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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 ...

 

5-INCH SIEGE GUNS CROSSING VAAL RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Native drivers and British soldiers stand by the bank of the river urging on the long teams ...

 

a SNEAKY BOER (1901)

A dramatised Boer War short made by the Lancashire firm of Mitchell and Kenyon. It shows two Boers sneaking up ...

 

ADDERLEY STREET, CAPE TOWN (1898)

No titles. Shots from the same camera viewpoint showing horse-drawn traffic and pedestrians and an electric tram arriving at an ...

 

AMBULANCE CROSSING THE MODDER (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War: hauled by a long mule train a four-wheeled cart with three British soldiers seated at the rear ...

 

ARRIVAL AND RECEPTION OF LORD ROBERTS AT CAPETOWN (1900)

ACTUALITY. Lord Roberts arrives at Cape Town to head the British army during the Boer War.

A small contingent of soldiers ...

 

ARRIVAL OF THE BOER GENERALS, BOTHA, DELAREY, AND DE... (1902)

No titles. The Boer generals, Louis Botha, Jacobus Delarey and Christian De Wet walk down the gangplank from the liner ...

 

ARRIVAL OF WOUNDED AT HOSPITAL SHIP (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War wounded being taken onto a hospital ship.

A continuous line of sick and wounded British soldiers being carried ...

 

ARTILLERY CROSSING A RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Men in pith helmets on horseback ford a river and climb the bank. MCU men driving carts pulled by ...

 

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 ...

 

BACK FROM THE BOER WAR TOPICAL BUDGET 75-1 (1913)

"BACK FROM THE BOER WAR. The 12th Lancers disembark from the transport "German" in the East India Docks, the last ...

 

BACK FROM THE BOER WAR! (1913)

"BACK FROM THE BOER WAR! The 12th Lancers, who are the last to return home from South Africa, disembarking." (11). ...

 

BATTLE OF SPION KOP: AMBULANCE CORPS CROSSING THE TUGELA... (1900)

ACTUALITY. Ambulances and British troops crossing the Tugela River over the pontoon bridge near Trichardt's Drift, during the British retreat ...

 

BLUEJACKETS' FIELD GUN DRILL AT DURBAN (1898)

ACTUALITY. Military exercise in Durban, South Africa.

Small groups of naval ratings bring their guns into position, fire, unlimber them and ...

 

BOER WAR RECRUITMENT MARCH (1900)

"ACTUALITY". A contingent from a British Army unit marching down a street, followed by a small group of boys who ...

 

BOERS BRINGING IN BRITISH PRISONERS (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Cavalrymen dressed as Boers escort a number of men wearing kilts towards and past the camera. One or two ...

 

CAPTURE OF BOER BATTERY BY BRITISH (1900)

DOCUMENTARY. "Fake newsfilm" of a Boer war skirmish.

A number of Boer volunteers direct rifle fire and cannon fire at the ...

 

CAVALCADE (1933)

About family life against a background of national events from 1899 to the 1930's.

 

CHARGE OF BOER CAVALRY (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. A number of cavalrymen dressed as Boers ride towards and past the camera brandishing their swords. A solitary rider ...

 

COLDSTREAM GUARDS EMBARKING ON TROOPSHIP GASCON (1899)

ACTUALITY. Troops embarking at Southampton for the Boer War, 21 October 1899.

Rear view close shot of a line of troops ...

 

CRONJE'S SURRENDER TO LORD ROBERTS (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Three British cavalrymen ride from right to left across a flat landscape, with a group of cavalry ...

 

DEPARTURE OF MR CHAMBERLAIN FOR SOUTH AFRICA (1902)

ACTUALITY. The departure of Joseph Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, for South Africa to sign the Boer peace ...

 

DISPERSING THE TROOPS AT WINDSOR AFTER PARADE (1899)

ACTUALITY. Dispersal of Life Guards following review by Queen Victoria.

The dispersal of each Company following the Review of the First ...

 

ELIZABETH OF LADYMEAD (1949)

Ladymead is a Georgian Mansion in which four generations of women have lived while their husbands are away at war. ...

 

EMBARKATION OF THE C.I.V. FOR SOUTH AFRICA (1900)

ACTUALITY. City Imperial Volunteers, carrying rifles and equipment, clamber up the gangway of a troopship at the foot of which ...

 

ENGLISH LANCERS CHARGING (1900)

RECONSTRUCTION. Faked Boer War incident.

View from behind the "Boer" position as they fire with rifles and a small cannon against ...

 

ENTRY OF THE SCOTS' GUARDS INTO BLOEMFONTEIN (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Scots' Guards march through the market place in Bloemfontain.

