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'BREAKER' MORANT (1979) enhanced entry

Based on real life events, the film takes place during the guerrilla phase of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). Three officers ...

 

1897 MELBOURNE CUP (1897)

ACTUALITY. The Melbourne Cup horse race.

The race course seen from the middle distance behind a group of spectators at the ...

 

ADMIRALTY ISLANDS CAMPAIGN 1944 (1944)

Air-to-ground shots of Coral Sea and Owen Stanley mountain range, as aircraft flies from Brisbane to Ward's airstrip at Port ...

ALERT IN THE EAST

ALERT IN THE EAST (1941)has video enhanced entry

A survey of the strategic situation of the British Empire in the Far East in the face of ...

 

ALLIED STRATEGY IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC (1945)

A history of the battles, fought predominantly by Australian troops, to block the Japanese conquest of New Guinea ...

 

ARRIVÉE D'UN TRAIN À MELBOURNE (1896) enhanced entry

ACTUALITY. A train arrives in a station.

A train arrives at Flemington station, Melbourne, coming from the distance left to right, ...

 

AUSTRALIAN MOUNTED RIFLES MARCHING THROUGH CAPE TOWN (1899)

ACTUALITY. A column of Australian cavalry riding down Adderley Street, Cape Town, watched by enthusiastic crowds (90ft).

Note: Filmed by Edgar ...

 

BATHING BABIES IN THREE CULTURES (1951)

Compares treatment of Balinese and Iatmul (New Guinea) babies with American practices. Anthropology. The different methods of bathing children is ...

 

BRITAIN'S BIRTHRIGHT (1924) enhanced entry

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

The ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 124 (COLONIAL VERSION) (1942)

For a detailed shotlist, contact NFTVA. Items include NEW GUINEA WAR IS A BATTLE OF SUPPLY LINES WARTIME CROWD RELAXES ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 190 (COLONIAL VERSION) (1944)

For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include:

GENERAL EISENHOWER TAKES OVER NEW COMMAND SNOWFALL HINDERS EIGHTH ARMY ASSEMBLY LINE ...

 

CEREMONIAL HOUSE (1972)

About the building of the ceremonial a house used by the Baruya of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea in ...

 

CEREMONIES CONTINUE (1972)

Initiation ceremonies among the Baruya tribe.

 

CHILDREN OF THE EMPIRE (1932)

From the port of London to Africa, India, Malaya, British New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand and Canada and back again ...

 

COCONUTS AND COPPERHEADS (1926)

The coconut palm kernel industry of the Solomon Islands; the lives of the Solomon Islanders and their recruitment to work ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.28 (1949)

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

 

COMMONWEALTH JOURNEY (1959)

The tour of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh to India, Pakistan, Sarawak, Singapore, North Borneo, Hong Kong, the Solomon, Gilbert ...

CORAL ISLANDS MINISTER

CORAL ISLANDS MINISTER (1966)has video enhanced entry

An introduction to the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, including footage of fauna, flora and the local way of life, and ...

 

Dudley Collection: Solomon Islands 1 of 2 1970s (1976)

Scenes in the Solomon Islands

Production / Donor Details: Mr Dudley joined the Colonial Office after WW2 and was sent to ...

 

Dudley Collection: Solomon Islands 2 of 2 1970s (1976)

Scenes in the Solomon Islands

Production / Donor Details: Mr Dudley joined the Colonial Office after WW2 and was sent to ...

 

FIJI FIRE WALKERS (1924)

INTEREST - Travelogue. Shots of jungle, river, waterfalls and sea in Fiji (40); thatched huts built on stilts over a ...

 

FIJI ISLANDS (1925)

INSTRUCTIONAL. Opens with views of mountains and coastline (67), a stream crossed by a wooden bridge and fringed with luxuriant ...

 

FIJI RETURN (1945) enhanced entry

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

 

FIRE WALKERS OF FIJI (1960)

Describes the preparation of the fire for heating the rocks, and the actual walking on them at the island of ...