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  • FIVE FACES

    FIVE FACES 1938 has video enhanced entry

    Great Britain

    The ethnic groups, ceremonies and industries of Malaya.

    Rl. 1. BBFC certificate (11). Credits and main title "FIVE FACES". "A film of Malaya made with the cooperation of the governments of the federated Malay states and the Straits ...

     
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    FLAG 1933

    Great Britain

    Documentary on the history of the British flag.

     
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    Great Britain

    Plane journeys with stop-overs between Europe and India. Amateur film.

     
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    INDIAN TOWN STUDIESGreat Britain

    The town of Darjeeling, showing its life and work. Re-edited material from DARJEELING (Secrets of India series).

    Censor certificate (18). Main and series title and credit (50). A map of India, Darjeeling is shown ...

     
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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    Light aeroplanes at Heston aerodrome (75ft).

     
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    FOR VALOUR 1937

    Great Britain

    FARCE: The Boer War: Ex-con Private Doubleday saves the life of Major Pyke and is recommended for the VC. Instead, his past catches up and he goes to prison. Pyke brings up Doubleday's son Charlie Chisholm with his own grandson Willie Pyke ...

     
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    Amateur film showing forestry work and resin collecting in the United Provinces, India.

     
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    Touring with students in the Dun Forest. Lachiwala bungalow. Variety of transport - motor, camels, bullock-cart. River scenes near Lachiwala, dogs and family in the water. Roorkee December 1932 - forest students build a trestle bridge over a sixty foot ...

     
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    "Changa Manga criminal tribes make felling a family affair". Narrow gauge rail/tramway with steam engine pulling trucks with logs. Chichawatni plantation; trenching virgin soil for irrigated plantation. Dalip Singh's car. Half-wrought plough shares ...

     
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    Forest Research Institute at Dehra Dun - the log pond, saw mills and timber testing workshop. The Silvicultural (forestry) Museum and Botanical Herbarium. Seasoning kiln for controlling and hastening the drying of timber. Experiments of fire damage to ...

     
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    Cultivation in Gorakhpur Forest, rearing forest trees along with agricultural crops. Clearing roots. Different stages of crop development. Demonstration forest - measuring bamboos, removing frost covers from nursery seedbeds, measuring trunks in a ' ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Harry Faversham finds himself branded a coward by his friends and family when he resigns his commission before the war campaign against the Sudan uprising.

    The Four Feathers was the fourth film version of A.E.W. Mason& ...
     
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    Four sons revenge their father who was murdered by a munitions conspiracy.

     
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    BRITISH SCREEN NEWSGreat Britain
     
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    United States of America

    "October 27, 1934 - April 24, 1935" Film begins with an outline map of world, the Thaw's route is traced through Africa. Cairo-Khartoum-Nairobi-Elizabethville-Johannesburg-Cape Town. On board ship in rough seas. Peggy (Thaw) ...

     
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    United States of America

    [VHS] "From Cairo to the Cape Part II" "October 27, 1934 - April 24, 1935"

    Pans across the African plains and mountains in the distance. Peggy sits on a water buffalo ? just shot, Larry poses next to it with his gun. ...

     
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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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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of the record of a journey from Russia to Britain.

    Loading wheat at Odessa. Sunset over the Black Sea. Constantinople, loading of maize. Varna, unloading at the quay. The entrance to the Bosphorus. Quarantine station. ...

     
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    WEST INDIAN WONDERSGreat Britain

    Documentary on banana growing in Jamaica, filmed during Frank Bundy's trip to the West Indies. The film shows bananas cultivated, harvested and prepared for transport.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Funeral procession of 5th Baron Brabourne, Governor of Bengal 1937-9, in Calcutta in 1939.

     
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    The film opens with a map of India, and continues with scenes from Miss Newman's travels beginning with brief shots in Aden. Shots of, and scenes on board the P&O liner SS Rajputana, including the Maharajah of Patiala shooting clay pigeons (?), the ...

     
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    BRITISH SCREEN NEWSGreat Britain

    "HM the King-Emperor opens the Round Table Conference which was attended by [Princes/Premiers?] and leaders of the Indian Empire."

     
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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 ...

     
  • Fraser Collection: The Kadir Cup 1934
    Fraser Collection

    1934 footage of an annual Raj sporting event, the Kadir Cup Meeting. Competitors and visitors travel on elephants to the location of the race for the Hog Hunters Cup, a pig sticking competition. Also: travel by elephant into a town ( ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Compilation of footage of Gandhi, in India and in Britain, probably mostly from newsreel sources. 1. Gandhi in a garden party setting, greeting people and being greeted. 2. Gandhi getting out of a car in an Indian street. 3. A close-up of ...

