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    Great Britain

    Adventure melodrama of the search for legendary diamond mines in the heart of Africa.

     

    The 1937 British-Gaumont adaptation of King Solomon’s Mineswas the second film version of H. Rider Haggard& ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of a climbing party in Kashmir.

    Team of men with packs walking through mountain pass (11). Snow and mountains, climbing party walking through snow (44). Camp and porters (55). Porters weighing a sheep (62). Cooking a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. "New Government House - Darjeeling. In Government House grounds". A carriage comes along the drive, escorted by natives. Two women get out of the carriage. The two women and a man talk on the balcony (28). "His Excellency ...

     
  • STEVE OF THE RIVER
    Great Britain

    A cartoon parody of Sanders of the River, placing the horse and his rider from the Sunday Express comic strip "Come On Steve" in Africa, where they must escape local cannibals.

    Lord Sandy, the Commissioner, leaves his African ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Modern missionary work in South Rhodesia, the territory explored and opened up by Livingstone.

    Reel One of three.

    Victoria Falls. The four-day steam-train journey along the Orange River from the Cape to the Falls, via Mafeking ...

     
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    ALL ABOARD 1937

    Great Britain

    Cadbury production, likely including footage from the Gold Coast (Ghana).

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM.

    ARAB LEGION AMMAN. Filmed around April 1937 on the occasion of the annual parade of the Legion. The parade was taken by King Hussein but it is uncertain whether there is no footage of him in this film (30ft).

    LAN ...

     
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    Dominica, Great Britain

    "Every year on the two days preceding Ash Wednesday, Dominica gives itself up to the spirit of Carnival".

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary on life in a desert town.

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. A rally of Girl Guides attended by Olave Baden-Powell in Hyderabad.

     
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    AJMER 1937

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of local events in Ajmer province including the fair at Pushkar.

    Camel race and general views of people and animals (35). Elephants (46). People (53). A food stall (58). Street scene showing stalls and buildings (82). ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. "Darjeeling - summer seat of the Bengal government". A shot of the hill road to Darjeeling. Natives herd sheep. Other natives are dragging a roller along (14). More sheep by the side of the railway track (21). A car, with a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Rural life in the mountainous valley near Gilgit - now in the Northern areas of Pakistan.

     
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    BORNEO 1937

    USA

    Travelogue of a trip by the Martin Johnsons through Borneo.

     
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    USA

    Survey of the production and consumption of milk in US; rapid growth of the winter holiday institution in US; preparations for the 1937 Coronation.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; pan of river; a large group of men standing outside a arge thatched hut; view down the valley over hills; MS of expedition; men lifting sacks and walking down path (100ft). [16mm].

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM. Dragon boat racing, possibly at Aberdeen

    Boats racing, boy beating a drum, people watching from junks and other boats, paper boats on water, women rowing.

     
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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.

     
  • ANTI-PLAGUE OPERATIONS, LAGOS 1937
    Great Britain

    A record of measures taken against an outbreak of plague in Lagos, followed by footage of welfare exhibitions in Lagos in 1937.

    The film opens with Africans standing outside a corrugated iron hut, with an open sewer running through ...

     
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    FIREMAKER 1937

    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. How a Rhodesian African makes fire.

    An African sits by a tree and carves a notch into a soft stick. C.U. the carving. Placing the stick between both feet he inserts a hard stick into the notch and twists it rapidly ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A typical day of a Msukuma (Sukuma) man and his family in Tanganyika (now Tanzania).

    The film introduces Kinga's home - huts in a clearing - before showing Kinga and his family, who are at work making bread, collecting wood and ...

     
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    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY - made as a coronation souvenir (George VI) and traces the story of the British Empire from 1895 to the proclamation of George VI as King. Events are shown in strict chronological order.

    Rl.1 St. James's Palace, December ...

     
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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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    BORNEO - 1 1937

    Great Britain

    Amateur film. "The record of two visits to the estate of Daruel Tobacco Plantations Limited at Segama, Lahad Datu" in Sabah, Malaysia in the north of the island of Borneo. "Daruel Bay. Lahad Datu - the port through which everything must ...