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  • JAMAICAN HARVEST
    Great Britain

    The cultivation and export of bananas in Jamaica.

    Opening in January as local ploughmen plough a large field in readiness for planting, the film then shows local women weeding and hoeing the land. Shots of a dam outline the ...

     
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    Farce about a professor who is forced to collect taxes and administer while the commissioner is on leave and his deputy is ill.

    Professor Tibbetts, who works for the Teaching and Welfare Institute for the Reformation of Pagans ( ...

     
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    Scenes of Hong Kong including: the harbour; Kowloon Pier (incl. 3 shots of President Hoover); junks in the harbour; city of Victoria; the main commercial streets; city business area; European residential district; the Public Gardens; and ...

     
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    "Chinese Community Demonstrates its loyalty to King George VI" - crowds, flags, and bunting; Chinese Pailaus or triumphal arches; Chinese procession including dragon, lanterns, banners, floats, drummers and acrobats.

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes at the Oba Oba Mission, Samoa; view over tropical hills and valleys from summit of hill with huts - hill station; procession of horses and people with supplies climbing road to the hill station - the mission (?); two ...

     
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    Amateur film of Buenos Aires and the Falkland Islands.

    Entering Buenos Aires, travelling shot of street scenes in the city, skyscrapers, the Colour Theatre(?), the City Hotel. Notice board on "Higiene Sexual" (80ft). Entering Port ...

     
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    SUEZ 1938

    USA

    The life of Ferdinand de Lesseps and the building of the Suez Canal.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes of Hong Kong, including: a variety of people in winter clothes; shops and shop signs; Christmas decorations in shops; the opening of a new church for Chinese Methodists; people in oriental costume; the native quarter (including a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes from Hong Kong including: transport ships at Kowloon Pier; sampans and junks; city street scenes; people in the Public Gardens; a Christian Chinese wedding; women workers carrying vegetables; building; stone breaking, working on a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Hong Kong scenes including: the Lido at Repulse Bay; a Chinese bathing club and Dragon Boat race; the filmmakers leave their house on a day trip; harvest time in the rice fields; the filmmakers' bungalow and the beach at Ting Kau.

     
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    Travelogue of Burma showing Buddhist sites in Rangoon and Mandalay and a look at Burmese life. Includes a teak sawmill and working elephants; child dancers and musicians; and Mandalay market.

    Main title and credits (43). Silhouetted ...

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes at the Oba Oba Mission, Samoa; MSs ten-year-old boys; pan across landscape from summit of hill; men, women and children walking to wooden, one-floor buildings and church - the mission (?); CU of European - the minister ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage by J.N. Jeneid (tour manager with Thomas Cook) of scenes(?) shot in West Africa, the Canaries and Tenerife - probably on a Thomas Cook tour)

     
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    PETRA 1938

    Great Britain

    Documentary on the city of Petra. Traces four civilisations, each of which found value in re-establishing the life of this city, whose temples and dwellings were shaped out of the caves in the cliff of a mountain range in the heart of the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Ben, Bebe and Barbara in Africa, mostly watching ritual dancing. Ben, Bebe and Barbara in a large garden - home?




     
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    Great Britain

    Goods transportation: ferry and junks on the waterfront; lorries; coolies carrying a variety of goods along roads. Passenger transportation: ocean liners - `Ajax'; `Aramis'; `Empress of Japan'; and `Chitral'; harbour ferries; motor buses; ...

     
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    GOLD COAST 1938

    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A film of British West Africa.

    Credits (23). The primitive fishing of the natives on the Gold Coast - they beach their boat, lay out their nets and repair any damage to them ready for the next morning's fishing. The ...

     
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    GRAPEFRUIT 1938

    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. The cultivation of grapefruit in the British Honduras.

    Titles (17). Woman eating grapefruit (21). Men planting out sour orange seedlings (47). Spraying the seedlings. Grafting cuttings from grapefruit trees onto the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A POGORO WOMAN AT IFAKARA AND OTHER POTTERS MAKING CLAY POTS, AND A POGORO MAN MAKING A BEER STRAINER BY SPLITTING AND WEAVING PALM LEAVES

     
  • ROAD IN INDIA
    Great Britain, USA

    Life on a road in India, showing the traffic, people and animals.

    Main title and credits (48). Bullock and camel carts on a country road in India (124). Travelling shot from road of Muslim hermitage. Ground view -The hermitage ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Account of sponge industry in Bahamas.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes from Hong Kong including: pedestrians in the midday sun; latest fashions in ladies' frocks; men's wear; policemen and sailors in their summerwear; in the city centre and shops; in the side streets. Compiled in 1937 and rearranged in ...

     
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    Amateur film of a trip to Cuba, Bermuda and the Azores.

    On the ship, a quoits contest, a face wash race and a straw race. Entering Havana. Morro Castle(?), a ferry boat, a banana plantation. Algibe Farm(?), with pineapples, ...

     
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    Great Britain, USA

    PART 1

    "NGONO AND HER PEOPLE" - Credits. "MISSIONARIES AND NATIVE AFRICANS AS ACTORS - CHARACTERS FICTITIOUS - STORY BASED ON FACT". "THE AFRICAN FOREST VILLAGE OF METRET - ELDERS NEGOTIATE OVER THE BRIDE PRICE FOR NGONO, WITH ...