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    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Native drivers and British soldiers stand by the bank of the river urging on the long teams of oxen as they draw the guns towards the water (93ft).

    Note: This may in fact be NAVAL GUN CROSSING THE VET RIVER ( ...

     
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    ACTUALITY. Lord Roberts arrives at Cape Town to head the British army during the Boer War.

    A small contingent of soldiers march along the quayside (44). Lord Roberts disembarks from his ship and inspects the guard of honour (82). He ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Men in pith helmets on horseback ford a river and climb the bank. MCU men driving carts pulled by donkeys (24). A native boy leads four pairs of oxen pulling a cart across the river, carrying about ten soldiers (42ft).

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Ambulances and British troops crossing the Tugela River over the pontoon bridge near Trichardt's Drift, during the British retreat from Spion Kop in the Boer War, 25 January 1900. Three separate scenes (single shots) taken from ...

     
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    ACTUALITY. Boer war. Single shot of the Bloemfontein annexation ceremony on May 28th 1900.

    Military parade in the market square at Bloemfontein at which General Pretyman named the Orange River Colony (formerly the Orange Free State) on behalf of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    "ACTUALITY". A contingent from a British Army unit marching down a street, followed by a small group of boys who look into the camera. The unit is led by an officer bearing a sword and includes a colour sergeant (51).

     
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    USA

    RECONSTRUCTION. Cavalrymen dressed as Boers escort a number of men wearing kilts towards and past the camera. One or two of the cavalry have drawn swords, and those at the rear wave their hats as they approach (33ft)(16mm)

     
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    USA

    DOCUMENTARY. "Fake newsfilm" of a Boer war skirmish.

    A number of Boer volunteers direct rifle fire and cannon fire at the kilted Highland regiment advancing towards them. The Highlanders overrun the battery and put the Boers to flight (81 ...

     
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    USA

    RECONSTRUCTION. A number of cavalrymen dressed as Boers ride towards and past the camera brandishing their swords. A solitary rider is left behind and watches as two men ride slowly (R-L) past the camera. In the background is a wooded slope (20ft)( ...

     
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    GB

    Cavalry and Infantry marching past on a grassy parade ground, South Africa, 1900

    The parade starts and ends with contingents of light horse. In between them are foot soldiers, two companies each with a Maxim gun on a ...

     
  • COOLIE BOYS DIVING FOR COINS

    ACTUALITY. A view from above of native boys diving for coins from their boats in Singapore harbour and climbing back again (51 ft).

    In August 1900, a notice from the Warwick Trading Company appeared in The Era explaining that & ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Three British cavalrymen ride from right to left across a flat landscape, with a group of cavalry in the distance (11). Jump-cut to a number of cavalrymen leading a covered wagon pulled by a team of six horses. Within ...