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NEWFOUNDLANDERS AT WAR (1941) enhanced entry

A picture of the contribution made to Britain's war effort by people from Newfoundland.

The film, which has throughout ...

 

NIGERIAN PRIME MINISTER (1958)

Interview with Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa prior to independence.

 

NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE NIGER (1947)

Description of life in the principal regions of Nigeria; Katsina, the Plateau country, and the Eastern and Western provinces; shows ...

 

PEOPLE AT WAR - A SEAMAN'S STORY (1943)

The courage and service of the British merchant seaman, typified by the story of a Newfoundlander who had ...

 

PEOPLE OF MALAYA (1949)

Describes the 5 races of people in Malaya and their work in the factories and fields.

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) ...

 

POTTERY IN THE GOLD COAST (1946)

A John Page film showing the various processes involved in pottery making in the Gold Coast (Ghana). "The film opens ...

 

PRINCE PHILIP IN THE GAMBIA (1957) enhanced entry

Short account of the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to the Gambia as part of his four-month world tour, ...

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (1984)

Recruiting film for Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC), based around an interview for an officer's commission.

Colonel ...

 

REPORT FROM BURMA (1945)

Documentary on the war in Burma.

 

REPORT FROM BURMA (1945) enhanced entry

An interim report on the progress of the Fourteenth Army offensive in Burma.

Description of the logistic problems of ...

 

RESIDENT MINISTER IN BRITISH WEST AFRICA (1944)

The new resident minister in British West Africa, Captain the Rt. Hon. Harold Balfour M.P., meets the Nigerian Emir at ...

 

RHODESIA - A BACKGROUND (NY VERSION) (1972)

The background to the Pearce Commission Report on Rhodesia.

ROUTINE ADVENTURE

ROUTINE ADVENTURE (1965)has video enhanced entry

Portrait of the British forces helping to defend Aden.

Behind the tranquillity of the Aden coast (sunbathing on beach) ...

 

SCIENTISTS IN THE ANTARCTIC (1952)

The work and living conditions of the scientists who man the seven bases set up in the Falkland Islands Dependencies. ...

 

SIR ALEC ON PEARCE COMMISSION REPORT (1972)

An interview with Foreign Secretary Sir Alec Douglas-Home on the rejection by Rhodesian opinion of the independence proposals worked out ...

 

SISAL (1948)

The cultivation of sisal on a plantation in Tanganyika; harvesting and processing the leaves; transporting the baled fibres for export; ...

 

SISAL (1945)

On the cultivation and treatment of sisal in Tanganyika with an emphasis on the importance of the crop for war ...

 

SOMEONE SPECIAL (1966)

Life in the Women's Royal Naval Service.

Training at Reading (careers office flashback), receiving uniform. "You are a WREN... ...

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES (1950)has video enhanced entry

"This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise ...

STORY OF OMOLO

STORY OF OMOLO (1946)has video enhanced entry

A Kenyan villager applies the new methods of agriculture he has learned at Bukura College.

A British voiceover introduces the Bantu ...

 

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; ...

 

TEA FROM NYASALAND (1946)

Shows all stages in the cultivation of tea in Nyasaland.

 

the BATTLE FOR FREEDOM (1942) enhanced entry

The world in the 3rd year of war - a mixture of caution ("Today our world faces its ...

 

the KING AND HIS PEOPLE (1943) enhanced entry

A tribute to the "new Empire of the British Commonwealth of Nations" and more specifically to King George ...

 

the KING IN MALTA (1943)

King George VI visits Malta in June, 1943, after visiting the troops in North Africa.

'This film is presented ...

 

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 RIGHT CHOICE (1982)

Recruitment film for the Royal Navy, following the experiences of a new cadet.

A 16 year old boy on ...

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 ...

 

THURSDAY'S COMET (1966)

Short documentary about RAF Transport Command's regular flights to the Far East narrated by (and starring) Jon Rollason.

Reporter ...

 

TRUE BEARING (1961) enhanced entry

Dramatised documentary using a story about faulty navigational radar to illustrate RAF life and work in the Far ...

VOICES OF MALAYA

VOICES OF MALAYA (1948)has video enhanced entry

Film showing Malaya before, during and after the war.

The film shows: how people from many races have settled ...

 

WAR IN THE EAST (1941)

An explanation of the background to the War in the Far East and of its probable strategic development, ...

 

WAVELL'S 30,000 (1942)

DOCUMENTARY. The Libyan campaign of 1940-41 in which General Wavell defeated the Italian attack on Egypt.

r.1 British military cemetery in ...

WEST INDIES CALLING

WEST INDIES CALLING (1943)has video enhanced entry

Film records and illustrates a BBC broadcast by West Indians in Britain to explain to the British people ...

 

WORLD PICTORIAL NEWS NO 259 ((?) 22/4/1946) (1946) enhanced entry

I. 'TRANSJORDAN TREATY SIGNED.' Emir Abdullah of Transjordan arrives in Britain by British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Avro York airliner ...

WORLD PICTORIAL NEWS NO 275 (12/8/1946)

WORLD PICTORIAL NEWS NO 275 (12/8/1946) (1946)has video enhanced entry

I. 'TRAGEDY IN JERUSALEM.' An item covering the aftermath of the bombing of the King David Hotel (HQ of the ...