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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

     
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    Musical drama. A man of African origin who is working in London as a docker becomes a well-known opera singer. He is astonished to find he is actually the descendant of an African queen, and resolves to return to his native country to ...

     
  • TROPICAL HOOKWORM
    Great Britain

    Instructional film for African audiences on the causes and prevention of hookworm disease.

    An African man, 'a typical case of chronic hookworm', describes his symptoms to a friend. The film shows a close-up of the type of worms ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue of India; edited from material supplied by the Government of India.

     
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    South Africa

    The Governor General Lord Clarendon opens the Empire Exhibition at Milner Park, Johannesburg, on September 15th 1936. Some of the features of the exhibition are shown.

     
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    Great Britain

    The production of cocoa beans in the Gold Coast and their shipment to England.

    After an opening title explaining that 'most of the raw cocoa used in England grows in Africa on the Gold Coast - a part of the British Empire', a map of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Biography of the politician and how he rises from being a diamond-miner in Africa to become Prime Minister of Cape Colony.

    Rhodes of Africa was the first screen biography of Cecil Rhodes. Four previous attempts to ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Filmed scenes of Palestine to illustrate Biblical sayings and images.

     
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    NILE TOUR 1936

    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Thomas Cook tour down the Nile.

     
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    Great Britain

    A MEMBER OF THE KUANYAMA TRIBE IS SEEN MOULDING AND SMOOTHING POTS OF VARIOUS SHAPES FROM LUMPS OF CLAY

     
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    Great Britain

    Trinidad; its products and the people who work on the plantations.

     
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    USA

    Cape Town, Durban and the Victoria Falls in Rhodesia.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A native of the Mashanne tribe plucks, with tweezers, the beard of a native of the Dabarra tribe (85). [16mm]

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Indians gathering honey from trees.

    L.S. man in top branches of a tree lowering a basket of honey to the ground (16). An Indian, at the foot of the tree, throws a rope into the branches. The honey gatherer climbs up the ...

     
  • VETERINARY TRAINING OF AFRICAN NATIVES
    Great Britain

    The training of students at the Tanganyika Veterinary Department, Mpwapwa.

    The film opens with a line of African men in uniform who have been selected for a course in which they will learn 'the future of animal husbandry'. A European ...

     
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    BAGHDAD 1936

    Great Britain

    Baghdad: - suk, forbidden Muharram festival procession and back street scenes. Kuwait:- 'id al Adha, bedu camp, Gerald de Gaurey - political resident coming ashore.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A woman potter from the Quambo tribe of northern South-West Africa is seen at work. She works smoking a pipe and has some "Omepo" plant in her ear to prevent deafness. Smoothing the interior and exterior of pot with a shell. ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Everyday use of asphalt for roadmaking and roofing are followed by a description of the Pitch Lake at La Brea, Trinidad, the work at the lakeside, in the refineries and in the barrel factory. The mechanised making and filling of barrels is ...

     
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    KENYA FARM 1936

    Great Britain

    Amateur film. `Dawn': birds flying over the plain; vultures. `The Farm Round Commences': white man on horse; herd of cows and calves; he talks to African herdsmen. `All is well, Bwana': various farm animals; sheep shearing; oxen pull ...

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Gibraltar. Harbour. Town and street life. Aircraft carrier at anchor with fly past of Gloucester Gladiator fighters. Family holiday in New Zealand. Peking: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven. Tourists on Great Wall of China. Hong Kong ...

     
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    Buckland Collection

    Scenes in the life of a civil engineer and his family in Tanganyika, including bush safaris and camps.

    Production / Donor Details: These films were shot by L.L.R. Buckland, a civil engineer in the Tanganyika Public Works ...

     
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    Hayburn Collection

    Coastal scenes around Hong Kong. The sea front of Hong Kong city from the sea.

    Shanghai ?. Chinese street scenes with wedding procession. City centre with palace and Pagoda. Mass Chinese wedding with posed formal photograph and ...

     
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    Hayburn Collection

    Market scene, cattle in river, village scene with elephant and wild deer; more elephants, village scene, coconuts, bats in trees. Flowers in park, Cabbage Palm Avenue, street scenes, lake, elephants in river, view of lake, street ...

     
  • KAR SIGNALS : a film of routine in remote places
    GB (?)

    The King's African Rifles' duties in the northern provinces of Kenya and Uganda are portrayed in a compilation of film and crude animated maps, the film's principle concern being the importance of communication to ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by the Deputy-Prime Minister of Johore (Malaya), Abdul Azis, records distant views of a Wehrmacht parade and overhead Luftwaffe flypast, and views of Baden Baden where he was taking the waters with his wife, and where ...

