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    OUR GANGUSA
     
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    South Africa

    INTEREST. The ruins of Zimbabwe. Close-up of African native, shot of a native beating a drum as commentary states that many natives have remained as primitive as when the white man first found them (61-103). Extract from the silent ...

     
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    FLAG 1933

    Great Britain

    Documentary on the history of the British flag.

     
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    Great Britain

    Empire Day Pageant at the Southern Railway Servants' Orphanage at Woking. Children dressed in scout and guide uniforms parade with groups representing different countries of the Empire.

    The display begins with a man and woman - ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Subjects include the visit of the Naval Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies Squadron, Vice-Admiral Dunbar Nasmith, November 1933; pearl fishing in Bahrain waters; British warships and gunboats in the Persian Gulf; flagstaff at ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    General views of guests at the presentation of Viceroy Khareita to the Sheik of Bahrain. (Presentation not shown). Women in burka dancing. Abd dancing with band. Racehorses exercising in front of local nobility. European dinghies ...

     
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    Kendal Collection

    Kashmir. Scenery. Mountain rivers. Bridges foot & vehicle. Tanmarg & Gulmarg. Shalimar Gardens. Palace & formal gardens. European formal lawn picnic. Holiday villas in the woods. Wooden Indian village houses & groups of Indigenous ...

     
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    Kendal Collection

    Sunday morning drinks at Pindi country club. Topi country park. Basaar with street vendors & arms dealers. Hill station under heavy snow. Christmas lunch at Pindi club. Larking at picnic. Lawrence College. Ghora Gali. Hazara. NWFP. ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by Lieutenant Robert Scott-Moncrieff, Royal Artillery, possibly when serving with 6th (Jacobs) Mountain Battery RA at Razmak, records Darya Khan railway station, turbaned troops with mules, parade in foothills, native ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by Lieutenant Robert Scott-Moncrieff, Royal Artillery, of Indian Army turbaned troops (6th Jacobs Mountain Battery Royal Artillery?) on exercise in arid mountains of North West Frontier (Razmak?), entering and ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by Bandmaster Mr T A Link of 2nd Battalion Welch Regiment records soldiers outside their barracks and practising high jump and long jump in mountainous district, presumably while Battalion was stationed at Rawalpindi, ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by Bandsman Mr T A Link of 2nd Battalion Welch Regiment records soldiers of the Battalion dressed up in a variety of mock oriental guises and as Welsh miners parading, playing a rugby match ...

     
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    GB

    START 00:00:00 Flying operations on the fleet aircraft carrier HMS Glorious in the Mediterranean: RAF deck crewmen dash towards a Blackburn Ripon II biplane torpedo bomber after it has just landed on the flight deck. A D Class destroyer HMS Delight ( ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Miss L W Chadwick and her niece Miss Betty Chadwick (later Mrs Ryle-Wright) while travelling from Red Sea to East Africa (game reserve animals) before arriving at Mr A V Chadwick's dairy farm "Windermere" near Vryburg in ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Pilot Officer Normand Littlejohn while serving with RAF 17 Squadron as a Pilot Officer in 1931, then as Flying Officer with RAF 203 Flying Boat Squadron in Iraq Command from 1932-1935 records ground and flying activity in Britain ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON AMATEUR FILMGB

    Colonel Hodgkinson and friends - poolside at the Taiping Swimming Club, Malaysia.

    A sign on a fence reads 'No Dogs Allowed'. Shot of a dog looking up, cut to a sign and swimming pool ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON AMATEUR FILMGB

    Colonel Hodgkinson and friends - poolside at the Taiping Swimming Club, Malaysia.

    A man and woman take it in turns to dive from a diving board. Others follow, some in slow-motion, some ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Captain Cyril Nicholls while serving with the 4th Battalion 6 Rajputana Rifles at Mhow, India, records tracking shot along railway line (overexposed), young British ladies and officers in period bathing wear enjoying diving and ...

     
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    Amateur film. Record of the construction of the Metur Dam and the opening ceremony.

     
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    The ceremony of Arms Puja.

     
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    CONTACT 1933

    A film to illustrate the conquest of the air by the aeroplane.

     
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    Amateur film of Indian wildlife. Includes, a black buck; a wild pig being fed; the road to Udaipur; a ram fight, cock fight at Chitor; the Maharajah of Jaipur's head Mahout;(elephant trainer) an elephants fight at Jaipur.

     
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    Amateur film showing everyday life in Jotwara and Jaipur.

    Includes film of the Craster family; a Rajput wedding; Rambagh Palace, hounds George Craster and the Maharaja of Jaipur; gardens and stables at Jotwara; a procession in Jaipur; a festival ...

     
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    Amateur film. Potting, grinding and irrigating in India (probably Madras area).

     
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    An untitled film for use with a lecture, showing scenes in Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Peking.