     
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    BRITISH SCREEN NEWS

    Mahatma Gandhi's arrival in England for the India Round Table Conference at St James' Palace (second session).

    "The Mahatma arrives to attend India Round Table Conference" (1 frame). Gandhi seated on floor, in loin cloth, works ...

     
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    Great Britain

    TWO NATIVES OF GANGUELLA COLLECTING HONEY FROM A HIVE BY SMOKING OUT THE BEES. THE ƒHONEY> IS MADE INTO A TYPE OF ƒBEER>BY HEATING, STRAINING, AND EXTRACTION

     
  • 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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    GIBRALTAR 1930

    We see many views of the rock from different aspects. Views of the town show public buildings, street scenes and items of historical interest. The village of Catalan Bay, St. Michael's Cave, tennis, sailing etc., and evidence of the army and navy ...

     
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    Amateur footage, in black and white and colour, shot and edited by Rosie Newman, of her travels in India, 1935.

    The film opens with the arrival by ship in Bombay, with shots of the harbour, the tug, disembarkation, ...

     
  • GOD'S CHILLUN
    Great Britain

    An account of the slave trade in the West Indies, and the islands' development since emancipation.

    Copeland Grant, seated in a living room, speaks of the West Indians' mixed descent and of their loyalty to Britain, before the film ...

     
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    INTEREST. Amateur film of India.

    People on their way to the market; animals and ox carts (37). Residency grounds and flowers (50). Procession in Jaipur, elephants with decorative howdahs, soldiers, Nagas, elephants in silver embossed china ...

     
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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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    GOLD COAST 1930

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film shot around the Gold Coast, with views from a train and a car, and shots of a small animal (a young deer of some kind) and a snake. There are also scenes of village life and a market, and pets(?).

     
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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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    FACE OF BRITAIN

    Survey of the commercial relationship and interchange of goods between Great Bri tain and the Dominions. Construction of great new graving dock at Southampton a nd loading and unloading of cargoes.

     
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    Great Britain

    Castries, St Lucia; Georgetown, Grenada; Windward Islands

     
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    GUNGA DIN 1939

    USA

    Based on a poem by Rudyard Kipling, GUNGA DIN is a fictional tale set in British India during the Thuggee uprising.

     
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    Great Britain

    Gurkhas - dances, procession, animal beheading. Shillong activities; Khasi archery; Shillong and Khasi hills.

    Filmed by an officer in one of the Gurkha regiments. Views over the Sylhet Plain taken in the Khasi Hills. The ropeway by ...

     
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    Amateur footage of Sikkim, India. Including the gardens of the British officials and the officials themselves. Preparations for a trip. A man filming with a 16mm Bolex camera. A variety of local officials. Presentation of the white scarves ceremony. ...

     
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    Gifford Collection

    Domestic family scenes (home and seaside) in the U.K. in the 1930s. London traffic in late 1930s. Ship ocean voyage. Gibraltar from the sea. Shot of ship 'Queen Elizabeth'.

    Production / Donor Details: The collection belonged to ...

     
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    Gifford Collection

    Ship passage to India. Arrival. Train journey inland. Army manoeuvres with camel troops, parade sequence. Aftermath of big train wreck and the subsequent recovery operations. Formal opening of railway line by Maharaja, inspection of ...

     
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    Gifford Collection

    Travel scenes of the High Mountains Working railway and the movement of goods. Maharaja's wedding festivities. Kashmir holiday: lake scenes with water sports and flower boats. British civil servants at their leisure

    Production ...

     
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    Gifford Collection

    Travel shots of journey through Bengal(?) province showing river scapes /river traffic. Europeans taking part in a fun sports open air event in front of Indian soldiers. Detailed views of the new city of New Delhi and contrasts with ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of Hong Kong during the Rev. Martin's posting. Aftermath of the typhoon of Sept 2nd 1937. The voyage home.

     
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    HARBOUR 1930

    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. The story of the building of the Takoradi Harbour on the Gold Coast. Opening shots of cocoa plantations where the cocoa pods are plucked from the tree trunks, the beans extracted and sorted by natives. Commentary explains ...

     
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    INTEREST. Material apparently shot for PEARLS AND SAVAGES and the JUNGLE WOMAN (?) re-edited and provided with a first person narration to form a story line: a team of explorers search for their lost companions in the New Guinea jungle and escape the ...