South Africa

In 1910 the territories of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal achieved dominion status as the Union of South Africa. Films depicting these areas are classed together under 'South Africa'.

 
 
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ZULU DAWN (1979)

Despite orders to the contrary from the British government, the English forces in Natal in 1879 attack the Zulu King ...

 

ZULU (1963)

In January 1879 a force of 4,000 Zulus having wiped out 1200 British soldiers in Natal marched to attack the ...

 

ADVENTURERS (1950)

Set in Africa just after the Boer war, tells of the journey of four men into the African bush, in ...

 

DIAMOND CITY (1949)

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

 

JIM COMES TO JOH'BURG (1949)

A young African leaves his village in Swaziland and seeks fame and fortune in Johannesburg.

 

FOR VALOUR (1937)

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

 

MY SONG GOES FORTH (1937)

INTEREST. A survey of the position of natives in various parts of South Africa.

r.1 Shots of natives in a busy ...

 

RHODES OF AFRICA (1936) enhanced entry

Biography of the politician and how he rises from being a diamond-miner in Africa to become Prime Minister of Cape ...

 

HEROES OF THE VELDT (1913)

Main title. "Pretoria: decorating the graves of British soldiers killed in the war." MCS women moving amongst the graves and ...

 

BILDER AUS S√úDAFRIKA (1909)

ACTUALITY. The construction of a railway bridge across a river in South Africa.

A gang of African labourers, with an overseer, ...

HOW A BRITISH BULLDOG SAVED THE UNION JACK

HOW A BRITISH BULLDOG SAVED THE UNION JACK (1906)has video enhanced entry

A fictional drama from the Zulu Wars.

A British sentry guards a British camp. A Zulu crouches on all fours and ...

 

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 ...

 

a SNEAKY BOER (1901)

A dramatised Boer War short made by the Lancashire firm of Mitchell and Kenyon. It shows two Boers sneaking up ...

 

SKIRMISH ROUND THE FLAG (1901) enhanced entry

Dramatised Boer War short made by the Lancashire firm of Mitchell and Kenyon. It shows two nurses saved from the ...

 

5-INCH SIEGE GUNS CROSSING VAAL RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Native drivers and British soldiers stand by the bank of the river urging on the long teams ...

 

ARRIVAL AND RECEPTION OF LORD ROBERTS AT CAPETOWN (1900)

ACTUALITY. Lord Roberts arrives at Cape Town to head the British army during the Boer War.

A small contingent of soldiers ...

 

ARTILLERY CROSSING A RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Men in pith helmets on horseback ford a river and climb the bank. MCU men driving carts pulled by ...

 

BATTLE OF SPION KOP: AMBULANCE CORPS CROSSING THE TUGELA... (1900)

ACTUALITY. Ambulances and British troops crossing the Tugela River over the pontoon bridge near Trichardt's Drift, during the British retreat ...

 

BOERS BRINGING IN BRITISH PRISONERS (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Cavalrymen dressed as Boers escort a number of men wearing kilts towards and past the camera. One or two ...

 

CAPTURE OF BOER BATTERY BY BRITISH (1900)

DOCUMENTARY. "Fake newsfilm" of a Boer war skirmish.

A number of Boer volunteers direct rifle fire and cannon fire at the ...

 

CHARGE OF BOER CAVALRY (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. A number of cavalrymen dressed as Boers ride towards and past the camera brandishing their swords. A solitary rider ...

 

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 ...

 

EMBARKATION OF THE C.I.V. FOR SOUTH AFRICA (1900)

ACTUALITY. City Imperial Volunteers, carrying rifles and equipment, clamber up the gangway of a troopship at the foot of which ...

 

ENGLISH LANCERS CHARGING (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Faked Boer War incident.

View from behind the "Boer" position as they fire with rifles and a small cannon against ...