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Burning buildings, wounded and dead in streets during religious riots in East Pakistan in 1963.

Religious riots in East Pakistan in 1963. Buildings burn and smoke rising from buildings. Wounded and dead in the streets during religious riots in East Pakistan. People climb on a train and stand near railway tracks. Ruins of buildings. People and cow carts move past in streets.

Date: 1963
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Mao Tse-tung's (Zedong) stand on war, China's foreign policies and aggression towards neighboring nations.

Propaganda piece about living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung, with images photographed by Indians visiting the country. Delegates from all over the world at an international conference. Representatives from Iraq, Canada, Romania, Australia and Pakistan among others. Elderly Chinese revolutionaries pose. Mao Tse-tung's views (according to a narrator): He believes that war in inevitable between capitalist and socialist nations. View of a rally and military parade in China. Explosions during the Korean War in 1951 with Chinese troops in action. Homeless, displaced Tibetan children and families after the Chinese take over in 1959. Indian Army soldiers return after China's attack on India during the Sino-Indian War in 1962. View of Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Map of Asia depicts Chinese aggression towards its neighbors. Explosions during the Chinese aggression in Vietnam and Laos. Mao Tse-tung intent on risking a war with the West.

Date: 1963
Duration: 2 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Morrison and Knudsen construction company contracts to build dams in Afghanistan and commences operations

Film opens with camera panning over the rugged, arid regions of Afghanistan. Broad view of the city of Kandahar, where modern buildings are being erected. Street scene in Kandahar shows numerous pedestrians walking along a road. View of new homes and other buildings recently constructed. Scene shifts to agricultural activities and products. Men bring products to market carried on backs of donkeys. A man harvesting some type of crop in a valley farm. Houses in a valley farm. View of a river. View of camels grazing on semiarid land. Executives of Morris and Knudsen construction company are seen in their offices, discussing a contract to build dams and irrigation canals in Afghanistan. Next, are shown stacks of skins from new born Karakul sheep, which earn Afghanistan millions of dollars annually in exports, and would, along with other assets, pay for the project. Morrison and Knudsen engineers are seen working over plans for the project. Potential employees for the project are seen being interviewed. A field engineer is seen receiving his passport as he prepares to fly to Afghanistan. A uniformed officer enters an office building to present the first requisition for supplies to be obtained for the project. A man reads a Radiogram requesting supplies. A purchasing agent begins processing the requests. A woman types necessary requisitions and others work on the requests. A steam locomotive is seen speeding along a railroad, as supplies begin arriving at American seaports for shipment abroad. A freighter loading supplies for trans-shipment to Pakistan. Longshoremen use pikes to roll heavy timbers for loading. Forklifts move heavy crates for loading. A freighter crew loads large wooden crates by means of the ship's cranes. The supplies,including prefabricated structural items are loaded into the ship hold. A sea bird perches on a ship. View of the stern and wake of a ship carrying supplies for the Afghanistan project. View of Karachi, Pakistan (where Morrison and Knudsen maintain an expediting office). Local people walking and riding bicycles. A camel pulls a wagon heavily laden with cargo. Views of cargo being offloaded from a freighter. Men on the dock load cargoes into cars of the Pakistan Northwest Railway. A freight train heading North toward the Afghanistan border. Views from the moving train as it enters a tunnel. Views, from the train, of rural Pakistan.

Date: 1946
Duration: 4 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The first Governor General Muhammad Ali Jinnah delivers a speech at a Moslem Congress in Pakistan.

The first Governor General of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, speaks at a Moslem Congress in Pakistan. Jinna delivers a speech after the partition of India. An official speaks into a microphone while he holds the flag of Pakistan. Jinnah leaves in a car escorted by policemen.

Date: 1947
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. President Dwight David Eisenhower visits Turkey and Pakistan and is greeted by the people.

U.S. President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower during a visit in Asia. U.S. President arrives in Ankara, Turkey. He gets off an aircraft and is greeted by Mahmut Celal Bayar, the President of Turkey. People on either side of the streets welcome Ike. Policemen ride bikes in a formation. Both the Presidents in a motorcade. People look from the windows of their houses. A poster of U.S. President on a building. A sign reads 'Turks trust Ike'. He is given a farewell. The President gets in a plane and leaves for Pakistan. The President arrives in Karachi. Flags of the United States and Pakistan. U.S. President is greeted by Pakistani President Muhammad Ayub Khan. Soldiers stand in a squad. U.S. Persistent climbs up a carriage drawn by six horses and is escorted by guards. People stand on either side of the streets to greet him. People look from the gallery of their houses. He gets off the carriage and visits the tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. He witnesses a display of horsemanship. Ike stands with Ayub and waves.

Date: 1959, December 10
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A film about the geography and topography of Afghanistan.

Film opens showing a camel caravan silhouetted against the light of dawn. It then shows the caravan proceeding well after sunrise. Camera pans across a map ot the Western United States and begins moving across the Pacific Ocean. View from inside an airplane flying West among clouds above the ocean. Next, the camera pans over a map of China and beyond, to Afghanistan surrounded by Turkestan and Pakistan. A man opens an atlas of maps showing Pakistan in more detail, bordered on the North by the Soviet Union, on the east by Pakistan, and on the West, by Iran. Camera shows the famous Khyber Pass and northern hills of Afghanistan. It shows, briefly, the snow-covered peaks of the Hindu Kush mountain range. A camel caravan passes in front of the camera, with rugged mountains in the background. The area is arid desert, with no vegetation in sight. The ruins of an ancient city are seen, as well as the remains of mountain fortresses. Views of 6th-century monumental statues of Gautam Buddha carved into the sides of cliffs in the Bamyan valley of central Afghanistan,

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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