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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Basden

: 2006/070/1

: Basden films

: 1920s-1930s

: This series contains 10 reels of film taken in Nigeria focusing on the Ibo people. These were filmed on 16mm stock during the 1920s and 1930s. Six of the reels document various Igbo dances, and the other reels contain scenes in Igboland (including church scenes), also some home footage taken in England. The dance scenes include some dramatic footage of masked dancers. There is further information on the Colonial Film Archive website. The films have been digitised and both AVI and MPG files are available.

Nigeria, England., Sierra Leone, Ghana

: 10 films

: Series

: 10 reels of 16mm film, plus AVI and MPG copies b/w silent

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