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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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    GB

    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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    GB

    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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    GB

    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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    GB

    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.

     
  • COMMON ROUND
    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.

     
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    GB

    Untitled amateur film, shot by Royal Army Medical Corps doctor Colonel Alexander Simson (1894-1980), shows his heavily loaded car preparing to depart from house in Northern India, inspecting Indian rugs laid out for sale, and home leave scenes back ...

     
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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. ...

     
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    Dalyell Collection

    Dhows and fishermen at Bahrain, 1933-7. Dhow shipping off the cost of Bahrain. Hoisting sail Taking on provisions. Fishing from small craft. Europeans relax on board private launch.

    Subjects include dhows and fishermen; British ...

     
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    Great Britain

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

     
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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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    United States of America

    "October 27, 1934 - April 24, 1935" Film begins with an outline map of world, the Thaw's route is traced through Africa. Cairo-Khartoum-Nairobi-Elizabethville-Johannesburg-Cape Town. On board ship in rough seas. Peggy (Thaw) ...

     
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    United States of America

    [VHS] "From Cairo to the Cape Part II" "October 27, 1934 - April 24, 1935"

    Pans across the African plains and mountains in the distance. Peggy sits on a water buffalo ? just shot, Larry poses next to it with his gun. ...

     
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    The film opens with a map of India, and continues with scenes from Miss Newman's travels beginning with brief shots in Aden. Shots of, and scenes on board the P&O liner SS Rajputana, including the Maharajah of Patiala shooting clay pigeons (?), the ...

     
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    Amateur footage, in black and white and colour, shot and edited by Rosie Newman, of her travels in India, 1935.

    The film opens with the arrival by ship in Bombay, with shots of the harbour, the tug, disembarkation, ...

     
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    FACE OF BRITAIN

    Survey of the commercial relationship and interchange of goods between Great Bri tain and the Dominions. Construction of great new graving dock at Southampton a nd loading and unloading of cargoes.

     
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    Amateur footage of Sikkim, India. Including the gardens of the British officials and the officials themselves. Preparations for a trip. A man filming with a 16mm Bolex camera. A variety of local officials. Presentation of the white scarves ceremony. ...

     
  • HEART OF AN EMPIRE
    Great Britain

    St. James's Park and its environs.

    Opening LS view of St. James's Park, Piccadilly; traffic passing Marble Arch (92). Entrance to the Mall; Waterloo steps; Carlton House Terrace; the Mall (131); pan of buildings bordering St. James's ...

     
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    HMS DRAGON 1935

    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    Part One. (B&W) "Atlantic crossing": HMS Dragon running swiftly in choppy seas. "Drills at Bermuda": an awning is rigged over the quarter deck. "Towing HMS York": HMS York is seen astern. "Weighing anchor by hand". "Testing ...

     
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    COMMANDER BRIGGS COLLECTIONGB

    I. Various shots on board HMS Rodney. "Deammunitioning ship" Cordite being hauled up from the magazines and transferred to lighters. "With the Fleet at Sea", long shot of Queen Elizabeth class battleship. "Fleet at ...

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Shanghai harbour and river frontage with shipping traffic. Peking, The Forbidden City. River approach to Shanghai. Hong Kong Primary School sports day at The Peak. Atmospheric street scenes. The harbour and bay busy with wide ...

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Goose keeping and cattle culture in the New Territories. Stormy weather in Hong Kong harbour with approaching typhoon. 1935 Jubilee celebration with carnival processions. Military marching band. Chung Chow. Very rough weather in the ...

     
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    Hartgill Collection

    Hong Kong harbour. Stormy weather with typhoon approach. Singapore zoo. Shipboard family life on board the liner Rawalpindi. Aden port and town. Marina Hotel. Pyramids in Egypt. Cairo city scenes. Port Said harbour front.

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    Holroyd Collection

    Intertitles: Back to the wilds - a trip down the Luangwa River.

    Trekking home through the bush.

    Some of the Bridge 'gang'.

    A picnic in Portuguese territory.

    Monkeys again.

    Travelling de Luxe.

    The ...

     
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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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    Historical and traditional sacred sites in the Holy Land.

     
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    Views of Beas River. Silver jubilee celebrations. Schoolboys' gym exhibition with crowds watching. "Capt. H. H. Raja Sir Jogindar Sen, K.C.S.I" holds durbar and parade - arrival in Rolls Royce, troops, parade grounds. Garden party at palace, palace ...

     
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    Salt mine at Drang. Monitor lizard captured in the compound. Cricket in camp at Panjain, family and Indian children playing together. Dosehra (Hindu festival to mark the victory of Krishna over Rawan) with procession, troops and officials in cars. ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Amateur film showing some of the inland waterway constructions in the Punjab.

     
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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 ...