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    SECRETS OF INDIA

    Scenes in Udaipur: feeding wild pigs; watering the state elephants; a fight between a wild boar and a tiger. Map of India indicating the position of Udaipur. Every night a keeper calls to and distributes grain to the wild pigs which ...

     
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    GOING PLACESUSA

    The British possessions in eastern Africa.

     
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    Picnic - families, children and dogs. Sikh Gurdwara ('God's place') inspector. Children in water. Sheila climbs a tree. Children's party at New Forest. Children playing with a pup, a toy and a tricycle. Dehra Dun bazaar scenes - firewood sales, mules, ...

     
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    Family games with hammock in Changa Manga. Shahjahanpur camp November 1931 - Children listening to gramophone; children on elephant. Weir at Jhansi. Indian nanny, Ayah, with the children. Lachiwala - goats, cattle, buffalos in pond. Picnic. Grass- ...

     
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    Delhi fort - Lahore gate and Delhi gate, black marble elephants. Pleasure gardens of Moghal emperors; hall of audience. Friday prayers at Jumma Masjid, huge crowds in ornate square. Ferozabad, the 6th city of old Delhi, views around the ruins. Humayun ...

     
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    Hardwar, a holy town of pilgrimage where the Ganges cuts through the Siwalk hills - views of the Ganges canal, water front and temples. Pilgrim's camps for the Kumbh Mela, bridge especially by the Roorkee Sappers for the Kumbh Mela traffic. Crowds at ...

     
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    Views of Beas River. Silver jubilee celebrations. Schoolboys' gym exhibition with crowds watching. "Capt. H. H. Raja Sir Jogindar Sen, K.C.S.I" holds durbar and parade - arrival in Rolls Royce, troops, parade grounds. Garden party at palace, palace ...

     
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    Salt mine at Drang. Monitor lizard captured in the compound. Cricket in camp at Panjain, family and Indian children playing together. Dosehra (Hindu festival to mark the victory of Krishna over Rawan) with procession, troops and officials in cars. ...

     
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    Mussooree Road through hills, with views of the bends in the road from a car. Children in lorry. At Mussooree, bazaar scenes and children in rickshaw. Sikh procession. King's birthday parade at Simla 1931 - 11th mountain battery parades, arrival of ...

     
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    Tour with forest college students in Seraj hills. Punjab Himalayas. Palampur bazaar. Larji Banjar bridle path. Family on tour - Beth on Blanco; cantilever bridge. Manglaur bridge; suspension bridge. Milestone. Family reach Banjar. Children in Jibi ...

     
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    Winter quarters at Simla. The family at home - Craigdhu playground with crawling lessons for a baby (Sheila Mary?). Skating at Blessington - the pond; "S.G. does her piece" - skating moves; leapfrog. Winter at Simla 1929, Sheila at Christchurch Lodge; ...

     
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    Views of Himalayan snow peaks. Barang village. Family at Shoang camp. Baspa cliffs. 'Coolies' at the Hiranghati camp. Rhododendrons and cairns on pass. Sarhan village. Paunda roadside shelter under an enormous old elk tree. Loading mules at Rupi. ...

     
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    Bombay. Davis Road, Lahore. Canal bank, Lahore. Armistice Day Parade with ex-service men. Bathing the dog. Christmas Day in Lawrence Gardens. Lahore bazaar traffic. Small boy dancing to gramophone recording. Loading camels. Padre Gorrie's wedding - ...

     
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    Bazaar scenes in Simla. New Forest Garden, Dehra Dun; carnations and rose trellis; front drive; Duncan and snap-dragons. S. G. in sweet-pea rows; birdbath. Narendranagar. View of Ganges. Mussooree hills from Dehra Dun. Jacaranda blossom at Dehra Club ...

     
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    Men operating capstan for digging a well. Women and children bringing home the hay. Flowers and views. (b/w) Travellers on the Una road through Kangra valley. Panorama and pond. Garhi Manaswal camp and village scenes. Loading kit on camels. Wrapped up ...

     
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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    "India House. H.M. The King, accompanied by the Queen, opens magnificent new home of India in Aldwych." (0.04). HAS of Royal procession along Aldwych (0.09). Ground view of arrival of royal landau at India House. King George ...

