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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    NEWSFILM. Mrs Diana Strickland arrives home after her African motor tour (28ft).

    Note: Offcuts under title MRS STRICKLAND HOME (75ft).

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Amateur film showing Cape Town, the Table Mountain, Kimberley Mine, Bulawayo, Pretoria, Durban, Victoria Falls, and the Zambezi river.

     
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    EMPIRE SERIESGreat Britain

    INTEREST: Travelogue. Map (44); views of Baghdad from the river, with crowds crossing Maude Bridge, which is laid across floating boats (108); statue of General Maude (127); views of the river Tigris (150); a 'guffah' or tub ...

     
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    HEART OF ASIAGreat Britain

    INTEREST Travelogue.

    A Baluchistani on a hill top surveying the country (51-56); shots of the country (75-87); the Bolan Pass (95-130); the entrance to the Pass guarded by a man with a donkey (136-160); a band of natives ...

     
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    Great Britain

    "INTEREST. Travelogue" The film opens with a map of Africa with pointer showing places on the railway line (89-117)(150-166); Lobito Bay, the starting point of the railway (192-222); a ship loading at Lobito dock (230-277); the SS Angola ...

     
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    BOMBAY 1928

    AMATEUR. Footage of Bombay showing the sampling of water from wells, oiling the water courses, drawing water for testing from a variety of wells, interior shots of a cotton mill (?).

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Grytviken, South Georgia. Argentinian whaling company stationed there. Shots from whale catcher on way to Leith Harbour. At Leith Harbour a ship with new free standing rudder; pigs running around in station; `Sposa' running ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. The first film taken by Salvesen of the new floating factory. Leaving South Georgia late September 1928. Shots taken from `Saragossa' of rough seas between South Georgia and ice; two floating factories without stern slips; ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Iceberg scenes; gunner at gun; looking for whales; trace of whales; reloading gun and coiling rope for the next shot; South Georgia coast; penquin colony; Leith Harbour in South Georgia; winding up the ashes.

    Note: ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Islands off South Georgia; floating factory; shifting coal from hatches to `Salvestria', tanker and transport boat `Coronda' in background; boats lying in the station at Prins Olaf Haven; `Coronda' at Leith Harbour after ...

     
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    Porters, seated and standing, drinking tea on the Tibetan plain.

     
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    COTTON 1928

    AMATEUR. Cotton production in India.

     
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    AMATEUR. Amateur film showing the River Ganges and countryside scenes in India.

    The Ganges canal. Canal scenes. River diverted. Hydro-electric power station. Irrigation - water wheel turned by oxen and men lifting buckets. Ox driven carts and ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    The grounds of the Residence at Mysore where much sport is made with dogs. Bathing the dogs in the fountains. Kicking dogs the football etc. Good shots of the Residence and its grounds.

    Production / Donor Details: These cine ...

     
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    EMPIRE SERIESGreat Britain

    INTEREST - Travelogue. The film opens with a shot of two men in the Punjab stacking sheaves of wheat (58-70); a farmer sets off to market (81-100); Rawal Pindi from a distance (104-120); firewood cutters loading up wood for ...

     
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    Great Britain

    9th Sudanese regiment marching across the Omdurman Battlefield. Abu Hamed Railway Station; shipwreck; sandstone quarries at the narrowest part of the Nile. Esvah barrage/dam. Coming down the Nile from Luxor, views of the banks and boats ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue. Commander Glen Kidston's trip to Africa, including a safari and a visit to a plantation.

    No titles. LS of docks and large cranes (3). MCU of man reading `Photography for the Amateur' and smiling at the camera (17). A ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Drama of kidnapping and intrigue set against an Indian background.

     
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    EMPIRE DAY 1928

    BRITISH SCREEN NEWSGreat Britain

    Empire Day celebrations - children salute the Union Flag.

     
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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    "H.R.H. the Duke of York takes the salute in Hyde Park". Shot from behind the Duke of York as he salutes one of the sections marching past in the background.` Brigade and Standard bearers of the Girls' Life Brigade and the ...

     
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    Amateur film showing road engineering in India.

     
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    Great Britain

    The construction of the Takoradi harbour near Sekondi.

     
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    HOME LIFE 1928

    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing everyday life in the Hunter household in Uttar Pradesh.

    Mr Hnter introduces films by titles. In train nearing Meerut. Station at Meerut. Train drawing in. Porter taking up luggage from passengers. Indian railway ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing the Horse Artillery and Sir Hugh Stephenson, Governor of Bihar and Orissa. Scenes include; a polo match, probably the Prince of Wales' Cup; Red Fort at Delhi; Delhi and Patna horse shows, carriages, street scenes near ...

