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    Great Britain

    TRAVELOGUE. A cruise to Africa and a safari in Kenya.

    Main title. "Outward bound for the Cape". The ship. "Crossing the 'line'". Capetown and Table Bay from Table Mountain. "Sailing Northwards to East Africa passing Zanzibar". " ...

     
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    Amateur film shot by Doctor Gordon Thompson, a Church Missionary Society medical missionary working at the Henry Lester Institute of Medical Research in Shanghai (1927-1937), records ceremony of Armistice Day in Hong Kong, where Colonial Governor ...

     
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    AWODAH 1935

    Interest. Settlers in Palestine search for water and having done so, find prosperity.

    Credits (146). Pair of legs walk along a railway track and along a dirt track through rocks and desert land; dust is blown up around him and he fords streams ...

     
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    Palestine

    (5A) April 1935: The ship Roma arrives at Haifa. On board are new immigrants, 'legals' who have the appropriate immigration certificates, and sportsmen arriving for the Maccabiah Sports Games.

    (10B) June 1935: Jubilee celebrations for ...

     
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    Palestine

    (No newsreel no; Box 415) November 1929: After the riots in Palestine in August 1929 the British set up a Royal Commission under Sir Walter Shaw to investigate the causes of the disturbances. This shows the Commission arriving at the residence ...

     
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    USA

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

     
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    Great Britain

    Remarkable film record of adventures covering a period of thirty years. Pioneering work photographing wild animals in Africa, India, Borneo, Canada and America.

     
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    INTEREST. Boats and steamers on the mud flats and lakes of the Assam district, India.

     
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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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    A general outline of officer training at RAF Cranwell which culminates in an appeal for recruits.

    150 pupils, including citizens from the Empire (a turbaned Indian is visible in a parade), undergo a two-year training ...

     
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    THE DUKE IN NEW ZEALAND. HRH enters port aboard warship "Australia" with N.Z. ships escorting. (194) The Duke's tour continues with a visit to the races. (114) THE MAHARAJAH OF NEPAL VISITS DELHI. (95) "MACON" DISASTER. Shots of the airship before the ...

     
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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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    Untitled amateur film, shot by Royal Army Medical Corps doctor Colonel Alexander Simson (1894-1980), shows part of flight in Imperial Airways Handley Page Hannibal passenger plane named Hengist (AAXE) over Middle East, landing for refuelling in ...

     
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    Basden Collection

    Various scenes in and around a girls school on the Niger Delta.

    Production / Donor Details: George Thomas Basden was a missionary in Nigeria 1900-1935, and Archdeacon on the Niger 1925-1935. He wrote two books ('Niger Ibos' and ...

     
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    Basden Collection

    Negative exposed reel of Basden Collection 4

    Production / Donor Details: George Thomas Basden was a missionary in Nigeria 1900-1935, and Archdeacon on the Niger 1925-1935. He wrote two books ('Niger Ibos' and 'Among the Ibo') ...

     
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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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    Documentary filmed and titled by British nature cameraman Cherry Kearton records series of journeys made between 1910 and 1932 to Africa and Asia, as well as Belgian refugee scenes in 1914, spring-wound camera he invented in same year, Lord Roberts ...

     
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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

    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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    Chisman (Keal) Collection

    Hong Kong harbour. Ferry and harbour traffic. Tour of the busy centre of the Colony. Sailing junks under sail and tied up in the basin of the harbour. Approach to the river port of Shanghai as seen from an arriving ocean liner. ...

     
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    Chisman (Keal) Collection

    India, North-West Frontier, 1937. Film shows various military scenes, including numerous scenes of the RAF in action, bombing, shooting and dropping leaflets in Waziristan. Also includes scenes of Indian Army in the field, ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur footage of Delhi and Jaipur. Includes the Jubilee Review of 1935; a torchlight procession at Jaipur; Nagas dancing; elephant in silver-plated armour; Fatephur Sikri; the Wahanadi Poojun or worshipping of conveyances before the ...

     
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    AMATEUR. Amateur film showing Government buildings in Delhi, a village in the Punjab, the Hassan Abdal cattle fair, camels and the Khyber Pass. Peshawar City, Masuds of the Frontier Zone Rifles in tribal dance, the village of Kabal on the Indus.