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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. The tobacco industry in Andhra Pradesh, particularly at Chirala, about 200 miles north of Madras on the east coast. Possibly shot by an H.D.Wills employee.

    "Views from trains and car": countryside and villages. "Tobacco ...

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; view of river from boat; a `vailala' canoe (a canoe made from four canoes); CU of European in the canoe and natives; CU of another European paddling; pan of canoes moored at river bank; native playing with ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; natives carrying supplies tied to poles; aerial view of coastline; aerial view of river through jungle; biplane (Tiger Moth? VH-UKV) on beach taking off (80ft). [16mm].

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; woman on beach; pan to straw huts on stilts overlooking beach; man and two women walking along the beach with two small dogs; native pushing two canoes into sea; European woman sitting; European man standing; ...

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; interior of expedition camp - two tents with washing etc - in jungle; natives cooking over camp fire; European man writing at a table outside; natives carrying boxes to the river, a crowd gathers, CUs of ...

     
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    Dominica, Great Britain

    The people of Dominica clebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in their own tradional ways.

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Yangtxe Gorges, river scenery. Detail of shipping taken from river steamer.

    Peking & The Forbidden City. Train journey to Great Wall of China.

    Busy port scenes in Shanghai. Ships of Imperial Japanese Navy in China.

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    Hartgill Collection

    Voyage home to England with fancy dress parade on board. Port Sudan. Passage through Red Sea with stop to see the camels of Sudan. Rock of Gibraltar.

    Dedication of memorial chapel at Sandhurst College. Paris. Vimy Ridge ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Subjects include Shaikh Hamad's desert truffle hunt; an Arab dinner with Shaikh Hamad and Colonel Loch; a flying boat; visit of George Rendel of the Foreign Office, March 1937; fish under water; dhows at anchor; a shammal (north wind ...

     
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    Palestine

    (92D) June 1937: laying foundation stone for new Hulda Kibbutz. Crowds arrive for ceremony; Palestinian 'fellahin' at ceremony; speeches by unknown settlers who read a scroll outlining the purpose of the kibbutz which is then buried in the ...

     
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    Palestine

    (26A) August 1935: Slum clearance in the poor Maccabi neighbourhood.

    (30A) September 1935: New immigrants on SS Tel Aviv en route to Palestine, dancing Horah, etc. The coast seen is that of Crete. The immigrants boarded at Trieste in ...

     
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    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    A reel subtitled "Places visited and people met" showing off-duty activities around the world - an elaborate picnic in Algiers, a skiing expedition to the Sierra Nevadas from Gibraltar, a fly infested fishing expedition in ...

     
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    Amateur film of the 7th Gurkha Rifles on the Kojak Pass and Afghan Frontier near Chaman, officers and wives competing in the point-to-point meeting at Quetta, pipes and drums and bandsmen outside the Gurkha Mess at Quetta, Company Training Camp on ...

     
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    United States of America

    The film begins with close-ups of individuals accompanying the Thaws on their trip. "Tom" "Major Anderson" "Bakari - Head Man" "Fahaji - Gunbearer" "Salim - Gunbearer" "Transafrica Safari presents BLACK MAJESTY Recorded by RCA ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring a spring cruise to Shanghai, Wei-Hai-Wei and Amoy, 1937.

    The film begins at Shanghai, where there are shots of the harbour, boats ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station with scenes at Hong Kong and a train journey north, about June 1937.

    The film begins with a naval diver going into the sea. There are then ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring a refit at Hong Kong and a mountain climbing expedition on Tai-Mo-Shan in the New Territories, July 1937.

    The film begins with a ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of the Capetown Incident on the Yangtse, October 1937, when two-thirds of the ship's company were evacuated by train from Hankow to Hong Kong.

    The film begins with scenes of ...

     
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    Lorimer Collection

    Part 1: Victoria Falls: The journey to the Falls, and shots of the Falls.

    Part 2: Victoria Falls to Durban: More shots of the Falls; shots of animals; the plane trip; shots of woman being carried off a ship.

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    Morrison Collection

    Mrs Lang Brown at Jekko: at her parents' home featuring her as a child of 3-4yrs with children of similar age and friends in a domestic environment. Family interaction with local population and scenes of everyday life. Also scenes ...

     
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    Morrison Collection

    Mrs Lang Brown is shown as a very small child (3 yrs old ) preparing for bed

    Production / Donor Details: The films in the Morrison Collection were shot by William Graham Morrison, who went to Nigeria in 1931 as a civil ...

     
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    Several traditional Chinese funerals: of woman from a wealthy family; of someone from a poorer family; of a nurse; of a coolie; of a gentleman. Also shows the Chinese cemetary at Pokfulum.

