Palaver (1926)

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Palaver (1926) - Now this is really strange, the negatives are on 5" x 7" and some of the waxed sleeves have a short description so it wasn't too difficult to find their location. 1926 is such a big gap from all the rest of the negs which date around the 50's to early 60's so what are these doing there? The condition of the negatives are not to bad considering their age but show signs of deterioration as some of the emulsion is beginning to contract and curl the base.
If any one can shed a light with new information please contact me.
WARNING: No smoking while viewing this page - the negatives are on nitrate stock!
Below: Captain Peter Allison (Haddon Mason) looking defiant after being wounded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cast
Captain Peter Allison MASON, Haddon
Mark Fernandez, a tin miner FOX, Reginald
Nursing sister, Jean Stuart COWLEY, Hilda
Dawiya, King of the Sura Yiberr
Credits
Director BARKAS, Geoffrey
Production Company British Instructional Films
Photography RODWELL, Stanley
Scenario BARKAS, Geoffrey

Filmed in Nigeria amidst the tribes in the mountainous regions a District Officer (Haddon Mason) falls in love with a nursing sister (Helen Cowley) at the local hospital. A tin prospector (Reginald Fox) is also captivated by the nurse and in his attempt to beat his love competitor he masterminds an assault using the local tribes.......
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/570373/synopsis.html

Description on sleeve: "Miss Cowley with driver of car by the ear". Hilda Cowley plays a nursing sister, Jean Stuart.

Hilda Cowley also played Ruth Earp in the 1922 version of 'The Card' - a silent film. The 1952 version with Alec Guinness and Glynis Johns is also on this site.

Miss Cowley and car with driver
Description on sleeve: District Officer's camp in White Rock Valley. Baulry (cleaning revolver) of witch doctor.
camp in White Rock Valley
Fernandez (Reginald Fox) collapses in a drunken stupor. He gradually takes on a fever and Stuart is asked to look after him through his illness. Fernandez slowly gets betterunder Stuart's care.
Mark Fernandez being carried
Description on sleeve: "Haddon Mason (playing District Officer) wounded and at bay facing Sagaus"
Dawiya and his men surround Allison's (Haddon Mason) band of warriors. Allison is wounded in the arm and the Mongu arrive just in time and see off Dawiya's men.
Haddon Mason wounded
Description on sleeve: "Musa messenger being attacked by Pagan King"
Musa messenger being attacked by Pagan King
Evil villain Mark Fernandez (Reginald Fox) tries tempting King Dawiya with three bottles of 'medicine' a week, in exchange for 200 men to work for him in the tin mines.
Mark Fernandez offering witch doctor alcohol
No description on negative sleeve.
a fight starts between the tribes
Captain Peter Allison (Haddon Masdon) searches for Dawiya to find him drunk. He suspects Fernandez is the supplier, and his suspicion is correct when he finds a similar bottle in Fernandez's house.
Dawiya is drunk
Trouble at mill
Tribal Dance in Northern Nigeria 1926

Hell Drivers (1957) - Man in the Moon (1960) - Mystery Film Sets - Pinewood - Miranda (1948)

Atmospheric Sets - The Long Memory (1952) - The Woman for Joe (1955)

Floods of Fear (1959) - The Card (1952) - Battle of the River Plate (1956)