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  • ALERT IN THE EAST
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    A survey of the strategic situation of the British Empire in the Far East in the face of "an outside" threat (obviously Japan).

    The film, like the pattern of strength it seeks to portray, is based on Singapore ("one ...

     
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    The goodwill tour of the Royal Navy's special service squadron around the world, November 1923 to September 1924.

    The squadron's tour takes in the principal ports of the Empire. At each port the ships of the squadron ...

     
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    COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINEGreat Britain

    'Nigeria - Akeredolu the Woodcarver' Mr Akeredolu carving human figures using thorn tree wood. Small heads and models. Larger heads from woodblocks.

    'Fiji' A general survey of the islands and industry. AV of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST - Travelogue. Shots of jungle, river, waterfalls and sea in Fiji (40); thatched huts built on stilts over a river, a man punting a canoe along, children and dogs on the platforms over the river (80); boy feeding a pig on a ...

     
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    EMPIRE SERIESGreat Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. Opens with views of mountains and coastline (67), a stream crossed by a wooden bridge and fringed with luxuriant vegetation (105) and an old Fiji warrior with his war club (134). Views of Suva from above ...

     
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    Incomplete version (the beginning is missing) of a film about the return home of Fijian soldiers who took part in the Pacific War.

    Scenes of peacetime Fijian life cut with record of the Fijian soldiers advancing on ...

     
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    PEOPLE OF PARADISEGreat Britain

    Describes the preparation of the fire for heating the rocks, and the actual walking on them at the island of Mbenga in the Fiji group. Also shows a kava drinking ceremony and the making of a quarter mile rope from coconut ...

     
  • INDEPENDENCE FOR FIJI
    Australia

    Independence in Fiji in October 1970.

    Union flag flying, with words 'Independence for Fiji' superimposed. Union flag being taken down as part of the ceremonies at the Albert Park stadium, Suva, 9 October 1970. The Fijian flag. Prince ...

     
  • MEN OF AFRICA
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    Development programmes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika illustrate that "even in the midst of war, Great Britain does not shirk her responsibilities to her colonies."

    An opening sequence of maps and stock shots ...

     
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    PEOPLE OF PARADISEGreat Britain

    David Attenborough visits the outer Fiji islands and investigates tribal rituals.

     
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    Great Britain

    PRINCE CHARLES VISITS ƒFIJI> FOR THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS

     
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    Great Britain

    Picture of the ceremonies that attended the visit; Queen Salote's reception and banquet; native music and dancing.