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CHESSINGTON CRICKET

Chessington Cricket (1955)

Surrey team cricketers spend the day coaching young boys on the Chessington...

HIGHLAND GAMES  SEASON BEGINS

Highland Games Season Begins (1931)

Scottish Highland games festival at Southport - why Southport?

RUSSIA TODAY

Russia Today (1932)

Story showing a huge coal plant and the dam being built over the River Dnieper in...

HOW TO MAKE MONEY!

How To Make Money! (1938)

American half dollar coins are made at a Philadelphia Mint.

FLORENCE DE JONG

Florence De Jong (1939)

Organist Florence de Jong plays excerpts from well-known classics.

THE PHILIPPINE'S BOAT RACE

The Philippine's Boat Race (1928)

Fast paddling in this boat race in Manila, Philippine Islands.

WAITERS SKI - DERBY

Waiters Ski - Derby (1930)

The waiters "ski derby", where they have to ski and balance a tray at the...

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR - GEOFF DUKE

Sportsman Of The Year - Geoff Duke (1952)

Geoff Duke, ace racing motor cyclist honoured by fellow...

MOSLEMS END 30 DAY FAST

Moslems End 30 Day Fast (1954)

At Woking's Shah Jehan Mosque Moslems celebrate end of Ramadan, thirty...

MISS WORLD

Miss World (1954)

At the Lyceum 16 beautiful girls compete for the title of Miss World - Egyptian beauty...

REGINALD FOORT - ORGANIST

Reginald Foort - Organist (1936)

Famous organist Reginald Foort shows off the wonders of the BBC...

CHARLES COLE BLINDFOLDED CARTOONIST

Charles Cole Blindfolded Cartoonist (1941)

Charles Cole draws cartoon of Winston Churchill whilst...

TRAWLER LAUNCHED SIDEWAYS

Trawler Launched Sideways (1964)

A new fishing ship, which freezes as it catches is launched in an odd...

PRESIDENT GREETS PRESIDENT

President Greets President (1964)

President De Valera of Eire meets President Johnson in Washington.

NEW WATER DEVICE

New Water Device (1969)

New device worn on the legs helps girls to swim faster at Ripon Baths.

BILLIARDS

Billiards (1952)

One armed billiard player demonstrating skills on table. Richmond, Surrey.

RUGBY LEAGUE CUP FINAL

Rugby League Cup Final (1929)

Wigan beat Dewsbury in Rugby league Cup Final at Wembley, London.

SCOTS AT BRAEMAR

Scots At Braemar (1947)

The King and Queen attend the annual Highland gathering at Braemar.

LANDING BRITISH TROOPS

Landing British Troops (1941)

British troops come on shore from landing crafts in a wartime exercise.

HORSEBACK SHRIMP FISHERMAN

Horseback Shrimp Fisherman (1964)

Shrimp horseback fishermen contest in Oostduinkerke, Belgium.

 ANGLO-DUTCH SWIMMING COMPETITION

Anglo-Dutch Swimming Competition (1959)

Swimming competition between Great Britain and Holland -...

 ATHLETICS MATCH IN RUSSIA

Athletics Match In Russia (1960)

Soviet athletes compete in running race.

MODERN PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL SEEN INSIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME

Modern Psychiatric Hospital Seen Inside For The First Time (1960)

Patients inside and outside...

FRENCH ELECTIONS

French Elections (1962)

Guy Mollet, Mr. Dhotel, Antoine Pinay, Gen de Gaulle casting votes.

THE TRUMPETERS MEET

The Trumpeters Meet (1964)

Two famous trumpeters meet in Rome to decide which is better.

LONDON'S PROPOSED 3RD AIRPORT

London's Proposed 3rd Airport (1960-1970)

Very good item about local views on plans to build London's 3rd...

FOREIGN TROOPS IN EGYPT

Foreign Troops In Egypt (1910-1919)

Army camp in Egypt.

NEW POLISH PRINTING PRESS

New Polish Printing Press (1950)

President Bierut of Poland inaugurates a new giant printing press.

 DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS IN PARIS

Damage To Buildings In Paris (1917-1918)

War damage in Paris, probably result of shells from German...

WWII RUSSIAN FOOTAGE record b

Wwii Russian Footage Record B (1940-1949)

Russian propaganda material from the last days of World War II in...

SORTING SALVAGE

Sorting Salvage (1942)

Government advises upon how to get rid of your rubbish