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    DOCUMENTARY. The rebuilding of Palestine.

    rl.1 Primitive life in Palestine - threshing by hand - a camel powers a water wheel. An Arab Muezzin in Jerusalem, the gates, streets and bazaars - the churches and mosques, the Via Dolorosa - the tomb ...

     
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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 ...

     
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    MICA 1936

    The mica industry in India and Britain; notably at the Chrestian Mining company, Domchanch.

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Gold Coast. Northern Territories. Study of Lizards and small insects on earth baked ground in open flat scrubland. Swarm of locusts in huge cloud attacking trees and almost blackening out the light. Tribal gathering in flat scrub ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Gold Coast. Group of small African boy with containers on their heads take water from a pond in the country and carry this away in a long column. Large group of men and teenage boys work on the construction of an earth embankment in ...

     
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    Davis Collection

    Malay Regiment, August 1936. Presentation of Swords of Honour to Malay Officers in Kuala Lumpur.

     
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    GB

    Compilation film in five episodes of the Indian forces on the Western Front, Mesopotamian Front and Palestine Front, 1915-1918.

    I. The first reel shows men of the Indian Corps (including British soldiers) in France ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing some of the inland waterway constructions in the Punjab.

     
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    Great Britain

    Pottery making methods among the Bimal tribe at Danana, Somaliland.

    Dry clay is collected and pounded and sifted to make a fine grit. Wet clay is carried back to the village. The clay is mixed with the grit and fine sand and puddled ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Pottery making methods among the Eile tribe at Gelib, Somaliland.

    The potter and his wife. The woman puddles the clay. The man makes the pots on a simple wheel, shaping the top part first from sausages of clay. The walls are shaped ...

     
  • TOURS IN SOUTHERN BENGAL - IN THE SUNDERBANS
    Great Britain

    Everyday life and places of interest around the areas of Midnapore and Chittagong.

    A steamer in the background and in the foreground and Indian stand holding a flag which says `Forest'. CU steamer which shows a European woman walking ...

     
  • HEART OF AN EMPIRE
    Great Britain

    St. James's Park and its environs.

    Opening LS view of St. James's Park, Piccadilly; traffic passing Marble Arch (92). Entrance to the Mall; Waterloo steps; Carlton House Terrace; the Mall (131); pan of buildings bordering St. James's ...

     
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    Great Britain

    TRAVELOGUE. A cruise to Africa and a safari in Kenya.

    Main title. "Outward bound for the Cape". The ship. "Crossing the 'line'". Capetown and Table Bay from Table Mountain. "Sailing Northwards to East Africa passing Zanzibar". " ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Remarkable film record of adventures covering a period of thirty years. Pioneering work photographing wild animals in Africa, India, Borneo, Canada and America.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of Delhi and Jaipur. Includes the Jubilee Review of 1935; a torchlight procession at Jaipur; Nagas dancing; elephant in silver-plated armour; Fatephur Sikri; the Wahanadi Poojun or worshipping of conveyances before the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Carving wooden pillows. Cutting a suitable branch - a forked section - which is measured, shaped with axe and adze and finally with a knife. The wood is left to dry, then rubbed with butter and heated over the fire. Final smoothing and ...

     
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    LIFE AND CUSTOMS OF AFRICAN NATIVESSouth Africa

    INTEREST. Aspects of life among the Swazi; parts of the Kingship and First-Fruits Ceremony, or Incwala, shown. Shots of countryside (60-84). Cattle on the road (96). Administration buildings, some white ...

     
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    PEMBA 1935

    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of a trip from Madagascar to Pemba Island.

    The film opens in colour with a French steamer leaving Madagascar at Majunga, showing crowded deck scenes and a dhow pulls away from the boat. The film then changes to black ...

     
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    Great Britain

    An island by island account of a visit by Methodist ministers to the missions between October '35 and February '36.

    Traveling by boat, the S.S. Orbita starts at Santander, Coruna and Vigo (Spain) passing the Azores. and the first ...

     
  • COMMON ROUND
    Great Britain

    A Missionary in a remote African district fights plague and prejudice.

    Dr Pyke, the headmaster of Portland House Preparatory School, delivers a speech to his pupils as they prepare to leave school. He urges the boys, whatever ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Some native girls demonstrating Coolie dancing.

    The first shot is of a group of native women walking along. Men play on portable drums and dance to the beat of the music. Another man plays the cymbals, then one girl gets ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of Burma and of Jubilee celebrations in London.

    St. James' Palace, Jubilee procession for George V. Burma material.

    Note: Production material from V. Cressy-Marcks.

