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    POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONSGB

    Aerial views of jungle terrain filmed from one of the helicopters of 848 Squadron.

    Aerial views of jungle-covered hills. The tops of the ridges are obscured by a dense cloud layer which the ...

     
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    FALKLANDS CONFLICTGB

    Aerial shots over the Falklands coastal region; badly damaged buildings.

    (Reel 1) Shots show Falklands Sound and other areas from the air. Signs of the recent battle are just about evident (the ...

     
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    USA

    Adventures of Trinidad night-club dancer and brother of her murdered husband in tracking down group of enemy spies responsible for the crime.

     
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    Great Britain

    Drama set in Kenya. Two American cowboys are recruited by a British rancher to help him in a project involving the capturing and taming of wild animals and by breeding new stock to provide a source of food. The object is to halt the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary. Tracing the road from French Equatorial Africa to Kenya.

    Fort Lhani(?) French Equatorial Africa to British East Africa by road. The Vanana(?) tribe `beehive' buildings, central granary building, people fishing, a tomb. ...

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society in South Rhodesia at Inyati, Hope Fountain, Dombodema, Shangani and Lupani. Surveys evangelism, education, farming and agriculture, handcrafts, health and maternity services.

     
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    Rhodesia

    Standard tourist film about the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland.

     
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    South Africa

    A look at modern life in several south African countries.

     
  • AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN
    Great Britain

    An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal West African Frontier Force are seen on manoeuvres in Ceylon, the Gold Coast regiment are shown building a ferry, and the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INSTRUCTIONAL. View of the village belonging to the Mashona tribe. Cattle and goats are herded through the village. Children play. Villagers leave their huts carrying implements for the day's work (38). Ground is cleared of tree roots and ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The behaviour and antics of chimpanzees. Titles (63). Chimpanzee (91). Cherry Kearton and chimp, chimp playing, smoking, drinking tea, swinging on branches (260), chimp chasing leopard and other animals (334), attacking people, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    An African woman is seen at work hoeing in the maize fields with her baby on her back, and an older child accompanies her. They go down to the river to wash the baby, the mother fastens him on her back and they go back to the field.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Two natives of Southern Rhodesia chop down a tree and make a dug-out canoe from a section of the trunk. A finished canoe is then seen on the Zambezi.

     
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    Great Britain

    Natives of the Mashona tribe build a hut from wooden poles, grass and mud, and a family is then seen at home.

     
  • AFRICAN CONFERENCE IN LONDON 1948
    Great Britain

    Intended for African audiences, the films shows the opening of the African Conference in London in September 1948 and the visits made by the delegates during their stay.

    Delegates from Africa arrive at Lancaster House. Inside the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The work of the craftsmen in the Kenyan textile industry and the West African silversmiths and jewellers.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Bead-making and leather-working in West Africa.

     
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    Great Britain

    Tribal life in Kenya; local religions; educational, medical and other activities of the Methodist Church.

     
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    Great Britain

    Images of Africa including taking car on a raft across a river, elephants, hippos and African women.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. `Once upon a time Africa was a land of Pagan enchantment': landscape; wildlife; village. `Civilisation': white man puts on a tie. `With manifold blessings': black man reads newspaper and looks at cinema poster of `Kay ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Shows traditional methods of pottery making, basket weaving, the making of hunti ng weapons, boat building and ceremonial dances in East Africa.

     
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    A filmed record of a recent 5,000 mile expedition undertaken by Mr and Mrs Harry C. Pearson, which includes footage of the Latuka tribe, the ceremonial rites of the Masai tribe and also shows the retirment of a British governor in Mwanza.

     
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    Great Britain

    Footage of Nandi tribal dancing. Recruiting for the Kings African Rifles. The Turkana tribe preparing meals and dancing. WaTesio dancers, Luo dances, Yenga dances and the Sugundi Dance followed by the Elkony dances. Agricultural practices ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Ethnic scenes in Tanzania, including agricultural practices; tribal dancing of the Wa Matengo and Wa Nyasa.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes of the Mukama of Toro and chiefs at Fort Portal. People on the shores of Lake Edward, Katwe and workers at the salt lake. Making of bark cloth by traditional methods at Masaka. The Battima tribe and their cattle near Mbarara. ...

