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BIKANER

BIKANER (1934)has video enhanced entry

INSTRUCTIONAL. Opening shot of a map of India. An arrow indicates the Deccan States and then the Rajputana States and ...

CARIBBEAN

CARIBBEAN (1951)has video enhanced entry

A film depicting the Caribbean islands - West Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras - and highlighting the traditional customs ...

 

CEYLAN, VÉCU ET PITTORESQUE (1905) enhanced entry

Early footage from Ceylon.

Title card: 'Views and People in Ceylon'. Shots taken from the front of a train as ...

COOLIE BOYS DIVING FOR COINS

COOLIE BOYS DIVING FOR COINS (1900)has video enhanced entry

ACTUALITY. A view from above of native boys diving for coins from their boats in Singapore harbour and climbing back ...

 

CROSSING THE GREAT SAHARA (1924) enhanced entry

Angus Buchanan's expedition to the Sahel region of the Sahara in 1922-23. Includes Sir Hugh Clifford and the Executive Council ...

 

DAY IN NAIROBI (1955) enhanced entry

Travelogue, showing the buildings, people and wildlife of Nairobi.

Over shots of modern Nairobi, the commentator outlines the transformation of the ...

DELHI

DELHI (1938)has video enhanced entry

Travelogue of Delhi.

Main title and credits. Map of India, which zooms in on Delhi. Fade to view of plains ...

FAIR CITY OF UDAIPUR

FAIR CITY OF UDAIPUR (1934)has video enhanced entry

General view from Maharajah's Palace, street scenes, the Temple of Juggernaut. Details of stone carving in the temple, market scene, ...

 

FAIREST AFRICA (1959) enhanced entry

A travelogue taking the form of a car journey through the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.

A car with luggage on ...

GIBRALTAR

GIBRALTAR (1911)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. Travelogue. Scenes in Gibraltar.

Main title and credit (1). Pan right from sea of the town of Gibraltar (33). Street ...

GLIMPSES OF INDIA

GLIMPSES OF INDIA (1929)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST - Travelogue. Scenes of Indian life and architecture.

RL.1 Seas breaking on the rocks at Cape Comorin (58-89); the Afghan ...

GREAT VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBESI RIVER

GREAT VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBESI RIVER (1907)has video enhanced entry

Travelogue showing scenes from Victoria Falls.

An African woman stands beside a sign which reads 'David Livingstone cut his initials on ...

HISTORIC MUTINY SITES

HISTORIC MUTINY SITES (1914)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. Travelogue principally around Delhi.

Main titles. (3) MS double gateway, in a perimeter wall, horse and ox traffic passing through. ...

 

HONDURAS (1918) enhanced entry

Aspects of nature and industrial life on Honduras.

Opening with scenes from Swan Island, the film shows two Europeans offloading supplies ...

MONTEGO BAY TO WILLIAMSFIELD, JAMAICA

MONTEGO BAY TO WILLIAMSFIELD, JAMAICA (1913)has video enhanced entry

Scenes in Jamaica, featuring shots from a train.

A title introduces 'Montego Bay. The Market Square and Main Street'. The camera ...

PANORAMA OF CALCUTTA, INDIA, FROM THE RIVER GANGES.

PANORAMA OF CALCUTTA, INDIA, FROM THE RIVER GANGES. (1899)has video enhanced entry

The Calcutta waterfront viewed from a vessel moving up the Ganges, showing pilgrims descending into the water, dhows and rafts. ...

 

PARTIE FISCHFANG BEI DEM MAHARADSCHA VON KAPURTHALA... (1911) enhanced entry

INTEREST. The Maharajah of Kapurthala and his guests on their journey towards the fishing grounds: men riding on elephants (29). ...

PÊCHE À LA DYNAMITE DANS LES ÎLES SALOMON

PÊCHE À LA DYNAMITE DANS LES ÎLES SALOMON (1909)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. Fishing with dynamite in the Solomon Islands.

Main title and intertitle (10). A European throws dynamite into a river, it ...

 

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 ...

 

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD (1920) enhanced entry

Travelogue showing the people and buildings of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

The initial title explains that 'this capital city of the most southern ...

ROAD IN INDIA

ROAD IN INDIA (1938)has video enhanced entry

Life on a road in India, showing the traffic, people and animals.

Main title and credits (48). Bullock and camel carts ...

SCENES IN CEYLON

SCENES IN CEYLON (1909)has video enhanced entry

Kandy, Colombo and the Kelani river.

Market scene in Kandy. Merchants display their wares, while people, children and animals jostle each ...

SONG OF CEYLON

SONG OF CEYLON (1934)has video enhanced entry

DOCUMENTARY.

r.1 Part 1 - the Buddha. Scenes of dark jungle with glimpses of animals, ruined temples and tropical vegetation (180), ...

 

SOUTHERN RHODESIA IS THIS YOUR COUNTRY? (1947) enhanced entry

A story of Rhodesia intended for potential European immigrants. The film highlights the contemporary conditions of life there, outlining the ...

 

SOUTHERN RHODESIA `LAND OF SUNSHINE' (1946) enhanced entry

A travelogue of Southern Rhodesia intended for prospective British tourists and immigrants.

Opening with a consideration of ancient Rhodesia, the film ...

 

TEMPLES OF INDIA (1938) enhanced entry

Hindu temples at Benares and Belur and the mythology associated with them.

Three holy men sitting on a raised stone platform ...

 

TORRES STRAIT (1898) enhanced entry

INTEREST. Footage shot by A.C. Haddon during the 1898 Cambridge expedition to the Torres Strait, showing a series of native ...

TRIP THROUGH BRITISH NORTH BORNEO

TRIP THROUGH BRITISH NORTH BORNEO (1907)has video enhanced entry

Travelogue showing scenes from British North Borneo.

Opening with a train journey, the film shows views from the train as it ...

 

VILLAGE IN INDIA (1938) enhanced entry

Indian village life including a Brahmin initiation ceremony and a Hindu wedding.

Peasant life in a village in Rajputana. Early morning ...