Southern Rhodesia/Rhodesia

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

 
 
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BORDER HIGHLANDS (1956)

A colour travelogue intended to encourage tourists to visit the Eastern Districts of Rhodesia.

The film shows the the great ...

 

SOUTHERN RHODESIA : CLIMATE AND CULTIVATION (1956)

Maps show how the growing of a varied range of crops is possible; native life and subsistence farming on the ...

 

FOUR ROADS TO FUN (1955)

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

 

FUEL FOR THOUGHT (1955)

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

 

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. ...

 

MIXED FARMING BY THE TOBACCO FARMER (1955)

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

 

RHODESIA AND NYASALAND NEWS NO. 4 (1955)

Chieftainess Luwezhi installed at Chavuma, head messenger retires, training African nurses in Nyasaland, the Kyusa dancers, Jairos Jiri- friend of ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: Victoria Falls 'The Smoke that... (1955)

Film about the Victoria Falls on the borders of Northern and Southern Rhodesia.

Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia Collection was ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "B" (1955)

Compilation from early Spotlights, no's 8-14, including. Land clearance at Karoi, Chingola mining town, soil conservation in Nyasaland, expansion of ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "C" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 15-19, including - postal school, making ropes, growing tea and tobacco, Chirunda sugar estates, Umtali ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "D" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, including - Katambora reform school, fumigation of bagged grain, safari on river Luangwa, stock car racing, ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "E" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 20-30, including, lake Nyasa developments, reopening of old copper mine, the story of rubber, news ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT "F" (1955)

Compilation of early Spotlights, no's 20-29, including - trout fishing, lake Miveru, cotton cultivation in Nyasaland, agricultural research station, new ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT No. 22 (1955)

Extracts from RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTs, a cinemagazine.

"Visit of His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury". Geoffrey Fisher at Victoria Falls, Lusaka and ...

 

THIS IS RHODESIA (1955)

A review of the then current state of Rhodesia of its past and future prospects - a very optimistic and ...

 

TWO GENERATIONS (1955)

The development of the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland from the visions of Livingstone and Rhodes, two generations ago.

 

AFRICA: A RHODESIAN VILLAGE (1954)

INSTRUCTIONAL. View of the village belonging to the Mashona tribe. Cattle and goats are herded through the village. Children play. ...

 

MAPOLISA (1954)

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

 

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

 

PLAN FOR PROGRESS (1953)

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

 

RHODESIA PATROL (1953)

A story told by a member of the B.S.A.P. Ayoung man leaves UK and joins B.S.A.P., the training routine is ...

 

TRIBUTE TO FOUNDER 1853-1953 (1953)

Highlights of the Central African Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia.

 

BAPTIST MISSION - CONGO/SOUTH AFRICA (1952)

Record of Baptist Missionary Society tour led by Herbert Janes (later Sir Herbert Janes). Various parts of Southern Africa (including ...

 

CENTRAL AFRICA UNDER DISCUSSION TNR 92/52 (1952)

Survey on resources of Northern and Southern Rhodesia, natural and human. Scenes in Lusaka and Salisbury. Southern Rhodesian delegation arrives ...

 

CONSERVATIVE NEWS REVIEW NO. 7 (1952)

Conservative Party newsreel. Cartoon pointing out that there is no age limit for School Certificate entrants. The Commonwealth Conference. The ...

 

JOE HLAHLA - BUSINESSMAN (1952)

Shows the various businesses Joe Hlahla an African landowner does.

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 ...

 

SIR GILBERT RENNIE (1952)

Composite items from NORTHERN AND RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTS , all concerning Sir Gilbert Rennie

 

VISIT TO A SHANGAAN VILLAGE (1952)

A town dweller visits his native village and is welcomed back with a tour of the basket maker, a carver, ...

 

DIVIDENDS FROM DIET (1951)

Diet film for employers of African labour.

 

HOUSING IN PISE DE TERRE (1951)

Film illustrating the method of house construction.

 

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.

 

TREK TO MASHOMBA (1951) enhanced entry

A fictional children's film recalling the journey of trekkers in 1892 from the Transvaal to the Mashomba Valley in Mashonaland. ...

 

AFRICAN BUILDS A CANOE (1950)

INTEREST. Two natives of Southern Rhodesia chop down a tree and make a dug-out canoe from a section of the ...

 

AFRICAN BUILDS HIS HOME (1950)

Natives of the Mashona tribe build a hut from wooden poles, grass and mud, and a family is then seen ...

 

DEATH LEAVES THE VALLEY (1950)

The control of bilharzia and malaria in Rhodesia.

 

Knowles collection. Part 1 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Travel Film of Central Africa.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 2 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Film of The Kruger National Park in South Africa; Wankie Reserve (now Hwange Park); and The Victoria Falls in Southern ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 5 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Flowers, shrubs and trees of Rhodesia showing their flowering seasons; city scenes and parks; wildlife in the bush.

Production / Donor ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 7 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Vumba, Southern Rhodesia; mountain scenery, and the National Park of Southern Rhodesia including the ruins of the old ...

 

Knowles collection. Part 9 of 12. 1950s (1950)

Views of Inyanga Eastern Districts (Southern Rhodesia) and Tanganyika.

Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. ...

 

Rhodesia Collection: "Apis Mellifera Adansonii - The... (1950)

Documenting the African bee, native traditional bee keepers and the bee-keeping industry in Africa.

Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia ...

 

COLONY IN COLOUR (1949)

The beauty of Southern Rhodesia, its expanding agricultural and industrial development and the opportunities it offers for pioneers of today; ...

 

TOBACCO GROWING (1949)

Cultivation of tobacco, season by season on a Southern Rhodesian estate,from the preparation of the ground to the curing and ...

 

TOBACCO SUPPLY OF THE WORLD (1949)

General account of the production of tobacco, with special reference to Southern Rhodesia; includes a study of an actual tobacco ...

WIVES OF NENDI

WIVES OF NENDI (1949)has video enhanced entry

Described by the voiceover as 'the true story of Mai Mangwende, the wife of Chief Mangwende of Southern Rhodesia and ...