Southern Rhodesia/Rhodesia

Southern Rhodesia declared independence unilaterally as Rhodesia in 1965. It achieved formal independence as Zimbabwe in 1980. 

 
 
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MADEIRA AND AFRICA (1932)

HOME MOVIE. Amateur footage of a holiday on a cruise liner, and in Madeira and Africa, including shots of Victoria ...

 

MAN EATER (1961)

Dramatised account of a missionary savaged by a lion while out visiting a missionary school.

 

MAPOLISA (1954)

Young African witnesses a pocket picking and helps the police, is impressed by the police and decides to join. He ...

 

MARTHA MAKES THE GRADE (1955)

Local land inspector looks at farmer's land where poor farming methods by the "mostly idle" blacks has led to erosion. ...

MARY'S LUCKY DAY

MARY'S LUCKY DAY (1952)has video enhanced entry

Dramatised advertising film for Lux toilet soap intended for African audiences.

The film opens with an African man sitting and playing ...

 

Matisonn Collection: 3: Rhodes Centenary Exhibition,... (1953)

Rhodes Centenary exhibition. Royal family. Pavilions, exhibits. Grave of Leander Starr Jameson.

Production / Donor Details: Films Shot by Leslie Matisonn

 

MCC TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA - RHODESIA - ALLOM HOME MOVIE... (1930)

Amateur film of MCC cricket tour. War memorial. Cricketers visit Rhodes memorial. Percy Chapman filming (48). Open-air dinner party for ...

 

MEDICAL MISSION (1960)

The work of medical missions in Southern Nigeria, Sarawak, Nepal and South India.

 

MIXED FARMING BY THE TOBACCO FARMER (1955)

The history of the ups and downs of the tobacco market and its effects on the growers.

 

MR. SMITH (RHODESIA) (1965)

An interview with Ian Smith about the future of Rhodesia.

 

MULENGA GETS A JOB (1951) enhanced entry

Mulenga is hired to do odd jobs in the grounds of a big house. However, another employee deviously tries to ...

 

MULENGA'S UNLUCKY DAY (1951)

Mulenga visits Lake Malawi and meets misfortune at every turn.

 

MZILIKAZI PROFILE (1970)

Looks at the work of the Mzilikazi Arts and Crafts Centre in Bulawayo in training African artists, particularly in creating ...

 

NATURE NEEDS YOUR HELP (1960)

Outlines the measures farmers should adopt to prevent soil erosion.

 

NEW ACRES (1964)

Looks at the land development officer and the implementation of the Land Husbandry Act and other improvements, such as drainage, ...

 

NEW INITIATIVE (1976)

A film showing Ian Smith's address to Rhodesia on his 'new initiative' to bring Africans into government. The Prime Minister ...

 

NGOMA NO. 1 (1963)

The No. 1 Mrewa Club from Salisbury perform 3 African dances.

 

NO USEFUL PURPOSE WOULD BE SERVED (1978)

A follow-up to WORLD IN ACTION: LIABLE TO PROSECUTION about Shell and BP's involvement in illegal oil exports to Rhodesia. ...

 

NURSERY SCHOOL (1960)

The nursery school at Runyararo and how it helps the mothers. RM 2539

 

OFF TO THE SUN (1964)

Jim and Jane tour Rhodesia.

 

ON TOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA (1934)

Travelogue of Southern Africa: the Transvaal, Pretoria, Johannesburg mines, Rhodesia, Kimberley diamond mines, Buffalo river, Port Elizabeth, an ostrich farm, ...

 

ON TOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE... (1934)

The Duke of Kent's tour of South Africa and Rhodesia in 1934.

 

OPERATIONS IN RHODESIA (1968)

The film offers a review of the current dvelopments in the countries surrounding Rhodesia, and shows the troops patrolling the ...

 

OUT OF THE BUSH (1963)

The life of Africans against the background of village life and life in the cities of Rhodesia and in the ...

 

OUTPOST AT WAR (1944) enhanced entry

Official production highlights the war effort of Southern Rhodesia during the Second World War.

The film opens with a ...

 

PANORAMA[17/12/79] (1979)

Includes an item looking at the progress and deterioration of the conflict in Northern Ireland through the eyes of two ...

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 1 (1948) enhanced entry

By means of a letter addressed to 'the members, Cinema Clubs for Girls and Boys, Great Britain', a young boy ...

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 3 (1948)

Entertainment film for children's cinema clubs.

 

PEN PICTURES FROM RHODESIA LETTER 5 (1948)

Entertainment film for children's cinema clubs.

 

PICTURESQUE SOUTH AFRICA (1936)

Cape Town, Durban and the Victoria Falls in Rhodesia.

 

PIONEER TRAILS (1958)

Travelogue of Rhodesia.

 

PITANIKO (1947) enhanced entry

The story of a young disabled boy who escapes from his tribe as he is about to be sacrificed because ...

 

PLAN FOR PROGRESS (1953)

"Smithers" is sent to Gwelo to investigate business oportunities - then follows an advertising film for Gwelo, tracing its history ...

 

POISON ORDEAL (1936)

SOUTH AFRICAN TRIBAL CUSTOMS

 

POWER AND RHODESIA (1963)

An investigation into the need for Kariba now that the Central African Federation has ended. John Hooper weighs up.

 

POWER FOR AFRICA (1960)

The opening of the Kariba Dam.

 

POWER FOR PARTNERSHIP (1961)

Kariba built for power provision for the North and South. An examination of social structures between white and black, role ...

 

PRIDE OF EAGLES (1968)

The Roundel of the Rhodesian Air Force bears the lion insignia, hence the play o n a "pride" of eagles. ...

 

PRIME MINISTER'S BROADCAST ON RHODESIA (1965)

Harold Wilson explains the government's decision to send troops to Zambia and to tighten trade sanctions against Rhodesia.

 

QUER DURCH AFRIKA DIE VIKTORIA-FAELLE (1911)

INTEREST. The Victoria Falls.

Various shots of the Falls seen from different angles (181). A small boat, manned by Africans, being ...

 

RAINMAKERS (1978)

A documentary looking at Rhodesian techniques for "seeding" clouds to create rainfall. It includes various shots of different types of ...

 

REPORT ON KARIBA 1958 (1959)

Progress report on the Kariba Dam scheme.

 

REPORT ON KARIBA HIGH WATER, 1957 (1957)

Report on the Kariba Dam scheme, and the effects of the record floods.

 

REPUBLIC OF RHODESIA (1976)

Denis Mitchell talks to some of the Rhodesians, both black and white, he met on his journey through the country ...

 

RETURN TO THE WILD (1962)

Story of two orphan lion cubs brought up by a game warden in a Rhodesian reserve.

 

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 ...

 

RHODESIA (1978)

A consideration of the British press coverage of the war in Rhodesia.

 

RHODESIA (1977)

An issue of the BBC current affairs programme, looking at the situation in Rhodesia.