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  • BIKANER

    BIKANER 1934 has video enhanced entry

    SECRETS OF INDIAGreat Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. Opening shot of a map of India. An arrow indicates the Deccan States and then the Rajputana States and Thar desert where the town of Bikaner is situated. Bullock carts and camels make their way across the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A visit to Sierra Leone where much of the world's diamond industry is centred. Processes of preparing diamonds for dispatch. Commentary by Franklin Englemann.

     
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    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    In Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Jakarta, Indonesia) a parade is mounted in honour of the birthday of Princess Beatrix.

    Footage of the parade ...

     
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    BLACK BRITAINGreat Britain

    First of six current-affairs programmes addressing issues of interest to black people. This edition features Mel B of the Spice Girls in interview; a report on how the island of Antigua is coping with the influx of ...

     
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    BLACK LAKE 1952

    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The extraction of asphalt from Pitch Lake in Trinidad, its transportation and export.

     
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    United States of America

    The film begins with close-ups of individuals accompanying the Thaws on their trip. "Tom" "Major Anderson" "Bakari - Head Man" "Fahaji - Gunbearer" "Salim - Gunbearer" "Transafrica Safari presents BLACK MAJESTY Recorded by RCA ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Five Anglo-Catholic nuns open a school and a hospital in the Himalayas. It prospers until a series of mishaps turn the villagers against the nuns. Finally Sister Ruth becomes mad and attacks the mother superior only to bring about her own ...

     
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    WORLD TOMORROWGreat Britain

    DOCUMENTARY. A report by Bill Grundy and Chris Kelly from Basutoland shortly before it became the independent state of Lesotho on October 4th, 1966.

     
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    BLACK POD 1955

    Ghana

    Cocoa plantations in the Gold Coast (Ghana) and how they are affected by insects and the negligence of farmers.

     
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    BLACK SWAN 1942

    USA

    In the 17th century, the notorious pirate Captain Morgan is pardoned and made the new governor of Jamaica, in return for which he is to rid the Caribbean of pirates and maintain the peace between England and Spain. But a traitor in his midst is ...

     
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    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 to the army as the battle of El Alamein begins. He is killed during an act of heroism and is unable to see his child. Years after ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    A doctor of the Indian Army Medical Corps administers a blood transfusion in the field to a wounded soldier of the Lushai Brigade at Zampi, in the Chin ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    At 30 West African Field Dressing Station at Kyaukpyu, volunteers from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines give blood for transfusion to the wounded men of ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    The single remaining span of the Pegu Bridge, originally blown by the British in 1942, is demolished by engineers of the 94th Faridkot Field Company ( ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    The single remaining span of the Pegu Bridge, originally blown by the British in 1942, is demolished by engineers of the 94th Faridkot Field Company ( ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    In northern Burma, a joint patrol of Royal Scots Fusiliers and Royal Engineers of 36th Division sets out to demolish Japanese bunkers.

    Sapper ...

     
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    The life of the Hong Kong fishing families, and how they have benefited from the establishment of the Fish Marketing Board, assuring fair prices and enabling them to organise their work better.

     
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    INTEREST. Boats and steamers on the mud flats and lakes of the Assam district, India.

     
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    EQUINOXGreat Britain

    Science documentary series. This programme follows the efforts of a team of experts who, using the latest technology, are searching for the body of Alan Addis, a Royal Marine who disappeared on the Falklands Islands 18 years ago. ...

     
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    TIMEWATCHGreat Britain

    Uses diaries, memoirs, photographs and archive film to examine the role that the media played in the Boer War 1899-1902.

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Gunners of 36th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, equipped with QF 40mm (Bofors) guns, practice loading and unloaded their weapons from a ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Mandalay, Burma, has been left devastated by the bombing and shelling of the British forces attacking the Japanese.

    General views of Mandalay ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Views of bomb-damaged buildings on Akyab Island, in the Arakan coastal region of Burma, with British troops coming ashore.

    Two shots of a large ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    FIlm, probably from Akyab Island in the Arakan coastal region of Burma, showing an inspection by senior officers of bomb damage to buildings.

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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Landings are made on beaches at Ramree Island with survey shots of damaged and destroyed buildings on the island.

    A Chevrolet CMP lorry tows an ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARIndia

    HMS Eskimo, a Royal Navy Tribal Class destroyer, bombards Japanese shore positions while troops make an amphibious landing in the Letpan area of the ...

