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    Great Britain

    Carving wooden pillows. Cutting a suitable branch - a forked section - which is measured, shaped with axe and adze and finally with a knife. The wood is left to dry, then rubbed with butter and heated over the fire. Final smoothing and ...

     
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    LIFE AND CUSTOMS OF AFRICAN NATIVESSouth Africa

    INTEREST. Aspects of life among the Swazi; parts of the Kingship and First-Fruits Ceremony, or Incwala, shown. Shots of countryside (60-84). Cattle on the road (96). Administration buildings, some white ...

     
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    PEMBA 1935

    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of a trip from Madagascar to Pemba Island.

    The film opens in colour with a French steamer leaving Madagascar at Majunga, showing crowded deck scenes and a dhow pulls away from the boat. The film then changes to black ...

     
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    Great Britain

    An island by island account of a visit by Methodist ministers to the missions between October '35 and February '36.

    Traveling by boat, the S.S. Orbita starts at Santander, Coruna and Vigo (Spain) passing the Azores. and the first ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A Missionary in a remote African district fights plague and prejudice.

    Dr Pyke, the headmaster of Portland House Preparatory School, delivers a speech to his pupils as they prepare to leave school. He urges the boys, whatever ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Some native girls demonstrating Coolie dancing.

    The first shot is of a group of native women walking along. Men play on portable drums and dance to the beat of the music. Another man plays the cymbals, then one girl gets ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of Burma and of Jubilee celebrations in London.

    St. James' Palace, Jubilee procession for George V. Burma material.

    Note: Production material from V. Cressy-Marcks.

     
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    KAMALAM 1935

    Great Britain

    William Carey, the missionary, is seen offering himself at the Kettering meeting for work in India. By the use of two maps, the extension of the mission work since his landing in 1793 to the present day is shown.

     
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    USA

    Travelogue. Aerial tour of Africa affording novel views of animals and wild life.

     
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    Great Britain, India

    Expedition to the breeding grounds of the flamingoes led by Col. V.C. Steer-Webster, Mr. McCann, Mr. Gilbert, and Mr. Wandrekar. They examine the breeding habits of the flamingoes.

     
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    USA

    Documentary looking at the work done at the Guild Hospital to help orphans, lepers and the work done in `the bush' in Ilesha as well as the home life of the staff.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of elephants at work; young elephants being trained.

     
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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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    USA

    A film showing the life of Clive and his rise from a counting-house clerk to fame and fortune.

     
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    Great Britain

    Story of the work of Commissioner Sanders, the King's representative among the tribes of British West Africa. [Features Chiefs and members of the Wagenia, Acholi, Sesi, Teffik, Juruba, Mendi and Kroo tribes - Jomo Kenyatta, later an ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage shot in Mufulira, Northern Rhodesia, showing how the mine and the community have developed since 1930

     
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    USA

    Story of English doctor accused of treason in the time of King James II and deported to Jamaica where he becomes a successful pirate.

     
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    Great Britain

    Men cutting branches from tree; dead tiger with crowd of Indians surrounding it; shot of countryside with the Himalayas in the background; tiger wandering through a river bed; joined by another tiger; tiger drinking at stream; two tigers ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Record of journey made by Reverend G.E. Hickman Johnson and his wife to see work being done by missionaries in Jamaica and British Honduras(now Belize). Churches and schools observed, as well as economic life of these areas.

     
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    Great Britain

    Methods of making mats from leaves are demonstrated by women of Magnasa and Bimal tribes.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing a picnic and a fishing trip in Scotland, and Indian troops being trained by British officers in the Jhansi upper province, India.

     
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    Great Britain

    A mixture of reenactment and newsreel footage depicting events in Britain and the Empire during the reign of King George V, linked by a freshly minted penny in 1911 passing through the hands of numerous characters throughout the period. A ...

     
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    USA

    Story of three comrades in arms in the wars of the North-West Frontier in 18th century India.

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    March past of Police. Police work their camels. Police cadets exercise & dance round the Maypole. Sheikh watches parade. Thursday market. outside the city walls with donkeys & camels. Trip to Doha. Camel exercises. Police band. ...