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a MAMPRUSI VILLAGE

a MAMPRUSI VILLAGE (1944)has video enhanced entry

Opening with a map of the area, the film depicts aspects of village life as local women carry baskets and ...

a NEW LIFE - SQUATTER RESETTLEMENT

a NEW LIFE - SQUATTER RESETTLEMENT (1951)has video enhanced entry

Film showing the resettlement of Chinese squatters from the edge of the Malayan jungle, away from the Communist ...

ACHIEVEMENT IN HONG KONG

ACHIEVEMENT IN HONG KONG (1958)has video enhanced entry

How the Govt. of Singapore has set about the gigantic problem of housing Hong ko ng's swelling population.

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN (1943)has video enhanced entry

An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal ...

AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT

AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT (1936)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. The film shows a practical experiment to establish a new African settlement in tsetse-fly country.

The film opens with a ...

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 ...

 

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, ...

BASSEIN : an Indian fishing village

BASSEIN : an Indian fishing village (1946)has video enhanced entry

Short documentary about Bassein, a fishing village 25 miles north of Bombay on the shores of the Arabian ...

 

BASUTO TROOPS ON ACTIVE SERVICE (1945) enhanced entry

A film made for African audiences showing how Basuto troops are occupied in the Allied cause.

A title reads 'Middle East: ...

 

BLAZING THE TRAIL (1927) enhanced entry

Documentary on the Gold Coast, showing the building of a new harbour at Takoradi, and the construction of roads and ...

BRITISH GUIANA

BRITISH GUIANA (1933)has video enhanced entry

A film addressing the geographical conditions, agriculture, and industries within British Guiana.

A title explains that 'the low marshy coast of ...

 

BURMA VICTORY (1945) enhanced entry

Film about the Allied victory in Burma.

Introduction briefly outlines the geography and climate of Burma, and the extent ...

CHURCHILL VISITS JAMAICA

CHURCHILL VISITS JAMAICA (1953)has video enhanced entry

The visit of Winston Churchill to Jamaica in January 1953.

The film opens with the arrival of Winston Churchill at ...

COLONIAL MONTH

COLONIAL MONTH (1949)has video enhanced entry

Coverage of the Colonial Exhibition in Oxford Street held during Colonial Month in the summer of 1949 to 'spread the ...

 

CORONATION OF MAHARAJAH OF MANIPUR (1944) enhanced entry

Bodh Chandra Singh, Maharaja of Manipur, is crowned in a traditional ceremony at Imphal.

Outside a large, stately building ...

CYPRUS IS AN ISLAND

CYPRUS IS AN ISLAND (1946)has video enhanced entry

A short history of the island is followed by views of the countryside and people in town and village.

Credits. Map ...

 

DEFENDERS OF INDIA (1941) enhanced entry

A tribute to the Indian troops who had fought in the Libyan campaign.

Over film of Indian troops marching ...

DELHI DURBAR

DELHI DURBAR (1912)has video enhanced entry

Main title (1). "A cinematographic record of the magnificent & historical ceremonies of December 12th, 1911." (7). In a large ...

DISTRICT OFFICER

DISTRICT OFFICER (1945)has video enhanced entry

INTEREST. The work of a district officer or magistrate in the province of Bengal.

Map of India showing the province of ...

FARMER BROWN LEARNS GOOD DAIRYING

FARMER BROWN LEARNS GOOD DAIRYING (1951)has video enhanced entry

The care and management of dairy herds in Jamaica in order to maximise milk yields.

Over agricultural shots, a Jamaican voiceover ...

FIVE FACES

FIVE FACES (1938)has video enhanced entry

The ethnic groups, ceremonies and industries of Malaya.

Rl. 1. BBFC certificate (11). Credits and main title "FIVE FACES". "A film ...

 

FOOT-HILL TOWN (1937) enhanced entry

The town of Darjeeling, showing its life and work. Re-edited material from DARJEELING (Secrets of India series).

Censor certificate (18). ...

 

FUTURE OF ONE MILLION AFRICANS (1950) enhanced entry

The claims made by South Africa on the protectorates of Bechuanaland, Basutoland and Swaziland.

The film begins by offering a historical ...

GOD'S CHILLUN

GOD'S CHILLUN (1938)has video enhanced entry

An account of the slave trade in the West Indies, and the islands' development since emancipation.

Copeland Grant, seated in a ...