     
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    INDIAN ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARIndia

    Footage of the bombardment of Fort Dufferin in Mandalay, Burma, as seen from Mandalay Hil.

    View of Fort Dufferin with raised dust. Long lens ...

     
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    INDIAN INTER-SERVICE PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTORATE COLLECTION - INDIAN HOME FRONT AND MILITARY OPERATIONS, AND ALLIED OPERATIONS IN ITALY AND THE PACIFIC DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARIndia

    Reel 1: Long shots of terrain at Gangaw shows smoke spreading and ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Indian troops with enemy equipment captured after the battle for Wadi Akarit. The local population of the Gabs Gap returning to their homes. The town of Sfax.

    Troops of ...

     
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    Rhodesia

    A colour travelogue intended to encourage tourists to visit the Eastern Districts of Rhodesia.

    The film shows the the great ruins of Zimbabwe, follows a car journey to Umtali, before travelling through the fruit growing north and then on ...

     
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    Documentary about the Hong Kong Chinese as represented by the Lung family and their deep involvement with ancestral glory, coupled with a dynamic, forward-looking industrial scene.

     
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    BORNEO 1937

    USA

    Travelogue of a trip by the Martin Johnsons through Borneo.

     
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    BORNEO - 1 1937

    Great Britain

    Amateur film. "The record of two visits to the estate of Daruel Tobacco Plantations Limited at Segama, Lahad Datu" in Sabah, Malaysia in the north of the island of Borneo. "Daruel Bay. Lahad Datu - the port through which everything must ...

     
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    BORNEO - 2 1937

    Amateur film. The Daruel Tobacco Plantations Limited estate at Segama, Lahad Datu, in Sabah, the Malaysian part of Borneo.

    Coolies carrying loads to a boat at the edge of a river and carrying bales from the boat into the shed at Lahad Datu. " ...

     
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    BORNEO - 3 1940

    Amateur film. Coasting along Borneo from Sumatra to British North Borneo (now called Sabah).

    "Damage to river bank by 1939 floods": muddy bank with exposed under-strata and small landslips. Estate buildings. "Coasting round Borneo". "Kuching, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A study of the Malay people living in a Borneo village. Showing fishing and village life.

     
  • BOY KUMASENU
    Ghana

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

    'Lured by the false stories of his cousin Agboh, the boy Kumasenu leaves his village to seek adventure in the ...

     
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    LABOUR PARTY POLITICAL BROADCASTGreat Britain

    PROPAGANDA. A Party Political Broadcast for the Labour Party introducing various speakers from different parts of Africa, introduced by Woodrow Wyatt. Featuring Dr. J.G. Kiano of Kenya, Guy Clutton-Brock of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The method of breadmaking used by the Arabs and Somali, seen at Gobuen. Grinding, Indian corn between two round stones, by Arab woman - Nahadi tribe. Water added to flour, dough made. Rolled out on grindstone, kneaded, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Story illustrating the work of an Anglican priest in British Guiana, and the shortage of priests there.

     
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    WORLD IN ACTIONGreat Britain

    The film looks at the punishment received by Rhodesians and South Africans who talked to World in Action in 'Goodbye Mr. Smith' and 'The dumping grounds'. Some were deported and others jailed.

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    17th Indian Division IV Corps on the road between Nyaungu and Meiktila, Burma.

    Sherman tanks of Probyn's Horse (5th King Edward VII's Own Lancers, ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    At Klang, in Selangor, Malaya, the Governor of Malaya Sir Edward Gent opens a new railway bridge, built by interned Japanese troops and the Royal ...

     
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    Overview of the history and work of the London Missionary Society in four sections. Includes narrative on the origins and pioneers of the Society, and scenes of various aspects of missions work in the different regions - Africa, Madagascar, India, ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Troops and armour are carried across the Irrawaddy River, Burma, at Myinze by a mixture of DUKWs and pontoon rafts.

    British troops disembark from ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Film showing the construction of the floating Bailey bridge on the River Chindwin at Kalewa, Burma.

    Tightening nuts on a Bailey section. Various ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Shot on 7 December 1944: A British soldier beckons forward a lorry; a signpost is marked 'TCP' (Traffic Control Post). A sign points the way to Kalewa. Lorry crosses a Bailey ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    Brigadier Taunton, commander of 80th Indian Brigade (20th Indian Division) arrives at a Japanese airfield in Saigon as recovered Allied prisoners of war ...