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    South Africa

    Travelogue of Rhodesia.

     
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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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    Great Britain

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

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Show Places:- N. Rhodesia builds new cinemas.

    Back from Malaya:- Beira, troopship brings back 1st batt.

    Rhodesian African Rifles.

    Fish out of Water:- inspection of sea cadets.

    News ...

     
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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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    VIEWPOINTGreat Britain

    Interview with Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa prior to independence.

     
  • THREE ROADS TO TOMORROW
    Great Britain

    'Three Nigerian students from different corners of Nigeria come to Ibadan University. While they sit talking in a dance club, the film traces back each of their journeys to the university. Scenes of their homes give a new impression of an ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    R.R.A.F. for Aden.

    Chieftainess Luwazhi takes over.

    Spotlight on Livingstone - including the museum and Victoria falls.

    Heading for home - Central African Airways.

    More news on Kariba ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    The Standard Goes to Press.

    From over the Border - Portuguese Gov. Gen. of Mozambique.

    Lundazi Castle.

    Polley's Workshop - Nkana mine training centre.

    Kariba Becomes More PLeasant - ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Message from Mountbatten - Lord & Lady Dalhousie visit a schoolbearing Mountbatten's name.

    Water for Blantyre.

    Probing the Great Riddle - the ruins at Zimbabwe.

    Relics of Slavery - Fort ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Fletcher High School - opens.

    S. Rhodesia Governor Visits Mtoko - visit hospital and Chiefs.

    New Harari Hospital - opened by Lord Dalhousie.

    Lake Nyasa Bream Now on the Menu - lifting of ...

     
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    Rhodesia

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

     
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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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    Great Britain, Ukraine

    The World Health Organisation at work in Bolivia, Nigeria and Burma.

     
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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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    German Federal Republic, France, Italy

    Architect Herald Berger is commissioned as advisor to Chandra, the Maharajah of Eschnapur. He becomes involved with Seeta, an Indian dancer who Chandra wishes to marry. In a jealous rage he has Berger cast into the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Travelogue.

     
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    Great Britain

    Survey of the cotton industry in Uganda.

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    On the Lake - Nyasa and sea scouts.

    The Ndola Show - Lord Dalhousie opens.

    The Numismatist - Mr. Epstein at Mufulira.

    Youngsters Get Museum Minded - Queen Victoria Museum Salisbury.

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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Recent Arrivals - Merle Park & Gary Burne at command performance for The Dalhousies.

    News from Nyasaland - new Nkata Bay jettie & new cement silos at Blantyre.

    Beauty Spot Will Yield Power - ...

     
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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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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    The Wine Growers.

    Modern Mineral Hunt - using a helicopter.

    Trees for Timber - Forestry Commission trial forest.

    Strange Cargo - animals from N. Rhodesia being sent to Chester Zoo.

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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    New GPO for Limbe.

    Back from the London Talks - Roy Welensky returns to Salisbury from London; Diana Dors also arrives.

    A Weighty Matter- arrival of transformer for Kariba. New Hall for Hindoos - ...

     
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    SISAL 1958

    EAST AFRICA'S EXPANDING INDUSTRIESGreat Britain

    Traces the history of the development of the production of the hard fibre, sisal, and shows growth and processing, and finally the many uses of the fibre. Sisal is one of the greatest industries of East ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    VIP's in the Federation - Field Marshall Sir Gerald Templar & Eugene Black.

    Latest on Kariba - Kitwe switiching station.

    New Seasons - new tobacco auctions.

    Rhodesian Derby - at Belverdere, ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    The Economy Run - car rally sponsor, Mobile.

    Que Que Regatta.

    Progress at University College.

    Federation Round Up - Blantyre's new railway station, Limbi, new reed clearing tool, Copperbelt ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Flights From Nairobi.

    Sir Robert Tredgold Visits the USA - greeted by Earl Warren, chief justice.

    Scouts Keep Transport Tally.

    News fron Nyasaland - opening of maternity wing at Zomba, 50 ...

     
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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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    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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    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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    SARAWAK 1958

    Malaysia

    "Progress and developnent in Sarawak, once the land of headhunters, ruled by a White Rajah. The Dyaks, natives of Sarawak, still keep to their customs and cultures, but have accepted modern ideas and serve on Local Councils with other ...

     
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    Nigeria

    Celebrations, attended by the Princess Royal, to mark the introduction of self-government in Western Nigeria in November 1957.

    The film opens with street scenes, highlighting the preparations for the impending celebrations. The new offices ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    Buy Federal - exhibition in Salisbury.

    The Fourth in Ten Months - Lord Dalhousie opens LLewllyn Hospital, Kitwe.

    One of the Lucky Ones - lottery winner.

    Who Were They? - archaeological ...

     
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    RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHTCentral African Federation

    S. Rhodesian General Elections.

    Federal Flashes - the Dalhousies visit Nyasaland tea industry, farming in Msengezi, Lusaka - police passing out parade.

    Bundu Bonanza - emerald strike at Belingive ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Film of the attempted crossing of the Atlantic from Tenerife to Barbados in the hydrogen balloon "Small World" in December 1958. The crew, who designed the ballon and planned the whole voyage consisted of Arnold "Bushy" Eiloart (Commander ...

     
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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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    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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    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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    GB

    Arrival of RAF Hastings. Visit to South Korea during Korean War: take off in Auster, aerial views of devastated Seoul, flying over River Imjin and landing at Fort George (HQ of 1st Commonwealth Division). (June 1953)

    Hong Kong Auxiliary Air ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Lieutenant Commander Alex Swann while serving on submarine depot ship HMS Forth of the 3rd Submarine Flotilla between September 1956 and November 1958 records family and tourist scenes in harbour, and his own ship in dry dock ...

     
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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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    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 ...

     
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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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    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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    Simpson Collection

    Sisal growing.

     
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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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    Peskett Collection

    Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park; elephants; different shots of the Falls including a rainbow over the water; hippos, crocodiles, and a trip down river. Some family shots of picnic etc. ...