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    Amateur film shot by Captain Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry.

    Voyage out on troopship Dorsetshire from Liverpool to Port Said (Egypt), through Suez Canal and Red Sea, past oil tanks and Arab dhows ...

     
  • AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT
    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The film shows a practical experiment to establish a new African settlement in tsetse-fly country.

    The film opens with a local looking at a sign post 'To Kingolwira'. The African sets off in this direction and comes to a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Everyday use of asphalt for roadmaking and roofing are followed by a description of the Pitch Lake at La Brea, Trinidad, the work at the lakeside, in the refineries and in the barrel factory. The mechanised making and filling of barrels is ...

     
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    BAGHDAD 1936

    Great Britain

    Baghdad: - suk, forbidden Muharram festival procession and back street scenes. Kuwait:- 'id al Adha, bedu camp, Gerald de Gaurey - political resident coming ashore.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A native of the Mashanne tribe plucks, with tweezers, the beard of a native of the Dabarra tribe (85). [16mm]

     
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    BURMA 1936

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of Burma.

    Dam. Street scenes - Arab costumes possibly Sudan. Coronation Coach in Britain - Jubilee procession for George V. Dam again. Grandstand at racecourse? River journey through Burma. Giant Buddhas.

    Note: ...

     
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    Buckland Collection

    Scenes in the life of a civil engineer and his family in Tanganyika, including bush safaris and camps.

    Production / Donor Details: These films were shot by L.L.R. Buckland, a civil engineer in the Tanganyika Public Works ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, showing scenes at Hong Kong, Christmas 1936.

    The film shows Christmas celebrations formal and informal on board HMS Capetown at Hong Kong ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring scenes at Hong Kong and Nanking, 1936.

    The film begins with a slow pan across the harbour of Hong Kong. There are shots of Chinese ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The production of cocoa beans in the Gold Coast and their shipment to England.

    After an opening title explaining that 'most of the raw cocoa used in England grows in Africa on the Gold Coast - a part of the British Empire', a map of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A woman potter from the Quambo tribe of northern South-West Africa is seen at work. She works smoking a pipe and has some "Omepo" plant in her ear to prevent deafness. Smoothing the interior and exterior of pot with a shell. ...

     
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    Davis Collection

    Malay Regiment, August 1936. Presentation of Swords of Honour to Malay Officers in Kuala Lumpur.

     
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    Great Britain

    TWO NATIVES OF GANGUELLA COLLECTING HONEY FROM A HIVE BY SMOKING OUT THE BEES. THE ƒHONEY> IS MADE INTO A TYPE OF ƒBEER>BY HEATING, STRAINING, AND EXTRACTION

     
  • GARDENS OF THE ORIENT
    Great Britain

    The tea-gardens of India and Ceylon.

    Aerial view of countryside around the tea-gardens (54). The Kangchenjunga mountain railway is followed on its journey in the Himalayas. Views of the tea-gardens with waterfalls (118). A ...

     
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    INTEREST. Material apparently shot for PEARLS AND SAVAGES and the JUNGLE WOMAN (?) re-edited and provided with a first person narration to form a story line: a team of explorers search for their lost companions in the New Guinea jungle and escape the ...

     
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    Film shot by Col. Sir Alister Ransford, showing various activities of the Royal Mint in Bombay.

    "The Front Porch and Drive" [Colour faded]. Pan ext of building with a few people wandering. "Tennis Court. Mint Recreation Club". Europeans playing a ...

     
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    GB

    (Reel 1) Foxhounds taken to Gibraltar for local hunt. Working up at Malta. Imperial Airways plane at Alexandria. Shooting at float. Band of Royal Marines. After training in Mediterranean, en route to Trinidad. Railway from La Guaira to Caracas, ...

     
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    AMATEUR. Footage of a journey aboard the SS Maloja from Bombay to Plymouth via, Aden, the Suez Canal, Port Said, Messina, and Gibraltar.

     
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    Great Britain

    ACTUALITY. Indians gathering honey from trees.

    L.S. man in top branches of a tree lowering a basket of honey to the ground (16). An Indian, at the foot of the tree, throws a rope into the branches. The honey gatherer climbs up the ...

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Gibraltar. Harbour. Town and street life. Aircraft carrier at anchor with fly past of Gloucester Gladiator fighters. Family holiday in New Zealand. Peking: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven. Tourists on Great Wall of China. Hong Kong ...

     
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    Hayburn Collection

    Coastal scenes around Hong Kong. The sea front of Hong Kong city from the sea.

    Shanghai ?. Chinese street scenes with wedding procession. City centre with palace and Pagoda. Mass Chinese wedding with posed formal photograph and ...

     
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    Hayburn Collection

    Market scene, cattle in river, village scene with elephant and wild deer; more elephants, village scene, coconuts, bats in trees. Flowers in park, Cabbage Palm Avenue, street scenes, lake, elephants in river, view of lake, street ...

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    The majority of this film documents the construction of a bridge in India. Both the local workers as well as the British engineers can be seen. There is also a small portion of the film in which goats are beheaded in a small pen.

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    This is a film which documents the filmmaker and his family both in the business sector of life as well as private and family oriented sector. The film opens with views around the city (Calcutta?) including a large fountain in the ...