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  • ANTI-PLAGUE OPERATIONS, LAGOS 1937
    Great Britain

    A record of measures taken against an outbreak of plague in Lagos, followed by footage of welfare exhibitions in Lagos in 1937.

    The film opens with Africans standing outside a corrugated iron hut, with an open sewer running through ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM.

    ARAB LEGION AMMAN. Filmed around April 1937 on the occasion of the annual parade of the Legion. The parade was taken by King Hussein but it is uncertain whether there is no footage of him in this film (30ft).

    LAN ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Pearl diving and a pearl fleet in the Persian Gulf.

     
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    Documentary. An Akyab tour - Burma.

    A boat unloading small parcels and two men onto a small boat alongside. The arrival of a motor boat and British officials on a visit to a temple. Andrew Bay At Sadaway. A flying boat taking off. Inspection of ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Doctor Gordon Thompson, a Church Missionary Society medical missionary working at the Henry Lester Institute of Medical Research in Shanghai (1927-1937), records ceremony of Armistice Day in Hong Kong, where Colonial Governor ...

     
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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    Empire Premiers, in Britain for the Imperial Conference witness a tank display (94ft).

     
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    Scenes from Hong Kong including: Shatin Valley; Christian Buddhist temple; rice fields; on the Taipo Road, including scenes at the train station; Tolo Harbour; Chinese country houses; a Chinese temple garden; Shing Mun reservoir; ruins of a walled city ...

     
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    MINISTRY OF TECHNOLOGY COLLECTIONGB

    A series of landings is seen with various aircraft.

    Notes

    Summary: Good shots taken from the island bridge. Note the markings on the flight deck and the good reverse shots which show the island well. ...

     
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    ASHANTI 1939

    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY: Destroyer ship "H.M.S. Ashanti" makes her maiden voyage to Ashanti, the country after which she has been named.

    Credits (31), waves, coastline of the Gold Coast, map of Africa showing Ashanti (62), markets (77) naval ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Everyday use of asphalt for roadmaking and roofing are followed by a description of the Pitch Lake at La Brea, Trinidad, the work at the lakeside, in the refineries and in the barrel factory. The mechanised making and filling of barrels is ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A typical day at a Government Primary School in Tanganyika.

    The film opens with a shot of a notice board stating "Government Primary School". The boys of the school are roused at 6.30 a.m. by a bugle. The boys get up, wash, sweep ...

     
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    FOX MOVIETONE NEWSUSA

    Main title. "Squadron of British planes starts from Cape Town on 4,600 mile return trip over the jungles to Cairo" (17). LS airfield at Cape Town (27); PAN three biplanes taking off (53); MS as they fly over the camera on their way ...