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  • DELHI

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    Great Britain

    Travelogue of Delhi.

    Main title and credits. Map of India, which zooms in on Delhi. Fade to view of plains near Delhi. Panning movement towards ruins. Commentary talks of the successive cities of Delhi. Tomb of Nasiruddin Muhammad ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of a trip along the Panama Canal, and to Jamaica.

    Pelicans and guanos off Lobos de Afuera (Peru). The crescent moon and after glow just before passing Lobitos oil fields (Peru). Entering the Panama Canal. Various ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of Hong Kong during the Rev. Martin's posting. Aftermath of the typhoon of Sept 2nd 1937. The voyage home.

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of the Bahamas, Jamaica, and Antigua, with some shots of Miami and Havana.

     
  • FIVE FACES

    FIVE FACES 1938 has video enhanced entry

    Great Britain

    The ethnic groups, ceremonies and industries of Malaya.

    Rl. 1. BBFC certificate (11). Credits and main title "FIVE FACES". "A film of Malaya made with the cooperation of the governments of the federated Malay states and the Straits ...

     
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    un TROIS-MINUTESFrance

    A propaganda short ("un trois-minutes") stressing the combined strength of the French and British Empires.

    After a few brief shots of visiting English royalty in Paris to indicate the existence of ...

     
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    Palestine

    (128A) February 1938: New High Commissioner Sir Harold MacMichael arrives at Haifa to take up his new office.

    (129A) March 1938: Fire in a timber warehouse at Rehovoth. Firemen. Palestinian Police head out with tracking dogs. (This fire ...

     
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    Palestine

    (49A) Winter 1935/36: Celebrations in Biyat Vagin on planting trees.

    (41B) November/December 1935: Municipal elections in Tel Aviv and electioneering.

    (70C) January 1937: High Commissioner Wauchope visits Itzhar cosmetic factory ...

     
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    Palestine

    (147A) July 1938: Building of the Maale Hachamisha Kibbutz (chamisha means five in Hebrew). This kibbutz was built in memory of five young Jews killed on the site during an Arab guerrilla raid; halfway on the road between Jerusalem and Tel ...

     
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    China

    Fund-raising film for the Chinese Red Cross Medical Corps includes scenes of the Hong Kong Bureau's Supply and Transportation Departments, preparation and packing of medical supplies for shipping by Truck Ambulances to Changsha, evacuation of ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Captain Paddy O'Neill of the Indian Medical Service, Indian Army, while attached to the Federated Malay States from November 1934 to January 1938, records scenes in Officers' Mess, battalion entraining for Kuala Lumpur, Palace of ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film of the 7th Gurkha Rifles mounting guard outside the Viceregal Lodge in Simla on 7 October 1938. The Viceroy inspects the detachment of Gurkhas, who play pipes then march past.

    Notes

    Summary based on viewing and writing by A V ...

     
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    MATTHEW NATHAN AMATEUR FILM COLLECTIONGB

    Amateur film showing some aspects of life in pre-Second World War Burma. Inter-titles introduce most scenes.

    Rangoon. The Shwe Dagon Pagoda. People around the Pagoda. A notice ...

     
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    GB

    Sir Shenton Thomas formally opens the King George VI Dock in Singapore.

     
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    GB

    Amateur film shot by Flight Lieutenant McKenna (later Squadron Leader), while serving as liaison officer to German expedition investigating effects of high altitude for aviation research. The films record scenes during the ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film by A F (Mac) McKenna of a visit with friends ? to the Khyber Pass and Srinagar, Kashmir.

    Shot of the frontier at the Khyber Pass. A car parked at the barrier, two British women (one wearing trilby is ...

     
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    Amateur film of a family visit to the Northwest Frontier, India.

    A woman walks in front of a palace/temple. Smoke coming out of a tower in the palace/temple. Two stone elephants flank the entrance. Views of the ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film of British bombing raids in the Northwest Frontier, near Afghanistan.

    A view of a Hawker Hart (India) (K-2120) in flight, filmed from an adjacent aircraft. The aircraft drops a bomb. Brief shot of the ...

     
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    GB

    Amateur film of a visit to a temple in or near the Northwest Frontier, India.

    Shots of a dog-like animal. A car parked near a large white temple. Local children pose for the camera. People visiting the temple. ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMANDGB

    Native village. Troops crossing river. On bridge of steamer. Wide shot river, cu Paddles, helmsman, cu bank, Pagoda, ls boat, cu flag. Oiling engine. Shots of ferry. Pistons/boiler/firebox. Ls ...

     
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    Reel 1: (Can marked: Japan 1934) Views of mountainous landscape, shrines, Japanese lady in kimono and Japanese men in western dress, temples (Kyoto?) and lake scenes.

    Reel 2: (Can marked: China) Street scenes in Chinese city, showing market, ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring scenes in and around Hong Kong, early 1938.

    The film begins with street scenes in Hong Kong and a sequence of children playing at a ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Decoy and Delight on the China Station, visiting Shanghai and Swatow, in the summer of 1938.

    In the summer of 1938 Captain Garnett (then Lieutenant) was temporarily ...

