Nigeria

Nigeria gained independence from the British Empire on 1 October 1960. 

 
 
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82ND WEST AFRICAN DIVISION NEAR TAMANDU (22/3/1945) (1945)

82nd West African Division move their headquarters to the banks of the Dalet river, about a mile north ...

 

Abbott (Suckling) Collection: 7 Troops on parade (1960)

Nigerian troops on parade; family scenes.

Production / Donor Details: Films shot by Bryan Abbott , who served in the Colonial ...

 

ACTUALITY ITEMS (1922)

CINEMAGAZINE(?) London scenes round Fleet Street; a brief dramatised history of the British policeman; tribal dances.

No title. View across Fleet ...

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN (1943)has video enhanced entry

An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal ...

AFRICAN CONFERENCE IN LONDON 1948

AFRICAN CONFERENCE IN LONDON 1948 (1948)has video enhanced entry

Intended for African audiences, the films shows the opening of the African Conference in London in September 1948 and the ...

 

AFRICAN CRAFTS NO. 2 (1948)

INTEREST. Bead-making and leather-working in West Africa.

 

AFRICAN JOURNEY (1965)

RAF publicity film and travelogue, ostensibly shot be a ground engineer, and amateur cine enthustiast, who also narrates.

A ...

AFRICAN NURSE

AFRICAN NURSE (1948)has video

Illustrates the life and training of an African Nurse. Girls apply to the Methodist Hospital at Ituk Mbam to train ...

 

AIRPORT INTERNATIONAL (1947)

The opening of the Kano International Airport in Nigeria, 4th may 1947.

Traditional greetings to visitors. A Comet airplane. Wing Commander ...

 

ALAKE OF ABEOKUTA KNIGHTED (1954)

ACTUALITY. The knighting of the Alake of Abeokuta by the Governor General, Sir John MacPherson, in the presence of the ...

ANTI-PLAGUE OPERATIONS, LAGOS 1937

ANTI-PLAGUE OPERATIONS, LAGOS 1937 (1937)has video enhanced entry

A record of measures taken against an outbreak of plague in Lagos, followed by footage of welfare exhibitions in Lagos ...

 

APAPA DEVELOPMENT (1953)

INTEREST: Deals with the work of the Lagos Executive Development Board which was formed in 1946 to plan and develop ...

Basden Collection 3: 'Africa Dances' pt 3: Dancing competitions and masks

Basden Collection 3: 'Africa Dances' pt 3: Dancing... (1930)has video enhanced entry

Dancing competitions and various masks. Umu-Chuku, Mbaku & Amanuke. Grandfather Maw, Enu-Ugwu-Abaw; Spirit maidens (Aghogho Mmonwui); District Officer mask (Onyeocha)?; ...

BEER AT ITS BEST

BEER AT ITS BEST (1955)has video enhanced entry

The making of Star lager from Nigeria.

The film opens with the Star lager trademark as local music plays. As three ...

BLACK COTTON

BLACK COTTON (1927)has video enhanced entry

INDUSTRIAL/ETHNOLOGY. Film on the Nigerian cotton industry and how the natives use cotton themselves in the manufacture of clothing.

""BLACK COTTON" ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 142 (1943)

For detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: The KING WITH THE CANADIANS DESPATCHES FROM TUNISIA FUNERAL OF A V.C. ...

 

BUDDING POLICEMEN (1956)

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

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 1 (1940) enhanced entry

1) Native troops (in Northern Nigeria?) parading at small barracks or guardpost; 2) Africans along a road; 3) river with ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 10 (1940)

1947: 1) Dead person (possibly male), surrounded by family members; 2) Northern Nigerian scenes in modern area; 3) various shots ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 11 (1945)

Central or Northern Nigeria: Jos Plateau; children in village and guinea corn; baby bathed on gourds; pounding maize; giving baby ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 3 (1945)

North-east Nigeria or Cameroons: 1) Big game on the veldt; 2) two people riding; 3) Africans killing dogs, slitting their ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 5 (1940)

1945: 1) Maize, guinea corn (sorghum) growing; 2) native gathering with dancing; (young men being beaten - Sharo Festival); 3) ...

