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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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    Great Britain

    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 ...

     
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    DRAMA. A "faked" newsfilm representing an incident in the Boer War.

    A party of riflemen are attacked by the Boers and left for dead; one of the enemy removes a dispatch from one of the fallen men; another of the fallen British struggles to his ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. City Imperial Volunteers, carrying rifles and equipment, clamber up the gangway of a troopship at the foot of which is a civilian wearing a top hat (33); the camera changes to show more CIV passing up the gangway at the head of ...

     
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    USA

    RECONSTRUCTION. Faked Boer War incident.

    View from behind the "Boer" position as they fire with rifles and a small cannon against an advancing force of "British" lancers on foot and horseback. After hand-to-hand fighting the British withdraw, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Scots' Guards march through the market place in Bloemfontain.

    Foot soldiers carrying pick-axes or rifles march (R-L) past the camera, followed by drummers and pipers, officers on horseback, and more foot soldiers ...

     
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    France

    Footage of Kruger leaving the Hotel De Ville in Paris, late in 1900.

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Covered wagons drawn by mules, each flying the Red Cross flag, fording the Vaal river (13ft).

    Note: Filmed by Joe Rosenthal c24 May 1900. Original length 50ft.

    Refs: National Film Archive, Catalogue, Part ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer WAr. A procession of ox-drawn wagons passing down a trail over a hill towards the camera; the oxen are attended and driven by Zulus (91ft).

    Note: Filmed by Joe Rosenthal April-May 1900.

    Refs: National Film ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer war. Single shot of a column of Gordon Highlanders marching out of their camp at Ladysmith to meet General Buller's relief column.

    Troops in khaki kilts march turning a corner and marching to the right past lines of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    "H.M.S. Powerful arriving in Portsmouth Harbour, bringing home the heroes of Ladysmith". Shot of the four-funnelled cruiser steaming in to the harbour and passing HMS Victory dressed with flags for the occasion (47ft).

    Note: This is ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Military parade.

    A naval detachment, including Marines, from H.M.S. `Powerful', marching through London prior to a review by the Prince of Wales at the Horse Guards Parade. The procession is headed by a military band and ...

     
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    MS race course? Ranks of turbanned soldiers march towards the camera. The first group have trumpets, the rest carry rifles. They are accompanied by two Europeans on horseback.

     
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    GB

    Men of the City Imperial Volunteers (CIV) being inspected at the Albany Barracks, Regents Park, London, by Edward, Prince of Wales, prior to their departure for South Africa, 26th January 1900.

    The men are drawn up ...