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  • PITCAIRN PEOPLE

    Survey of the life of the islanders and their reaction to modern life.

    Pitcairn Island in 1962 was an exceedingly remote place inhabited by a very small number of people – just 128, according to The Pitcairn People’s ...
     
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    Peskett Collection

    The first parliamentary elections held in Uganda, 1960. Also travel sequences.

     
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    LOOK AT LIFEGreat Britain

    A light-hearted look at different ways people relax. Lilias Tougher, a teacher in the village of Great Hanwood, near Shrewsbury, and her husband Laurience are members of the English Westerners society, and dress up as Sioux ...

     
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    Central African Republic

    Story of two orphan lion cubs brought up by a game warden in a Rhodesian reserve.

     
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    GB

    Report examines Gibraltar's precarious economic situation and the Rock's strategic importance to Britain.

    Too small for industry, declining in importance as a passenger and trade sea-port, dependent on hostile Spain ...

     
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    GB

    Kenya government's Land Development and Settlement Board scheme to encourage Africans to return to the land and farm small five to ten acre plots is forcing large landowners in scheduled areas to sell up . Two such farmers, an English settler living ...

     
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    The Duke of Edinburgh's South American tour.

    Specific aim of tour was to discover opportunities for British business in this potentially wealthy continent which Britain helped develop last century, but which has ...

     
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    GB

    Report on "Operation Noah" and on efforts to tackle another ecological problem created by the construction of the Kariba Dam, the spread of a floating water fern.

    Wildlife is being stranded on small islands behind ...

     
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    GB

    Report from Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, follows the apparently similar working day of a middle-class white, a butcher, and a middle-class African, a brewery representative, then lets a group of whites and a group of ...

     
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    Rhodesia Collection

    Scenes covering the harvesting, drying, grading and preparation of sale of tobacco crop at 'Rivers' Farm.

    Production / Donor Details: The Rhodesia Collection was donated by the journal Rhodesians Worldwide and contains a number ...

     
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    Lesotho

    The work of the Save the Children Fund (Basutoland branch) in Basutoland, now Lesotho.

     
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    Central African Federation

    Described as an "election filmet" it exhorts people (Blacks) to vote in the forthcoming elections.

     
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    Australia

    Travelogue on life and work in Fiji.

    Village scenes. The history of Fiji and plantation agriculture. Leased farming. Labasa airport. A steam train. Village schools and markets. Family farms, milking, ploughing. Fertilisers. Sugar, ...

     
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    Selkirk Collection

    Lord and Lady Selkirk visiting native villages (unknown location,most probably Borneo).

    Production / Donor Details: The Selkirk collection belonged the late Lord George Douglas Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk from 1926-1987. ...

     
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    RAF film on the aircraft and role of Transport Command.

    The film shows how aircraft such as the Bristol Britannia, Blackburn Beverley, Handley Page Hastings, De Havilland Comet and Armstrong Whitworth Argosy were ...

     
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    Central African Federation

    Life in the Rhodesia Royal Air Force - the day's routine at an air base, vampire squadron exercises, training for new recruits, bombing training and the Commonwealth exercise "Battler".

     
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    Williams Collection

    Uganda: independence parade. Various floats representing aspects of the country. Fruitbats (?). Gardening. Birdlife. Crossing the Nile by ferry. Torrential rain in garden. Car maintenance.

    Production / Donor Details: Ellis ...

     
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    Williams Collection

    Young girl holding baby. Train arriving. Car journey - Kenya. Timboroa (Rift Valley). Crossing the equator. Heavy goods train, carrying cars. Home life. Chameleons. Flowers. Williams' with young African children; Mr. Williams sawing ...

     
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    ZAMBESI 1962

    Rhodesia

    Documentary on the Zambesi river.