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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 ...

     
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    GB

    British fictional propaganda film on a Boer defeat in the Second Boer War, 27th February 1900.

    The film depends for its effect on stop-action camera tricks. It opens with 'President Kruger' of the Transvaal Republic ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Single shot. Naval ratings pulling along naval guns during the Boer War.

    A long double line of naval ratings hauling a 4.7" gun across open country (from right to left). A second group hauling a second gun follows behind ( ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. Ceremonies on the occasion of the raising of the Union Jack at Pretoria, 5 June 1900.

    Long shot from high angle of British infantry and cavalry lined up to the left of the picture in Church Square, Pretoria, with ...

     
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    GB

    Very brief scene of Lord Roberts and his staff boarding SS Dunnottar Castle at Southampton docks for the trip to South Africa, 23rd December 1899.

    Notes

    Title: this has been taken from the Warwick catalogue for 1900

    Production: this ...

     
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    GB

    Light ammunition carts crossing a drift near Paardeberg, South Africa, February 1900.

    The light carts cross the drift one after the other in a long continuous line.

    Notes

    Title: this has been taken from ...

     
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    A 4.7-inch naval gun being drawn across the drift by ox-teams. As the gun descends the steep embankment, it is held back by ropes in the hands of a number of troops.

    Notes

    Filmed by Joseph Rosenthal, it is thought that this might also be ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A pantomime on the Boer War in the form of a boxing match between men dressed as John Bull and President Kruger. The seconds for Kruger are France and Russia; for John Bull, Uncle Sam.

     
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    USA

    RECONSTRUCTION. Boer War(?)

    A battlefield, with cannons and wounded soldiers, is filmed from behind the British line(?) A horse-drawn ambulance arrives (L-R). Under the direction of officers, some of the wounded are stretchered into the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Military parade.

    A naval detachment, including Marines, headed by a military band and watched by cheering crowds, passes down the Mall prior to a review by the Prince of Wales at Horse Guards Parade. Included in the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Ostriches being fed by an African keeper, watched by a group of Europeans which includes three women (97ft).

     
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    Great Britain

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

    A nurse is seen receiving wounded British soldiers at a Red Cross tent. A Boer emerges from behind the tent and beats a hasty retreat after throwing a bomb in fromt ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Crowds around the entrance to the London Hippodrome awaiting the departure of Sir George White, the hero of Ladysmith from the theatre. He emerges in company with Mr Cook, the manager of the theatre, and is immediately ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. A British troop exercise during the Boer War presented as genuine military action.

    [THE SCOUTS IN PURSUIT OF THE BOERS] Mounted troops riding across open country towards the camera (52). [BRINGING THE MAXIMS INTO ACTION] ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. A long column of mounted troops fording a river (148ft).

    Note: Lord Roberts took the surrender of Kroonstad on 12 May 1900. According to the Warwick catalogue the film shows: `Lord Roberts and Kitchener with ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A steam traction engine hauling timber in a dockyard, apparently in South Africa (during the Boer War). A number of cyclists and troops and a donkey cart pass by (72ft).

    Note: See Warwick Catalogue 5541b, TRANSPORTING SUPPLIES BY ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The train, with engine decorated with flag and the letters "CIV" on the front, pulls out of the station; soldiers lean from the windows, some waving (44ft).

    Note: Also contained in THROUGH THREE REIGNS 1922 (Rl. 1. 522-561ft).

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. A Company of British troops, just arrived in Port Elizabeth, march from the jetty towards a square and are surrounded by the waiting crowds (48ft).

    Note: Probably filmed by Edgar M. Hyman around March 1900 ...

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Boer War. A long line of carts and wagons drawn by mules and oxen crosses the Vaal river - one of the wagons has a large balloon attached to it (96ft).

    Note: Filmed by Joe Rosenthal c24 May 1900. According to the Warwick ...

     
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    Great Britain

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

    Four gunners are seen under fire; one falls wounded as the others advance; a cavalryman rides up, drags the wounded man on to his horse and rides off in the ...

     
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    GB

    British mounted troops staging a combat manoeuvre, not far from Kimberley, South Africa, May-July 1900.

    The troopers gallop towards the camera, regular cavalry first, followed by yeomanry. There is a kopje behind ...

     
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    GB

    Lord Roberts, the new Commander-in-Chief, arrives at Cape Town harbour, South Africa, 10th January 1900.

    An honour guard of Infantry marches into position beside the dock, past Roberts' ship, the SS Dunnottar Castle. ...

     
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    GB

    A company of Infantry crosses the river, the boundary between the Orange Free State and the Transvaal Republic, South Africa, May 1900.

    A punt is crammed full with the men, who have no room to move. It is pulled ...

     
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    GB

    The ceremonial parade through the streets of London of Sir George White and his staff, returned home after the relief of Ladysmith, April 1900.

    Crowds line the streets, held back by soldiers, as the military parade ( ...

     
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    GB

    Troops of the Cavalry Division crossing a drift near Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa, 12th May 1900.

    The column of horsemen crosses the drift towards the camera. One officer has his Indian servant riding ...