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    Leeds Collection

    The Afram Plains (Volta Lake) N. Territories & Togoland: journeys across country to Agricultural shows, showing life in various cities, towns and villages on the plains, in the bush and on the coast. Shots include European family life ...

     
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    This is a tribute to the British Army which shows troops off duty in Malta, Tripoli, Suez and Malaya, including shots of a Malayan jungle patrol.

     
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    The work of a copper mine in Northern Rhodesia. Examines the geology of Rhodesia and shows how and where the mines were constructed. Looks at the work of the African mining teams and their supervision by Europeans. Shows the various mining and copper ...

     
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    Macpherson Collection

    Rural countryside by the River. Village life with women grinding millet and dancing. Village musciens with their drums.

    Village wrestling competition. Village blacksmith working with his assistant operating the bellows ...

     
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    Macpherson Collection

    Ceremonial meeting by Governor with Chiefs and the making of awards.

    Agricultural Show. Demonstration of new types of bullock carts and of their uses. 'Business Meeting ' in a tented encampment in the country with local ...

     
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    Macpherson Collection

    Water fowl shooting in waters of a creek.

    Oil-rig operating from pontoon in creek. The rig and its winch with crew in action.

    Transporting felled tree trunks by river ferry (HMCS Jarga). Loading and unloading ...

     
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    Macpherson Collection

    British Colonial bungalow in the countryside with African servants. Government maintenance depot in the country. Shuttle weaver working on making of nets.

    'Green Man', dances ritual dance around village followed by young men ...

     
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    Morrison Collection

    (1) Ocean voyage home from Pateau in 1939 in M.V. Accra. with visits to Maderia which show the local scenery and people

    (2) Morrison family picnic at the lakeside of Jekko Hydro-electric Dam with rowing boat trip. 1950 ...

     
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    NAIROBI 1950 has video enhanced entry

    Great Britain

    Travelogue of everyday life in Nairobi, Kenya, concluding with the ceremony granting the town the status of a city.

    A British voiceover outlines the development of Nairobi - 'today in this once barren land stands Nairobi, capital of ...

     
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    I. Naval saluting: two ratings salute a Lieutenant who they encounter walking along a street (Portland ?); squad of ratings (belts, gaiters, white caps) make eyes left as they pass Lieutenant and Petty Officer; ratings in street look into funeral ...

     
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    I. MLS and MS off port bow of Dido Class light cruiser (HMS Euryalus ?) as she fires a salute.

    II. LA approach to starboard bow of HMS Vanguard secured to a buoy in Grand Harbour, Malta. MS, camera tracking to cross port bow.

    III. MCU of ...

     
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    Newby Collection

    Infant child in garden. African College or school?

     
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    Newby Collection

    Family scenes, Uganda.

     
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    Noble Collection

    Trade Fair at Kano showing the Fairground and the exhibitors' stands and the vistiors to the Fair. Kano Durbar, large regional colourful gathering of the tribes in the Northern Nigerian area meeting and parading of the chiefs with ...

     
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    Norman Turner Collection

    Multiple reels on DVD. Various scenes around Kaduna. Parades at Lugard Hall. Mr. Tanner awarded OBE for services to Nigeria, Lugard Hall. Visit of Queen and Prince Philip. Durbar. Fireworks. More durbar footage. Scenes in Kaduna ...

     
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    Amateur film shot by Major William Rhodes James while serving with the 1st Battalion 6th Gurkha Rifles in Malaya during the early period of the Malayan Emergency, from August 1948, aiding the civil power and supporting the ...

     
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    Film about the London Missionary Society mission ship, John Williams VI, at her base in Suva, Fiji, and on voyages to Christian missions in the surrounding islands.

     
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    Great Britain

    Two seamen, just off a ship, are involved in transmitting a package with the proceeds of a robbery. The smuggler manages to clear the innocent one of blame and surrenders to the police.

     
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    Peskett Collection

    Footage of travels round northern Uganda and southern Sudan, including various shots of a market, ferry journeys, local parades and dancers.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    No. 68 Photographic Squadron, which has been redrawing the map of Africa, moves all its men and equipment by air to Nairobi.

     
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    GB

    Film showing aspects of RAF operations in Malaya; Dakota transport aircraft drop supplies to soldiers in the jungle, rocket-armed late mark Spitfires take off from an airfield near Kuala Lumpur to attack insurgent targets, Lincoln bombers are armed ...

     
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    THIS MODERN AGEGreat Britain

    Report on problems of population and labour in Hong Kong. This Modern Age Series no. 34

     
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    Rees Collection

    Domestic scenes at the Rees's bungalow in Kilifi, showing the preparation of meals and outdoor bungalow shots. Beach scenes at the Kilifi Social Club.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr Rees joined ...

     
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    Rees Collection

    Kilifi township and its pot holed approach road haphazardly lined with mud and makuti houses. The local prison, known as 'King Georgi Hoteli', and the Kilifi Club , the centre for expatriate social and sporting activities. Fishing ...