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FIRE RESEARCH

Fire Research (1961)

An informative item about research into the spread of fire in modern tower blocks.

WIRELESS MAST FELLED

Wireless Mast Felled (1934)

Tall wooden structure falls down at Kidbrooke.

BLUE BIRDS FIRST TEST

Blue Birds First Test (1935)

Sir Malcolm Campbell test drives 'Blue Bird' on Daytona Beach.

RIVER EVES

River Eves (1929)

Relaxing on the river in Oxford - picnics, punting, sleeping in a boat, drinking tea...

BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

BBC Symphony Orchestra (1932)

Excellent footage of the BBC Symphony Orchestra playing Elgar's 'Land of...

STRAIGHT OR CURLY

Straight Or Curly (1930)

Excellent investigation of the difference between straight hair and curly.

PEERLESS PUNCHESTOWN

Peerless Punchestown (1927)

The crowds still arrive for a day at the races despite the rain.

TOURIST TROPHY RACES

Tourist Trophy Races (1927)

Annual T.T. motorcycle race meeting.

THE NEVER ENDING WAR IN CHINA

The Never Ending War In China (1927)

Chinese Nationalist troops begin to return home.

GREAT SEAPORT SEES GIANT SEA BOAT

Great Seaport Sees Giant Sea Boat (1928)

Sir Alan and Lady Cobham land on the river Mersey in their...

A TALE OF TAILS

A Tale Of Tails (1931)

The tails of various animals are compared - horses, tapirs, scorpions etc.

USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

Use Your Electricity By The Clock - Trailer (1948)

Ministry of Information film urging people to...

Selected Originals - KING SAUD AT THE CIRCUS

Selected Originals - King Saud At The Circus (1957)

Material related to newsreel story "King Saud...

Selected Originals - QUEEN IN THE WEST

Selected Originals - Queen In The West (1959)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in the...

SCOTLAND V ENGLAND

Scotland V England (1960)

England and Scotland draw 1 - 1 in football match at Hampden Park, Glasgow,...

A MILE OF COAL!

A Mile Of Coal! (1961)

A massive train carries a huge amount of coal through South Australia.

LONDON - DRIP DRY SUIT aka DRIP-DRY SUIT

London - Drip Dry Suit AKA Drip-Dry Suit (1968)

Light-hearted item showing man taking bath in...

ENGLAND V HOLLAND ATHLETICS

England V Holland Athletics (1953)

England versus Holland in athletics events White City, London.

EXPLODING MINE BUILD UP

Exploding Mine Build Up (1957)

The army prepare to blow up a sea mine at Shoeburyness, Kent.

DOMESTIC SCHOOL

Domestic School (1960)

Students train at a Domestic School in Munich, Germany.

36 INCH WATER PIPE NEW AUSTRALIAN INVENTION GETS WORLD ACCLAIM

36 Inch Water Pipe New Australian Invention Gets World Acclaim (1963)

Pipes in production at...

RUGBY LEAGUE ASHES

Rugby League Ashes (1966)

Australia beat England 19-14 to win Rugby League Ashes. Sydney, Australia.

FINAL ANGLO-AMERICAN BASEBALL LEAGUE

Final Anglo-American Baseball League (1914-1918)

Footage of baseball match between Britain and the USA.

 JH THOMAS

Jh Thomas (1920-1929)

Trade Union leader and Labour politician James Henry Thomas.

MOUNTAIN RESCUE reel 1 & 2

Mountain Rescue Reel 1 & 2 (1949)

Narrative film showing the actions of a mountain rescue team in...

FRENCH LISTENING PATROLS TAKE DOGS ALONG THE FRONT

French Listening Patrols Take Dogs Along The Front (1914-1918)

Soldier with rifle and Alsatian on guard...

CURIOSITY PUB

Curiosity Pub (1959)

Antiques, unusual objects, cards and foreign money hung from the walls and ceiling...