Nigeria

Nigeria gained independence from the British Empire on 1 October 1960. 

 
 
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NIGERIAN PATTERN (1954)

Missionary work in Nigeria. The difficulties of facing Third World development, in a religious context. The film shows the problems ...

 

NIGERIAN PRIME MINISTER (1958)

Interview with Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa prior to independence.

 

Norman Turner Collection: Nigeria (1951)

Multiple reels on DVD. Family wedding. Journey from South African to Lagos. Flight to Kaduna. Picnic near Kaduna. Kaduna Polo ...

 

NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE NIGER (1947)

Description of life in the principal regions of Nigeria; Katsina, the Plateau country, and the Eastern and Western provinces; shows ...

 

NORTH'S FIRST PREMIER (1954)

THE INSTALLATION OF THE ƒSARDANA OF SOKOTO> AS PREMIER OF NORTHERN NIGERIA AT ƒKADUNA>, 1ST OCTOBER, 1954

 

NORTHERN PROVINCES (1928)

Travelogue of the Northern Provinces of Nigeria, highlighting the contrast between old and new methods. The film shows the development ...

 

OIL PALM OF NIGERIA (1928) enhanced entry

How oil palm is produced in Nigeria.

The film opens with a map and a shot of a local plantation, as ...

 

OIL RIVERS (1956)

No.1 Deals with the nutritional importance of palm oil and palm kernels. Depicts also West African life in the rain ...

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA (1926)has video enhanced entry

Filmed amongst the Sura and Angas people of the Bauchi Plateau in Northern Nigeria, where the rivalry between a British ...

 

PALM OIL, LUMBER AND RUBBER IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA (1924)

INDUSTRIAL. The collection and manufacture of palm nuts and palm oil; travelling shots along the River Niger and its tributaries; ...

 

PEOPLE LIKE MARIA (1958)

The World Health Organisation at work in Bolivia, Nigeria and Burma.

 

PROGRESS IN THE COLONIES (1941)

An African hospital.

The film covers the reception and treatment of a street accident case, with a glance at the X-ray ...

 

RESIDENT MINISTER IN BRITISH WEST AFRICA (1944)

The new resident minister in British West Africa, Captain the Rt. Hon. Harold Balfour M.P., meets the Nigerian Emir at ...

 

Roach Collection: 006: Nigeria, Gran Canaria, Freetown... (1937)

This is a personal film record of a visit to mainly Nigeria but touching on Sierra Leone and other ports ...

 

SALLAH IN KANO (1960)

A pageant in Kano, Nigeria.

 

SANDERS OF THE RIVER (1935)

Story of the work of Commissioner Sanders, the King's representative among the tribes of British West Africa. [Features Chiefs and ...

 

SEARCH FOR OIL IN NIGERIA (1960)

Designed primarily to inform the Nigerian public of what is involved in the exploration for and production of oil in ...

 

SECRETARY OF STATE IN NIGERIA (1952)

THE VISIT OF BRITAIN‰S SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, ƒOLIVER * LYTTELTON>, TO NIGERIA, 24TH MAY-1ST JUNE, 1952

 

SEEDS OF CHANGE (1956)

Documentary describing the rapid growth of the Nigerian palm oil trade.

 

SELF GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN NIGERIA (1958) enhanced entry

Celebrations, attended by the Princess Royal, to mark the introduction of self-government in Western Nigeria in November 1957.

The film opens ...

 

Sidney Smith Collection: Royal Visit to Nigeria 1956 (1956)

A variety of images covering aspects of the Royal Visit to Nigeria of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh ...

 

SMALLPOX (1950) enhanced entry

Dramatised propaganda film, in which a villager refuses to be vaccinated by the visiting sanitary inspector and contracts smallpox.

'Alabi, a ...

 

SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF NIGERIA (1940)

Life and industries in Nigeria.

 

Spencer Collection: 2: Slides and Photos from Nigeria... (1950)

A selection on video of Mrs Spencer's slides and photographs taken during her nursing career in Nigeria and Sarawak. Part ...

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES (1950)has video enhanced entry

"This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise ...

SPRINGTIME IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE

SPRINGTIME IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE (1944)has video enhanced entry

A young African girl is crowned the May Queen in the village of Stanion, Northamptonshire.

The film opens with shots of ...

 

the KING AND HIS PEOPLE (1943) enhanced entry

A tribute to the "new Empire of the British Commonwealth of Nations" and more specifically to King George ...

 

THIS IS NIGERIA (1956) enhanced entry

Survey of the peoples, customs and economy of Nigeria.

Travelogue of Nigeria. Includes Kano airport, Kano town - the mosque and ...

THREE ROADS TO TOMORROW

THREE ROADS TO TOMORROW (1958)has video enhanced entry

'Three Nigerian students from different corners of Nigeria come to Ibadan University. While they sit talking in a dance club, ...

 

TIMBER (1955)

The operation of the PWD Sawmill in Nigeria.

 

TOWARDS TRUE DEMOCRACY (1947) enhanced entry

Government film about the opening of the Nigerian legislative council.

(Reels One and Three only viewed). The introduction provides ...

 

TOWARDS WHOLENESS (1952)

Four stories set in Nigeria with the frustration of endeavour as their theme. One deals with the problem of hygiene, ...

 

TRADERS IN LEATHER (1957)

Leather traders in Northern Nigeria. Life, crafts, people, capital Kano, and the £2m export trade in hides and skins on ...

 

TREE OF LIFE (1924)

ACTUALITY. Nigeria (or Belgian Congo?): Lord Leverhulme and his host and hostess, followed by three more European men, walk ...

 

TWILIGHT FOREST (1957)

Tells the story of an industrial enterprise, which showed for the first time how the forest resources of Nigeria and ...

 

UNILEVER MAGAZINE NO.3 (1952)

three parts:- Animal Feeding Men of the Mersey Matadi Palm

 

UZUAKOLI LEPROSY HOME (1946)

The medical work of the Uzuakoli leprosy settlement, and the patients' varied activities.

 

VICTORY PARADE (1946) enhanced entry

Colonial troops in England for the Victory Parade on 8 June 1946.

Colonial troops arrive in Britain for the Victory Parade. ...

 

VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT (1948)

At Udi in Nigeria.

Work goes on in a village. The chief takes other village chiefs on a tour of inspection ...

 

VISIT OF THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE DUKE AND DUCHESS... (1959)

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Prince Henry and Princess Alice, on a tour of Eastern Nigeria, the Southern Cameroons ...

 

WEDDING IN LAGOS, 1936 (1936)

The wedding of Phyllis and John Ticehurst in Lagos, Nigeria on 12 October 1936; the first wedding to be filmed ...

WEST AFRICA WAS THERE

WEST AFRICA WAS THERE (1945)has video enhanced entry

Film account of the part played by the 81st and 82nd (West African) Divisions in the third Arakan ...

 

WEST AFRICA'S NEW ARCHBISHOP (1955)

The election and appointment of the new archbishop of West Africa, James Lawrence Horstead of Freetown, Sierra Leone who replaced ...

 

WEST AFRICA, CANARIES, MADEIRA (1938)

Amateur footage by J.N. Jeneid (tour manager with Thomas Cook) of scenes(?) shot in West Africa, the Canaries and Tenerife ...

 

Windle Collection 1-5 (1969)

Scenes in Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia and the UK, 1957-69

Production / Donor Details: The film was shot by Terence Leslie William ...