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    AMATEUR. Camp life and hunting scenes in Assam while on local leave.

     
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    Images of Africa including taking car on a raft across a river, elephants, hippos and African women.

     
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    AMATEUR. Local dances from the Daffla region of India and local men performing spectacular tricks on tight-ropes.

    Men dancing and acting out a ritualised hunt whilst wearing masks (54). Women dancing (970. Men dancing watched by ...

     
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    Introduced by Lord Lee of Fareham, who explains that many doubt the value of the Bible of history. Views are then shown which are associated with stories from the Bible, and the life of Christ.

     
  • BIKANER

    BIKANER 1934 has video enhanced entry

    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. Opening shot of a map of India. An arrow indicates the Deccan States and then the Rajputana States and Thar desert where the town of Bikaner is situated. Bullock carts and camels make their way across the ...

     
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    EARTHQUAKE IN INDIA SPREADS DESOLATION. Worst shock for 37 years takes heavy toll of life and property, leaving hosts homeless in Bihar. (217) SHANGHAI VOLUNTEER CORPS HOLDS PARADE. International Force turns out in farewell ceremony for ...

     
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    OUTLOOK IS BRIGHTER, SAYS MR. RUNCIMAN. President of the Board of Trade, in talk on British Industries Fair, sees good time is coming. (109) EUROPE STRIKES BAD PATCH OF TROUBLE. Snapshots from Continent show, first the standstill in Paris and incidents ...

     
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    PRINCE VISITS SCENE OF HIS INVESTITURE. H.R.H. on social service tour in Wales, is met by Mr. Lloyd George at Carnarvon Castle. (131) U.S.-TO-ROME FLYERS ARE DOWN IN IRELAND. Pond and Sabelli making nonstop trip to Italy from New York, ...

     
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    BURMA 1934

    Great Britain

    Life and movement in Burma are shown in a series of scenes.

     
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    Bolland Collection

    VIP visits to Kotah: Viceroy Lord Reading 1924; Maharajah of Baroda 1927; Nawab of Tonk 1928; Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir 1934. Copies of Maharao Brijraj Singh of Kotah's 16 mm films, with his commentaries.

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    Personal amateur film filmed mainly in Singapore, with intertitles.

    "Cree Hall - Singapore" a man plays with a cat and dog outside a large building, other shots of house and gardens, servants pose for camera. "Traffic control Singapore" a man ...

     
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    AMATEUR. The Craster family at Jotwara, India.

    The City Palace - a garden party for the Viceroy, Lady Willingdon and Princess Alice of Athlone; tiger shoot at Ramgargh; the Craster family.

     
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    The cruise takes a party of senior scouts and guides and leaders to various ports in the Mediterranean where large rallies are held with local scouts and guides.

     
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    INTEREST. Rice cultivation in Ceylon.

    Opening scenic shots of Ceylon, commentary explains that varied crops are produced in Ceylon but the staple food of the people is rice (101). In the paddy fields, buffaloes are used to draw the ploughs. ...

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

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    Credits (25). A map of India showing Darjeeling (55). The 2' gauge Darjeeling railway which is 51 miles long and follows the old cart road through the tea gardens (115). The women working in the tea ...

     
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    Documents the deputation tour undertaken by Rev. Leonard Hurst, Australia and New Zealand secretary of the London Missionary Society,in Southern India, on behalf of the LMS.Places featured include Bellary, Gooty, Anantapur District, Jammalamadugu, ...

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIA
     
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    INTEREST. Travelogue. A compilation film purporting to be a journey through Africa, using stock footage, and extracts from non-fiction and fiction films.

    Main title and credits (56). Foreword (135). The Sphinx, pan to Pyramids (145). Pan up ...

     
  • Dalyell Collection (Reel 10): Christmas party, Bahrain 1933-34
    Dalyell Collection

    Children's Christmas party in garden with parents. Celebrations to mark the accession of Shaikh Hamad bin Isa, the Shaikh of Bahrain, at Manama, Bahrain, January or February 1933. British Secretary of State for Air's arrival by plane ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Muharram celebrations. Street processions. Dancing. Carrying shrines. Visit of Lord Willingdon, Viceroy of India. Arrival at airfield of Vice regal party. Shailk of Bahrain takes his visitors on village tour.

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    Documentary about Indian crafts, dances and architecture.

     
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    BRITAIN UNDER NATIONAL GOVERNMENTGreat Britain

    PROPAGANDA. A film on the National Government's aims to boost Britain's trade with the Empire: Though nerve-centre of the Empire, Britain is too small to be self-supporting. Scenes of industry, furnaces, ...

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    General view from Maharajah's Palace, street scenes, the Temple of Juggernaut. Details of stone carving in the temple, market scene, sword manufacture, silversmith's wares, the Pichola Lake, ablutionary scenes, the Summer ...

     
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    Plane journeys with stop-overs between Europe and India. Amateur film.

     
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    Amateur film showing forestry work and resin collecting in the United Provinces, India.

