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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.

     
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    Great Britain

    HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, AGRICULTURE, MINING AND SOIL EROSION PROBLEMS IN ƒSWAZILAND>

     
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    Great Britain

    Guides and Brownies greet and march past Lord Rowallan who takes the salute.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREEL

    The Gordon Highlanders, on a tour of the Malayan jungle, search huts for bandits, taking a prisoner in the process, finally destroying the huts by the use of phosphorous incendiary grenades.

     
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    TELEVISION NEWSREELGreat Britain

    Colonial Secretary Mr Oliver Lyttelton is interviewed following his return from a visit to Malaya.

     
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    Rhodesia

    Mulenga is hired to do odd jobs in the grounds of a big house. However, another employee deviously tries to spoil Mulenga's chances of holding on to his position. When their employer learns of the plot, the scheming rival is dismissed, and ...

     
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    Rhodesia

    Mulenga visits Lake Malawi and meets misfortune at every turn.

     
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    Norman Turner Collection

    Multiple reels on DVD. Family wedding. Journey from South African to Lagos. Flight to Kaduna. Picnic near Kaduna. Kaduna Polo Club. West African Frontier Force parade. Santa Claus: Christmas 1951. Treasury building, Kaduna. ...

     
  • PAPUA PATCHWORK

    Outlines the history of the London Missionary Society Papua mission, with reference to the missionary James Chalmers, and the work of the modern mission in the context of Papuan society and culture. Mission stations on the south coast of Papua are ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Emphasises the need for improvement of social conditions and closer integration of all races in East Africa to enable Africans to cope with social and economic changes which have taken place.

    Shots of mountains and plains of ...

     
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    RIVER 1951

    USA

    Episodes in the lives of an English family living on the banks of the Ganges. Filmed in India, from a book by Rumer Godden.

     
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    SARAWAK 1951

    INTEREST. The wood-pulp industry in Sarawak.

    A man splits logs into rough sections while another puts the sections against a circular saw to make wood-shavings (88). The wood-shavings are placed into a machine through which water is run to ...

     
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    GB

    Reel 1: "RISALPUR TO SINGAPORE - JAN 1938". A Hawker Hart starts up on airfield. "AMBALA WHERE WE FILLED UP...". Row of Harts lined up on airfield. Men cranking up motor vehicle engine by hand. "...AND HANDED IN NAVIGATION LOGS". Navigation logs ...

     
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    SELF-HELP 1951

    Deals with the communist "threat" to an isolated village in Malaysia and promotes the concept of self-help, encouraging the tradition of consulting territorial chiefs who then consult with the district officers. The film shows an example of isolated ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Title cards. Shots filmed from a vessel as it enters the harbour. Singapore is 'the seventh largest port in the world'. Passenger cargo boat arriving at the port, five European travellers disembark. Male traveller taking in the view. Views ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Native craft; deep-draught vessels; dry docks; pipe-loading of latex; rubber pla ntations; pineapple fields; the battle of malaria; internal transport including the "trishaw".

     
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    Kenya

    Showing wild animals in the National Parks of Tanganyika. The Serengeti plain, vegetation, wildlife of the river, giraffes, elephants, hyenas, ostriches. The migration of buffaloes and other herds. Birdlife, tortoises and snakes.

     
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    Great Britain

    (Reels One and Three only viewed). The introduction provides a brief review of progress made in Nigeria - Lagos converted from a malarial swamp, racial discrimination banished, new buildings, hospitals, railways, etc. However, much remains ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A fictional children's film recalling the journey of trekkers in 1892 from the Transvaal to the Mashomba Valley in Mashonaland. Along their journey, the families are attacked by the Matabeles, before a friendly tribe comes to their rescue, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Story of the efforts of a Game Warden in East Africa to preserve wild animals in his territory.

    Where No Vultures Fly is a dramatisation of Mervyn Cowie’s struggle to set up a Kenyan National Park. Just like ...

     
  • a NEW LIFE - SQUATTER RESETTLEMENT
    Malaya

    Film showing the resettlement of Chinese squatters from the edge of the Malayan jungle, away from the Communist Terrorists (CTs) who hide there.

    Opening with aerial shots over the Malayan Jungle, the film ...