     
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    Vernede Collection

    Ship voyage to India. Baby Lucinda in India with her mother in the domestic surroundings of the family home and garden.

    Production / Donor Details: The collection comprises two sets of films. The early films were made by Lady ...

     
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    Duke Collection

    Different views of Delhi, marching military band, Viceroy's arrival (Lord and Countess Linlithgow) at the Horse Show, various processions and displays of horsemanship and the musical ride by the Bikaner Camel Battery.

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  • Morrison Collection: 1: Jekko Falls Hydro Electric Scheme : Pts 1 & 2 1937-1938
    Morrison Collection

    Reels 1 and 2 of the Morrison Collection show the whole of the construction of the Jekko Falls Hydro Electric Scheme from beginning to end, including shifting earth, rocks etc., drilling, building the foundations of the dam, bringing ...

     
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    Morrison Collection

    Reels 1 and 2 of the Morrison Collection show the whole of the construction of the Jekko Falls Hydro Electric Scheme from beginning to end, including shifting earth, rocks etc., drilling, building the foundations of the dam, bringing ...

     
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    Smart Collection

    British Honduras: scenes on a typical tour to find suitable land for agriculture, including a forestry survey with forest officers. Shows typical transport hazards.

    Production / Donor Details: ...

     
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    Smart Collection

    Basutoland: dam building and ploughing. shots of daughter Shirley.

    Nyasaland: ferrying the car across the boundary river; the rail terminus; on the lake; loading rice at the lake port.

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    Lewis-Barned Collection

    The Falls at Sivasanudrum; Dorothy's journey home with the children; Trooping the Colour on the Horse Guards; 1st Battalion arrives home 1938; Presentation of the Colours at Shorncliffe 1938.

    Production / Donor Details: ...

     
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    Holroyd Collection

    Contains the following intertitles:

    Aurungabad; The chhota; Taj Mahal;

    Falls on the Nerbudda River near Jubbolpore;

    Marble rocks

    Bomanji; A friend of the late Dr. Ruxton

    Wynaad near Calicut; the Mackays; ...

     
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    Jocelyn Abbott Collection

    Switzerland. India 1938

     
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    INTEREST. The growth of modern Iran under Shah Reza Pahlavi.

    RL.1. "February 10th, 1937": Crowds waiting in Tehran for His Imperial Majesty Shah Reza Pahlavi to open beginning of new railway route to link Tehran with the Persian Gulf. Shah ...

     
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    AMATEUR FILM. Rice planting and growing in the New Territories from ploughing to harvesting.

    Ploughing the field with oxen. Woman ploughing a field. Women planting rice. Harvesting and stacking rice. Ploughing fields.

     
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    AMATEUR. Amateur film of Sir Conrad Corfield and family and of colonial life in India.

    Childrens school in England. House in Delhi at 1,King Edward Road. Gwalior residency - garden and swimming pool. Jaipur, March 1938. River crossing. The ...

     
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    The use of elephants in British India as working animals and in hunting.

     
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    A parable set in Palestine at the time of Christ.

     
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    Documentary. An Akyab tour - Burma.

    A boat unloading small parcels and two men onto a small boat alongside. The arrival of a motor boat and British officials on a visit to a temple. Andrew Bay At Sadaway. A flying boat taking off. Inspection of ...

     
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    Government House Garden Party, March 1938: guests and gardens. The Gorrie family garden at '15 Golf Road', with the young Donald Gorrie (donor) showing the viewer around the garden. (B/W) Group walking around Shalimar Old Moghul Garden and Shahdara, ...

     
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    Depicts the work of the London Missionary Society mission ship, John Williams V (launched 1930), and the role of the ship in the life of the mission. Voyage from Suva to Samoa and the Ellice Islands.

     
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    Indian village life including a Brahmin initiation ceremony and a Hindu wedding.

    Peasant life in a village in Rajputana. Early morning in the village; worshippers enter a Hindu temple as a gong is sounded (155). The village well; peasants, though ...

     
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    Scenes of Hong Kong including: Aberdeen, a fishing village; Repulse Bay; the Island Road; Shaukiwan, an old Chinese port; North Point, including Chinese bathing beach, Dragon boat race and open air theatre; Causeway Bay; and Wong Nei Chong, or, Happy ...

     
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    Four sons revenge their father who was murdered by a munitions conspiracy.

     
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    Photographed at Mindolo and Nkana, N. Rhodesia. Depicts work to improve levels of literacy in the mining compounds and surrounding settlements of the Copper Belt, including the Mindolo mission press run by the London Missionary Society for the ...

     
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    Scenes from Hong Kong including: Shatin Valley; Christian Buddhist temple; rice fields; on the Taipo Road, including scenes at the train station; Tolo Harbour; Chinese country houses; a Chinese temple garden; Shing Mun reservoir; ruins of a walled city ...

     
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    Scenes in Hong Kong including: Official opening of Hong Kong Bank; Romany Fair in St. Andrews Church grounds (1936); Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph (1936); Proclamation of the accession of George VI. Compiled in April 1937 and rearranged in March 1938 ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Funeral procession of 5th Baron Brabourne, Governor of Bengal 1937-9, in Calcutta in 1939.

     
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    USA

    Oases in the Sahara Desert.