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    Introduced by Lord Lee of Fareham, who explains that many doubt the value of the Bible of history. Views are then shown which are associated with stories from the Bible, and the life of Christ.

     
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    NAIROBI 1934

    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of scenes in and around Nairobi shot by Daniel Broad, British Trade Commissiner, Kenya 1934-1935. A house, the Salisbury Hotel, the baths inside with white people swimming. Nairobi bazaars and street scenes. A Christmas ...

     
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    South Africa

    INTEREST. The highlands of Rhodesia.

    Credits (37). A map of Southern Rhodesia outlining the Eastern Districts (55). Beira: over shots of the harbour and docks, commentary gives a brief outline of the town's origins and development ...

     
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    BRITAIN UNDER NATIONAL GOVERNMENTGreat Britain

    PROPAGANDA. A film on the National Government's aims to boost Britain's trade with the Empire: Though nerve-centre of the Empire, Britain is too small to be self-supporting. Scenes of industry, furnaces, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Local dances from the Daffla region of India and local men performing spectacular tricks on tight-ropes.

    Men dancing and acting out a ritualised hunt whilst wearing masks (54). Women dancing (970. Men dancing watched by ...

     
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    LIFE AND CUSTOMS OF AFRICAN NATIVESSouth Africa

    The Xhosa tribe.

     
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    Great Britain

    EARTHQUAKE IN INDIA SPREADS DESOLATION. Worst shock for 37 years takes heavy toll of life and property, leaving hosts homeless in Bihar. (217) SHANGHAI VOLUNTEER CORPS HOLDS PARADE. International Force turns out in farewell ceremony for ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Various scenes shot in the Kenyan countryside and Nairobi by Daniel Broad, British Commissioner in Kenya 1934-1944.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Features scenes from a 1934-1935 tour of Manipur State and a women's bazaar in Imphal.

    No titles. In Manipur State, MS the filmmaker G.P. Stewart, dressed in a safari suit and topi hat, seated on the ground talking to ...

     
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    PRINCE VISITS SCENE OF HIS INVESTITURE. H.R.H. on social service tour in Wales, is met by Mr. Lloyd George at Carnarvon Castle. (131) U.S.-TO-ROME FLYERS ARE DOWN IN IRELAND. Pond and Sabelli making nonstop trip to Italy from New York, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Images of Africa including taking car on a raft across a river, elephants, hippos and African women.

     
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    BIKANER 1934 has video enhanced entry

    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. Opening shot of a map of India. An arrow indicates the Deccan States and then the Rajputana States and Thar desert where the town of Bikaner is situated. Bullock carts and camels make their way across the ...

     
  • Dalyell Collection (Reel 10): Christmas party, Bahrain 1933-34
    Dalyell Collection

    Children's Christmas party in garden with parents. Celebrations to mark the accession of Shaikh Hamad bin Isa, the Shaikh of Bahrain, at Manama, Bahrain, January or February 1933. British Secretary of State for Air's arrival by plane ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Muharram celebrations. Street processions. Dancing. Carrying shrines. Visit of Lord Willingdon, Viceroy of India. Arrival at airfield of Vice regal party. Shailk of Bahrain takes his visitors on village tour.

    Wedding ...

     
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    Amateur film, presumably shot by an officer of the East or South Lancashire Regiment serving in the arid north of India, records scenes of native life, British Army enjoying sports (cricket, swimming, polo), military parade, demonstration of hand ...

     
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    Amateur film with titles, shot by Royal Army Medical Corps doctor Colonel Alexander Simson (1894-1980), shows identified British Army regiments and Indian troops on training exercises in Northern India, 1933-1934 ...

     
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    Amateur film with titles, shot by Royal Army Medical Corps doctor Colonel Alexander Simson (1894-1980), records tourist scenes typically witnessed by British officers travelling out to India by ship in the 1930's (Port ...

     
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    Amateur film with titles shot by Lieutenant Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry records various military ceremonial and naval scenes between 1930 and 1934.

    Voyage out to Malta in 1930 on SS Kaiser-i- ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDGB

    Hodgkinson family scenes in Malaysia and Burma.

    (B&W) Malayan maid and Ditty (wife of Colonel Hodgkinson) holding little boy's hand (Ooty, son of Colonel Hodgkinson), ...

     
  • Fraser Collection: The Kadir Cup 1934
    Fraser Collection

    1934 footage of an annual Raj sporting event, the Kadir Cup Meeting. Competitors and visitors travel on elephants to the location of the race for the Hog Hunters Cup, a pig sticking competition. Also: travel by elephant into a town ( ...