    A train arrives at an unidentified station in Malaya. Waterfront scenes in Penang and Singapore (308). Junks and sampans in the waters ...

     
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    Amateur film, taken in Lahore, showing prayers in the Badashahi mosque and a view of the fort and a Sikh tomb.

     
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    "Wedding of the Maharaj Kumar Shri Meghraji Saheb of Kutch and Maharaj Shri of Kishangarh 1933". "Part I. The Bridegroom. Princes of India arriving. The Dandia Ras. A Fuleka Procession". "Ghani Khama". "'Princes of India Arriving.' Ruling Princes ...

     
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    Amateur film showing street scenes in Simla, the Simla Kalka railway, a mule train on the road to Tibet, street scenes in Lahore, the Araurkali Bazaar, and the Badshahi Mosque. The Shalinar gardens; farewell party to the Governor, Sir Geoffrey de ...

     
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    MINISTRY OF TECHNOLOGY COLLECTIONGB

    A series of landings is seen with various aircraft.

    Notes

    Summary: Good shots taken from the island bridge. Note the markings on the flight deck and the good reverse shots which show the island well. ...

     
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    MINISTRY OF TECHNOLOGY COLLECTIONGB

    Scenes show launches and aircraft in flight. Bursts of anti-aircraft gunfire are seen around the target and there is a good view of the midships section of a Nelson class battleship firing her secondary armament. As ...

     
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    The production of sugar cane in the West Indies, contrasting old and new methods.

    Over a map of Barbados, a West Indian voiceover outlines a history of the island - 'Barbados is the only island which has always remained British since its ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of the Madras district of India and the coast line.

    Indians carrying goods to market in panniers (8). Fishermen, the coastline (75). Fishing from shore with nets (124). Elephants clearing forest 9147). Coastline, man in ...

     
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    BURMA 1934

    Great Britain

    Life and movement in Burma are shown in a series of scenes.

     
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    WALTER FUTTER NOVELTYUSA
     
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    South Africa

    Travelogue of Southern Africa: the Transvaal, Pretoria, Johannesburg mines, Rhodesia, Kimberley diamond mines, Buffalo river, Port Elizabeth, an ostrich farm, Kango caves, and Cape Town.

     
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    USA

    INTEREST. Travelogue. A compilation film purporting to be a journey through Africa, using stock footage, and extracts from non-fiction and fiction films.

    Main title and credits (56). Foreword (135). The Sphinx, pan to Pyramids (145). Pan up ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes in Kenyan countryside shot by Daniel Broad, British Trade Commissioner, Kenya 1934-1944. Nakuru - Europeans looking at plants. Kisumu plains, Europenas in a car. Shots of Molo town and H.M. Trade Commissiones building. Thika Falls ...

     
  • SONG OF CEYLON
    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY.

    r.1 Part 1 - the Buddha. Scenes of dark jungle with glimpses of animals, ruined temples and tropical vegetation (180), devil dancers perform (270), commentary explains that then came Buddha. Pilgrims traversing the ...

     
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    South Africa

    The Duke of Kent's tour of South Africa and Rhodesia in 1934.

     
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    Germany

    Footage of Sarnath and Benares; film of the Santal tribe of North East India. Possibly made as a teaching film about various Indian ethnographic practices.

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    INTEREST.

    Credits (25). A map of India showing Darjeeling (55). The 2' gauge Darjeeling railway which is 51 miles long and follows the old cart road through the tea gardens (115). The women working in the tea ...

     
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    Personal amateur film filmed mainly in Singapore, with intertitles.

    "Cree Hall - Singapore" a man plays with a cat and dog outside a large building, other shots of house and gardens, servants pose for camera. "Traffic control Singapore" a man ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amatuer scenes on the journey from Nairobi to Britain via Mombassa, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Madeira taken by Daniel Broad British Trade Commissioner, Kenya 1934-1944.

     
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    MALTA 1934

    Great Britain

    The island of Malta and particularly Valetta.

    The film opens with a map showing the position of the island, and then shows the harbour and some of the shipping. This is followed by views of Valetta, with its battlements and streets, ...

     
  • NEGOMBO COAST
    Great Britain

    Everyday life in Ceylon, with special emphasis on the fishing industry.

    Title card: 'Negombo Coast'. Archaic map of south east Asia, then a focus on Ceylon on the same map; commentary explains that 'Ceylon lies just off the most ...

     
  • FAIR CITY OF UDAIPUR
    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    General view from Maharajah's Palace, street scenes, the Temple of Juggernaut. Details of stone carving in the temple, market scene, sword manufacture, silversmith's wares, the Pichola Lake, ablutionary scenes, the Summer ...

     
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    Great Britain

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

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. The Craster family at Jotwara, India.

    The City Palace - a garden party for the Viceroy, Lady Willingdon and Princess Alice of Athlone; tiger shoot at Ramgargh; the Craster family.