Ceylon

Ceylon achieved independence in 1948 as the Dominion of Ceylon, a name later changed to Sri Lanka. 

 
 
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FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE

FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE (1940)has video enhanced entry

Film showing the food contributions supplied to Britain by various colonies and dominions.

Although more land has been given ...

 

FORTRESS CEYLON (1945) enhanced entry

A view of Ceylon towards the end of the war, looking back over the period of defensive war, ...

GARDENS OF THE ORIENT

GARDENS OF THE ORIENT (1936)has video enhanced entry

The tea-gardens of India and Ceylon.

Aerial view of countryside around the tea-gardens (54). The Kangchenjunga mountain railway is followed on ...

 

GENERALANSICHT VON KANDYS TEMPEL (1910)

INTEREST. Kandy, Sri Lanka: a temple set in trees. Pans left to right (69). A gateway with a small boy ...

 

GEORGE FORMBY'S ENSA PARTY, CEYLON 1945 (3/1945) (1945)

Members of the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) including George Formby, the British music hall artist, arrive to ...

 

Hartgill Collection: Reels 16-20 of 105. Ceylon, India... (1932)

Colombo harbour. Dedication of War Memorial Arch/Monument in Delhi.

Air show display at Delhi. Ascot Racemeeting. Small children enjoy life ...

 

Hayburn Collection. 10: Travels in Ceylon 1936 (1936)

Market scene, cattle in river, village scene with elephant and wild deer; more elephants, village scene, coconuts, bats in trees. ...

 

HOLIDAY IN CEYLON (1946)

Amateur film of travels in hilly country. Also elephants seen performing and natives dancing. [Assigned: 'Ceylon' scratched onto the reel ...

 

HRH DUKE OF GLOUCESTER (ledger title) (1945)

Prince Henry of Gloucester (en route to take up post of Governor General in Australia?) inspects units of ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 136 (19/10/1945) (1945) enhanced entry

I. "THE NEWS IN BRIEF. Karachi Contact Club, Pola Festival, Nagpur - Police Investiture". Sir Hugh Dow, Governor of Sind, ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945)

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945) (1945)has video enhanced entry

I. "AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM ARRIVES IN INDIA". Australians arrive in Bombay for a cricket tour that will take them to ...