     
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    GB

    RAF publicity film and travelogue, ostensibly shot be a ground engineer, and amateur cine enthustiast, who also narrates.

    A ground engineer with the Royal Air Force shows some pictures he "has taken recently". Ground ...

     
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    Funeral cortege through centre of Salisbury (later Harare) of the Governor of Southern Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), Vice-Admiral Sir William Eric Campbell Tait, formerly Commander-in-Chief South Atlantic.

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    Summary: Governor from 20 Feb ...

     
  • AFRICAN NURSE
    Great Britain

    Illustrates the life and training of an African Nurse. Girls apply to the Methodist Hospital at Ituk Mbam to train as nurses, they take examinations, and after 7 years of training she goes to take charge of a four-bed maternity home ...

     
  • AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT
    Great Britain

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

    The film opens with a local looking at a sign post 'To Kingolwira'. The African sets off in this direction and comes to a ...

     
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    Great Britain, USA

    Story of the sister of a missionary and a heavy-drinking engineer in Africa during the First World War, who are forced to escape from the Germans down the river in an old boat and conceive a plan to improvise torpedos to attach to the ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Documentary about the Cairo/Cape Town mail route.

     
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    Great Britain

    Four Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme winners from the Midlands joined six Gambians and journeyed 200 miles to explore ancient stone circles in the Gambian interior.

     
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    START 10:30:58 A family group of Kikuyu women perform domestic tasks such as preparing meals and looking after infants. A group of male elders seated in a semi-circle drink maize beer through long straws from the same pot.

    10:32:58 Six women, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A party of African visitors arrive by car at the Tower of London, where a beefeater greets them and shows them around. After they have seen the sights, the car returns to collect them and the visitors depart. With musical accompaniment. ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Ronald Haines travelogue emphasising the variety of scenery and human customs in Africa.

     
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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

    Footage from the town of Imphal in ...

     
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    I. Toungoo, Burma, late February 1942. Shots of the bomb damage to the city, charred trees, buckled corrugated sheeting, rubble and partially demolished building.

    II. Toungoo, Burma, late February 1942. Group of men walking along a street ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur. A European family holidaying in Africa.

    Beach hut on island. Boat out at sea. Africans dancing and drinking beer. European boy dances with them. African teaches European man to throw fishing net. Family scenes at home ( ...

     
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    BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WARGB

    AYY 181/1. 1 Jan. 1942. Royal Artillery outside Agedabia, Libya, preparing guns and gun positions. Furthest point south reached by the British army.

    AYY 181/2. 3 Jan. 1942. Scots Guards in trench ...

     
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    Delhi airport, Delhi, India, 12 June 1942. View over airfield control tower to aircraft in the sky. View over roof of car with Union flag to aircraft in the sky. Shot of airfield control tower with sandbag defences, across the airfield. Douglas C-47 ...

     
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    GB

    I. The cruiser HMS Liverpool: MS from the eyes of her to the bridge and then a pan right to where focsle is being hosed down. MCU as signalman on 'A' turret makes by semaphore, "Liverpool" - camera then drops to ship's name plate. At anchor off ...

     
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    AIJAL ROAD 1942

    Great Britain

    Amateur film of the construction of a road in Assam from Ledo to Assam by the Indian Tea Association.

    Pan over hill terrain showing the route of a road under construction. A European in shorts standing by a lorry. Pan over hill ...

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

    Artillery and air strikes are used to assist an attack by 17th Indian Division on Japanese held positions on the Pindale to Mahlaing road, Burma.

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

    As the fight for Burma's second city of Mandalay continues Richard Casey, Governor of Bengal, visits Mandalay Hill with Generals Slim, Rees and others ...

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

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, Allied Air Commander-in-Chief of South East Asia Command and Air Commodore the Earl of Bandon visit the IAF (Indian ...

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

    Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Sir Keith Park, Air Commander-in-Chief South East Asia Command, visits Hong Kong.

    A bare-metal RAF Douglas Dakota ...

     
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    Unedited rushes. Air convoys in Takoradi and Ikeja, Lagos. Unloading Hurricane crates.