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    Great Britain

    The opening of the Kano International Airport in Nigeria, 4th may 1947.

    Traditional greetings to visitors. A Comet airplane. Wing Commander Coleman, Director of Civil Aviation, at the official opening ceremony. Inspection of the ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON AMATEUR FILMGB

    Amateur film of a young woman surrounded by crowds on an Indian street. Colonel Hodgkinson does not identify who Althya is - it is possible that she is Althya Clark Youngman, an American ...

     
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    COLONEL HODGKINSON AMATEUR FILMGB

    Two Indian men, one holds a long handled axe, the other a rifle. Close-up of a man posing with a pistol. Close-up of part of a hand-made rifle? Close-up of a man demonstrating a pistol. Another close-up of the hand-made ...

     
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    ASSAM 1947

    COLONEL HODGKINSON AMATEUR FILMGB

    Tribeswoman with baby on her back, hut on top of steep hillside. Villagers (the Puroiks (Sulungs)? in Assam), cockerel, exotic flowers, leaf insect, green snake, cutting trees, building hut, fire, cutting logs, making ...

     
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    Great Britain

    Assam tribal dances taken in Shillong when Lord Mountbatten arrived in 1947.

     
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    Palestine

    (22B/second series) June/July 1947: Dr Magnes (President of Hebrew University of Jerusalem) addresses members of UNSCOP (United Nations Special Committee on Palestine), speaking in English at the end of a luncheon; Sandstrom chairman of UNSCOP ...

     
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    Palestine

    (16B/second series) July/August 1946: With the leadership of the Jewish Agency imprisoned by the British on 29th June 1946 (called by the Jews 'Black Sabbath') Golda Meir was in acting command of the Jewish Agency. As an act of defiance she ...

     
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    Great Britain

    A short story for children about a Basuto-boy herdsman and his adventures in dealing with cattle thieves.

    The second reel (of two) shows Lesaoama, a Basuto boy, as he travels across icy mountains on a Basuto pony in order to tell his ...

     
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    Great Britain

    INTEREST. Travelogue. The island of Bermuda as a holiday resort. Includes the ceremonial handing over of office from one Governor General to another. A trip around the island by carriage. St Peter's Church and Gibb's Hill lighthouse.

     
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    Great Britain

    Five Anglo-Catholic nuns open a school and a hospital in the Himalayas. It prospers until a series of mishaps turn the villagers against the nuns. Finally Sister Ruth becomes mad and attacks the mother superior only to bring about her own ...

     
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    Reel 1: Scenes on board Empress of Australia on final stretch of voyage home from Bombay to Liverpool. Tug-of-war for soldiers on deck. Passing through Suez Canal to Port Said, passing military camp on port side. Official welcome on Liverpool ...

     
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    BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS

    Contains the items: Final Touches to Aintree Course Jet Power for Campbell's Speed Bid Amritsar's Ruins Mountbatten Leaves for India Australia's New Governor General Great Basuto Trek to Salute Royal Family