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ARRIVAL OF SIR EDWARD GENT, GOVERNOR OF THE MALAYAN... (1946)

Part 1, by Sergeant Clark: Gent steps down from an RAF Douglas Dakota transport aircraft and is greeted. He talks ...

 

ARRIVAL OF UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, LORD MUNSTER,... (1944)

Lord Munster, Under-Secretary of State for India, arrives in the Arakan, Burma

Earl of Munster arriving at an RAF ...

 

ARTILLERY SUPPORT - 20TH DIVISION BEACHHEAD 5.5 INCH... (1945)

A battery of the 1st Medium Regiment Royal Artillery in action as support for the beachhead operations of ...

 

ARTILLERY SUPPORT FOR 20TH DIVISION, 100TH BRIGADE... (1945)

1st Medium Regiment Royal Artillery in action near Myinmu, Burma.

An artillery piece is loaded and fired on Japanese ...

 

ASANI SANKET (1973)

Story of the effect of war on the people of a remote rural area of Bengal in 1942.

 

ASIAN INSIGHT: HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: FRAGRANT HARBOUR/LION...

Beginning in Macau, records the historical events that brought the western power s to Asia. Draws comparisons between the lifestyles ...

 

ASKARIS ESCORT JAPANESE PRISONER TO CAMP (11/10/1944) (1944)

A Japanese prisoner of war (POW) is escorted to a POW cage near Imphal by a number of ...

 

ASKARIS TRAINING IN CEYLON (6/1944(?)) (1944)

African troops (askaris), probably of the 11th East African Division, are seen training in jungle country in Ceylon ...

 

ASSAM TRIBAL DANCES (1947)

Assam tribal dances taken in Shillong when Lord Mountbatten arrived in 1947.

 

AT IMPHAL: FIRE AT AMMUNITION DUMP AND GURKHAS OF ASSAM... (1944)

A rough road in countryside. A pall of smoke rises and debris lies around a XXXIII Indian Corps ammunition dump. ...

 

ATS - MALAYA (1955)

Women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, on duty in Malaya: girls operating switchboard, office workers, girls playing tennis, relaxing in ...

 

ATTACK ON FORT DUFFERIN (23/3/1945) (1945)

Concerted attacks by the RAF and British Army on Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, Burma are seen both from the ...

 

ATTACK ON KENNEDY PEAK BY 5TH INDIAN DIVISION (2/11/1944) (1944)

A mortar battery of 56th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery, along with tanks and aircraft, supports an attack on ...

 

ATTACK ON PYAWBWE BY 17TH INDIAN DIVISION (11/4/1945) (1945)

Troops of 17th Indian Division seen attacking the village of Pyawbwe, on the road to Rangoon, Burma, and ...

 

AUSTER PILOTS PRACTICE CARRIER LANDINGS ON RAMREE ISLAND... (1945)

Pilots of an Artillery Air Observation Post (AOP) Squadron, attached to 26th Indian Division, practice landing in confined ...

 

AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION REPORT ON CONFRONTATION WITH... (1964)

Current affairs report examines Britain's efforts to contain Indonesian guerrilla activity in Borneo and Sarawak (Malaysia), where 1st ...

 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PRINCESS (1975)

A fictional study of Imperial India seen through the reminiscences of an exiled daughter of a Marajah and an elderly ...

 

AUX INDES RANGOON (1911)

INTEREST. Travelogue. Scenes in and around Rangoon, Burma.

No main title. "Famille de Birmans" (5). A village, a group of children ...

 

AVRO ANSON OPERATING IN INDIA (1944 (?)) (1944)

Very short film showing an Avro Anson transport aircraft starting up, taxiing, and in flight, somewhere in India.

A ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES A (1939)

(157A) October 1938: At the beginning of a new Hebrew year the first 'legal' immigrants arrive at the newly constructed ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES B (1935)

(5A) April 1935: The ship Roma arrives at Haifa. On board are new immigrants, 'legals' who have the appropriate immigration ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES C (1938)

(128A) February 1938: New High Commissioner Sir Harold MacMichael arrives at Haifa to take up his new office.

