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BOMBARDIER BILLY WELLS

Bombardier Billy Wells (1923)

Bombardier Billy Wells enjoys a game of golf with sportsmen in Milltown,...

VAUDEVILLE GOLF

Vaudeville Golf (1934)

A short item showing men enjoying a game of golf.

THOMPSON FACES STIFF TASK

Thompson Faces Stiff Task (1949)

Boxer Billy Thompson trains for his fight with Kid Dussart.

MUD WRESTLING 'DOWN UNDER'

Mud Wrestling 'down Under' (1939)

Mud wrestling match in Australia.

LOW BLOW COSTS THOMPSON HIS TITLE

Low Blow Costs Thompson His Title (1949)

Billy Thompson is disqualified in European Lightweight...

JOE LOUIS AND CONN IN TRAINING

Joe Louis And Conn In Training (1946)

Boxers Joe Louis and Billy Conn in training.

 ENGLAND V SPAIN IN MADRID

England V Spain In Madrid (1955)

England Vs Spain in International Football match.

BILLY BARTON JOCKEY

Billy Barton Jockey (1928)

Nice footage of horse racing at unidentified location.

NEWCASTLE

Newcastle (1947)

Lightweight boxing match between Joseph Preys and Billy Thompson.

BILLY MORTON - 100 YEAR OLD SHOWMAN

Billy Morton - 100 Year Old Showman (1938)

100-year-old showman Billy Morton reads a newspaper and...

WRESTLER V BOXER - EARLS COURT

Wrestler V Boxer - Earls Court (1938)

A novel sport sees Billy Wells boxing against his opponent Chick...

NEWS IN SPORTS - WOLVERHAMPTON

News In Sports - Wolverhampton (1959)

Veteran footballer Billy Wright plays final game with...

BASSEY K.O'S KELLY

Bassey K.O's Kelly (1955)

This is a longer version of the newsreel story.

BILLY WALKER

Billy Walker (1967)

Boxer Billy Walker working in his City restaurant 'Baked Potato'.

BILLY WALKER V KARL MILDENBERGER

Billy Walker V Karl Mildenberger (1967)

Karl Mildenberger beats Billy Walker in European Heavyweight...

CHILD WEIGHT LIFTER aka CHILD WEIGHTLIFTER

Child Weight Lifter AKA Child Weightlifter (1949)

Billy Stevens, aged 7, lifts dumbbells that weigh...

SANDS AS TRAINING GROUND

Sands As Training Ground (1929)

Horse trainers take their charges to the beach at Tenby in Wales for...

RUNNING AT TWICKENHAM

Running At Twickenham (1929)

The black athlete Billy Robinson is shown running backwards in a race/

PREYS V THOMPSON - BOXING

Preys V Thompson - Boxing (1947)

Lightweight boxing match between Joseph Preys and Billy Thompson.

THE CUP RETURNS TO WOLVERHAMPTON

The Cup Returns To Wolverhampton (1949)

Bus with 'Well played Wolves' carrying triumphant team, huge...

BILLY THOMPSON - BOXER IN TRAINING

Billy Thompson - Boxer In Training (1949)

Cuts from newsreel 49/53 - Boxer Billy Thompson in training...

BILLY BUTLIN RECTOR OF GLASGOW UNIVERSITY

Billy Butlin Rector Of Glasgow University (1959)

Billy Butlin is made Lord Rector of Glasgow...

CHANNEL SWIM

Channel Swim (1959)

Item showing people swimming the English Channel.

FIREWORK DISPLAY AT LITTLEHAMPTON

Firework Display At Littlehampton (1955)

A fancy dress torchlight procession with some people dressed...

LEEDS UNITED WIN THE INTER-CITIES FAIRS CUP

Leeds United Win The Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1968)

Leeds United win the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup...

BOMBARDIER BILLY WELLS

Bombardier Billy Wells (1915)

Boxer Bombardier Billy Wells in training.

 BILLY COTTON WITH RACING CAR

Billy Cotton With Racing Car (1920-1929)

Band leader Billy Cotton driving his racing car.

FASTEST HORSE - U.S.A

Fastest Horse - U.S.A (1938)

A look at 'Billy Direct' - the world's fastest harness horse.

ENGLAND V WALES

England V Wales (1951)

England and Wales draw 1-1 in international football match played in Cardiff.

IRELAND V ENGLAND

Ireland V England (1958)

England and Ireland draw 3-3 in Belfast - Bobby Charlton and Tom Finney score...

WALES V IRELAND

Wales V Ireland (1958)

Wales and Ireland draw 1-1 in football international.

Special - RANGERS WIN CUP

Special - Rangers Win Cup (1963)

Football - Rangers beat Celtic 3-0 and win the Scottish Cup.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 301 - HORSE TROTTING, MODEL PAPER SOLDIERS and BILLY...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 301 - Horse Trotting, Model Paper Soldiers And Billy... (1960)

Out...

AUSTRALIAN TEST TEAM ON ONE ORFORD

Australian Test Team On One Orford (1934)

Australian cricketers on deck of Orford on their way to...

HAPPY GO LUCKY

Happy Go Lucky (1927)

Extract from "Happy Go Lucky" - two exhibition dances, one by Marion Saki and Billy...

WORLD CHAMPS

World Champs (1933)

Boxing chimps in the USA

JACK SIMPSON

Jack Simpson (1934)

Xylophonist Jack Simpson plays a fast tune called 'On the Track' in the studio.

BILLY MILTON

Billy Milton (1935)

Entertainer Billy Milton performs one of his own 'laughing' songs at the piano.

CAMPERS IN TOWN

Campers In Town (1954)

Billy Butlin hands £ 5620 check to National Playing Fields Association at...

YUGOSLAVS BEAT ENGLAND 1-0

Yugoslavs Beat England 1-0 (1954)

The Yugoslavs deal England a football blow in Belgrade by winning...

BELFAST - KELLY TAKES ANKARAH'S TITLE

Belfast - Kelly Takes Ankarah's Title (1954)

Billy Kelly takes the Empire Featherweight title from...

CAMPBELL DOES IT AGAIN

Campbell Does It Again (1956)

Donald Campbell smashes his own world water speed record on Lake...

BROWN V TURPIN

Brown V Turpin (1951)

Turpin knocked down Brown in the second round of the boxing fight.

MUSCLE MEN TUNE UP FOR BIG TEST

Muscle Men Tune Up For Big Test (1950)

Billy Thompson and Jack Doyle train for their next fights.

YORKSHIREMAN FAILS IN TITLE BID

Yorkshireman Fails In Title Bid (1950)

Roberto Proietti (Italy) beats Billy Thompson on points in...

CIRCUS TRAINS FOR XMAS

Circus Trains For Xmas (1951)

Bertram Mills Circus trains up for their Christmas performances.

GREAT BRITAIN'S EASY WIN OVER THE REST OF EUROPE

Great Britain's Easy Win Over The Rest Of Europe (1947)

A Great Britain football team beat...

KELLY TAKES McCARTHY'S TITLE

Kelly Takes Mccarthy's Title (1955)

Billy Kelly beats Sammy McCarthy and takes British and Empire...

BASSEY K.O'S KELLY

Bassey K.O's Kelly (1955)

Surprise knockout from Nigerian Hogan Bassey in fight with Empire Champion...

DOWNES GETS FIGHTING FIT

Downes Gets Fighting Fit (1963)

Boxer Terry Downes trains for a big fight with Jimmy Beecham.