     
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    BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS

    Includes: Jewish settlements in Palestine.

     
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    A record of an expedition from Burma to China. The film includes landscape shots, scenes of agriculture, market and street scenes in Teng Yuch, Chung King, Yenan, and the Kumbun lamasery.

    Rl. 1. Animated map of journey. Village life in Burma. ...

     
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    Murder and blackmail in an African outpost.

    The High Command was Thorold Dickinson’s first directorial venture, and the first and only production of Fanfare Pictures, an offshoot of Associated Talking Pictures.  ...

     
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    SHERRIFF FILM COLLECTION

    Amateur footage of Kashmir, film includes shots of flora, fauna and the Pir Panjal mountains. RM 2565

     
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    Hong Kong scenes including: ships in Hong Kong Harbour seen from filmmaker's verandah; a motor rally; a Chinese family outside school gates and in a summer house.

     
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    Scenes in Hong Kong, including: rice fields; junks and temple at Wanchai.

     
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    A filmed record of a recent 5,000 mile expedition undertaken by Mr and Mrs Harry C. Pearson, which includes footage of the Latuka tribe, the ceremonial rites of the Masai tribe and also shows the retirment of a British governor in Mwanza.

     
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    Depicts work of the London Missionary Society at Serowe, Bechuanaland, home to the Bamangwato tribe. Features Semane, widow of Chief Khama, and Khama's son, Chief Tshekedi Khama and his wife.

     
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    DOCUMENTARY.

    Rl.1 Opening shots of the mail plane calling at Brunette Downs, Northern Territory, Australia. Aerial shots of the sea, fields and river and the plane in flight "The aeroplane has won for man the freedom of the air" (527). Shots ...

     
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    New Year's Day scenes: people in national dress; firecracker displays; people going visiting with presents; strolling in the public gardens; at the cinemas (Kodachrome); decorated shops; bazaars; crowds at the ferry.

     
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    Baden-Powell opens Boy Scout swimming pool at Walton, Lahore. Swimming and life-saving. Kunhar river. Kagan valley. Views around Balakot "a good sample of frontier huddled town". Indian children work a well. Khaki motor terminus; loading kit on mules. ...

     
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    AMATEUR. Film of life in Bastar state, India.

     
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    Shots of Nawanagar state boy scout's activities at HQ and the camp. Amateur footage.

     
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    BORNEO - 2 1937

    Amateur film. The Daruel Tobacco Plantations Limited estate at Segama, Lahad Datu, in Sabah, the Malaysian part of Borneo.

    Coolies carrying loads to a boat at the edge of a river and carrying bales from the boat into the shed at Lahad Datu. " ...

     
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    Scenes of the damage caused by a typhoon in August 1936: at the waterfront; in the city; at Kowloon Football Ground; the sea wall at Lia Chi Kok; the Chinese cruiser "Hai Chow" aground; the bathing beach at Ting Kau.

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; view of harbour and liner; men and women walking along a coastal road; women with produce at harbour; selling tourist items such as a wooden model boat; two Samoan women pose for the camera. Scenes in Suva, Fiji; pan of ...

     
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    Viceroy's Durbar in Lahore Fort, October 1937: ornate occasion with drapings, carpets, taking the salute, escorts and carriages [washed out colour that ends in balck and white]. Camel carriage for Governor's state entry to races; hunt meeting at Hariki ...

     
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    Roach Collection

    This is a personal film record of a visit to mainly Nigeria but touching on Sierra Leone and other ports of call. The visitor shows us views of people, European and African, and their habitat and other surroundings encountered on his ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The wedding of Phyllis and John Ticehurst in Lagos, Nigeria on 12 October 1936; the first wedding to be filmed in the colony.

     
  • GARDENS OF THE ORIENT
    Great Britain

    The tea-gardens of India and Ceylon.

    Aerial view of countryside around the tea-gardens (54). The Kangchenjunga mountain railway is followed on its journey in the Himalayas. Views of the tea-gardens with waterfalls (118). A ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A MEDICINE WOMAN AND HER ASSISTANT, FROM THE KUANYAMA TRIBE, INITIATE TWO FURTHER ƒMEDICINE WOMEN>

     
  • AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT
    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The film shows a practical experiment to establish a new African settlement in tsetse-fly country.

    The film opens with a local looking at a sign post 'To Kingolwira'. The African sets off in this direction and comes to a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    SOUTH AFRICAN TRIBAL CUSTOMS

     
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    BURMA 1936

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of Burma.

    Dam. Street scenes - Arab costumes possibly Sudan. Coronation Coach in Britain - Jubilee procession for George V. Dam again. Grandstand at racecourse? River journey through Burma. Giant Buddhas.

    Note: ...