(129A) March 1938: ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES D (1937)

(92D) June 1937: laying foundation stone for new Hulda Kibbutz. Crowds arrive for ceremony; Palestinian 'fellahin' at ceremony; speeches by ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES E (1947)

(22B/second series) June/July 1947: Dr Magnes (President of Hebrew University of Jerusalem) addresses members of UNSCOP (United Nations Special Committee ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES F (1940)

(152A) September 1938 (and 1943): Building of Ein Hamifratz settlement. Preparation of houses to be transported to new settlement; loading ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES G (1940)

(191A) October 1939: Harvest in Emek (Jezreel Valley). Alexander Zerd's son on horseback. Wheatfields - harvest by combine and by ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES H (1945)

(216A) April 1940: (item continued from MGH 1438). Trench digging instruction; training in use of rifle. Pay parade. Scenes in ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES I (1947)

(16B/second series) July/August 1946: With the leadership of the Jewish Agency imprisoned by the British on 29th June 1946 (called ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES J (1938)

(49A) Winter 1935/36: Celebrations in Biyat Vagin on planting trees.

(41B) November/December 1935: Municipal elections in Tel Aviv and electioneering.

(70C) January ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES K (1940)

(209C) February 1940: "War comes to Palestine", fitting gas masks for children in Tel Aviv.

(No newsreel no; Box 719-21) Spring ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES L (1935)

(No newsreel no; Box 415) November 1929: After the riots in Palestine in August 1929 the British set up a ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES M (1940)

(61A) November 1936: High Commissioner Wauchope at official opening ceremony of the Bennison Jewish Hospital near Sharon. Briefly in synch ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES N (1946)

(9B/second series) September 1945: The first few days of Kibbutz Nitzanim, showing plans and models for the future. Note the ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES O (1938)

(147A) July 1938: Building of the Maale Hachamisha Kibbutz (chamisha means five in Hebrew). This kibbutz was built in memory ...

 

AXELROD NEWSREEL STORIES P (1937)

(26A) August 1935: Slum clearance in the poor Maccabi neighbourhood.

(30A) September 1935: New immigrants on SS Tel Aviv en route ...

 

AXES AND ELEPHANTS (1931)

INTEREST. Lumbering in New Zealand and Burma.

Titles (27). New Zealand lumberjacks felling large tree by axe, sawing trunk into sections, ...

 

BABI KECHIL, NEAR MERSING, MALAYA (1959)

Amateur. People on beach. Locals fishing.

 

BAGHDAD (1936)

Baghdad: - suk, forbidden Muharram festival procession and back street scenes. Kuwait:- 'id al Adha, bedu camp, Gerald de Gaurey ...

BAGHDAD

BAGHDAD (1928)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST: Travelogue. Map (44); views of Baghdad from the river, with crowds crossing Maude Bridge, which is laid across floating ...

 

BAILEY BRIDGE OVER THE PEGU CANAL AND SHERMANS IN ACTION... (1945)

Wide shot showing a very large structure built of Bailey bridging sections. Men of the Madras Sappers and Miners heaving ...

 

BALUCHISTAN (1928)

INTEREST Travelogue.

A Baluchistani on a hill top surveying the country (51-56); shots of the country (75-87); the Bolan Pass (95-130); ...

BASSEIN : an Indian fishing village

BASSEIN : an Indian fishing village (1946)has video enhanced entry

Short documentary about Bassein, a fishing village 25 miles north of Bombay on the shores of the Arabian ...

 

BATANAGAR COMPANY TOWN, INDIA (1939) enhanced entry

The film celebrates the operations of the Bata shoe company highlighting, in particular, the welfare provided for its ...

 

BATTLE OF BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY PARADE, CALCUTTA, INDIA... (1944)

The RAF lead a parade in Calcutta (Kolkata) India, mounted to mark the anniversary of the Battle of ...

 

BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN AND CONVALESCENCE IN TUNISIA,... (1943)

Amateur film without titles shot by Sergeant Leslie Brower, a signaller in the 2nd Battalion Royal Horse Artillery, ...

 

BATTLE OF RANGOON - LOW-LEVEL HEAVY BOMBING BY RAF... (1945)

RAF Liberators bomb defences in support of amphibious landings against Rangoon, Burma.

Aerial footage of Spitfires in the distance. ...

 

BATTLE STATIONS IN MALAYA (1940)

Australian Imperial Forces in Malaya.

Bathing in sea at night, on guard with Mosquito nets over faces; digging trench, ...

 

BEAUFIGHTER OPERATIONS FROM CHIRINGA (18/9/1944) (1944)

Aerial and ground footage of operations by RAF Bristol Beaufighter fighter-bombers based at Chiringa, Bengal Province, India (Bangladesh).

Aerial ...