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PLAINSMEN OF BAROTSELAND

PLAINSMEN OF BAROTSELAND (1943)has video enhanced entry

Colour documentary showing the migration of a Barotse tribe from Mongu to Limulunga during the seasonal floods.

The film opens with ...

PORTRAIT OF PALESTINE

PORTRAIT OF PALESTINE (1947)has video enhanced entry

The historic past, cultural and economic present and potential future of Palestine are all portrayed as (mainly implicit) ...

PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES IN INDIA

PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES IN INDIA (1905)has video enhanced entry

No main title. Men in military uniform disembarking from a small launch. A second launch from which the Prince and ...

 

ROVING REPORT NO 32 (1966) enhanced entry

Views of the C-in-C Middle East, Secretary General of the South Arabian League, Acting High Commissioner and various ...

 

SCENES AT HIS EXCELLENCY THE VICEROY'S GARDEN PARTY... (1926) enhanced entry

ACTUALITY. Garden party given by Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India during the Calcutta `season'.

Main title (10). The garden party guests ...

 

SELF GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN NIGERIA (1958) enhanced entry

Celebrations, attended by the Princess Royal, to mark the introduction of self-government in Western Nigeria in November 1957.

The film opens ...

 

SMALLPOX (1950) enhanced entry

Dramatised propaganda film, in which a villager refuses to be vaccinated by the visiting sanitary inspector and contracts smallpox.

'Alabi, a ...

 

SUEZ IN PERSPECTIVE (1957) enhanced entry

A justification of the Anglo-French 'intervention' in Suez.

Introduction sketches background: Britain's "thankless and difficult" task in Palestine mandate; ...

 

the HANDYMEN (1941) enhanced entry

The work and training of the (Royal Bombay) Sappers and Miners; film stresses the military importance of their ...

 

the LAND OF CYPRUS (1950) enhanced entry

"One of the greatest tasks facing many countries today is to give back to the land its lost ...

 

the STILWELL ROAD (1945) enhanced entry

The construction of a supply route through Burma's jungles and mountains by US troops under General Joseph Stilwell ...

THEY PLANTED A STONE

THEY PLANTED A STONE (1953)has video enhanced entry

This film describes how new life was brought to the immense desert of the Sudan by harnessing the waters of ...