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  • ACHIEVEMENT IN HONG KONG

    How the Govt. of Singapore has set about the gigantic problem of housing Hong ko ng's swelling population.

    Achievement in Hong Kong was made in 1958 by the production company Leander Films for the British government’s Central ...
     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society in South Rhodesia at Inyati, Hope Fountain, Dombodema, Shangani and Lupani. Surveys evangelism, education, farming and agriculture, handcrafts, health and maternity services.

     
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    Great Britain

    Biography of a banana, from Jamaican plantation to greengrocer's stall.

     
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    Great Britain

    A visit to Sierra Leone where much of the world's diamond industry is centred. Processes of preparing diamonds for dispatch. Commentary by Franklin Englemann.

     
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    Bell Collection

    Mitchell Park Show,

    Thika

    Production / Donor Details: Mary Bell was a Colonial Civil Servant from 1955 to 1965 working for the East Africa Posts and Telecommunications Administration in Nairobi. She married a motor ...

     
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    Briars Collection

    Kapenguria, Mount Elgon. Kitale club, river, lake. Tribal display. Cattle sale.

     
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    Bryan Collection

    Scenes at Victoria Falls

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

     
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    Bryan Collection

    Aspects of life in Livingstone.

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

     
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    Central African Federation

    Depicting life on a cedar plantation in Central Africa, showing the nursery, pine tree plantation, pest control, trout fishing and wild plants and flowers.

     
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    GB

    Film on the role played by British forces in Cyprus, focusing on the balance between celebrations and the need to continue operations against EOKA.

    Men of the 1st Battalion the Royal Ulster Regiment land from the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The construction, by Richard Costain Ltd, of Kariba Heights, a township to house workers employed on the Kariba Dam project

     
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    Great Britain

    Survey of the cotton industry in Uganda.

     
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    Cleave Collection

    A foot safari with a District Forestry Office, James Lang-Brown, to the top of Mt. Napak, a massif on the border of Karamoja and Teso districts. Team of porters. Mountain scenery. with panoramic views. The mountains were declared ...

     
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    Dudley Collection

    The Dudley family sail to Nigeria by passenger ship in 1957, and drive by car to their residence up-country. The film includes family activities outdoors; social gatherings of visitors and locals, city, village and countryside scenes ...

     
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    The Empire Games Village Part 2. Teams practising. Impromptu cricket. Fencing practice. Official visit by the Duke of Edinburgh and his inspection of the village and his meetings with the teams and officials. Formation display by a RAF Hawker Hunters ...

     
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    Track and field practice by competitors at the village. Formal ceremonies with the hoisting of the national flags and marching by national team members in their smart uniforms. Formal marching by the RAF Band .

    Competitors of all races mixing at ...

     
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    Formal ceremonies of the Hoisting of National Flags at the Village with the National teams in attendance. Extensive parading by the large national teams with on the sport drill by the Australian men.

    Production / Donor Details: The cameraman was ...

     
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    Aerial views of the opening of the Games at the Stadium of Cardiff Arms Park and aerial views of the city centre of Cardiff. The Empire Games Village outside Cardiff with the ceremony of the hoisting of the national flags of the contesting countries. ...

     
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    GB

    I. Eastney AA Range. Series of shots of twin 40mm Bofors on STAAG mounting - crew man the gun, open fire, and train round while firing. Shell cases eject onto the beach.

    II. Gibraltar. LS view of the Rock, approaching from seaward - camera boat ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Film shot by HMS Bulwark's Entertainment Officer, showing some of the ways in which the ship's company amused themselves while anchored off Famagusta with no shore leave other than to a Rest Camp ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    HMS Eagle takes on stores from RFA Retainer, prior to relieving Ark Royal on station in the Mediterranean.

    MSs to Retainer as she steams abreast to starboard of the cameraship, HMS Eagle. Men ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - FALKLANDSGB

    HMS Protector, guardship to the Falkland Islands Dependencies, assists the survey ship RRS Shackleton after damage by ice in the waters off South Georgia.

    LS of one of Protector's ...

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    HMS Eagle at sea, flying off Sea Hawks and Sea Venoms, and at Malta as HMS Victorious comes in to join her in Grand Harbour.