     
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    GB

    (Reel 1) Foxhounds taken to Gibraltar for local hunt. Working up at Malta. Imperial Airways plane at Alexandria. Shooting at float. Band of Royal Marines. After training in Mediterranean, en route to Trinidad. Railway from La Guaira to Caracas, ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Captain Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry.

    Voyage out on troopship Dorsetshire from Liverpool to Port Said (Egypt), through Suez Canal and Red Sea, past oil tanks and Arab dhows ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Captain Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry.

    Sign to and view of Chakdara Fort. Urban and agricultural scenes in Northern India. Road marker sign to Kulu and Pandoh in Himalayas. ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Captain Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry.

    British adults and children, wearing solar topees, attend fete at Churat. British soldiers (presumably Highland Light Infantry) with ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDGB

    "Agfa" Two men on a raft splitting bamboo. Locals leaving riverside huts, carrying boxes. Two British women among them and local women carrying babies. A British man at the end of the line with a pipe and ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring scenes at Hong Kong and Nanking, 1936.

    The film begins with a slow pan across the harbour of Hong Kong. There are shots of Chinese ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, showing scenes at Hong Kong, Christmas 1936.

    The film shows Christmas celebrations formal and informal on board HMS Capetown at Hong Kong ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Gold Coast. Rural Colonial Fort / Residence. British Colonial officer with wife walks down exterior stairs to courtyard where they and their son play with their dogs. In the Courtyard there is drawn up a Guard of African troops with ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Gold Coast. Inter Title "Funeral Costoms by Kumasi Chief in Remebrance of the late Sir Cecil Armitage and Mr N. S. Newlands. Kumasi. 12th Apirl 1933." At a large outdoor gathering, held on a sports field, the Ashanti people re-enact ...

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    The majority of this film documents the construction of a bridge in India. Both the local workers as well as the British engineers can be seen. There is also a small portion of the film in which goats are beheaded in a small pen.

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    This is a film which documents the filmmaker and his family both in the business sector of life as well as private and family oriented sector. The film opens with views around the city (Calcutta?) including a large fountain in the ...

     
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    Jocelyn Abbott Collection

    Life in India 1936

     
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    Sensational melodrama of a convict settlement on a tropical island, where the brutal Deputy Commandant exploits the prisoners and sparks off a revolt.

     
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    Scouts and cubs inspected by senior scouts (possibly a memorial occassion) - reel 1; scouts undertaking various typical scouting activities -reels 2 & 3. Film was probably made by V. Stilou de Piro M.D. - probably a local scout master.

     
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    Introduction to Samoa featuring footage of Tutuila, Pagopago and Apia, including the work of the Apia Samoan Church. Lava fields at Savai'i. Kava ceremony in Samoan London Missionary Society pastor's house on Savai'i. Also features footage of Vailima, ...

     
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    Travelogue of Ceylon. Shrines, pottery, various methods of fishing as used in Ceylon. We see fishing with a hand net, a special kind of drag-net, and fishing from a catamaran. The film ends with a final view of Colombo.

     
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    Amateur footage of the events, including, the arrival of the SS Vita off the Kutch coast with the Maharaj of Kutch; landing at Mandvi; the residency, Bhuj; a leopard shoot at the fort of Bhujia; camp life at Mundra; crocodile shooting; and a visit to ...

     
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    OURSELVES 1936

    Scenes of the Phillips family, amateur film-makers, in Hong Kong: on their verandah; at a wedding; on the beach.

     
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    Film shot by Col. Sir Alister Ransford, showing various activities of the Royal Mint in Bombay.

    "The Front Porch and Drive" [Colour faded]. Pan ext of building with a few people wandering. "Tennis Court. Mint Recreation Club". Europeans playing a ...

     
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    Amateur film. Manipuri sword dance; old maharajah's palace; Bone ceremony; Rathjatra procession.

     
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    Muharram (Islamic month of mourning) procession through Lahore bazaar, crowded streets and buildings. Changa Manga tramway with children playing on a trolley car. Gymkhana children's party with costumes, merry-go-rounds, camel rides and the "Punjabi ...

     
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    Travelogue of Singapore: harbour scenes, street scenes, Chinese quarter, Eurpean buildings, rubber plantation, etc.

     
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    AMATEUR. Footage of a journey aboard the SS Maloja from Bombay to Plymouth via, Aden, the Suez Canal, Port Said, Messina, and Gibraltar.