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    Malaya

    A modern prison in Malaya is not only a place of punishment but of rehabilitation. Through the eyes of a man on a long-term sentence, the film shows how once the discipline of prison life has been accepted, a man can earn privileges and ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. View of the village belonging to the Mashona tribe. Cattle and goats are herded through the village. Children play. Villagers leave their huts carrying implements for the day's work (38). Ground is cleared of tree roots and ...

     
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    Nigeria

    ACTUALITY. The knighting of the Alake of Abeokuta by the Governor General, Sir John MacPherson, in the presence of the Governor of the Western Region, Sir John Regan.

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Shots of Area Commanders leaving the building after meeting at HAFMED Headquarters, Floriana, Malta.

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

     
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    Rhodesia

    Education for rural children in Northern Rhodesia, both white and black.

     
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    Birch Collection

    This film occurs totally on or near the waterside, river delta or harbour. The latter part appears most likely to be at Freetown, Sierra Leone. In the early stages some bird life is featured but by the end of the reel we are ...

     
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    Bryan Collection

    Scenes in Barotseland

    Production / Donor Details: Mr Bryan was an Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia from 1953 - 1961.

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue of Jamaica.

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Royal Marines at Gibraltar, February 1954.

    Part 2 contains scenes of Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon H A McMillen (the Governor General of Gibraltar) and aides-de-campe crossing by jackstay ...

     
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    Ghana

    Progress in the territory, showing schools, universities, buildings, education and political development.

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    The Combined Fleets at Gibraltar, March 1954.

    Notes

    Technical: print badly scratched and has ingrained dirt; damp has destroyed one side of reel.

    Summary: cataloguing incomplete as the film has not been ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    The Commanding Officer of HMS Centaur relinquishes command at Malta.

    Notes

    Remarks: uncatalogued.

     
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    Great Britain

    Record of the operation to separate the Siamese twins from Africa.

     
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    Map of Middle East with Kuwait highlighted, map of Port of Kuwait illustrating the Port Anchorage Basin and the location of coral reefs. Title: "Kuwait is entirely dependent on imports of all materials, including water. The lack of a suitable port ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    I. Scenes of shipboard routine during RN East Mediterranean Cruise.

    I. Officer pistol shooting on Quarterdeck. HMS Daring and HMS Delight. Pom pom crew in full action rig. Jackstay crossing. ...

     
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    Nigeria

    SIR ƒBRYAN * SHARWOOD-SMITH> KNIGHTS THE EMIR OF KANO, ƒALHAJI MUHAMMADU * SANUSI>

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Survivors from Empire Windrush at Gibraltar, March 1954.

    HMS Triumph arrives at Gibraltar from Algiers followed by general views of transport. Survivors of the Empire Windrush disembark from ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - TRIESTEGB

    Soldiers of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and the Lancashire Fusiliers being evacuated from Trieste to Malta on the light carrier HMS Centaur, and the frigate HMS Whirlwind.

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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    (Part 1) Sir Rhoderick is met at Luqa Airport by Admiral Mountbatten (C-in-C Med) and inspects RAF Guard of Honour. General Lawton Collins US Army (US delegate to Standing Group), Admirals Nomy and Lemonnier (French Navy), ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Activities of HMS Bermuda in the Eastern Mediterranean.

    The Mayor of Iskandron (Iskenderun ?), Mr Arkakyam, is welcomed on board HMS Bermuda by Vice-Admiral Reid, and introduced to senior ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    A boisterous crossing the line ceremony on HMS Warrior off West Africa, and Exercise Shop Window, in which South African military and civilian VIPs are taken onboard to see the ship put through its ...

     
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    Ghana

    An instructional film made on behalf of the Department of Social Welfare, demonstrating a new technique to teach English to illiterate adult audiences in the Gold Coast.

    The film's title appears on a blackboard, as an African instructor ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The building up of the cocoa-processing industry in the Gold Coast.

     
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    KARAMOJA 1954

    Great Britain

    THE PEOPLE OF THE KARAMOJA DISTRICT OF UGANDA

     
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    BBC NEWSGreat Britain

    A Garden Party in Nairobi for the 80 delegates (representing 50 Empire and Commonwealth legislatures) visiting Nairobi for the Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

     
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    GB

    I. Lord and Lady Mountbatten attend a polo match - Lord Louis is the referee. After the match they are seen driving off in an open car.

