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    Rhodesia

    Travel film on the Southern end of Lake Tanganyika and the famous Kalambo Falls.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Seretse Khama is seen arriving in a flying boat at Southampton with his wife and child. He is starting his five year exile from Bechuanaland. It is reported that before leving Africa, Seretse came to an agreement with ...

     
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    JAMAICA II 1950

    Great Britain

    Amateur footage featuring Noel Coward in Jamaica.

     
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    NAIROBI 1950 has video enhanced entry

    Great Britain

    Travelogue of everyday life in Nairobi, Kenya, concluding with the ceremony granting the town the status of a city.

    A British voiceover outlines the development of Nairobi - 'today in this once barren land stands Nairobi, capital of ...

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    No. 68 Photographic Squadron, which has been redrawing the map of Africa, moves all its men and equipment by air to Nairobi.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Botswanan politician, Khama, is allowed to return for five days, from exile, because his wife is expecting a baby.

    [Son of the Bamangwato chief Sekoma II (died 1925), Khama studied law in the UK and married an ...

     
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    KIM 1950 enhanced entry

    USA

    The orphan son of a British soldier, after being given a message for a British secret agent in India, is trained to spy and completes a mission before going to school.

    Adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s 1900 novel, Kim was ...

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Shows clearing and harvesting scenes at Kongwa linked with developments in ground nuts scheme.

     
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    Morrison Collection

    (1) Ocean voyage home from Pateau in 1939 in M.V. Accra. with visits to Maderia which show the local scenery and people

    (2) Morrison family picnic at the lakeside of Jekko Hydro-electric Dam with rowing boat trip. 1950 ...

     
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    Knowles Collection

    Travel Film of Central Africa.

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior music and art teacher at Chisipile, ...

     
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    Knowles Collection

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

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

     
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    Knowles Collection

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

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

     
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    Knowles Collection

    Aspects of African life in Basutoland.

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior music and art teacher at Chisipile, ...

     
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    Knowles Collection

    Views of Zanzibar

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior music and art teacher at Chisipile, Salisbury, Southern ...

     
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    Knowles Collection

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

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

     
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    Knowles Collection

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

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior ...

     
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    The Tait Collection

    8 reels. 1. The Tait children with deer.

    2. Scenes in Malaya.

    3. The Tait boys in the garden in Malaya.

    4. Holiday picnic by waterside in Scotland(?).

    5. A christening in the U.K.

    6. Time in the ...

     
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    Golding Collection

    1. Views of game in Tanganyika.

    2. Dambuilding in Nzega and tribal 'turnout', Tanganyika. 1956-1958.

    3. Nzega Agricultural Show, Tanganyika.

    4. Film of Nzega District Agricultural Show (Wannamwezi Tribe).

    5. ...

     
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    Rhodesia Collection

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

    Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia Collection was donated by the journal Rhodesians Worldwide and contains ...

     
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    Gaskell Collection

    Film shows the work of the small village pottery at Naraguta, a few miles outside Jos, Plateau Province. The pots are made, fired and taken to market for sale. A family buys a pot and takes it home for use.

    Production / Donor ...

     
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    GB

    The training and work of the Royal Naval Air Service.

    Over shots of a dinghy sailing race among moored warships, the commentary speaks of the importance of airpower in modern naval training. The film then provides a ...

     
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    GB

    Government information film on East Africa.

    A brief historical survey introduces the foreign racial elements - Arab, European and Indian - while characterising the natives as "sometimes delightful, but sometimes ...

     
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    Programme intended to prompt discussion on East African affairs.

    A map of the area introduces a brief demographic and economic survey - active manpower is the region's main economic asset. The process of change can ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Major William Rhodes James while serving with the 1st Battalion 6th Gurkha Rifles in Malaya during the early period of the Malayan Emergency, from August 1948, aiding the civil power and supporting the ...