• 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940
  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 2000
  • 2011
BIG BEN STRIKES

Big Ben Strikes (1932)

Big Ben strikes twelve o'clock, London.

BIG BEN LONDON

Big Ben London (1940)

Close shots of the clock of Big Ben.

288 YEAR OLD BAN REMOVED

288 Year Old Ban Removed (1924)

Ben Smith and Ben Tillet, M.P.s in Hyde Park where a ban on taxi cabs...

ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY

Israel Independence Day (1956)

Israel celebrates the anniversary of its foundation with military...

TIME PLEASE

Time Please (1937)

A look at various unusual clocks through the ages.

BEN YOUSSEF IN PARIS

Ben Youssef In Paris (1955)

Sultan Mohammed Ben Youssef visits his people. Morocco.

NEW MOROCCAN GOVERNMENT

New Moroccan Government (1955)

The new Government meets Sultan Mohammed Ben Youssef in Rabat. Morocco.

INVESTITURE OF THE NEW TUNISIAN CABINET

Investiture Of The New Tunisian Cabinet (1950-1959)

Ministers kissing the Premier Ben Ammar's hand in the...

EXERCISING A PRIVILEGE

Exercising A Privilege (1935)

Royal Marines parading through London.

HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Heavy Weight Championship (1936)

Boxers Jack Peterson and Ben Foord in training for their big fight.

BRITISH EMPIRE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

British Empire Heavyweight Championship (1936)

Ben Foord becomes heavyweight boxing champion after...

FOORD V NEUSEL FIGHT

Foord V Neusel Fight (1936)

Boxers Ben Foord and Walter Neusel have a long boxing match at Harringay,...

HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT - SCHMELING BEATS FOORD AT HAMBURG

Heavyweight Fight - Schmeling Beats Foord At Hamburg (1938)

Max Schmeling beats Ben Foord in a...

COVENT GARDEN STRIKE

Covent Garden Strike (1924)

M.P. Ben Tillet addresses striking workers at Covent Garden.

SEEING FOR HIMSELF

Seeing For Himself (1929)

Alderman Ben Turner inspects coal mine at Barmborough as part of his tour of...

SPORTSMEN IN CONFLICT

Sportsmen In Conflict (1946)

Rex Galle wins wrestling match against Ben Ville in Paris. France.

STARCHEY NEW FOOD MINISTER aka STRACHEY NEW FOOD MINISTER

Starchey New Food Minister AKA Strachey New Food Minister (1946)

John Strachey takes over from...

ROOFTOP CHICKENS

Rooftop Chickens (1942)

Chickens are kept on a rooftop in London opposite the Houses of Parliament.

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - JERUSALEM - BEN GURION

People In The News - Jerusalem - Ben Gurion (1955)

Mr Ben Gurion returns to Israel as Defence...

THE 'HALF SAFE'

The 'half Safe' (1955)

'Half Safe' arrives to Australia after 7 years of touring the world - including...

PREMIER HELPS BUILD DEFENCES

Premier Helps Build Defences (1956)

Israel's Premier Ben Gurion lends a hand in erecting barbed wire...

MORE POWER FOR SCOTLAND

More Power For Scotland (1965)

A look at new Ben Cruachan dam in Scotland.

STANDARD TIME aka PERMANENT SUMMER TIME BEGINS

Standard Time AKA Permanent Summer Time Begins (1968)

Big Ben is put forward an hour for the start...

SCAFFOLDING CENTRE

Scaffolding Centre (1969)

Training centre for scaffolders at Mitcham.

CROWDS OUTSIDE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Crowds Outside Houses Of Parliament (1933)

Out of focus shots of crowds outside Palace of...

CAPTURED U-BOAT WESTMINSTER

Captured U-Boat Westminster (1945)

Crowds gather to see captured U-boat U-776 at Westminster. London.

 BEN GURION

Ben Gurion (1955)

Israeli Defence Minister Ben Gurion crossing desert by car to get to new car.

ALGERIAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS

Algerian Independence Celebrations (1963)

Celebrations of Algerian independence.

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT aka HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT EXTERIOR

Houses Of Parliament AKA Houses Of Parliament Exterior (1955)

Various shots of the Houses of...

HAMMERSKJOLD MEETS ISRAELI LEADERS

Hammerskjold Meets Israeli Leaders (1957)

Hammerskjold and Ben Gurion seated at conference table.

QUEEN BOADICEA'S STATUE

Queen Boadicea's Statue (1960-1969)

Statue of Boadicea in London with Big Ben in background

ST MARGARET'S WESTMINSTER

St Margaret's Westminster (1960)

St Margaret's in summertime with Big Ben in background.

LONDON STOCK SHOTS

London Stock Shots (1969)

A couple of shots featuring Big Ben and Piccadilly Circus.

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Houses Of Parliament (1914-1918)

Shots of the Houses of Parliament.

NEW HOUSE OF COMMONS aka REBUILDING HOUSE OF COMMONS

New House Of Commons AKA Rebuilding House Of Commons (1948)

Various shots of the new structure of...

ISRAEL'S PARLIAMENT MEETS

Israel's Parliament Meets (1949)

Big parades mark the opening of the new Israeli Parliament.

LADY OF THE LAKE

Lady Of The Lake (1940)

Lovely Perthshire scenery. Scotland.

LET THE GOOD WORK GO ON

Let The Good Work Go On (1934)

Old houses are to be demolished and new modern housing blocks are to be...

EVELYN HAMILTON LONG DISTANCE CYCLIST

Evelyn Hamilton Long Distance Cyclist (1935)

Evelyn Hamilton starts her attempt - to cycle from...

"London In Fairyland!" (1931)

Monuments in London are floodlit for people to see.

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Heavyweight Championship (1937)

Tommy Farr wins the Heavyweight Championship boxing match against Ben...

BAER V FOORD  - FIGHT AT HARINGEY aka FIGHT AT HARINGAY

Baer V Foord - Fight At Haringey AKA Fight At Haringay (1937)

Former Empire Champ Ben Foord...

ON TOP OF BEN NEVIS

On Top Of Ben Nevis (1937)

Party of hikers and ponies climb Ben Nevis, highest mountain in British...

HARD LUCK! LONDON TO BRIGHTON

Hard Luck! London To Brighton (1927)

Walkers take part in a race from London to Brighton.

BRITAIN SNOWBOUND

Britain Snowbound (1927)

Snow scenes around town and in the country.

THE LATEST FORD STORY

The Latest Ford Story (1928)

Mr H. Alexander drives his Ford car up Ben Nevis in Scotland, it takes him...

GOODBYE PICCADILLY

Goodbye Piccadilly (1929)

Welsh Guards leave London for Egypt.

PROCESSION OF JUDGES

Procession Of Judges (1938)

Judges make their way from Westminster Abbey to the House of Lords at...

FRANCE AND HER TROOPS

France And Her Troops (1940)

Great story showing French Colonial troops in Morocco and troops in snow...

NECESSITY - THE MOTHER OF INVENTION

Necessity - The Mother Of Invention (1940)

Inventiveness takes over the British as things become...