 

CAROL MARSH AFRICAN FILMS NO. 8 (1946)

North-east Nigeria: 1) African village; 2) girl pounding grain; 3) making scar decorations on a boys back; the operation is ...

 

CHALLENGE IN NIGERIA (1948)

DOCUMENTARY. Shows some problems to be faced before Nigeria can hope to become an independent nation within the Commonwealth.

RL.1 Different ...

 

CHIEFS OF THE EASTERN REGION AT ENUGU, (1959)

ACTUALITY. Local chieftains at an official function in Nigeria.

 

COCOA FROM NIGERIA (1949)

The work of a cocoa farm in southern Nigeria. On a cocoa farm in southern Nigeria, ripened pods are cut ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE 20 (1948)

An athletics meeting, concentrating on the Nigerian athletes, at Hotspur Park for the annual Challenge Cup and a reception of ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.10 (1947)

Inter-colonial sports. Nigeria v Gold Coast at Lagos 1947.

'Inter-Colonial Sports Nigeria v Gold Coast, Lagos 1947'. The police ground Ikoyi, ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.14 (1947)

Agriculture in a Nigerian African school. Wales. Colonial students meet young farmers at Lampeter. London. Malayan students at a Colonial ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.23 (1948)

Nigeria: Palm oil mill. A modern method of palm oil extraction. Gold Coast: Houses to last. A quick and inexpensive ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.27 (1949)

Gold Coast. A new fish-canning industry which has been started at Osu.London. African students visit the Fire Brigade H.Q. and ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.28 (1949)

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

COLONIAL MONTH

COLONIAL MONTH (1949)has video enhanced entry

Coverage of the Colonial Exhibition in Oxford Street held during Colonial Month in the summer of 1949 to 'spread the ...

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN AWGU DIVISION, NIGERIA (1949) enhanced entry

A survey of various community development projects, connected with housing, health, irrigation and transport organised by individual villages with the ...

 

CONJOINED TWINS OF KANO (1954)

Record of the operation to separate the Siamese twins from Africa.

 

CROSSING THE GREAT SAHARA (1924) enhanced entry

Angus Buchanan's expedition to the Sahel region of the Sahara in 1922-23. Includes Sir Hugh Clifford and the Executive Council ...

DAYBREAK IN UDI

DAYBREAK IN UDI (1949)has video

DOCUMENTARY. A maternity hospital is built by natives in the Eastern Nigerian village of Umana.

Rl.1 Opening shots of the natives ...

 

DOWN THE NIGER RIVER (1924)

INTEREST. Journey through the Niger Delta in Nigeria from Onitsha.

No titles. Travelling shot from boat of river bank at Onitsha ...

 

DRUMS OF AFRICA (1960)

TRAVELOGUE.

Rl. 1. Aerial shot of Lagos; Ibadhan - University College Hospital; fishing village near Port Harcourt; village funeral rite; village ...

 

Dudley Collection: Nigeria 1957/8 (1958)

The Dudley family sail to Nigeria by passenger ship in 1957, and drive by car to their residence up-country. The ...

 

EMIR AND PEOPLE OF ZARIA, (1959)

The Emir's palace and town street scenes in Zaria, Nigeria

 

EMIR INSTALLED (1954)

SIR ƒBRYAN * SHARWOOD-SMITH> KNIGHTS THE EMIR OF KANO, ƒALHAJI MUHAMMADU * SANUSI>

 

ETSU OF NUPE (1959)

Procession involving the Etsu of Nupe; shots of life in the town of Bida, Nigeria

 

FAR EAST WAR MAGAZINE NUMBER 1 (1945) enhanced entry

Two items on the logistic aspects of the campaign in Burma: the "bloodless battle" of the latter stages ...

 

FESTIVAL IN KANO (1960)

General impression of the Sahara city of Kano, culminating in the concluding festival of the Moslem Ramadhan.

 

FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS IN THE HOME (1946)

A film produced in West Africa in order to show how, by sensible conduct and precautionary measures in the home, ...

 

FINCHO (1957)

An African boy and his girl in a small village in Nigeria, and impact of Westernisation due to coming of ...