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    Depicts medical work of the London Missionary Society at Jianganj, specifically at the new hospital built by the Society to serve the Murshidabad district of Bengal. Mission staff featured include Dr. Beryl Bowering and Dr. Oliver Newell.

     
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    KAROO 1939

    FOCUS ON THE EMPIRE

    A film of life on a Karoo farm in South Africa on which large flocks of sheep ar e kept. We see them being sheared and the wool loaded on to a train for Port El izabeth. Later it is shipped to England. The story is centred round ...

     
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    A ceremonial procession of elephants and carriages. Departure of dignitaries in limousines.

     
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    (B/W) Erosion control in Coon Creek, Wisconsin, "Placed with Siwalik film as my USA tour in 1934-35 gave me ideas as to what was needed in Siwaliks". Trenches and rubble bunds in Kalachitta, Attock. Building stone and wire bolsters in Nurpur Kangra to ...

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society in Salem, including Salem Boarding School, Salem Training School for Women Teachers and the Boys' High School.

     
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    AMATEUR. Bazaar scenes; oil fields and oil rigs; winches; man going down oil well; ball game played with feet.

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society at Atur, among the Kuruvas tribespeople. Mission staff featured include the Indian Pastor, Mr. T. Narasimham.

     
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    PEACETIME ACTIVITIES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, CONCENTRATING ON THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET ON EXERCISES

     
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    Amateur film showing a picnic in Anglesey and the political officers' Residency, Jaipur.

    Fay and June bathing at Jaipur, 1940. Horse riding in grounds of Residency. Picnicing on Anglesey beach. Jaipur residency gardens in 1939. The Hindustan- ...

     
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    Men operating capstan for digging a well. Women and children bringing home the hay. Flowers and views. (b/w) Travellers on the Una road through Kangra valley. Panorama and pond. Garhi Manaswal camp and village scenes. Loading kit on camels. Wrapped up ...

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary society in Jammalamadugu, including scenes from a local festival, and work at the Jammalamadugu General Hospital and Girls' Boarding School.

     
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    Samoan Sidelights. Includes three sequences - Sinnet Making (a kind of twine); Samoan Kava ceremony; Roasting the Ceremonial Pig.

     
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    Amateur film. Tanggye; bazaar scenes; Inle Lake Buddhist festival - rowing through rushes in procession, decorated boats; last Durbar ever performed by the Governor.

     
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    "INTEREST". The dances, housing and local industries of New Guinea. A map indicates the equatorial rain forests in South America, South Africa and South East Asia. Scenes showing the vegetation, islanders walk in single file beneath palm trees ...

     
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    A welcoming committee of dignitaries for the arrival of a train. A procession through the streets with elephants. The groom (?) in a limousine with a mounted escort. View from upstairs window. CU of elephants. Pan of horses and attendants. English and ...

     
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    RAINS CAME 1939

    Melodrama of the love of an English society woman and a high caste doctor in India during natural disasters and epidemics.

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society in Cuddapah, including the Vocational Middle School.

     
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    Travelogue on Palestine emphasising its modern industrial as well as its historical and religious aspects.

     
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    BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS

    "ENGLISH GIRL WINS TABLE TENNIS TITLE". Table tennis competition at Wembley. Jean Nichol wins. Bergman of Austria wins men's English title.

    "HITLER'S SPEECH REASSURES WORLD". In Berlin, Adolf Hitler addresses audience on the ...

     
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    Story of the maiden voyage of HMS Ashanti, a Tribal Class destroyer, to visit the Gold Coast to "show herself to the tribesmen of the country."

    Brief introductory history of the Ashanti kingdom, now an enlightened ...

     
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    UFA NR 420 1939

    Germany

    I. Helsinki prepares for 1940 Olympics. Reportedly unaffected by world events, Finland makes final preparations for the Olympics, advertised on an English poster for 20 July to 4 August 1940. Views of the Finnish capital include the waterfront, ...

     
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    (Reel 1) A soldier in uniform stands in heavily frosted yard. View of white cliffs, from ship (Troopship Vienna?) leaving Southampton . The regiment watch other boats and a destroyer from the deck. The train stationary at a station in France. The ...

     
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    Great Britain

    An account of the slave trade in the West Indies, and the islands' development since emancipation.

    Copeland Grant, seated in a living room, speaks of the West Indians' mixed descent and of their loyalty to Britain, before the film ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The forests and the mahogany timber industry of British Honduras.