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A record of a 300-mile trek into little-known South Western Tibet, which has been a part of India for 200 years. The film is at the same time an interesting study of a simple and charming people who inhabit a land of majestic and towering mountains. ... Read more
The film begins with Kelaniya, a 5th Century B.C. historic location where Buddha is supposed to have visited for the first time - later the film surveys the art and architectural re¬mains at Mihintale (3rd Century B.C.) where Thero Mahinda, son of Emperor Asoka, met King Devanampiyatissa, who ... Read more
The largest daily transport operation in the world - that which links the fishermen who land their catch at Hull and elsewhere with Britain's 30,000 retail fishmongers. The trawlers, the drifters, the little inshore boats; the clatter of the quayside and the 'mystery' of the fish auction: the ... Read more
This film was made on the occasion of the 25th Jubilee of the Swiss Folk Costume Association at Lucerne, when peasant folk in their traditional costumes from all over Switzerland met in a colourful pageant to illustrate the important part folk costume plays in the nation's culture. ... Read more
The film's three episodes - illustrating the importance of aircraft in the maintenance of remote pioneering communities - are linked by letters written by a family of brothers. ... Andrew McNeil, living in the Outer Hebrides, hears how Malcolm was rescued by a De Havilland Otter after breaking a ... Read more
We pay a brief visit to the Passion Play Village and meet some of the villagers, young and old, who have roles in the passion play. Finally, we are offered glimpses of the play itself, shot during a performance in the impressive, semi-open-air theatre of Oberammergau. ... Read more
Intended primarily for local exhibition in African communities, this simple object lesson tells in story form how a local council works, how it can help the people of a small township, even though they may have to pay extra rates for the privilege of civic improvements. ... Read more
The story is of Yoke-Heng, a small boy from the crowded areas of Singapore, whose parents are required to enter hospital at the same time. The hospital almoner is able to help the family secure one of the modern flats now being erected on the outskirts of the city. On the parents' recovery the ... Read more
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