     
  • Fraser Collection: The Kadir Cup 1934
    Fraser Collection

    1934 footage of an annual Raj sporting event, the Kadir Cup Meeting. Competitors and visitors travel on elephants to the location of the race for the Hog Hunters Cup, a pig sticking competition. Also: travel by elephant into a town ( ...

     
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    INTEREST. Amateur film of India.

    People on their way to the market; animals and ox carts (37). Residency grounds and flowers (50). Procession in Jaipur, elephants with decorative howdahs, soldiers, Nagas, elephants in silver embossed china ...

     
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    INTEREST. The highlands of Rhodesia.

    Credits (37). A map of Southern Rhodesia outlining the Eastern Districts (55). Beira: over shots of the harbour and docks, commentary gives a brief outline of the town's origins and development ...

     
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    Amateur film. Shots of wild Markhor and bison; walking tour and expedition.

     
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    Amateur film. Features scenes from a 1934-1935 tour of Manipur State and a women's bazaar in Imphal.

    No titles. In Manipur State, MS the filmmaker G.P. Stewart, dressed in a safari suit and topi hat, seated on the ground talking to ...

     
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    SECRETS OF INDIA

    Scenes in Udaipur: feeding wild pigs; watering the state elephants; a fight between a wild boar and a tiger. Map of India indicating the position of Udaipur. Every night a keeper calls to and distributes grain to the wild pigs which ...

     
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    TRAVELOGUE. Views of Colombo harbour; Tamils unloading of boats; Hindus, Buddhists and Moslems working together; bustling town streets; open air market; a train journey through Mount Lavinia's coconut palms; catamaran fishing boats; Dutch built canals; ...

     
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    Amatuer scenes on the journey from Nairobi to Britain via Mombassa, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Madeira taken by Daniel Broad British Trade Commissioner, Kenya 1934-1944.

     
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    Various scenes shot in the Kenyan countryside and Nairobi by Daniel Broad, British Commissioner in Kenya 1934-1944.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes in Kenyan countryside shot by Daniel Broad, British Trade Commissioner, Kenya 1934-1944. Nakuru - Europeans looking at plants. Kisumu plains, Europenas in a car. Shots of Molo town and H.M. Trade Commissiones building. Thika Falls ...

     
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    LIFE AND CUSTOMS OF AFRICAN NATIVESSouth Africa

    The Xhosa tribe.

     
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    WALTER FUTTER NOVELTYUSA
     
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    Lloyd-Jones Collection

    Daulatabad caves and Dehli. 1933/4. Military parades. People suffering from a skin disease? Nomads dancing. Train. Man climbing palm tree. Travelling along railway tracks by bogie. Daulatabad caves. Dehli - Red Fort. Agra - Tak ...

     
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    MALTA 1934

    Great Britain

    The island of Malta and particularly Valetta.

    The film opens with a map showing the position of the island, and then shows the harbour and some of the shipping. This is followed by views of Valetta, with its battlements and streets, ...

     
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    Amateur film with titles shot by Lieutenant Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry records various military ceremonial and naval scenes between 1930 and 1934.

    Voyage out to Malta in 1930 on SS Kaiser-i- ...

     
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    The tea plantations of Ceylon.

    17th century map of Ceylon. Commentary states that the island has been known to traders for many centuries. Shots of interior forests. Footage of Buddhist temples and statues, many in ruins: 'The dry climate of the ...

     
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    NAIROBI 1934

    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of scenes in and around Nairobi shot by Daniel Broad, British Trade Commissiner, Kenya 1934-1935. A house, the Salisbury Hotel, the baths inside with white people swimming. Nairobi bazaars and street scenes. A Christmas ...

     
  • NEGOMBO COAST
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    Everyday life in Ceylon, with special emphasis on the fishing industry.

    Title card: 'Negombo Coast'. Archaic map of south east Asia, then a focus on Ceylon on the same map; commentary explains that 'Ceylon lies just off the most ...

     
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    (Col) Two young teenage girls pose with colourful parrot type birds on their fingers, also look at flowers and garden at the Gun Carriage Factory estate, Jubbulpore 1940. (B/W) Group of young children of various ages in their best clothes at a Children ...

     
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    Amateur film, presumably shot by an officer of the East or South Lancashire Regiment serving in the arid north of India, records scenes of native life, British Army enjoying sports (cricket, swimming, polo), military parade, demonstration of hand ...

     
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    South Africa

    Travelogue of Southern Africa: the Transvaal, Pretoria, Johannesburg mines, Rhodesia, Kimberley diamond mines, Buffalo river, Port Elizabeth, an ostrich farm, Kango caves, and Cape Town.

     
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    South Africa

    The Duke of Kent's tour of South Africa and Rhodesia in 1934.

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDGB

    Hodgkinson family scenes in Malaysia and Burma.

    (B&W) Malayan maid and Ditty (wife of Colonel Hodgkinson) holding little boy's hand (Ooty, son of Colonel Hodgkinson), ...