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    Great Britain, USA

    Story of the sister of a missionary and a heavy-drinking engineer in Africa during the First World War, who are forced to escape from the Germans down the river in an old boat and conceive a plan to improvise torpedos to attach to the ...

     
  • ALIEN ORDERS
    Great Britain

    "This C.O.I film is a Crown Film Unit Production of vital interest to all peace-loving peoples today, for the "Alien Orders" are those which Communism is giving to its adherents everywhere who are working for the overthrow of law and order ...

     
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    CINEMAGAZINE. New Guinea natives follow noble calling. Archery proves great sport for war veterans. Fine freighter completed in Brisbane yards. Melbourne girl completes her own little theatre.

     
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    CINEMAGAZINE. Aborigines are forte of self-taught sculptor. Child welfare centre is boon in New Guinea. Plastic bowls show they run true to form. The history of duelling through the ages.

     
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    CINEMAGAZINE. Architectural modelling at Sydney University. Tasmanian re-enactment of the Federal Council of Australia. Pottery making in Western Australia. Native school teachers in New Guinea.

     
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    CHARACTER FORMATION IN DIFFERENT CULTURES

    Compares treatment of Balinese and Iatmul (New Guinea) babies with American practices. Anthropology. The different methods of bathing children is seen in three contrasting cultures. "New Guinea". A native ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes in British Guiana. Local village life; sugar cane plantation work; cattle ranching; forest bird life; Amazonian Indian village; river rafting.

    Kytor Falls. Women washing clothes in the river. Girl in hat. Street with river and ...

     
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    Includes coverage of the recent Gold Coast Elections in Accra.

     
  • CARIBBEAN

    CARIBBEAN 1951 has video enhanced entry

    Great Britain

    A film depicting the Caribbean islands - West Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras - and highlighting the traditional customs and songs, before showing the modern developments and welfare services available.

    The film opens ...

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain
     
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    Rhodesia

    Diet film for employers of African labour.

     
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    Great Britain

    "Opening of Pump Scheme - Governor and District Commissioners" - British officials, Egyptians, band. "Sudan Defence Force - Kaid Inspecting Passing Out Parade" "Gordon Drake Arthur - Born February 7th, 1951" - baby and ceremony with horses ...

     
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    EL DORADO 1951

    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY. The people, resources and industries of British Guiana.

    RL.1 Credits (78). A chart showing the location of Guyana, the 'El Dorado' of Walter Raleigh (122). The Guyanese mountains and jungle viewed from a boat passing ...

     
  • FARMER BROWN LEARNS GOOD DAIRYING
    Jamaica

    The care and management of dairy herds in Jamaica in order to maximise milk yields.

    Over agricultural shots, a Jamaican voiceover explains that 'dairying in Jamaica is developing rapidly into a flourishing industry'. The commentator states ...

     
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    GB

    (Reel 1) I. "Arrival of India's New Viceroy."

    II. "India's New Viceroy sworn in."

    III. "India's leaders hold historic New Delhi talks."

    IV. "The dominions of India and Pakistan."

    (Reel 2) V. "Bombay bids farewell to British ...

     
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    GETAH 1951

    Land clearance for a rubber plantation.

     
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    BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSGreat Britain

    Locals in Accra vote in the first General Election which results in victory for the Convention Peoples Party.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Nkrumah acclaimed on release from jail.

     
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    Great Britain

    Two `true' stories which illustrate the work of both home missions and overseas missionary work.

    One story set in Basildon New Town is about Sunday School and two boys. Inlcudes scense of the new town and building sites. The other ...

     
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    Rhodesia

    Film illustrating the method of house construction.

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    HRH Princess Elizabeth visits RNAS Hal Far, January 1951.

    Notes

    Summary: cataloguing incomplete since film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI series records.

     
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    INTERNATIONAL REVIEW

    "Indo-China. Railroad War". An attack on a train by guerrillas in Indo-China. The train had armed guards who fought back. Scenes of repairs to the track which is bombed daily by the guerrillas - Viet-Minh. "Princess Elizabeth at ...

     
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    INTERNATIONAL REVIEW

    "El Salvador. Earthquake kills 2000". Aerial scenes of the destruction in and around Jucuapa. Some surivors at a hospital,(6-7.5.1951). "Sevenoaks. Women cricketers. Kent v. Australia". Scenes from the game. Kent are all out before ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Shows in detail the ceremony of the Changing of the Guard, the barracks of the troops, and their preparations-grooming horses, putting on uniforms.