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    Depicts work of the London Missionary Society at Serowe, Bechuanaland, home to the Bamangwato tribe. Features Semane, widow of Chief Khama, and Khama's son, Chief Tshekedi Khama and his wife.

     
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    DOCUMENTARY.

    Rl.1 Opening shots of the mail plane calling at Brunette Downs, Northern Territory, Australia. Aerial shots of the sea, fields and river and the plane in flight "The aeroplane has won for man the freedom of the air" (527). Shots ...

     
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    New Year's Day scenes: people in national dress; firecracker displays; people going visiting with presents; strolling in the public gardens; at the cinemas (Kodachrome); decorated shops; bazaars; crowds at the ferry.

     
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    Baden-Powell opens Boy Scout swimming pool at Walton, Lahore. Swimming and life-saving. Kunhar river. Kagan valley. Views around Balakot "a good sample of frontier huddled town". Indian children work a well. Khaki motor terminus; loading kit on mules. ...

     
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    AMATEUR. Film of life in Bastar state, India.

     
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    Shots of Nawanagar state boy scout's activities at HQ and the camp. Amateur footage.

     
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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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    Scenes of the damage caused by a typhoon in August 1936: at the waterfront; in the city; at Kowloon Football Ground; the sea wall at Lia Chi Kok; the Chinese cruiser "Hai Chow" aground; the bathing beach at Ting Kau.

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; view of harbour and liner; men and women walking along a coastal road; women with produce at harbour; selling tourist items such as a wooden model boat; two Samoan women pose for the camera. Scenes in Suva, Fiji; pan of ...

     
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    Viceroy's Durbar in Lahore Fort, October 1937: ornate occasion with drapings, carpets, taking the salute, escorts and carriages [washed out colour that ends in balck and white]. Camel carriage for Governor's state entry to races; hunt meeting at Hariki ...

     
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    Roach Collection

    This is a personal film record of a visit to mainly Nigeria but touching on Sierra Leone and other ports of call. The visitor shows us views of people, European and African, and their habitat and other surroundings encountered on his ...

     
  • GOD'S CHILLUN
    Great Britain

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

    Copeland Grant, seated in a living room, speaks of the West Indians' mixed descent and of their loyalty to Britain, before the film ...

     
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    The forests and the mahogany timber industry of British Honduras.

     
  • JAMAICAN HARVEST
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    The cultivation and export of bananas in Jamaica.

    Opening in January as local ploughmen plough a large field in readiness for planting, the film then shows local women weeding and hoeing the land. Shots of a dam outline the ...

     
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    Farce about a professor who is forced to collect taxes and administer while the commissioner is on leave and his deputy is ill.

    Professor Tibbetts, who works for the Teaching and Welfare Institute for the Reformation of Pagans ( ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes of Hong Kong including: the harbour; Kowloon Pier (incl. 3 shots of President Hoover); junks in the harbour; city of Victoria; the main commercial streets; city business area; European residential district; the Public Gardens; and ...

     
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    "Chinese Community Demonstrates its loyalty to King George VI" - crowds, flags, and bunting; Chinese Pailaus or triumphal arches; Chinese procession including dragon, lanterns, banners, floats, drummers and acrobats.

     
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    Amateur film. Scenes at the Oba Oba Mission, Samoa; view over tropical hills and valleys from summit of hill with huts - hill station; procession of horses and people with supplies climbing road to the hill station - the mission (?); two ...

     
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    Amateur film of Buenos Aires and the Falkland Islands.

    Entering Buenos Aires, travelling shot of street scenes in the city, skyscrapers, the Colour Theatre(?), the City Hotel. Notice board on "Higiene Sexual" (80ft). Entering Port ...

     
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    SUEZ 1938

    USA

    The life of Ferdinand de Lesseps and the building of the Suez Canal.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes of Hong Kong, including: a variety of people in winter clothes; shops and shop signs; Christmas decorations in shops; the opening of a new church for Chinese Methodists; people in oriental costume; the native quarter (including a ...

     
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    Scenes from Hong Kong including: transport ships at Kowloon Pier; sampans and junks; city street scenes; people in the Public Gardens; a Christian Chinese wedding; women workers carrying vegetables; building; stone breaking, working on a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Hong Kong scenes including: the Lido at Repulse Bay; a Chinese bathing club and Dragon Boat race; the filmmakers leave their house on a day trip; harvest time in the rice fields; the filmmakers' bungalow and the beach at Ting Kau.

     
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    Travelogue of Burma showing Buddhist sites in Rangoon and Mandalay and a look at Burmese life. Includes a teak sawmill and working elephants; child dancers and musicians; and Mandalay market.

    Main title and credits (43). Silhouetted ...