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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.

TIME PLEASE

Time Please (1937)

A look at various unusual clocks through the ages.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 497 - reel 2 OF 2 - BALLAD OF THE BARD

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 497 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Ballad Of The Bard (1964)

Cuts (out takes, rushes)...

EXERCISING A PRIVILEGE

Exercising A Privilege (1935)

Royal Marines parading through London.

YOUNG EMPIRE BUILDERS

Young Empire Builders (1925)

Young men prepare to leave for Australia under the Big Brother scheme....

ROOFTOP CHICKENS

Rooftop Chickens (1942)

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

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.

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT aka HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT EXTERIOR

Houses Of Parliament AKA Houses Of Parliament Exterior (1955)

Various shots of the Houses of...

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...

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...

"London In Fairyland!" (1931)

Monuments in London are floodlit for people to see.

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.

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...

THE DERBY

The Derby (1942)

'Watling Street' wins the 1942 Derby.

NECESSITY - THE MOTHER OF INVENTION

Necessity - The Mother Of Invention (1940)

Inventiveness takes over the British as things become...

LONDON ITEMS issue title - BY THE WAY

London Items Issue Title - By The Way (1938)

Footage of the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Parish...

RAMSGATE - MAN IN BIG WHEEL WORLD CHAMPION BIG WHEEL RIDER

Ramsgate - Man In Big Wheel World Champion Big Wheel Rider (1969)

David Trumayne breaks World...

U-BOAT AT WESTMINSTER

U-Boat At Westminster (1945)

Tug pull submarine along the Thames towards Westminster. London.

LONDON SCENES

London Scenes (1920)

London scenes include the House of Parliament and No. 10 Downing Street.

ANTI QUEUE DEMO IN LONDON

Anti Queue Demo In London (1935)

Members of the Housewives League protesting against food queuing....

BIG BEN

Big Ben (1933)

Shot of Big Ben at 2 o'clock. London.

BIG BEN

Big Ben (1933)

Shots of Big Ben, Westminster, London.

 TRANS CANADA PIPELINE

Trans Canada Pipeline (1958)

A massive pipeline is laid across the forests of Canada.

PICCADILLY AND HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Piccadilly And Houses Of Parliament (1960-1969)

Shots of London scenes - Houses of Parliament and...

 HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Houses Of Parliament (1970-1979)

Various shots of the Palace of Westminster.

'BIG BERTHA' CAPTURED

'big Bertha' Captured (1914-1918)

Gun called Big Bertha captured on display in Paris, France.

 BIG BEN FACE 11 O'CLOCK

Big Ben Face 11 O'clock (1918)

Clock face of Big Ben at 11 o'clock - probably from Armistice on 11th...

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Houses Of Parliament (1920-1929)

Footage of the Houses of Parliament from the River Thames

FIRE ENGINE AUCTION

Fire Engine Auction (1967)

Antique fire engines are sold in an auction at Farnham.

LONDON IN FAIRYLAND!

London In Fairyland! (1931)

Floodlights illuminate Buckingham Palace and Big Ben.

NARA

Nara (1932)

Various shots of the ancient Japanese city of Nara.

GUS ELEN

Gus Elen (1932)

The comedian Gus Elen on stage singing.

TAKE YOUR TIME

Take Your Time (1936)

An interesting item showing the different timepieces over the ages.

THE BIG APPLE

The Big Apple (1937)

American dancing stars Earl and Josephine Leach do the Big Apple - the latest dance...

WANTON RAID ON LONDON

Wanton Raid On London (1941)

Air raid damages famous buildings, including Westminster Abbey and Houses...

VIENNA TO OXFORD BY CANOE

Vienna To Oxford By Canoe (1927)

Tiny canoe reaches the Thames and the Houses of Parliament.

DANCING ON THE ROOFTOPS IN CHICAGO

Dancing On The Rooftops In Chicago (1938)

A couple do a very slow version of the Big Apple dance on a...

POLICE STOP COMMUNIST MAY DAY MARCH

Police Stop Communist May Day March (1949)

Police ride in to break up march by Communists in London.

SPENDING REVIEW FURORE 1949

Spending Review Furore 1949 (1949)

Chancellor Sir Stafford Cripps makes his budget speech - not much...

BIG BEN'S A HUNDRED

Big Ben's A Hundred (1959)

Charles King at work: his job is to keep Big Ben on time.