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    Dominica, Great Britain

    "Every year on the two days preceding Ash Wednesday, Dominica gives itself up to the spirit of Carnival".

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary on life in a desert town.

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. A rally of Girl Guides attended by Olave Baden-Powell in Hyderabad.

     
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    AJMER 1937

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of local events in Ajmer province including the fair at Pushkar.

    Camel race and general views of people and animals (35). Elephants (46). People (53). A food stall (58). Street scene showing stalls and buildings (82). ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. "Darjeeling - summer seat of the Bengal government". A shot of the hill road to Darjeeling. Natives herd sheep. Other natives are dragging a roller along (14). More sheep by the side of the railway track (21). A car, with a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Rural life in the mountainous valley near Gilgit - now in the Northern areas of Pakistan.

     
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    BORNEO 1937

    USA

    Travelogue of a trip by the Martin Johnsons through Borneo.

     
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    USA

    Survey of the production and consumption of milk in US; rapid growth of the winter holiday institution in US; preparations for the 1937 Coronation.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; pan of river; a large group of men standing outside a arge thatched hut; view down the valley over hills; MS of expedition; men lifting sacks and walking down path (100ft). [16mm].

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM. Dragon boat racing, possibly at Aberdeen

    Boats racing, boy beating a drum, people watching from junks and other boats, paper boats on water, women rowing.

     
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    WEST INDIAN WONDERSGreat Britain

    Documentary on banana growing in Jamaica, filmed during Frank Bundy's trip to the West Indies. The film shows bananas cultivated, harvested and prepared for transport.

     
  • ANTI-PLAGUE OPERATIONS, LAGOS 1937
    Great Britain

    A record of measures taken against an outbreak of plague in Lagos, followed by footage of welfare exhibitions in Lagos in 1937.

    The film opens with Africans standing outside a corrugated iron hut, with an open sewer running through ...

     
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    FIREMAKER 1937

    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. How a Rhodesian African makes fire.

    An African sits by a tree and carves a notch into a soft stick. C.U. the carving. Placing the stick between both feet he inserts a hard stick into the notch and twists it rapidly ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A typical day of a Msukuma (Sukuma) man and his family in Tanganyika (now Tanzania).

    The film introduces Kinga's home - huts in a clearing - before showing Kinga and his family, who are at work making bread, collecting wood and ...

     
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    Great Britain

    DOCUMENTARY - made as a coronation souvenir (George VI) and traces the story of the British Empire from 1895 to the proclamation of George VI as King. Events are shown in strict chronological order.

    Rl.1 St. James's Palace, December ...

     
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    INDIAN TOWN STUDIESGreat Britain

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

    Censor certificate (18). Main and series title and credit (50). A map of India, Darjeeling is shown ...

     
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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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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. The tobacco industry in Andhra Pradesh, particularly at Chirala, about 200 miles north of Madras on the east coast. Possibly shot by an H.D.Wills employee.

    "Views from trains and car": countryside and villages. "Tobacco ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; view of river from boat; a `vailala' canoe (a canoe made from four canoes); CU of European in the canoe and natives; CU of another European paddling; pan of canoes moored at river bank; native playing with ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; natives carrying supplies tied to poles; aerial view of coastline; aerial view of river through jungle; biplane (Tiger Moth? VH-UKV) on beach taking off (80ft). [16mm].

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; woman on beach; pan to straw huts on stilts overlooking beach; man and two women walking along the beach with two small dogs; native pushing two canoes into sea; European woman sitting; European man standing; ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; interior of expedition camp - two tents with washing etc - in jungle; natives cooking over camp fire; European man writing at a table outside; natives carrying boxes to the river, a crowd gathers, CUs of ...

     
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    Dominica, Great Britain

    The people of Dominica clebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in their own tradional ways.

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Yangtxe Gorges, river scenery. Detail of shipping taken from river steamer.

    Peking & The Forbidden City. Train journey to Great Wall of China.

    Busy port scenes in Shanghai. Ships of Imperial Japanese Navy in China.

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