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    Nigeria

    General picture of the country showing its economic, political and social progress.

     
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    Great Britain

    A summary of the activities of the United Africa Company, part of the sponsor's group. Import of raw material from Africa to Britain and export of manufactured goods to Africa. The design and production in Manchester of patterned cloth for ...

     
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    USA

    Documentary on Hong Kong

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary describing the rapid growth of the Nigerian palm oil trade.

     
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    Great Britain

    New York; "Florida" - Fort Pierce - Miami; "Caribbean Islands"; Cuba; Montego Bay airport; St Kitts - aerial shot of islands, harvesting on estate, buildings, markets, Blairmont factory, from boat. "Bauxite Workings Mackenzie, [British ...

     
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    LABOUR PARTY POLITICAL BROADCASTGreat Britain

    Political broadcast. An extract from a routine post National Executive meeting press conference. Morgan Phillips, James Griffiths and Hugh Gaitskell answer questions from the press.

    Topics covered ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Shows traditional methods of pottery making, basket weaving, the making of hunti ng weapons, boat building and ceremonial dances in East Africa.

     
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    Nigeria

    Film of the visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to Nigeria.

     
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    Great Britain

    Maps show how the growing of a varied range of crops is possible; native life and subsistence farming on the Low Veld; commercial cultivation of maize, tobacco, cotton, fruit and barley on the high Veld.

     
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    OIL RIVERS 1956

    Great Britain

    No.1 Deals with the nutritional importance of palm oil and palm kernels. Depicts also West African life in the rain belt forest areas of Nigeria. No.2 Outlines the importance to the Nigerian people of the palm and traces how the oil trade ...

     
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    ZANZIBAR 1956

    THIS WEEK [ITV/Rediffusion, 1956-68]Great Britain
     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur. A journey from Khartoum, Sudan to Lake Chad.

    Traders in market square selling onions etc Ancient ruins in desert - Egyptian (?) carvings on stonework. Local Sudanese working in corn field. Men with camels and donkeys ...

     
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    Kenya

    Young adventuress' machinations and final doom while fortune hunting in darkest Africa.

     
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    Rhodesia

    A colour travelogue intended to encourage tourists to visit the Eastern Districts of Rhodesia.

    The film shows the the great ruins of Zimbabwe, follows a car journey to Umtali, before travelling through the fruit growing north and then on ...

     
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    Kenya

    Documentary on wild animals in Kenya's game reserves. The film's underlying pur pose is to gain support for the idea of nature conservation.

     
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    Malaysia

    Travelogue on Singapore, one of the world's natural junctions and one of the greatest international ports.

    The port; street scenes, warehouses, junks unloading timber, the interior of a warehouse, different produce being unloaded eg, ...

     
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    International Agencies

    The discussion on the admission of Sudan to the United Nations. Sir Pierson Dixon supports the application as does the United States representative. The Russian president of the Security Council speaks. The vote - Sudan is ...

     
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    GIBRALTAR 1956

    THIS WEEK [ITV/Rediffusion, 1956-68]Great Britain
     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur. A European family holidaying in Africa.

    Beach hut on island. Boat out at sea. Africans dancing and drinking beer. European boy dances with them. African teaches European man to throw fishing net. Family scenes at home ( ...

     
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    Great Britain

    TV play about the lives of West Indian immigrants in Britain.

     
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    Nigeria

    The recruitment, training, and passing out parade at the Southern Police College in Nigeria.

     
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    Great Britain

    A study of the Malay people living in a Borneo village. Showing fishing and village life.

     
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    Great Britain

    A true story, showing the problems and difficulties of the Principal of a Theological College as he attempts to bring his African students the real meaning of initiative, leadership and responsibility. Commentator: Gordon Davies.

     
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    Great Britain

    African adventure with wild animals and Leopard Men.

     
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    USA

    India 1947. Story of an Anglo-Indian girl, feeling rejected by both her worlds, in the conflict between her attraction for an English soldier and the love offered her by a young Sikh, as well as another Anglo-Indian.

    Bhowani Junction  ...
     
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    Great Britain

    Tarzan to the rescue of the occupants of a plane that has crashed in Africa jungle. He saves them from white hunter who wants to hand them over to African tribe in exchange for ivory.

     
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    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY. The first journey of the commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition to set up a base camp on the Weddell Sea.

    RL.1 NOV. 1955: Ship "Theron" leaves London. Leader of party Vivian Fuchs, Edmund Hillary and members of ...

     
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    Nigeria

    Survey of the peoples, customs and economy of Nigeria.