     
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    KAMALAM 1935

    Great Britain

    William Carey, the missionary, is seen offering himself at the Kettering meeting for work in India. By the use of two maps, the extension of the mission work since his landing in 1793 to the present day is shown.

     
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    USA

    Travelogue. Aerial tour of Africa affording novel views of animals and wild life.

     
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    Great Britain, India

    Expedition to the breeding grounds of the flamingoes led by Col. V.C. Steer-Webster, Mr. McCann, Mr. Gilbert, and Mr. Wandrekar. They examine the breeding habits of the flamingoes.

     
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    USA

    Documentary looking at the work done at the Guild Hospital to help orphans, lepers and the work done in `the bush' in Ilesha as well as the home life of the staff.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of elephants at work; young elephants being trained.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The method of breadmaking used by the Arabs and Somali, seen at Gobuen. Grinding, Indian corn between two round stones, by Arab woman - Nahadi tribe. Water added to flour, dough made. Rolled out on grindstone, kneaded, ...

     
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    USA

    A film showing the life of Clive and his rise from a counting-house clerk to fame and fortune.

     
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    Great Britain

    Story of the work of Commissioner Sanders, the King's representative among the tribes of British West Africa. [Features Chiefs and members of the Wagenia, Acholi, Sesi, Teffik, Juruba, Mendi and Kroo tribes - Jomo Kenyatta, later an ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage shot in Mufulira, Northern Rhodesia, showing how the mine and the community have developed since 1930

     
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    USA

    Story of English doctor accused of treason in the time of King James II and deported to Jamaica where he becomes a successful pirate.

     
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    Great Britain

    Men cutting branches from tree; dead tiger with crowd of Indians surrounding it; shot of countryside with the Himalayas in the background; tiger wandering through a river bed; joined by another tiger; tiger drinking at stream; two tigers ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Record of journey made by Reverend G.E. Hickman Johnson and his wife to see work being done by missionaries in Jamaica and British Honduras(now Belize). Churches and schools observed, as well as economic life of these areas.

     
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    Great Britain

    Methods of making mats from leaves are demonstrated by women of Magnasa and Bimal tribes.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing a picnic and a fishing trip in Scotland, and Indian troops being trained by British officers in the Jhansi upper province, India.

     
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    Great Britain

    A mixture of reenactment and newsreel footage depicting events in Britain and the Empire during the reign of King George V, linked by a freshly minted penny in 1911 passing through the hands of numerous characters throughout the period. A ...

     
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    USA

    Story of three comrades in arms in the wars of the North-West Frontier in 18th century India.

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    March past of Police. Police work their camels. Police cadets exercise & dance round the Maypole. Sheikh watches parade. Thursday market. outside the city walls with donkeys & camels. Trip to Doha. Camel exercises. Police band. ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Dhows and fishermen at Bahrain, 1933-7. Dhow shipping off the cost of Bahrain. Hoisting sail Taking on provisions. Fishing from small craft. Europeans relax on board private launch.

    Subjects include dhows and fishermen; British ...

     
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    un TROIS-MINUTESFrance

    A brief French view of the history of the British Empire, made up mainly of maps and diagrams.

    The British Isles look geographically inconsequential, yet are the densely populated hub of a huge ...

     
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    Palestine

    (5A) April 1935: The ship Roma arrives at Haifa. On board are new immigrants, 'legals' who have the appropriate immigration certificates, and sportsmen arriving for the Maccabiah Sports Games.

    (10B) June 1935: Jubilee celebrations for ...

     
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    Palestine

    (No newsreel no; Box 415) November 1929: After the riots in Palestine in August 1929 the British set up a Royal Commission under Sir Walter Shaw to investigate the causes of the disturbances. This shows the Commission arriving at the residence ...

     
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    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    The reel consists of numerous shots, with occasional intertitles, in no particular order, including the following (but see notes): (B&W) Amphibious exercise at Slapton Sands, Devon - light vehicles drive on to the beach ...

     
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    HMS DRAGON 1935

    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    Part One. (B&W) "Atlantic crossing": HMS Dragon running swiftly in choppy seas. "Drills at Bermuda": an awning is rigged over the quarter deck. "Towing HMS York": HMS York is seen astern. "Weighing anchor by hand". "Testing ...

     
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    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    I. Various shots on board HMS Rodney. "Deammunitioning ship" Cordite being hauled up from the magazines and transferred to lighters. "With the Fleet at Sea", long shot of Queen Elizabeth class battleship. "Fleet at ...

     
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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, ...

     
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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 ...