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Waziristan Instructional Film
Guidance for recruits arriving at the North West Frontier
Amateur film 1932 10 mins Silent
A tour of British Army positions on the North West Frontier - in a hilly region today in Pakistan, near the border with Afghanistan. This amateur film was intended to assist NCOs arriving in the region, and is part of the collection of Brigadier Montgomery, who was personal assistant to the Resident of Mysore and to the Governor of Bihar.
Travelogue 1928 9 mins Silent
Documentary detailing a farmer’s visit to the market in Rawalpindi
Amateur film 1931 15 mins
Amateur travelogue of the Kagan Valley and Darband, Pakistan.
Travelogue 1929 31 mins Silent
Indian travelogue featuring the famous sights and rural life, from Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) to the Khyber Pass.
Non-Fiction 1922 7 mins Silent
Edward, Prince of Wales, visits India and Nepal and goes on a tiger hunt.
Amateur film 1928 9 mins Silent
Romantic, atmospheric travelogue capturing some of northern India’s most iconic places – not least the Taj Mahal.
Amateur film 1936 13 mins Silent
Amateur film showing events including a Muharram procession and a military parade for the accession of King George VI
Industry sponsored film 1960 24 mins
A new luxury express is put through its paces. This film looks over the shoulders of the select band of craftsmen, engineers and operators, whose combined skills try to ensure that a train journey is a delightful experience.
Documentary 1973 15 mins
British Transport Films record the varied daily lives of their neighbours as seen from the high roof of their building in London’s Marylebone.
Industry sponsored film 1957 20 mins
Illustrating the efficiency of express freight trains, and how they link manufacturers with their customers at the other end of Britain.
Documentary 1952 30 mins
Examining a day in the life of what was then the busiest railway system in the world – British Railways.
Travelogue 1953 21 mins Location: York
The Stationmaster at York guides us through a typical day, from dawn to dusk.
Industry sponsored film 1957 9 mins
A 1957 film examining the future for British Railways, and some of the opportunities provided by a new modernisation plan.