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Colonial Cinemagazine

Dates
1945 - 1949
Category
Cinemagazine - Colonial
History
Colonial Cinemagazine was produced by the Colonial Film Unit of the British government, for distribution throughout the British colonies. Each black and white issue lasted around 10 minutes and featured around five items. Most of the stories focused on Africa, and Nigeria in particular, with the occasional story dedicated to countries such as Fiji.
Provenance
British Film Institute Database

Films in this series can be obtained from:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries: nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk For commercial/footage reuse enquiries: footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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