    Onboard HMS Eagle at sea. LS aft along the deck as a range of 806 ...

     
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    Travelogue.

     
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    German Federal Republic, France, Italy

    Seeta is captured and Berger is reported dead after a cliff fall. Berger's sister and her husband are suspicious and the latter is commissioned under false pretences to build a tomb where Seeta will be buried alive ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue.

     
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    KARAMOJA 1958

    Great Britain

    Amateur film of Karamoja, Uganda, shot by Michael Wigglesworth who worked as a town planner in Uganda when it was a British colony.

    Footage includes: Blood drinking ceremony, cattle market, rain making ceremony, pygmies dancing to ...

     
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    BURIED TREASUREGreat Britain

    Sir Mortimer Wheeler discusses his visit to the ruined city of Zimbabwe, legendary source of King Solomon's gold and subject of much mystery, controversy and speculation.

     
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    Knowles Collection

    Rhodesia: miscellaneous views

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior music and art teacher at Chisipile, ...

     
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    Knowles Collection

    Sea voyage from Europe to East Africa, via Suez Canal April - May 1958

    Production / Donor Details: Miss Theresa Cunningham Knowles taught music at St. John's High School, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1954-55 and was senior ...

     
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    Rhodesia

    The work of the land development officer shown in a dramatised account.

     
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    Lewis Collection

    Most of the footage was filmed for the Methodist Missionary Society in Kenya for the film called 'African Eden'

    Production / Donor Details: Film shot by Rev. Jan W. Lewis OBE. He went to Kenya in September 1950 to take over from ...

     
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    Lewis-Barned Collection

    Passenger airliner arrival at Nairobi /Entebe? airport. Colonial domestic family life in garden of country colonial bungalow. and visit by grandparents. Sumbawanga 1956-58

    Production / Donor Details: Films shot Major ...

     
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    Lewis-Barned Collection

    Andrew's 2nd birthday party at Chapota. Father Christmas arrives to deliver presents. General views of Sumbawanga Village. Life of people in small township. Businesses and townscape.Police station or government post.

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    Lewis-Barned Collection

    Visit to the Rukwa Valley Game Park (Rukwa Provence) by two couples in Land Rover. Views of wildlife and the topographical nature of the Park.

    Production / Donor Details: Films shot Major Harry Lewis-Barned, who served in ...

     
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    Lewis-Barned Collection

    Royal visit in Royal yacht Britannia. Tanganyika in the 1950s. Village life Tribal fairs and gatherings. Construction of Colonial bungalow by District Officer. Difficulties of transport in a marshy area. Panorama of distant ...

     
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    No titles available. Depicts opening ceremony of Mbereshi Hospital, N. Rhodesia, 11/01/1958. Also shows work of the hospital and medical work in the surrounding areas. Possibly duplicates parts of the LMS film 'Build a Hospital'(minus sound).

     
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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - FALKLANDSGB

    A party from HMS Protector and men of the Falkland Islands Defence Force participate in a memorial ceremony at the Battle of the Falklands Memorial in Port Stanley.

    Detachment ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film without titles shot by 2nd Lieutenant Richard House during his National Service while serving with the Royal East Kent Regiment (the Buffs) in Aden records on and off-duty scenes, including Trooping the Colour and the Moslem festival of ...

     
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    Macdonald Collection

    Maps of Uganda Protectorate, showing Entebbe. Various scenes - at dockside; markets; native troops; dance and masking. Journey upcountry with porters and assistants - surveying? Snake in tent; drawing water. Swimming. Further ...

     
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    VIEWPOINTGreat Britain

    Interview with Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa prior to independence.

     
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    Great Britain

    Complications ensue for two game warden brothers in Africa when the girlfriend of one of them arrives from England.

     
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    Rhodesia

    The visit of Sir Gilbert and Lady Gilbert ot Lusaka - arrival by train, meets local workers, is sworn in, opens school and hotel and opens silicosis bureau in Kitwe.

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Brian Randolph Everett while serving in the British Army as a National Serviceman during the Malayan Emergency but showing only off-duty scenes in the vicinity of Port Dickson (Negeri Sembilan), including enjoying the company of ...