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    Amateur film shot by Captain Torquil MacLeod of the 71st Highland Light Infantry.

    Voyage out on troopship Dorsetshire from Liverpool to Port Said (Egypt), through Suez Canal and Red Sea, past oil tanks and Arab dhows ...

     
  • AFRICAN PEASANT FARMS - THE KINGOLWIRA EXPERIMENT
    Great Britain

    INTEREST. The film shows a practical experiment to establish a new African settlement in tsetse-fly country.

    The film opens with a local looking at a sign post 'To Kingolwira'. The African sets off in this direction and comes to a ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Everyday use of asphalt for roadmaking and roofing are followed by a description of the Pitch Lake at La Brea, Trinidad, the work at the lakeside, in the refineries and in the barrel factory. The mechanised making and filling of barrels is ...

     
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    BAGHDAD 1936

    Great Britain

    Baghdad: - suk, forbidden Muharram festival procession and back street scenes. Kuwait:- 'id al Adha, bedu camp, Gerald de Gaurey - political resident coming ashore.

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A native of the Mashanne tribe plucks, with tweezers, the beard of a native of the Dabarra tribe (85). [16mm]

     
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    BURMA 1936

    Great Britain

    AMATEUR. Film of Burma.

    Dam. Street scenes - Arab costumes possibly Sudan. Coronation Coach in Britain - Jubilee procession for George V. Dam again. Grandstand at racecourse? River journey through Burma. Giant Buddhas.

    Note: ...

     
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    Buckland Collection

    Scenes in the life of a civil engineer and his family in Tanganyika, including bush safaris and camps.

    Production / Donor Details: These films were shot by L.L.R. Buckland, a civil engineer in the Tanganyika Public Works ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, showing scenes at Hong Kong, Christmas 1936.

    The film shows Christmas celebrations formal and informal on board HMS Capetown at Hong Kong ...

     
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    CAPTAIN GARNETT COLLECTIONGB

    Home movie of HMS Capetown on the China Station, featuring scenes at Hong Kong and Nanking, 1936.

    The film begins with a slow pan across the harbour of Hong Kong. There are shots of Chinese ...

     
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    Great Britain

    The production of cocoa beans in the Gold Coast and their shipment to England.

    After an opening title explaining that 'most of the raw cocoa used in England grows in Africa on the Gold Coast - a part of the British Empire', a map of ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. A woman potter from the Quambo tribe of northern South-West Africa is seen at work. She works smoking a pipe and has some "Omepo" plant in her ear to prevent deafness. Smoothing the interior and exterior of pot with a shell. ...

     
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    Davis Collection

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