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HE'S IN THE NAVY (1940) enhanced entry

Film showing what happens when a boy joins the Royal Indian Navy.

Footage of India's coastline is used as ...

HEART OF AN EMPIRE

HEART OF AN EMPIRE (1935)has video enhanced entry

St. James's Park and its environs.

Opening LS view of St. James's Park, Piccadilly; traffic passing Marble Arch (92). Entrance to ...

 

HISTORY OF THE WAR: EMPIRE TROOPS (1917) enhanced entry

A history of the Great War, focussing on troops from the Empire.

An opening title outlines the scenes depicted within the ...

INDIA MARCHES

INDIA MARCHES (1941)has video enhanced entry

A brief look at an Indian Army Regiment (15th Punjab).

Material includes reveill; arms drill; bayonet practice; signals training ...

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 ...

LIFE IN AIR COMMAND SOUTH EAST ASIA

LIFE IN AIR COMMAND SOUTH EAST ASIA (1945)has video enhanced entry

Reel 1: Model of India, filmed at low angle with crawl of text; RAF Film Production Unit presents Life in ...

MALTA GC

MALTA GC (1943)has video enhanced entry

Film about the Axis air offensive against Malta.

British supply effort, upon which the island is dependent, is rendered ...

MEN OF AFRICA

MEN OF AFRICA (1940)has video enhanced entry

Development programmes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika illustrate that "even in the midst of war, Great Britain does ...

 

MOANA - A ROMANCE OF THE GOLDEN AGE (1926) enhanced entry

Set in Samoa, the film records the daily life of the protagonist as a ceremonial feast is prepared.

Fa'angase, a ...

 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF INDIA (1944) enhanced entry

India' s most popular instruments.

Title card: 'Musical Instruments of India' over picture of instruments. Rolling script: 'Part of the ...

 

NATIVE STREET IN INDIA (1906) enhanced entry

A street busy with pedestrians and animal-drawn carts is filmed from a static camera position. Many of the Indian men ...

 

NORTHERN TERRITORIES GOLD COAST (1928) enhanced entry

Film on local life in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, in particular the Konkomba country.

After briefly outlining the ...