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    USA

    RECONSTRUCTION. A number of cavalrymen dressed as Boers ride towards and past the camera brandishing their swords. A solitary rider is left behind and watches as two men ride slowly (R-L) past the camera. In the background is a wooded slope (20ft)( ...

     
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    USA

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

    A number of Boer volunteers direct rifle fire and cannon fire at the kilted Highland regiment advancing towards them. The Highlanders overrun the battery and put the Boers to flight (81 ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A steam traction engine hauling timber in a dockyard, apparently in South Africa (during the Boer War). A number of cyclists and troops and a donkey cart pass by (72ft).

    Note: See Warwick Catalogue 5541b, TRANSPORTING SUPPLIES BY ...

     
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    Great Britain

    "ACTUALITY". A contingent from a British Army unit marching down a street, followed by a small group of boys who look into the camera. The unit is led by an officer bearing a sword and includes a colour sergeant (51).

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Ambulances and British troops crossing the Tugela River over the pontoon bridge near Trichardt's Drift, during the British retreat from Spion Kop in the Boer War, 25 January 1900. Three separate scenes (single shots) taken from ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. A Company of British troops, just arrived in Port Elizabeth, march from the jetty towards a square and are surrounded by the waiting crowds (48ft).

    Note: Probably filmed by Edgar M. Hyman around March 1900 ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Covered wagons drawn by mules, each flying the Red Cross flag, fording the Vaal river (13ft).

    Note: Filmed by Joe Rosenthal c24 May 1900. Original length 50ft.

    Refs: National Film Archive, Catalogue, Part ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The train, with engine decorated with flag and the letters "CIV" on the front, pulls out of the station; soldiers lean from the windows, some waving (44ft).

    Note: Also contained in THROUGH THREE REIGNS 1922 (Rl. 1. 522-561ft).

     
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    Great Britain

    "H.M.S. Powerful arriving in Portsmouth Harbour, bringing home the heroes of Ladysmith". Shot of the four-funnelled cruiser steaming in to the harbour and passing HMS Victory dressed with flags for the occasion (47ft).

    Note: This is ...

     
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    A 4.7-inch naval gun being drawn across the drift by ox-teams. As the gun descends the steep embankment, it is held back by ropes in the hands of a number of troops.

    Notes

    Filmed by Joseph Rosenthal, it is thought that this might also be ...

     
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    MS race course? Ranks of turbanned soldiers march towards the camera. The first group have trumpets, the rest carry rifles. They are accompanied by two Europeans on horseback.

     
  • COOLIE BOYS DIVING FOR COINS

    ACTUALITY. A view from above of native boys diving for coins from their boats in Singapore harbour and climbing back again (51 ft).

    In August 1900, a notice from the Warwick Trading Company appeared in The Era explaining that & ...