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    Great Britain

    Natives of the Mashona tribe build a hut from wooden poles, grass and mud, and a family is then seen at home.

     
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    Great Britain

    Two seamen, just off a ship, are involved in transmitting a package with the proceeds of a robbery. The smuggler manages to clear the innocent one of blame and surrenders to the police.

     
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    THIS MODERN AGEGreat Britain

    Report on problems of population and labour in Hong Kong. This Modern Age Series no. 34

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Ceremony of the handing over of Somaliland which is to be administered once again by Italy under United Nations trusteeship. The British flag is lowered and the Italian raised.

     
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    USA

    In 1897 Africa, a famous guide agrees to help a woman and her brother search for her husband in unknown territory they find the skeleton in the mines, and are rescued from a wild native.

    This adaptation of H. Rider Haggard’s  ...
     
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    Great Britain

    Set in Africa just after the Boer war, tells of the journey of four men into the African bush, in search of hidden diamonds.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Two natives of Southern Rhodesia chop down a tree and make a dug-out canoe from a section of the trunk. A finished canoe is then seen on the Zambezi.

     
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    THIS MODERN AGEGreat Britain

    A general review of Malaya, which seems to be a double battleground, containing a fight against Communism and a struggle to unite its diverse races into one, po litical economic nation.

     
  • EAST AFRICAN COLLEGE
    Great Britain

    Shot in Uganda, this film deals with the activities of Makerere College, which provides higher education for Africans from all over East Africa, as shown through the experiences of a typical female student.

    The film opens with shots ...

     
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    Rhodesia

    The control of bilharzia and malaria in Rhodesia.

     
  • FROM CANE TO CUBE
    Great Britain

    An industrial process film for Tate and Lyle, showing the growth and processing of sugar cane, from the fields of Jamaica to the factories of London.

    Introduced with the animated image of Mr Cube announcing 'Mr Cube Presents', the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A film on the Gold Coast [Ghana], including a record of the 1946 Ashanti Durbar at Kumase.

    RL.1 The town and port of Accra. 200 miles inland, the town of Kumase, capital of Ashanti. Mixture of African and European ...

     
  • SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES
    Great Britain

    "This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise their standards and increase their wealth. After a summary of past difficulties - diseases that killed people and ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A look at Tanganyika, later Tanzania. Re-edited in 1961 into TANGANYIKA STORY.

     
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    SMALLPOX 1950 enhanced entry

    Nigeria

    Dramatised propaganda film, in which a villager refuses to be vaccinated by the visiting sanitary inspector and contracts smallpox.

    'Alabi, a young man, refuses to be vaccinated by the Sanitary Inspector. A few days later he goes to visit ...

     
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    THIS MODERN AGEGreat Britain

    The claims made by South Africa on the protectorates of Bechuanaland, Basutoland and Swaziland.

    The film begins by offering a historical consideration of the three territories. First, Bechuanaland, which is 'mostly ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Kenya. The work of District teams in combatting disease and increasing food supplies. Town refuse and animal manure are made into valuable compost (instead of providing breeding grounds for flies). Shows the use of compost in growing ...

     
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    Kenya

    A celebration of the granting of a Royal Charter to the City of Nairobi, Kenya.

    "The City Council of Nairobi presents Kenya Capital". (27). Credits (78). Sir Richard Woodley, the Charter Mayor, seated at a desk relates the history of Nairobi ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Tinted titles. "1B Tulun and Mohammed" "Ali Mosques" "Citadel. Dervishes" "Pyramids. Sphinx" "Luxor, Karnak and Thebes" - street scenes taken from rickshaw. "The Colossi of Memnon" "Assouan - Nile steamer to Abu-Simbel" "Wadi-Halfa" "Sudan ...

     
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    TEMBA 1950

    Great Britain, South Africa

    Advertising film. Shows the life of an African family in the Transvaal.

     
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    Great Britain

    A Ugandan family re-organizes itself to increase its output of murram (hard gravel) blocks.

    The film opens with a shot of blocks and then shows an African man working on their production in a small hole in the ground. With his wife ...

     
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    TSETSE 1950

    SECRETS OF LIFEGreat Britain

    INTEREST. Tsetse fly and attempts to curb its effect in Africa.

    Credits (40). General views of African scrubland south of the Sahara - cattle grazing (92). Herdsman with herd (108). Native men and children in ...

     
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    Nigeria

    Coverage of the council elections in Lagos in October 1950.

     
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    INTERNATIONAL REVIEWGreat Britain, USA

    No titles. Colonial visitors attend a festival/exhibition in Britain. LS line of colonial visitors, mainly Africans and Asians. At the head of the queue is a Nigerian (16). MS of the Nigerian seated and smiling ...