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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 ...

 

AFRICA SHRIEKS (1931) enhanced entry

In this comedy, introduced by 'The Professor', Hugh Cameron appears as an African explorer and filmmaker, who lectures to an ...

 

AFRICA SQUEAKS (1932) enhanced entry

CARTOON. Trigger-happy big game hunter, Flip The Frog, is captured by cannibals. They attempt to cook him in a cauldron. ...

 

AMENU'S CHILD (1950) enhanced entry

'"How better ways of feeding children came to an African village".

A Story told in the traditional idiom of an African ...

BASUTO BOY

BASUTO BOY (1947)has video enhanced entry

A short story for children about a Basuto-boy herdsman and his adventures in dealing with cattle thieves.

The second reel (of ...

 

BATTLES OF CORONEL AND FALKLAND ISLANDS (1927) enhanced entry

DRAMA. Historical/Documentary. The reconstruction of two sea engagements of the First World War - the Battles of the Coronel of ...

 

BHOWANI JUNCTION (1956) enhanced entry

India 1947. Story of an Anglo-Indian girl, feeling rejected by both her worlds, in the conflict between her attraction for ...

 

BLACK NARCISSUS (1947) enhanced entry

Five Anglo-Catholic nuns open a school and a hospital in the Himalayas. It prospers until a series of mishaps turn ...

 

BLACK TENT (1956) enhanced entry

An army captain wanders, wounded, into a Bedouin tent, and is nursed by the Sheik's daughter, whom he marries.He returns ...

BOY KUMASENU

BOY KUMASENU (1952)has video enhanced entry

A story of transition within the Gold Coast, as the boy Kumasenu moves from a small fishing village to the ...

COMMON ROUND

COMMON ROUND (1935)has video enhanced entry

A Missionary in a remote African district fights plague and prejudice.

Dr Pyke, the headmaster of Portland House Preparatory School, delivers ...

 

CROSSING THE GREAT SAGRADA (1924) enhanced entry

First of Brunel's burlesques. All parts played by Adrian Brunel.

 

DRUM (1938) enhanced entry

Melodrama in which an independent Indian state revolts and is subdued by British troops.

 

FAVOURITE FOR THE JAMAICA CUP (1913) enhanced entry

A gambler plots to sabotage a train carrying a racehorse.

'Doris overhears Lopez plotting with Headway to wreck the train in ...

 

FOUR FEATHERS (1939) enhanced entry

Harry Faversham finds himself branded a coward by his friends and family when he resigns his commission before the war ...

 

GUNS AT BATASI (1964) enhanced entry

A British regiment stationed in a newly independent African state is preparing to celebrate the Queen's birthday when Colonel Deal ...

 

HEART OF THE MATTER (1953) enhanced entry

Story of a police officer in Sierra Leone who has a love affair with a girl during his wife's absence ...

 

HIGH COMMAND (1937) enhanced entry

Murder and blackmail in an African outpost.

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 ...

 

JIM COMES TO JOH'BURG (1949)

A young African leaves his village in Swaziland and seeks fame and fortune in Johannesburg.

 

KILLERS OF KILIMANJARO (1959) enhanced entry

Deals with the mission of an engineer who has to build a railway in the African jungles aftet two of ...

 

KIM (1950) enhanced entry

The orphan son of a British soldier, after being given a message for a British secret agent in India, is ...

 

KING OF THE KHYBER RIFLES (1953)

Story of half-caste's officer's devotion to duty, his love for General's daughter. Filmed in Cinemascope. Based on novel by Talbot ...

 

KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1950) enhanced entry

In 1897 Africa, a famous guide agrees to help a woman and her brother search for her husband in unknown ...

 

KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1937) enhanced entry

Adventure melodrama of the search for legendary diamond mines in the heart of Africa.

 

KING SOLOMON'S TREASURE (1978)

Sir Henry Curtis, Allan Quatermain and Captain Goode set of to explore the unexplored regions of darkest Africa. Many dangers ...

 

MAN OF AFRICA (1953) enhanced entry

Dramatisation of the Bakiga people's attempt to cultivate the Kigezi district of Uganda, and their encounter with the Pygmies.

The camera ...

 

MEN OF TWO WORLDS (1946) enhanced entry

An African music student returns home and has to defeat the witch doctor who dominates his tribe and take them ...

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE (1955)has video enhanced entry

Comedy. Mr. Mensah entrusts the building of his house to his irresponsible nephew, who wastes all the money and materials. ...

 

MULENGA GETS A JOB (1951) enhanced entry

Mulenga is hired to do odd jobs in the grounds of a big house. However, another employee deviously tries to ...

NIONGA

NIONGA (1925)has video enhanced entry

A drama of tribal life in Central Africa.

'Nionga, a chieftain's daughter, is induced by a vindictive witch-doctor to persuade her ...

 

NORTH WEST FRONTIER (1959) enhanced entry

Set in the North West Frontier province of British India around the turn of the century against a background of ...

 

OLD BONES OF THE RIVER (1938) enhanced entry

Farce about a professor who is forced to collect taxes and administer while the commissioner is on leave and his ...

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA

PALAVER: A ROMANCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA (1926)has video enhanced entry

Filmed amongst the Sura and Angas people of the Bauchi Plateau in Northern Nigeria, where the rivalry between a British ...

 

PLANTER'S WIFE (1952) enhanced entry

Story of terrifying adventures of rubber planter and his wife in Malaya whose estate is attacked by bandits.

 

PREM SANYAS (1926)

Story of Prince Gautama and how he became Lord Buddha, the Enlightened One.

RELIEF OF LUCKNOW

RELIEF OF LUCKNOW (1912)has video enhanced entry

Shows the course of events leading up to the relief of Lucknow.

 

RHODES OF AFRICA (1936) enhanced entry

Biography of the politician and how he rises from being a diamond-miner in Africa to become Prime Minister of Cape ...

 

SAMMY GOING SOUTH (1963) enhanced entry

Sammy, aged ten, is orphaned in an air raid at Port Said during Suez. He sets out alone with a ...

 

SANDERS OF THE RIVER (1935)

Story of the work of Commissioner Sanders, the King's representative among the tribes of British West Africa. [Features Chiefs and ...

 

SOLD TO THE MALAYS (1915)

DRAMA. English governess in South Africa is rescued from enforced marriage to a lecherous Malay by the efforts of two ...

STAMPEDE

STAMPEDE (1930)has video enhanced entry

Fictional story filmed in the Sudan. The film tells the story of Boru, adopted into the 'Habbania' tribe after his ...

STEVE OF THE RIVER

STEVE OF THE RIVER (1937)has video enhanced entry

A cartoon parody of Sanders of the River, placing the horse and his rider from the Sunday Express comic strip ...

 

TREK TO MASHOMBA (1951) enhanced entry

A fictional children's film recalling the journey of trekkers in 1892 from the Transvaal to the Mashomba Valley in Mashonaland. ...

 

WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1954) enhanced entry

Story of Arab traders' seduction of Galana tribesmen from their peaceful ways and the efforts of a game warden to ...

 

WHERE NO VULTURES FLY (1951) enhanced entry

Story of the efforts of a Game Warden in East Africa to preserve wild animals in his territory.

 

WHITE MISCHIEF (1987)

A famous murder case among Kenya's British colonial society in the 1940s.