    Travelogue of Nigeria. Includes Kano airport, Kano town - the mosque and market; children memorising the Koran; aerial views of Lagos; cocoa and ground nut cultivation; palm oil ...

     
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    BP film featuring footage from Nigeria.

     
  • NIGERIA'S FIRST WOMEN POLICE
    Nigeria

    The passing out parade of the first Nigerian women's police. Also shows the policewomen on duty.

    The commentator introduces 'this historic parade at the Southern Police ground' from 26 April 1956. The film shows the women marching at Ikeja ...

     
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    Holmes Collection

    Film of Sisal production in Tanganyika filmed over a period of 18 months during 1955-56(?)

    Production / Donor Details: The donor Mrs Holmes was born in Arusha, Tanganyika in 1925, and was a Colonial Nursing Sister in Tanga, ...

     
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    Holmes Collection

    Film of Sisal production in Tanganyika filmed over a period of 18 months during 1955-56(?)

    Production / Donor Details: The donor Mrs Holmes was born in Arusha, Tanganyika in 1925, and was a Colonial Nursing Sister in Tanga, ...

     
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    Sidney Smith Collection

    A variety of images covering aspects of the Royal Visit to Nigeria of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in 1956.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr. Smith (b. 1914) was a railway engineer who worked in Nigeria between 1937 ...

     
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    Selkirk Collection

    English garden domestic scenes with dogs. Hong Kong harbour & views of houses on hills surrounding city. Confrontation with Chinese soldiers at the boarder High Dam under construction. Japanese county villas. Coach parties standing by ...

     
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    Silk Collection

    Travel diary shot by Mr Silk during his farewell tour of Africa after leaving his job as Agricultural Officer in Ghana. Tour begins in Cairo.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr Silk was an Agricultural Officer on the Gold Coast between ...

     
  • the FACTS ABOUT PORT SAID
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    Aerial film of the city, taken after the Suez operation, is produced as evidence to refute Egyptian "allegations that Port Said is a scene of chaos and devastation."

    The film consists mainly of general panoramas (the ...

     
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    GB

    Ships of the British Home Fleet pay goodwill visits to islands in the West Indies and then join Canadian ships for joint exercise in the North Atlantic.

    After some scenes from the outward voyage (including refuelling ...

     
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    Egypt

    Egyptian film of the Suez Incident.

    Port Said - tourists, government building programme, increased prosperity following upon Suez Canal nationalisation. Egyptian pilots, working for the nation rather than a " ...

     
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    GB

    Documentary film of the Anglo-French intervention in and around Suez and Port Said in November 1956.

    "At the Mediterranean head of the Suez Canal is the town of Port Said. It was the scene of British and French ...

     
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    GB

    Reel 1: (Tin marking: Assam) Gurkha and Sikh troops with British officers at camp. Floods and storm damage to buildings.

    Reel 2: (Tin marking: Ronnie)

    Reel 3: (Tin marking: Aero - Supplies and Recce)

    Reel 4: (Tin marking: Assam, ...

     
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    GB

    "MALTA". Aerial shots of clouds and of airfield in Malta with RAF Transport Command Handley Page Hastings aircraft parked on the tarmac.

    "NEW DELHI". Shots of buildings including Viceregal Lodge (?) with group strolling in the grounds - one is ...

     
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    Harley Collection

    Kumasi. Buying vegetables on allotments. Forestry work at camp Tinto, Bepu. Opening of the Assizes at Accra. Kumasi market. A murder Trial at Accra Court House. European adults & children at play. A Timber Mill. The Community Center & ...

     
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    Leeds Collection

    An Agricultural Show at Winneba. Family footage of a visit to waterfalls.

    Open day at a trials farm for different varieties of palm.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr. Leeds was an Agricultural Officer in Ghana ...

     
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    Silk Collection

    Travel diary shot by Mr Silk during his farewell tour of Africa after leaving his job as Agricultural Officer in Ghana.

    Production / Donor Details: Mr Silk was an Agricultural Officer on the Gold Coast between 1942 and 1955. This ...

     
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    Silk Collection

    Shots of life in the Gold Coast, March to July 1955

    Production / Donor Details: Mr Silk was an Agricultural Officer on the Gold Coast between 1942 and 1955. In 1956 he took up a post as Lecturer in Tropical Agriculture at ...

     
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    Carroll Collection

    Includes shots of a harbour, ships and buildings. Street scenes in Zanzibar showing local people, rickshaws, children, policemen and other local life. Shots of the British Embassy, gardens and army bands. It shows a pier being built ...

     
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    Carroll Collection

    Various scenes in and around Zanzibar Airport.