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CHINESE PLATE SPINNERS

Chinese Plate Spinners (1959)

Chinese plate spinners at Murray's Cabaret Club.

QUEEN AT NEW GALLERY

Queen At New Gallery (1920-1930)

Queen Mary emerges from gallery after watching "The Willow Pattern Plate"....

CHINESE JUGGLERS

Chinese Jugglers (1928)

Chinese jugglers perform an acrobatic act spinning plates, tumbling, contortions...

LAI FOUNS

Lai Founs (1942)

The Lai Founs, very bendy Chinese acrobats, perform their routine in the studio.

ALFIE'S CHINESE DINNER

Alfie's Chinese Dinner (1945)

Small boy called Alfie has his first Chinese meal in a Soho restaurant.

THE KAMTAI TRIO aka THE KAM TAI TRIO

The Kamtai Trio AKA The Kam Tai Trio (1936)

Oriental acrobats perform contortionist tricks, plate...

2 MILLION HOMELESS IN CHINA'S GREAT FLOOD

2 Million Homeless In China's Great Flood (1947)

Floods in Kwantung Province create havoc and...

 A MECHANISED CHINESE DINNER

A Mechanised Chinese Dinner (1961)

Machines help cook and serve meals in a restaurant in Communist...

STOP PRESS - JAPAN CRACKS

Stop Press - Japan Cracks (1945)

Japan ready to surrender - People celebrating in London - Atomic...

WHAT'S COOKIN' ?

What's Cookin' ? (1960)

Chefs from all over the world cook for the International Gastronomic Luncheon....

SOHO FOOD

Soho Food (1954)

Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.

HOUSE FULL OF SNAKES

House Full Of Snakes (1948)

Bizarre Australian house and occupants!

TAIWAN SENDS HER ART TREASURES TO AMERICA

Taiwan Sends Her Art Treasures To America (1961)

Taiwan sends its art treasures to America after...

FREE CHINA LAUNCHES 36,000 TON TANKER

Free China Launches 36,000 Ton Tanker (1959)

36,000 ton tanker SS 'Faith' launched in Formosa...

TOMMY STEELE AT BLENHEIM

Tommy Steele At Blenheim (1967)

Tommy Steele and crew are seen preparing to shoot scenes for 'Half A...

CAMBODIA

Cambodia (1969-1970)

Prince Sihanouk meets youth and attends ceremony in Buddhist temple.

COFFEE HOUSE

Coffee House (1955)

Great footage of a groovy coffee house in Kensington.

TOMMY COOPER'S STAMPS

Tommy Cooper's Stamps (1960)

Bizarre stamp-covered objects in the 'stamp room', owned by comedian...

COCKNEY PARTY

Cockney Party (1960)

A cockney fancy dress party given by Fanny and John Cradock at their home in...