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  1. Hail and Goodbye

    Date released
    13 Sep 1934
    Series name
    Universal News
    Issue no
    436
    NoS ID
    140809
    Story no
    1 / 9

    Railway queen ceremonies.

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  2. Ceremonies Continue, The (1972 Film)

    Director
    Ian Dunlop
    Producer
    John Martin-Jones
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    More of the ceremonies showing initiates dancing, listening to lectures and learning the knowledge they need for adulthood. The boys undergo more ceremonial ordeals such as being rubbed with nettles, and...

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  3. What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in the Winter’s Tale (2012 Audio)

    Series
    Shakespeare’s Birthday Lecture

    Podcast. Shakespeare’s Birthday Lecture delivered at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Elizabethan Theatre by Sarah Beckwith. The lecture focuses on Mamillius, dealing with questions of initiation,...

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  4. Zimbabwe independence- Mugabe swearing-in (1980)

    Genre
    Speech; Special

    New Prime Minister Robert Mugabe takes the oath of office during independence ceremonies in Zimbabwe on 17/04/80, to cheers from the crowd. Audio level low.

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  5. Sunday Supplement: interview and music programme - Ocean Sound - CD72 (1989)

    The CDs from No. 54 to 74, are Sunday Supplements presented by Amanda Ware, single tracks. Either the tapes have been edited, or the programmes ran without commercial breaks. The transmission time is changed...

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  6. Roundabout

    Date
    1 Nov 2013, 11:42
    Author
    Gabriel
    Post Type
    Page

    Over 600 Technicolor cinemagazine stories from the series Roundabout (1962-1974) are now freely available thanks to the British Film Institute. Produced by the Central Office of Information to showcase...

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  7. Death Ritual of Dhardo Rimpoche, The (1991 Video)

    Subject
    Anthropology; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 42 min., 1998 sale: £34.00 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Records the funeral of Dhardo Riompoche, a highly regarded Buddhist lama. Hundreds of people were involved in the traditional Tibetan death ritual. Shows ten minutes of the Rimpoche performing a puja for...

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  8. Land Divers of Melanesia (1973 Film)

    Director
    Robert Gardner
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Salient features of intact culture of Bunlap villagers on Pentecost Island in the New Hebrides. Relation between yam agriculture and ceremonies such as land-diving. Details of diving as men anchor their feet...

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  9. Fatmawati’s Wedding: The Wedding of Two Sisters, The Preparations and Traditional Ceremonies (1998 Video)

    Director
    Fiona Kerlogue
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Hire (RAI Film & Video Library) Sale (RAI), Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Records the preparations for the wedding of two sisters in eastern Sumatra in December 1996, emphasising the importance of the role of women in the village. Shows ritual exchanges of textiles and cakes, and...

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  10. Zimbabwe independence- Prince Charles at ceremony (1980)

    Genre
    Speech

    Speech by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales during independence ceremonies in Zimbabwe on 17/04/80 stressing the historic importance of the event. Audio level low.

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