAKER (1937)

INSTRUCTIONAL. How a Rhodesian African makes fire.

An African sits by a tree and carves a notch into a soft stick. ...

 

FIRST YEAR (1948)

The Ground Nut Scheme in Africa by the United Africa Company.

 

FISHERMEN'S SERVICE (1946)

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

 

FISHING AT SHIMONI, KENYA (corrected ledger title) (1945)

Unedited takes of fishing and fishermen in Kenya.

There are several sequences divided by makeshift 'slates'. (1) Static shot ...

Fishwick Collection: Nigerian Independence Celebrations, 01/10/1960

Fishwick Collection: Nigerian Independence Celebrations,... (1960)has video enhanced entry

The film includes sequences in and around Gwoza including markets, a palm plantation, villages and drilling for artesian wells. The ...

 

FIVE MESSENGERS (1955)

The work of the African Messenger service in Northern Rhodesia. Looks at a typical day's duties of a chief messenger ...

 

FLASHPOINTS (1980)

Examines two countries, Uganda and Zimbabwe Rhodesia [sic] which are African troublespots. Looks at how the decisions of Africa's rulers ...

 

FOCUS ON THE NILE (1952) enhanced entry

The importance of the life-giving waters of the Nile to Sudan and Egypt with property depending on the success of ...

FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE

FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE (1940)has video enhanced entry

Film showing the food contributions supplied to Britain by various colonies and dominions.

Although more land has been given ...

 

FOOTBALL (1959)

Short documentary about the game of football.

Opening with Cup Final (Wolves 3, Leicester 1), film shows football being ...

 

FOR 63,000 SQ. MILES SURVEY OF RHODESIA TOPICAL BUDGET... (1930)

Light aeroplanes at Heston aerodrome (75ft).

 

FOR BODY AND SOUL (1952)

Medical work of the Salvation Army in Africa.

 

FOR VALOUR (1937)

FARCE: The Boer War: Ex-con Private Doubleday saves the life of Major Pyke and is recommended for the VC. Instead, ...

 

FOREIGN SECRETARY ON RHODESIA (1969)

Film of Michael Stewart, Foreign Secretary, being interviewed on the Rhodesian situation shortly after the resignation of Governor ...

 

FOUNDATION DAY AT IBADAN UNIVERSITY (1949)

'When Mr. Creech Jonmes, Secretary of State for the Colonies, cut a symbolic turf on the site of the new ...

 

FOUR FEATHERS (1978)

Adventure story about cowardice versus bravery among British soldiers in the 1880s.

 

FOUR FEATHERS (1939) enhanced entry

Harry Faversham finds himself branded a coward by his friends and family when he resigns his commission before the war ...

 

FOUR ROADS TO FUN (1955)

Four couples describe their holidays:- Kariba/Eastern Highlands, Lake Nyasa, Victoria Falls, Lake Tangyanika.

 

FREE EDUCATION IN THE WEST (1955)

January 7th 1955. An announcement by Chief Awolowo, Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria at the radio station? He ...

 

FREEDOM FOR GHANA (1957)

DOCUMENTARY: Independence Day celebrations in Ghana, including ceremonies and pageants and the opening of the Ghana Parliament by the Duchess ...

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 ...

 

FRONT LINE RHODESIA (1978)

The Rhodesian Army in operation against Nationalist guerillas.

 

FUEL FOR THOUGHT (1955)

The destruction of Rhodesia's native timber resources and the need for careful management of that resource.

 

FULL HOUSE[14/10/72] (1972)

LIVE ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME. The first of the series.

Main title over rock band Humble Pie playing to studio audience ...

 

FUSENI'S CASH CROP (1953)

Native is instructed on irrigation by local Agricultural Assistant.

 

FUTURE OF ONE MILLION AFRICANS (1950) enhanced entry

The claims made by South Africa on the protectorates of Bechuanaland, Basutoland and Swaziland.

The film begins by offering a historical ...

 

GALLAGHER STORY (1960)

Tracing the development of Gallagher's tobacco company and showing modern factories in Great Britain and the farm in Rhodesia where ...

 

GAMBIA GREETS THE QUEEN (1962)

GOVERNMENT FILM. A record of the Queen's visit to the Gambia in 1962.

 

GAME HUNTING LIONS DEN: AFRICA (1929)

MS. Looking up at lioness on large rock (5). MCU. Two lionesses looking out over a rock (11). "A truly ...

 

GANG MAKING RAILWAY - SOUTH AFRICA (1898)

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

 

GANGUELLA - HONEY AND BEER MAKING (1936)

TWO NATIVES OF GANGUELLA COLLECTING HONEY FROM A HIVE BY SMOKING OUT THE BEES. THE ƒHONEY> IS MADE INTO A ...

 

Gaskell Collection: Naraguta Village Pottery 1950 (1950)

Film shows the work of the small village pottery at Naraguta, a few miles outside Jos, Plateau Province. The pots ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

GENERAL'S DAUGHTER (1911)

DRAMA. A British general is captured by a Mahdi. His daughter, is also imprisoned but escapes and summons the Scottish ...

GIANT IN THE SUN

GIANT IN THE SUN (1959)has video enhanced entry

A study of Northern Nigeria as it prepares for self-government.

The commentator introduces Africa as the 'continent of the future' before ...

 

Giesler Collection: 1: And Gladly Would He Learn (1960)

Film made by the COI for the National Council for the Supply of Teachers Overseas. Shows how African children live, ...

 

GOLD COAST (1938)

INTEREST. A film of British West Africa.

Credits (23). The primitive fishing of the natives on the Gold Coast - they ...