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    Pulley system with yaks walking downhill to pull sleepers up it. Processes in the building of a 2 mile 'wet slide' to transport the sleepers where the river is too fierce - planning the alignment, carpenters shaping the trestles, and bits of the ...

     
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    TORO 1927 1927

    Great Britain

    Amateur film.

    Girls school run by missionaries - shots of Miss Attlee teaching the girls English games with African actions (e.g. "This is the way we dig our garden" instead of "wash our hands"); Miss Marshall and the girl guides ( ...

     
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    Leaving Smila, Scot's Kirk and English Church. On the Hindustan-Tibet road: preparing mules and loading up, bazaar scenes and native life. Near Narkanda, local farmer ploughing with oxen. Rampur bazaar scenes: buildings, features and locals. Crossing ...

     
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    Great Britain

    PROPAGANDA. Appeal by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel for funds to continue its work on Tristan da Cunha. The film consists of material shot during the visit to the island by The Quest in 1922, previously released in ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The industrial development of West Africa (probably Gold Coast and Nigeria) under British rule.

    West Africa before it was developed; forests (28-43); swamps (45-52); deserts (55-60). Men crossing a river by a tree branch (66-78). Two ...

     
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    United States of America

    Compilation film of events in Palestine, autumn 1917 to spring 1918.

    2nd Battalion, the Black Watch, led by its pipe band along a desert road. "The Australian Camel Corps" (actually pack camels ...

     
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    United States of America

    Compilation film of events in Arabia, autumn 1917 to spring 1918.

    A portrait still of Colonel T E Lawrence. The embarkation of supplies and sheep on SS Ozarda at Port Said, the journey to Jidda, ...