Foot soldiers carrying pick-axes or rifles march (R-L) past ...

 

EX-PRESIDENT KRUGER LEAVING HOTEL DE VILLE (1900)

Footage of Kruger leaving the Hotel De Ville in Paris, late in 1900.

 

FIELD AMBULANCES CROSSING THE VAAL RIVER (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Covered wagons drawn by mules, each flying the Red Cross flag, fording the Vaal river (13ft).

Note: Filmed ...

 

FIFTH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS DIGGING ENTRENCHMENTS... (1899)

ACTUALITY. Boer War. Two scenes.

Long shot of soliders digging under the supervision of officers (26). An armoured train, going in ...

 

FOR VALOUR (1937)

FARCE: The Boer War: Ex-con Private Doubleday saves the life of Major Pyke and is recommended for the VC. Instead, ...

 

FUNERAL; OF SIR GEORGE WHITE, V.C.: LONDON'S LAST TRIBUTE... (1912)

Main title. The long funeral procession of Sir George White moves along a road lined with people (69ft).

 

GANG MAKING RAILWAY - SOUTH AFRICA (1898)

African labourers excavating a clearing, with railway tracks in the background. The Africans may be Zulus (94ft).

 

GENERAL BULLER EMBARKING ON THE `DUNOTTAR CASTLE' AT... (1899)

ACTUALITY. General Sir Redvers Buller leaving to head the British Army at the start of the Boer War, 14 October ...

 

GENERAL BULLER'S TRANSPORT TRAIN OF OX-TEAMS (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer WAr. A procession of ox-drawn wagons passing down a trail over a hill towards the camera; the oxen ...

 

GORDON HIGHLANDERS IN LADYSMITH (1900)

ACTUALITY. Boer war. Single shot of a column of Gordon Highlanders marching out of their camp at Ladysmith to meet ...

 

GORDON HIGHLANDERS LEAVE FOR THE BOER WAR (1899)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. A procession of troops, led by pipers, marches in front of the camera. Taken at Union Terrace, ...

 

H.M.S. "POWERFUL" ARRIVING IN PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR (1900)

"H.M.S. Powerful arriving in Portsmouth Harbour, bringing home the heroes of Ladysmith". Shot of the four-funnelled cruiser steaming in to ...

 

HEROES OF LADYSMITH MARCHING THROUGH LONDON (1900)

ACTUALITY. Military parade.

A naval detachment, including Marines, from H.M.S. `Powerful', marching through London prior to a review by the Prince ...

 

HEROES OF THE VELDT (1913)

Main title. "Pretoria: decorating the graves of British soldiers killed in the war." MCS women moving amongst the graves and ...

HOW A BRITISH BULLDOG SAVED THE UNION JACK

HOW A BRITISH BULLDOG SAVED THE UNION JACK (1906)has video enhanced entry

A fictional drama from the Zulu Wars.

A British sentry guards a British camp. A Zulu crouches on all fours and ...

 

KITCHENER'S ARRIVAL AT SOUTHAMPTON (1902)

No title. A decorated street with banners carrying the words `Upholders of the Empire', `Welcome Home', with a railway station ...

 

KRUGER'S DREAM OF EMPIRE (1900) enhanced entry

British fictional propaganda film on a Boer defeat in the Second Boer War, 27th February 1900.

The film depends ...

 

LADYSMITH - NAVAL BRIGADE DRAGGING 4.7 GUNS INTO LADYSMITH (1900)

ACTUALITY. Single shot. Naval ratings pulling along naval guns during the Boer War.

A long double line of naval ratings hauling ...

 

LADYSMITH DAY: THE LORD BISHOP OF LIVERPOOL CONDUCTS... (1915)

Main Title. The service being conducted by the Right Reverend Francis James Chavasse, Lord Bishop of Liverpool, in the open ...

 

LANCERS CROSSING THE MODDER RIVER (1899)

ACTUALITY. A column of Lancers fording the Modder River, which has steep banks on either side, during the Boer War.

Note: ...

LANDING OF SAVAGE SOUTH AFRICA AT SOUTHAMPTON

LANDING OF SAVAGE SOUTH AFRICA AT SOUTHAMPTON (1899)has video enhanced entry

Members of the 'Savage South Africa' troupe at Southampton Docks.

The film shows a group of Africans (Zulus) in full tribal ...

 

LAST OF THE WORLD FAMOUS DE WET TOPICAL BUDGET 551-1 (1922)

The funeral of Christian de Wet, Boer guerilla leader and politician in South Africa (61ft).