     
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    Animated film sponsored by the Empire Marketing Board, it is designed to persuade British consumers that 'Empire Buying Begins at Home'. It promotes British grown and produced products, and provides statistics about the contribution such sales make to ...

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    Calcutta - King George's dock under construction. Indians work on the dock while British engineers oversee the progress. The engineers line up for the camera, and water is let back into the port after a phase of construction is ...

     
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    Deserted city of Fatehpur, shots around and about including white marble tomb of Salim Christi. Sir Malcolm Hailey, the governor of the Punjab, at Chini. Repairing road for the visit. Carving out stone to widen cliff-top road. Celebration at Pangi ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing Kashmir, Kabul, a yogi hanging over a fire, the Shan States and leg rowers on Inle lake.

    No titles. A potter at work in Kashmir (42). Street scene in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan (64). An entrance gate to ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Khyber Pass: Mule train/camel train/outpost (125). Kashmir: Dal lake (near Srinagar). Agra: cattle market, Taj Mahal, market scenes, Red Fort (240 feet).

     
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    USA

    Swimmers in Bermuda demonstrate diving and formation swimming.

     
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    MALAYA 1928

    Great Britain

    TRAVELOGUE. Scenes in Malaya.

    No main title. "A prominent land-mark - Government House, residence of the Governor of the Strait Settlements" (4). LS Government House in Singapore (?) (18). "The railway-traveller through Malaya ...

     
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    NEW DELHI 1928

    Great Britain

    Amateur film of New Delhi. Street scenes. Fountains. Show jumping and horse artillery on parade. AV from a plane. Interior of plane. Personal film of children on ski-ing slopes and playing in wood. Cricket at Batyana High School.

     
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    NIGERIA 1928

    Great Britain

    Travelogue. Scenes in Northern Nigeria. A compilation of footage taken from other films (see note at end of synopsis).

    No titles. Africans (Fulani?) dancing in a close circular group carrying clubs and wearing skins (16). A large ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelgoue. Scenes in Peshawar, the village of Kabla, the Khyber Pass and Lundi Kotal.

    Map of the world, CU of the position of India (48-78). A town (84). Map showing Afghanistan and the North West Frontier province (105-134). Pan ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue of the Northern Provinces of Nigeria, highlighting the contrast between old and new methods. The film shows the development of the railways, bridges and modern machinery, while also showing the traditional methods of local ...

     
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    EMPIRE SERIESGreat Britain

    Film on local life in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, in particular the Konkomba country.

    After briefly outlining the history of the Northern Territories, the film shows the installation of a new chief in ...

     
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    The life of the people of the Naga Hills, Assam, including sports activities and tribal ceremonies, presented within a fictional framework.

    Rl. 1. Map showing location of Naga Hills (37). The chief and some young men of Kiyesha, a Sema village, ...

     
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    TOPICAL BUDGETGreat Britain

    First section of a floating dock leaves Newcastle for Singapore (44ft).

     
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    EMPIRE SERIESGreat Britain

    How oil palm is produced in Nigeria.

    The film opens with a map and a shot of a local plantation, as the intertitles provide facts about the palms. Africans are shown climbing the trees - 'the natives climb the palms by ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A broad look at African life and missionary work, contrasting old and new ways and Europeans and native Africans.

     
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    Amateur footage of a polo match at Patna and a leopard hunt. View of elephants with hunters in howdahs. Line of beaters and the elephants surrounding the leopard. The dead leopard. The group at the end of the shoot.

     
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    Great Britain

    Sir Alan Cobham's 20,000 mile flight round Africa in a Short's `Singapore' flying boat, between November 1927 and June 1928.

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM of a Safari in East Africa made by Glen Kidston. The film shows scenes from the Suez Canal, Port Sudan, Aden, Fort Jesus, Mombassa and Nairobi. There are also images of Sudanese natives and views of the P&O SS Mooltan. The ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A record of a safari in East Africa.

    The 5th Battalion King's East African Rifles returning from a route march. Government House, Nairobi including Lt. Col. Sir Edward Grigg, the Governor. The members of the expedition, the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR record of an expedition in East Africa made by Glen Kidston. The film concetrates on the baiting of a pride of Lions with a carcass, towed across a savannah from the back of a vehicle, whereupon is mounted the camera itself ...

     
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    SHIRAZ 1928

    Great Britain, Germany, India

    The love story of the 17th century princess who became Empress Mumtaz Mahal, whose tomb is the Taj Mahal.

     
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    Miscellaneous amateur film of India. Includes scenes in Simla - Annandale mountains. The Mall Viceregal Lodge. Local acrobat. Nagpanchuri wrestling competition. Sambhur hunting at Shikar. Elephant beaters. The arrival of the Maharajah Kumar. Guard of ...

     
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    BRITISH SCREEN NEWSGreat Britain

    Newsreel item on air travel to India.