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  • GIANT IN THE SUN
    Nigeria

    A study of Northern Nigeria as it prepares for self-government.

    The commentator introduces Africa as the 'continent of the future' before he outlines, through a map, the different regions of Nigeria. First, the film highlights the ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    I. Families Day, Portsmouth, 1 May, 1959. HA as guests arrive by launch and onboard the dockyard tug Grinder. The spectators crowd the island as the Sea Hawk FGA.6s of 801 Squadron make a mass start. Visitors watch a dive- ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue on Hong Kong.

     
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    ARMCHAIR THEATREGreat Britain

    When the daughter of a trade union organiser announces her relationship with a black man, the revelation exposes deep prejudice and hidden conflicts in her family.

    This television play, part of the 'Armchair Theatre' ...

     
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    Amateur film shot by Group-Captain Hugh Verity shows English Electric Canberra B.6. at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, before aerial and ground views of airfields en route to and from Singapore: Akrotiri (Cyprus), Bahrain, Karachi Civil, Katunayake ( ...

     
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    Amateur Army film intended to illustrate some of the methods used in dealing with EOKA terrorists in Cyprus. A British vehicle-mounted patrol demonstrates the correct counter-ambush drill, forcing the ambushers to quickly retreat. A tracker team ...

     
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    Central African Federation

    The Central African Scouts Jamboree, April 1959.

     
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    KARIBA 1959

    Rhodesia

    The building of the Kariba dam.

     
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    Deals with the mission of an engineer who has to build a railway in the African jungles aftet two of his colleagues have gone missing.

    Backed by Columbia since 1953, Irving Allen and Albert (Cubby) Broccoli’s Warwick Film Productions ...

     
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    King Collection

    European families enjoying cricket and swimming. European family in bush and by a water hole catching fish. A farewell parade for a local European dignitary.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr King served with the Bechuanaland ...

     
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    King Collection

    A visit to the Molepolole Lion Sanctuary, with shots of cubs and a tame monkey. Also a visit by the High Commissioner to a local village: his arrival in a small Air force plane, his tour of the village with local dignitaries, and his ...

     
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    Deals with developments in Qatar, an ancient sheikhdom in the Persian Gulf which is largely desert. Shows how Doha, the capital city is being largely rebuilt.