    II. Lord Mountbatten at the end of his tour of duty in Malta (December 1954) bids farewell on the quayside ...

     
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    MAPOLISA 1954

    Rhodesia

    Young African witnesses a pocket picking and helps the police, is impressed by the police and decides to join. He undergoes training and is seen on patrol in the bush.

     
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    MAU MAU 1954 enhanced entry

    South Africa

    The background to the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya and steps being taken to suppress it.

    The film opens with dramatised footage of a village being burned and its inhabitants slaughtered by Mau Mau terrorists. ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Escort for HM Queen Elizabeth II, May 1954, in final stages of Commonwealth Tour: Mediterranean.

    (Part 1) From HMS Britannia, 2nd May. (Part 2) From HMS Eagle, 2nd May. (Part 3) From HMS ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Activities of men of the Mediterranean Fleet around Malta and Gibraltar, April 1954.

    Mediterranean Fleet Clearance Diving Team arrives at Luqa Airport to travel to Gibraltar as an evolution. ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    The Mediterranean Fleet at Gibraltar, April 1954.

    Mediterranean Fleet and French Destroyer Squadron leave harbour at Gibraltar for combined exercises in the Mediterranean before their visit ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma relinquishes command in the Mediterranean, December 1954.

    Admiral Mountbatten arrives at Customs House Steps. Sir Robert Laycock (Governor of Malta) ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Visit of the NATO Council to Malta.

    NATO Council on board HMS Surprise reviews ships taking part in Exercise Medflex Baker. Flypast and sailpast of SHAFE forces watched by, among others, ...

     
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    nato

    Summary of Allied naval, amphibious and land exercises held in Eastern Mediterranean and Northern Europe, including a mushroom burst simulating an atomic explosion, demonstrates the military preparedness of "the peoples ...

     
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    GB

    The annual Navy vs. Army Polo Match in Malta in the presence of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. The Navy wins and Lord Mountbatten takes the cup from the Queen.

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    Technical: filmed at 16 fps.

     
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    Nigeria

    The planning and building of the University College of Ibadan and its opening ceremony.

     
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    Great Britain

    Missionary work in Nigeria. The difficulties of facing Third World development, in a religious context. The film shows the problems in promoting health care, education and agriculture.

     
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    Great Britain

    Work of Missionary International House for overseas students in London, the theme being that there is no colour bar of racial discrimination. Includes footage of the House in Bayswater, and overseas students (mainly African) boarding there ...

     
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    Nigeria

    THE INSTALLATION OF THE ƒSARDANA OF SOKOTO> AS PREMIER OF NORTHERN NIGERIA AT ƒKADUNA>, 1ST OCTOBER, 1954

     
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    NYASALAND 1954

    Great Britain

    Tour of the beauty spots of Nyasaland.

     
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    Norman Turner Collection

    Multiple reels on DVD. South African safari (4 reels). Home at Kaduna. Christmas 1954. Nativity Pageant, Kaduna. Wedding. Journey to Jos. Family scenes, Kaduna. Mango pickers. Racing cars. Train journey (to Jos?). Air journey ( ...

     
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    PORTON DOWN TRIALS NON-NITRATE COLLECTIONGB

    Native dancing: fishing: native children swimming. Motor launch on river: compound showing living quarters. Water tower: pumping station; sports day activities: tug of war: canoe races: obstacle race: swimming ...

     
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    PORTON DOWN TRIALS NON-NITRATE COLLECTION - UNLISTEDGB

    Detailed report (presuming prior screening of Operation Cauldron film) on trials carried out at Green Cay, Bahamas (from 1/1954 to 6/1954) of spraying toxic agent (flown from Fort Dietrich, USA) ...

     
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    Great Britain

    COMPILATION. Collection of `newsfilm' stories located on Orkney.

    [No title] Crowds in street with pipers; man addresses crowd; scenes in Kirkwall (post World War One); convoy of cars parked in street; small boys before camera; band ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary on the dependencies of Mauritius, the islands of Rodriguez and Diego Garcia and the social and economic life of the islands.

     
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    Great Britain

    Two short publicity films for Phillips bicycles for the West African market.

    Various black men on bicycles pointing to leaves(?) sacks(?), then cycling along the road; close-up of Phillips logo on the bikes (0-53). Exterior of the ...