     
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    Bolland Collection

    VIP visits to Kotah: Viceroy Lord Reading 1924; Maharajah of Baroda 1927; Nawab of Tonk 1928; Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir 1934. Copies of Maharao Brijraj Singh of Kotah's 16 mm films, with his commentaries.

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    Smart Collection

    British Honduras: river scenes with boats, jungle and village scenes and soil surveying with Professor Hardy.

    Production / Donor Details: Film shot by Harold Smart OBE. Mr. Smart was born in Lesotho ( ...

     
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    Lloyd-Jones Collection

    Daulatabad caves and Dehli. 1933/4. Military parades. People suffering from a skin disease? Nomads dancing. Train. Man climbing palm tree. Travelling along railway tracks by bogie. Daulatabad caves. Dehli - Red Fort. Agra - Tak ...

     
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    INTEREST. Rice cultivation in Ceylon.

    Opening scenic shots of Ceylon, commentary explains that varied crops are produced in Ceylon but the staple food of the people is rice (101). In the paddy fields, buffaloes are used to draw the ploughs. ...

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIA

    Scenes of Udaipur.

     
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    The cruise takes a party of senior scouts and guides and leaders to various ports in the Mediterranean where large rallies are held with local scouts and guides.

     
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    Documentary about Indian crafts, dances and architecture.

     
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    AMATEUR FILM of a husky and sled journey and a medical centre and orphanage in St Anthony set up by Wilfrid T. Grenfell, an English medical missionary.

    LS iceberg, huskies crossing ice to icebound steamship. Ship moves forward a small distance. ...

     
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    Amateur film showing forestry work and resin collecting in the United Provinces, India.

     
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    INTEREST. Amateur film of India.

    People on their way to the market; animals and ox carts (37). Residency grounds and flowers (50). Procession in Jaipur, elephants with decorative howdahs, soldiers, Nagas, elephants in silver embossed china ...

     
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    The tea plantations of Ceylon.

    17th century map of Ceylon. Commentary states that the island has been known to traders for many centuries. Shots of interior forests. Footage of Buddhist temples and statues, many in ruins: 'The dry climate of the ...

     
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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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    Amateur footage of rice and rubber cultivation and a religious festival.

    Shots of rice cultivation. A forest fire and its aftermath, possibly clearing land for a rubber plantation. Scenes at a rubber plantation, inlcuding tapping for latex and ...

     
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    OUTLOOK IS BRIGHTER, SAYS MR. RUNCIMAN. President of the Board of Trade, in talk on British Industries Fair, sees good time is coming. (109) EUROPE STRIKES BAD PATCH OF TROUBLE. Snapshots from Continent show, first the standstill in Paris and incidents ...

     
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    AMATEUR FILM. Scenes in and round the medical service building. Huskies pulling sleds across the ice, steam ship in background possibly stuck in ice (25). Men in grounds of medical building walking very unsteadily (50). Inside the centre a man's legs ...

     
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    (Col) Two young teenage girls pose with colourful parrot type birds on their fingers, also look at flowers and garden at the Gun Carriage Factory estate, Jubbulpore 1940. (B/W) Group of young children of various ages in their best clothes at a Children ...

     
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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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    Amateur film following the progress of Dr. Taylor's party on their route to Ukhrul as they give medical aid to the sick of the villages through which they pass.

     
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    Villages, homes, and workshops in Sri Lanka.

     
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    FILM TAKEN IN THE ISLANDS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN, IN ARABIA AND NORTH AFRICA BY THE SALISBURY ROUND THE WORLD EXPEDITION.

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIA
     
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    Amateur film. Shots of wild Markhor and bison; walking tour and expedition.

     
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    AMATEUR. Camp life and hunting scenes in Assam while on local leave.

     
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    A film prepared by the Boy Scouts of Singapore in cooperation with Messrs. Kodak Ltd. Aspects of the city of Singapore, concentrating on the port area, street life and its multi-racial character.

     
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    SABRA 1934

    Theme of the film is taken from the lives of the Chalutzim or Jewish pioneers who have settled in Palestine. Film shows a typical group of pioneers fighting with almost superhuman power against both nature and hostile Arab tribes.

     
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    Documents the deputation tour undertaken by Rev. Leonard Hurst, Australia and New Zealand secretary of the London Missionary Society,in Southern India, on behalf of the LMS.Places featured include Bellary, Gooty, Anantapur District, Jammalamadugu, ...

     
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    GB

    Reel 1:

    00:00 Pan on deck of ship, presumably the SS Duchess of Richmond, a church service (commemorative?) is held. Some of the ships officers are attending and a number of civilian men are wearing medals.

    00:08 Ashore a large party of ...

     
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    Great Britain

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