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    Castries, St Lucia; Georgetown, Grenada; Windward Islands

     
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    A record of a journey made by motor car from Iran, across desert country and alo ng the mountainous roads of Central Asia to India.

     
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    A London schoolboy dreams he visits Buckingham Palace, where he makes the King's Christmas pudding from ingredients collected from different parts of the British Empire.

    A boy washes and gets ready for school, noting over breakfast ...

     
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    Film shows the work the church does for Europeans, coloureds and natives in Swaziland.

     
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    A record of a safari in East Africa.

    No main title. "Owing to rains having set in we decide to go home and say goodbye to our scout". CU of African scout in pith helmet and with sharpended pointed teeth. Expedition member shakes ...

     
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    Amateur film of British Somaliland taken by Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester. Pan of Berbera. Burco, the headquarters of the Camel Corps. Troops seen exercising. A watering hole. Activities of the natives. Arrival at Malta on the journey ...

     
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    Reel 1: "THE METHODIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY PRESENTS" "WITH CHILDREN IN INDIA" "PHOTOGRAPHED BY REV. A. SIDWELL AND MRS JOHNSON". Europeans on beach with dogs. "INDIA - THE SEA MAY BE A BARRIER OR A BRIDGE" "INDIA---BRITAIN THE SEA SEPERATES ...

     
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    HARBOUR 1930

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    INSTRUCTIONAL. The story of the building of the Takoradi Harbour on the Gold Coast. Opening shots of cocoa plantations where the cocoa pods are plucked from the tree trunks, the beans extracted and sorted by natives. Commentary explains ...

     
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    Amateur footage of various scenes in Malaysia.

    Devil dancing in Singapore. Shots of a family and fishing scenes. The watch tower at Malacca. Brief shots of the region of Johore including, the river ferry at Maur (Muar), the causeway ...

     
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    Amateur footage of scenes in Ethiopia and Addis Ababa at the time of Haile Selassie's coronation, November 1930.

    "Leaving Aden". Shots of the shore from ship, pan of shoreline with ships and dhows off Aden. "A country station with ...

     
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    Empire Day celebrations in Hyde Park (71ft).

     
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    Gurkhas - dances, procession, animal beheading. Shillong activities; Khasi archery; Shillong and Khasi hills.

    Filmed by an officer in one of the Gurkha regiments. Views over the Sylhet Plain taken in the Khasi Hills. The ropeway by ...

     
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    WEST AFRICAN COCOA PLANTATIONS.

     
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    Amateur film. Run by the Church Missionary Society. Nurses going up to the cathedral (in colour). Cooking. Vaccinating boys of the school at Budo; Canon Grace; Dr and Mrs Schofield at the village maternity centre. Church Missionary society ...

     
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    Young Asian women posing for camera, then older Asian man and family.

    Note: "Viceroy's garden + Nairital" scribbled on processing box in which film came to Archive, but not known if this relates to this particular film.

     
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    Imperial round table conference on India held at St. James Palace (74ft).

     
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    ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM. An expedition through the Borneo jungle to a pygmy settlement. All the `pygmies' smoke, including children from the age of seven.

    No main title. "It was strictly for purposes of scientific study that we went to Borneo ...

     
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    BRITISH SCREEN NEWSGreat Britain

    "HM the King-Emperor opens the Round Table Conference which was attended by [Princes/Premiers?] and leaders of the Indian Empire."

     
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    An account of an expedition to the Sudan undertaken by Major Court Treatt, his wife Stella and his brother-in law Errol Hinds.

    The film opens with women dancing in a London club. A man walks across the floor and approaches Major ...

     
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    DRAMA. The whites working a rubber plantation in West africa slowly collapse under the multiple strains that their life-style imposes.

    Rl.1. Introduction about the effect of damp rot in West Africa (50ft). On a rubber plantation in ...

     
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    GOLD COAST 1930

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    AMATEUR. Film shot around the Gold Coast, with views from a train and a car, and shots of a small animal (a young deer of some kind) and a snake. There are also scenes of village life and a market, and pets(?).

     
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    "India House. H.M. The King, accompanied by the Queen, opens magnificent new home of India in Aldwych." (0.04). HAS of Royal procession along Aldwych (0.09). Ground view of arrival of royal landau at India House. King George ...

     
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    AFRICANS 1930

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    Documentary of the work of missionaries and the growth of Methodism in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), highlighting evangelism, education and agricultural development.