     
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    INDIA TEA 1930

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    BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS

    No titles. A reporter sits with Shri Meher Baba on a sofa in a park or other open space. The sofa is covered with a `throw' with geometrical designs of Indian origin. Meher Baba wears a full-length white robe. They face camera and ...

     
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    Big game hunting in India.

     
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    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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    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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    The use of elephants in British India as working animals and in hunting.

     
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    A welcoming committee of dignitaries for the arrival of a train. A procession through the streets with elephants. The groom (?) in a limousine with a mounted escort. View from upstairs window. CU of elephants. Pan of horses and attendants. English and ...

     
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    A ceremonial procession of elephants and carriages. Departure of dignitaries in limousines.

     
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    A ceremonial procession of elephants and carriages in a crowded street.

     
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    Forest College Sports, April 1932 - running, hurdles, high-jump, obstacle course, pole fighting, seven-a-side sack fighting (?), children's race. Commander-in-Chief visits Indian Military academy - parade, inspection, medal presentation, group ...

     
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    Amateur film showing construction of a part of the North Western Railway in India; Europeans duck shooting; socializing in India.

     
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    Amateur film shot by Gerald Selous as British Consul at Basra (1930-1932) and as Commercial Counsellor at Cairo (1933-1938) covers British Imperial Airways Hannibal, construction of dam at Jabal Awliya, White Nile, Sudan ...

     
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    Great Britain

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

     
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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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    TRAVELOGUE. Views of Colombo harbour; Tamils unloading of boats; Hindus, Buddhists and Moslems working together; bustling town streets; open air market; a train journey through Mount Lavinia's coconut palms; catamaran fishing boats; Dutch built canals; ...

     
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    PATHÉ PICTORIAL

    ACTUALITY. The fleet at Gibraltar. Harbour shots and battleships. The Governor of Gibraltar, General Sir Alexander Godley dressed for hunting. The Calpe Hunt meet in Spain. Soldiers and sailors feeding the apes. Locals on steep steps in ...

     
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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.

     
  • JAMAICAN HARVEST
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    The cultivation and export of bananas in Jamaica.

    Opening in January as local ploughmen plough a large field in readiness for planting, the film then shows local women weeding and hoeing the land. Shots of a dam outline the ...

     
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    JERICHO 1937

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    Jericho Jackson is on run from army after being court-martialled. He goes to African desert, marries and becomes head of Arab tribe. Man imprisoned in his place searches him out for revenge but forgives him.

     
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    Crowds at festival in Dehra Dun. Raising of the 'sacred pole', a full-grown sal tree swathed in red velvet. The Mahant Sahib, a local dignitary. On the pilgrim's route to the source of the Ganges in Tehri Garwhal - snowy peaks, women cutting corn, rope ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Young Asian women posing for camera, then older Asian man and family.

    Note: "Viceroy's garden + Nairital" scribbled on processing box in which film came to Archive, but not known if this relates to this particular film.

     
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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

    Footage of wildlife at an African waterhole, and of a tree hide.

     
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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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    Amateur film. Manipuri hockey, wrestling and dancing at Imphal including Kabui Nagas dance and Angami Nagas performed by either Maoor Maram villagers to celebrate King George V's Silver Jubilee.

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Footage documenting various event surrounding the 1935 restoration of the Ashanti Confederation. (Kumasi city?) Coronation of the Ashantihene or King of kings: Inter title "Ceremony in connection with the restoration of The Ashanti ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Gold Coast: "The Residency Grounds, Kumasi." The ornamental park grounds of the Official Residency at Kumasi with its tall trees and lawns. The Mansion house and its gardens. The small group of soldiers of the Official Guard on duty ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Atlantic Coast with township fronting beach. Facade of Dutch colonial 18th Century town house of three stories being visited by mixed party of British colonials. Inscription tablet in Dutch on wall of house shown in close up and ...

     
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    Jackson Collection

    Meeting of the tribes. Some African attendees dressed in European clothes. Tribal chiefs with their ceremonial umbrellas. Children are carried on the heads of their fathers. Tribal images, small statues of Gods are shown and inspected ...