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Glimpses of Big game hunting in Africa during Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy expedition in 1927

Film opens showing George Eastman and Osa Johnson with a native guide in Africa. Olsa is looking through binoculars and pointing at something. She passes the binoculars to Eastman, who also looks. Next a male lion is seen racing through deep grassland toward the camera. As he gets quite close he is shot and falls. Views of Eastman and Osa Johnson examining the fallen lion while surrounded by seated native tribesmen with with spears and shields. The tribesmen rhythmically raise and lower their spears in unison. A rhinoceros is also seen shot down as it charges. The hunting party stands around the fallen animal.

Date: 1927
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
The Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition along the Nile in 1927

View of safari camels coming toward the camera. George Eastman in foreground taking pictures with hand held camera. Eastman, and other Safari members examine a camel rigged for riding and carrying supplies.Other camels similarly set up walk past in the background. Natives trying to constrain a camel that objects to being burdened and bucks to throw his load. Closeup of the camel when he settles down.

Date: 1927
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Death of King George VI of England and highlights of his life, from public school days to his death..

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of United Kingdom, walking with Princess Elizabeth, behind them. King George saying farewell to Princess Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip as they board a British Overseas Airways passenger plane for a 5-month trip abroad to Africa and Australia. Scenes of the King as a young man, in public school and as a young Naval Officer, and Duke of York. Royal carriage with escort and scene of dowager Queen Mary with the Duke of York and his wife, the former Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons on the occasion of their wedding, April 26, 1923. Royal carriage carrying King George VI on day of Coronation following the abdication of his brother, Edward the 8th. Scenes of coronation of King George VI. The Royal Family: King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret pose on castle balcony. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on royal thrones. Historic profile photograph of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth during trip to Africa. King George VI and Elizabeth II visiting Canada. King George VI, formally dressed, with President Franklin Roosevelt, in an open car. The royal couple sitting with the Roosevelts on a porch, in the sun. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II in the country, with cart and on bicycles with daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Scenes of royal wedding of Princes Elizabeth and Prince Philip, with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II attending. The British royal family on occasion of 25th wedding anniversary of George VI and Elizabeth II. Crowds outside Buckingham Palace in vigil during illness of King George VI. Signs being posted about the King's condition. King George VI actively engaged following recovery from surgery. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip being welcomed in Kenya. Kenyans in native dress. Kenyan boy presents bouquet of flowers to Princess Elizabeth. Newspapers announce death of King George VI, at Sandringham Palace and Princess Elizabeth returning from Kenya to assume the throne.

Date: 1952, February 6
Duration: 6 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Members of Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Nile Expedition on a River Boat in 1927

George Eastman waves for the camera from the deck of the River Boat, SGS DAL. Camera pans across the superstructure of the boat to the paddle wheel turning at the stern. Next, Easton is seen relaxing with a book, as he sits on a forward deck next to Osa Johnson and another expedition member. Osa Johnson holds a pair of binoculars.

Date: 1927
Duration: 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Film made during Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Nile Expedition 1927

George Eastman stands holding a camera, in front of a thatched hut displaying a large sign reading "Kodok." He motions to local African tribesmen, holding spears, to come closer and pose for him. Closeup of Eastman photographing the tribesmen. The two women in the party, Osa Johnson, wife of cinematographer, Martin Johnson, and Mrs.Carl Akeley, are carried in Sedan Chairs, of sorts, borne on shoulders of natives. The are protected from the sun by umbrellas. Next, Osa Johnson is seen, chatting with Daniel Pomeroy, George Eastman and white hunter, Philip Percival, as they stand beside a thatched shelter. Percival is smoking a pipe and Eastman holds a cigarette. They all step into the shade of the shelter. The four are next seen, dimly at a table protected by mosquito netting. Native assistants raise the netting to allow cinematographer Martin Johnson (unseen) to capture the moment on film. One of the native assistants pours Eastman a drink from a large earthenware jug. Liquor bottles are on the table.

Date: 1927
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
British Parliamentary delegation headed by Walter Eliot visits Kenya and probes Mau Mau uprising situation

A film titled 'Delegation tour of Kenya' shows a six member British Parliamentary delegation headed by Walter Eliot visiting Kenya. They visit a construction site where a member of the delegation helps the workers with the construction work. They watch local men and women dig a ditch for a guard post. Kenya police band plays sports organized by them. Officials visit a group of Mau Mau prisoners being encouraged to farm land in their prison area. Delegation visits Athi river camp where Walter Eliot addresses the Mau Mau prisoners. Two prisoners give a petition to the members of the delegation from, behind the barbed wires.

Date: 1955
Duration: 1 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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