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    Davis Collection

    Malay Regiment, August 1936. Presentation of Swords of Honour to Malay Officers in Kuala Lumpur.

     
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    GB

    Compilation film in five episodes of the Indian forces on the Western Front, Mesopotamian Front and Palestine Front, 1915-1918.

    I. The first reel shows men of the Indian Corps (including British soldiers) in France ...

     
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    FOR VALOUR 1937

    Great Britain

    FARCE: The Boer War: Ex-con Private Doubleday saves the life of Major Pyke and is recommended for the VC. Instead, his past catches up and he goes to prison. Pyke brings up Doubleday's son Charlie Chisholm with his own grandson Willie Pyke ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM. Scenes of 1937 Coronation celebrations in Hong Kong. The aircraft carrier `Eagle' in the harbour. Military parade at Happy Valley. Processions, including Chinese dragons, acrobats, woman on float in traditional costume, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM. The aftermath of the September 1937 typhoon which struck Hong Kong at 2am. The first ferry sailed at about 9am. Much footage was filmed that morning; the rest a day or two later. Thirteen ships were aground. The large ...

     
  • CONSOLING WEED
    Rhodesia

    Promotional film for Rhodesian tobacco.

    The film opens with shots over tobacco fields, before showing African labourers working on the fields as the commentator explains the process and the suitability of Rhodesia for tobacco growing. The ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of scenes in and around Mufulira Hospital, Northern Rhodesia.

     
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    JERICHO 1937

    Great Britain

    Jericho Jackson is on run from army after being court-martialled. He goes to African desert, marries and becomes head of Arab tribe. Man imprisoned in his place searches him out for revenge but forgives him.

     
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    Great Britain

    A typical day at a Government Primary School in Tanganyika.

    The film opens with a shot of a notice board stating "Government Primary School". The boys of the school are roused at 6.30 a.m. by a bugle. The boys get up, wash, sweep ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A survey of the position of natives in various parts of South Africa.

    r.1 Shots of natives in a busy part of Durban. In the background, Paul Robeson sings "My song goes forth" (147). Paul Robeson in view sings the rest ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; pan from beach to sea showing stilt huts built into the sea; canoe coming into beach with European woman and man; view of landscape from river; view of `vailala' canoes; another European man in a canoe; view ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film. Scenes in Samoa; a group of natives standing by huts on stilts, pan to small stack of spears; pan group of natives on river bank; CU `furry' bird with faint stripe markings; natives fording river rapids carrying supplies; pan ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Life in a town in Rajputana is shown, with shots of temples, markets, busy streets and means of transport. Closing with a sequence of the interest taken by the people of their ruler.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST.

    r.1 Caption explaining that the householder has two wives. At sunrise, he greets each wife in turn outside her sleeping hut. Natives warm themselves around a fire. The cows are milked, some of the milk is poured into a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Indian boy sees the dance of the Elephants.

     
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    Great Britain

    Scenes in the neighbourhood of Kappali, Burma, the site of a S.P.G. mission station.

     
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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

    Adventure melodrama of the search for legendary diamond mines in the heart of Africa.

     

    The 1937 British-Gaumont adaptation of King Solomon’s Mineswas the second film version of H. Rider Haggard& ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film of a climbing party in Kashmir.

    Team of men with packs walking through mountain pass (11). Snow and mountains, climbing party walking through snow (44). Camp and porters (55). Porters weighing a sheep (62). Cooking a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. "New Government House - Darjeeling. In Government House grounds". A carriage comes along the drive, escorted by natives. Two women get out of the carriage. The two women and a man talk on the balcony (28). "His Excellency ...

     
  • STEVE OF THE RIVER
    Great Britain

    A cartoon parody of Sanders of the River, placing the horse and his rider from the Sunday Express comic strip "Come On Steve" in Africa, where they must escape local cannibals.

    Lord Sandy, the Commissioner, leaves his African ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Modern missionary work in South Rhodesia, the territory explored and opened up by Livingstone.

    Reel One of three.

    Victoria Falls. The four-day steam-train journey along the Orange River from the Cape to the Falls, via Mafeking ...

     
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    ALL ABOARD 1937

    Great Britain

    Cadbury production, likely including footage from the Gold Coast (Ghana).

     
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    Great Britain

    AMATEUR FILM.

    ARAB LEGION AMMAN. Filmed around April 1937 on the occasion of the annual parade of the Legion. The parade was taken by King Hussein but it is uncertain whether there is no footage of him in this film (30ft).

    LAN ...