    Reels one and two missing.

    Reel three. Wesley College, Kumasi ...

     
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    Amateur film covering Bagnold's explorations of the Libyan desert, 1930 and 1932.

    r.1 Names of the exploration party and a map showing route of first reconnaissance of the Great Sand Sea in 1929 (15). Map of route taken to Uweinat ...

     
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    Amateur film taken in Sikkim and Nepal.

     
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    DRAMA-DOCUMENTARY. An Indian villager supports a Congress riot, is arrested, tried, sentenced and reprieved. Anti-Congress propaganda film made by R.H.G. Johnston, a District Officer in the United Provinces in the late 1920s and 1930s. Archive ...

     
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    Footage of wildlife at an African waterhole, and of a tree hide.

     
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    "London, Houses of Parliament, `cameos of the Caribbean' Way out on the Spanish main, where Drake and his sea-dogs chased buccaneers... Lie those sun-kissed isles of romantic beauty, the lovely Leewards Islands. `London to Leewards' a ...

     
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    INDIA TEA 1930

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    Amateur film.

    Sign, reading H.M.S. Orion, parade and scouts lining up for march. Woodpecker on tree. Sea-shore and team paddling. Teatime in the camp. Crab. Sea-shore. Party of women walking. Grass hut. Fields. View from boat. ...

     
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    Compilation of footage of Gandhi, in India and in Britain, probably mostly from newsreel sources. 1. Gandhi in a garden party setting, greeting people and being greeted. 2. Gandhi getting out of a car in an Indian street. 3. A close-up of ...

     
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    INTEREST. Boys at Bisley School during Empire Day celebrations and performing gym exercises.

    [Film broken at the beginning]. "Lt Col Sir Archibald WEIGALL KCMG Inspects the Rank". The Colonel walks down rows of boys and chats to ...

     
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    Light aeroplanes at Heston aerodrome (75ft).

     
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    Filmed in Kenya, footage of a military parade including soldiers marching and the regiment's mascot.

     
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    Troops parading. A large residence with bi-plane flying overhead and around bay.

     
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    Big game hunting in India.

     
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    Amateur film showing native dances, markets and race meetings in Nigeria.

     
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    INSTRUCTIONAL. The cultivation of sugar and coffee in Kenya

    Credits (6). A man spoons brown sugar into his coffee cup (26). "Do you know that the sugar you put into your coffee cup is an Empire product? Sugar cane is a member of the ...

     
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    Fictionalised documentary of evangelist Mott Keislar and his physician wife in Lahore and how they teach and treat local people.

     
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    Personal film of Lord Willingdon, Viceroy of India from the early to mid-1930s.

    Brief shot of moving steam train. Indian Maharajah in finery, horses led by servants with plumed headdresses. Indians in uniform followed by European ...

     
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    Amateur film of Mufulira, Northern Rhodesia: the mine, housing for Africans and Europeans. Testing water supply.

     
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    A settler arrives at Mombasa and proceeds by lorry to his future home. The film shows his first herd of cattle, horses, and sheep, and his first harvest.

    'The prospective settler lands at Mombasa' and the film then follows his ...

     
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    Fictional story filmed in the Sudan. The film tells the story of Boru, adopted into the 'Habbania' tribe after his mother is killed by a lion, who grows up with the Sheikh's son, Nikitu.

    A local woman leaves her baby while collecting ...

     
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    SOHO FEATURE FILM MAGAZINEGreat Britain

    Cinemagazine on cocoa production in Tobago.

    "Photographics Present...Cocoa". A waterfall in Tobago, in the British West Indies. The history of the cocoa bean. Men knock pods from trees, women put them ...

     
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    "IN INDIA TODAY: GANDHI : STORMY PETREL OF INDIAN POLITICS; COMPLETES 'CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE' MARCH TO BREAK SALT LAWS, UNINTERFERED WITH BY AUTHORITIES" Shots of the procession, including (30-41, 56-76 & 88-98) shots of Gandhi ( ...

     
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    Empire Premiers, in Britain for the Imperial Conference witness a tank display (94ft).

     
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    Amateur film of MCC cricket tour. War memorial. Cricketers visit Rhodes memorial. Percy Chapman filming (48). Open-air dinner party for c.70 people (85). Countryside. Victoria Falls (130). Ornate huts. Waterfall (168). Memorial Falls (216 ...