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GLIDING CONTEST - DUNSTABLE

Gliding Contest - Dunstable (1938)

Gliders take part in a contest at Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

NEW MONARCH OF THE SKIES

New Monarch Of The Skies (1928)

Men work on the partly finished huge Government Airship R-101.

DUNSTABLE

Dunstable (1938)

People try their hand at grass skiing on the Downs in Bedfordshire.

BABY RHINO WHIPSNADE

Baby Rhino Whipsnade (1971)

Baby rhino at Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire

POSTAL SERVICES

Postal Services (1955)

Woman delivering a letter & shots of letter boxes.

AIRPORT BIRD SCARER

Airport Bird Scarer (1969)

An automatic bird scarer at Luton Airport in Bedfordshire.

HAIL AND FAREWELL

Hail And Farewell (1931)

The Airship R100 is dismantled for scrap metal.

THE SUPER GIANT!

The Super Giant! (1939)

A huge digging crane scoops clay out of a quarry.

BRITAIN'S SUPER ZEPP

Britain's Super Zepp (1929)

A look at the R.101 airship, Britain's "Super Zepp", in its hangar. ...

R -101'S TRIUMPH

R -101's Triumph (1929)

Good material of the maiden voyage of the R-101, Cardington, Bedfordshire.

SCIENCE MAKES PEACEFUL STRIDES

Science Makes Peaceful Strides (1959)

Weather reports are fed into computers to give more accurate...

BABY HIPPO AT WHIPSNADE ZOO

Baby Hippo At Whipsnade Zoo (1967)

Baby hippopotamus at Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire.

 WIND TUNNEL INSTALLED AT BEDFORD

Wind Tunnel Installed At Bedford (1957)

Various shots of the building of a large wind tunnel in...

GOODYEAR AIRSHIP CARDINGTON

Goodyear Airship Cardington (1960-1969)

Red hot air balloon with blue stripe flying over fields and...

CAT'S ACCESSORIES

Cat's Accessories (1965)

Mrs Dorothy Silkstone runs a very specialised shop for cat lovers.

THROWAWAY LINES aka PAPER CROCKERY

Throwaway Lines AKA Paper Crockery (1967)

Paper tableware is made at a factory then used for serving...

"Bon Voyage" (1930)

Shots of the R 100 Airship as it sets off from England on a flight to Canada.

MERRY MAY

Merry May (1934)

May day celebration at Elstow - crowning the "May Queen".

CROWNING THE MAY QUEEN

Crowning The May Queen (1936)

12 year old Betty Crouch is crowned May Queen at Elstow in Bedfordshire.

GIRAFFE AT WHIPSNADE ZOO

Giraffe At Whipsnade Zoo (1938)

Lovely baby giraffe called Boxer seen with its mother at Whipsnade Zoo.

FIT FOR THE ROUGHEST ROADS

Fit For The Roughest Roads (1928)

Leo Amery watches a Vauxhall car destined for rough roads overseas...

HOLIDAY SPORTS - ORANGE PELTING AT DUNSTABLE

Holiday Sports - Orange Pelting At Dunstable (1938)

Children try to catch oranges being rolled over...

PARACHUTE DROP - LUTON

Parachute Drop - Luton (1938)

A new fast-opening parachute is tested at a Luton airfield.

HIS HIGH OFFICE

His High Office (1929)

Lord Thompson, Air Works Minister has flight on the airship R-101, Cardington,...

THE FLIGHT THAT FAILED

The Flight That Failed (1929)

The R-101's take-off is delayed due to bad weather, Cardington,...

MP'S HAVE A GOOD LUNCH... BUT NO LUNCH

MP's Have A Good Lunch... But No Lunch (1929)

Politicians board the R-101 for lunch, Cardington,...

'HARROWING' TIMES

'harrowing' Times (1939)

Footage of goose stepping elephant at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.

CORRECT TO 1/1000 OF AN INCH

Correct To 1/1000 Of An Inch (1926)

Winding gear weighing 30 tonnes is lifted up 2000 ft. (airship?)...

BABY BEARS

Baby Bears (1941)

Two brown bears take their five very cute cubs out for a run. Whipsnade zoo,...

BEARS AND CUBS issue title is AIRS AND GRACES

Bears And Cubs Issue Title Is Airs And Graces (1943)

Brown bears and their cubs at Whipsnade Zoo,...

POLAR BABY

Polar Baby (1956)

Spitfire, Whipsnade Zoo's baby polar bear seems to be very lively.

COPTER FOR PLANE FIRES

Copter For Plane Fires (1960)

Demonstration of how a helicopter can be used to assist rescuers of...

MEET BABY GIRAFFE

Meet Baby Giraffe (1961)

Baby giraffe at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.

BABY BEARS AT WHIPSNADE ZOO

Baby Bears At Whipsnade Zoo (1967)

Three bear cubs on show at Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire.

WHIPSNADE  - BABY ELEPHANT

Whipsnade - Baby Elephant (1967)

Baby elephant and kid goat at Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire.

BABY ELEPHANTS

Baby Elephants (1969)

50 year-old elephant fosters three young calfs. Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire.

MODEL CARS

Model Cars (1946)

Footage of model car racing in Stanbridge, Bedfordshire.

OILING A RHINO

Oiling A Rhino (1949)

A rhino is rubbed down with oil to keep his skin in good condition. Whipsnade zoo.

DOUBLE DECKER CARAVAN

Double Decker Caravan (1951)

Young women demonstrate the latest in caravan design in Biggleswade,...

BABY GIRAFFE

Baby Giraffe (1951)

Nice story about a bay giraffe at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.

BABY MINDERS

Baby Minders (1946)

Baby minding office opened in Luton.

100,000 HEAR CHURCHILL

100,000 Hear Churchill (1948)

Churchill warns the nation of the dangers of Berlin problem.

BABY BISON

Baby Bison (1969)

Baby bison and mother at Whipsnade Zoo.

EJECTION SEAT

Ejection Seat (1966)

An ejection seat is being demonstrated.

CARAVAN - GARAGE - HOME - ALL IN ONE

Caravan - Garage - Home - All In One (1950)

A new caravan that can be a garage when not in use out...

WOBURN RHODODENDRA

Woburn Rhododendra (1963)

A family without a garden of their own visit the Duke of Bedford's at Woburn...

MARSHALL SCOTT ETC

Marshall Scott Etc (1966)

A new pop group, Marshall Scott Etc, perform their first record, 'Same Old...

CAT'S HOTEL

Cat's Hotel (1967)

Mrs Dorothy Silkstone's cattery cares for beautiful cats in Bedford.

WOBURN LOVE-IN

Woburn Love-In (1967)

Fabulous hippy love-in at Woburn Park - flowers fall from the sky, man!

SALAD BEAUTY TREATMENT

Salad Beauty Treatment (1968)

Fruit, vegetables and herbs are used as cosmetics - some nice beauty tips...