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    INSTRUCTIONAL. How men of the Barotse tribe make and use a dug-out canoe.

    Two Africans begin to fell a tree with axes. The tree falls. Shaping and hollowing the trunk into a canoe. Launching the canoe on the Zambesi. Two ...

     
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    Tarzan rescues a girl on safari from being kidnapped by the local chief.

     
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    The visit of Queen Elizabeth, consort to George VI, to the Burma Pvailion at the opening of the Empire Exhibition on 3rd May 1938.

    Opens with middle-distance shot of the Queen leaving the pavilion. Then shows in sequence the various ...

     
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    AMATEUR FILM. Views over harbour. Woman cleaning wooden oar on jetty. Boats coming into harbour. Two small boys playing jacks. Men asleep in wicker basket. Men using winch to unload wooden crates from a boat. Crates loaded and transported ...

     
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    Hindu temples at Benares and Belur and the mythology associated with them.

    Three holy men sitting on a raised stone platform n front of a large temple. Shots of the temple buildings, showing carvings (98). Priest tolling a bell (103 ...

     
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    DOCUMENTARY. Record of film made by the Denis-Roosevelt Belgian Congo Expedition.

    RL.1 We follow the journey of the expedition from Belgium via France, Spain, Morocco and the Sahara into the heart of the Belgian Congo. In Morocco, we see ...

     
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    Travelogue of Southern Rhodesia. Scenes in Bulawayo, factory workshops for the railways. Gold mining operations in a large foundry and by a single prospector. Dairy farming in Gwelo, chromium mines at Selukwe, Rhodes' tomb at Matopos. ...

     
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    An engineer dreams of a fictitious conference of the `Mediterranean Economy Union' called to discuss plans for damming the Mediterranean Sea at Gibraltar and the Dardanelles in order to reduce the sea level and reclaim potentially valuable ...

     
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    The lives and customes of the Hindus of India, based on a book by Father Lhande.

     
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    DRUM 1938 enhanced entry

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    Melodrama in which an independent Indian state revolts and is subdued by British troops.

    The Drum takes place in the fictional town of Tokot, situated on the border of the contentious frontier province of Afghanistan. ...
     
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    DELHI 1938 has video enhanced entry

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    Travelogue of Delhi.

    Main title and credits. Map of India, which zooms in on Delhi. Fade to view of plains near Delhi. Panning movement towards ruins. Commentary talks of the successive cities of Delhi. Tomb of Nasiruddin Muhammad ...