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TESTING THEIR SKILL

Testing Their Skill (1930-1939)

Firemen in Calcutta show off with hoses, ladders and ropes in demonstration...

COMMUNIST SPONSORED STRIKE FAILS IN CALCUTTA aka STRIKE IN CALCUTTA

Communist Sponsored Strike Fails In Calcutta AKA Strike In Calcutta (1948)

Various shots of a...

POVERTY IN INDIA

Poverty In India (1963)

Street scenes in Calcutta showing general begging by young and old.

POVERTY IN INDIA

Poverty In India (1963-1965)

Tragic pictures emphasising Indian poverty endured by all ages

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

INDIAN POLO CHAMPIONSHIP

Indian Polo Championship (1934)

Lord Willingdon reviews British and Indian troops and sees a polo...

OUR FLYING MINISTER... FLIES!

Our Flying Minister... Flies! (1928)

Secretary for the Air, Sir Samuel Hoare, climbs aboard the...

GREATEST OF ALL RUGBY GAMES

Greatest Of All Rugby Games (1928)

Rugby match where England beat Scotland 6-0 to win the Calcutta...

OPENING LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL: CALCUTTA

Opening Legislative Council: Calcutta (1921)

An item showing Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught,...

MACLAREN ARRIVES IN CALCUTTA

Maclaren Arrives In Calcutta (1924)

In a bid to fly round the globe, Squadron Leader Maclaren reaches...

ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES

One Of The Lucky Ones (1925)

James Carew, winner of the Calcutta sweepstake, enjoys time at home in...

INDIAN DANCES - FROM PEEPS THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE WORLD NO. 61

Indian Dances - From Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 61 (1935)

Indian men do sacred...

GRAIN SHIPS REACH INDIA

Grain Ships Reach India (1951)

Supplies of grain are sent to India to help famine struck areas.

BURMA RICE FOR INDIA

Burma Rice For India (1940-1949)

Rice arriving from Burma to India to help the Indians to recover from...

STATE CEREMONIAL aka NEWS FROM INDIA

State Ceremonial AKA News From India (1935)

Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon attends Calcutta...

QUEEN IN INDIA

Queen In India (1961)

Queen & Duke arrive and at Royal Calcutta Turf Club, crane pulling up red hot...

STEEL FISH!

Steel Fish! (1931)

Torpedoes are launched in a practice shoot.

PROCLAMATION PARADE IN INDIA

Proclamation Parade In India (1938)

The Viceroy of India attends a military parade in Calcutta.

A GREAT ATTRACTION...  AND FREE!

A Great Attraction... And Free! (1928)

A seaplane is moored on the River Thames and attracts a crowd...

ENGLAND V SCOTLAND

England V Scotland (1969)

International Rugby match where England beat Scotland 8 - 3.

ENGLAND V SCOTLAND - RUGBY

England V Scotland - Rugby (1949)

England beat Scotland in Calcutta Cup Rugby Match from Twickenham.

PANDIT NEHRU VISITS CALCUTTA

Pandit Nehru Visits Calcutta (1949)

Nehru speaking from ornate, canopied dais - sea of umbrellas,...

ITALY TO AUSTRALIA AIR FLIGHT

Italy To Australia Air Flight (1952)

Italian crew flies from Calcutta to Rangoon on their way to...

SCOTLAND 3 AND ENGLAND 3 DRAW IN RUGBY INTERNATIONAL aka RUGBY SCOTLAND V...

Scotland 3 And England 3 Draw In Rugby International AKA Rugby Scotland V... (1962)

Various...

MOUNTBATTEN IN BURMA aka MOUNTBATTENS IN BURMA

Mountbatten In Burma AKA Mountbattens In Burma (1948)

Various scenes with Lord and Lady...

VICEROY'S CUP RACE IN CALCUTTA aka INDIA

Viceroy's Cup Race In Calcutta AKA India (1938)

Crowds and pageantry at the Viceroy's Cup Race in...

DUKE ENDS INDIA TOUR

Duke Ends India Tour (1959)

Prince Philip ends India tour by visiting Tata steel works and Telco...

INDIA

India (1942)

A look at different places in India including Karachi and Calcutta.

WOE TO ENGLAND!

Woe To England! (1966)

Scotland beat England 6-3 in Calcutta Cup rugby match at Murrayfield.

LOADING WOUNDED INTO AMBULANCES

Loading Wounded Into Ambulances (1944)

Material showing injured people on ship 'Karapara', and being...

"Orienta" (1930)

Various scenes in India - including children who are reputedly married at an early age.

SCOTLAND V ENGLAND - RUGBY CALCUTTA CUP

Scotland V England - Rugby Calcutta Cup (1952)

England retain the Calcutta Cup by 19-3 in a win...

ENGLAND WIN CALCUTTA CUP

England Win Calcutta Cup (1951)

Rugby - England beat Scotland 5-0 to win the Calcutta Cup.

MUSEUM OF SPORT

Museum Of Sport (1955)

Trophies and relics of great sporting achievements are put on show in Lewisham,...

Selected Originals - QUEEN GOES EASTWARDS - 61/16

Selected Originals - Queen Goes Eastwards - 61/16 (1961)

Material relating to newsreel story...

QUEEN GOES EASTWARD - Technicolor

Queen Goes Eastward - Technicolor (1966)

Queen and Prince Philip visit India.

ENGLAND V SCOTLAND - RUGBY

England V Scotland - Rugby (1967)

Rugby - England beat Scotland 27 - 14 in the Calcutta Cup....

LONDON THEATRELAND

London Theatreland (1975)

Various shots of signs outside lots of London theatres.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL DONNA MUSSOLINI OPENS WELFARE CENTRE, ENGLAND V. SCOTLAND AT...

News In A Nutshell Donna Mussolini Opens Welfare Centre, England V. Scotland At... (1936)

News...

EDWARD VIII PRINCE AND KING PART 7

Edward VIII Prince And King Part 7 (1936)

A look back as Prince Edward tours Australia, India and...

FRONT LINE NEWSPAPER

Front Line Newspaper (1945)

Publisher of SEAC newspaper explains how papers are delivered to soldiers...

ROYAL VISIT

Royal Visit (1965)

Queen Elizabeth II visits a North Paddington Comprehensive school, London.

SPORTS NEWS

Sports News (1960)

Sports news - England and Scotland play rugby, and German gymnasts compete in Bavaria....

DUKE OF CONNAUGHT IN INDIA

Duke Of Connaught In India (1920-1929)

The Duke of Connaught on tour of India.

STRANDED IN PRESCOT  BRITISH INSULATED CABLES LTD  Reel 5

Stranded In Prescot British Insulated Cables Ltd Reel 5 (1932)

Brilliant documentary showing...

Death of Mother Teresa

Death Of Mother Teresa (1997)

PRINCE IN INDIA AND RETURN HOME aka THE PRINCE CONCLUDES HIS TRIUMPHAL TOUR IN...

Prince In India And Return Home AKA The Prince Concludes His Triumphal Tour In... (1922)

Prince...

RUGBY - ENGLAND V. SCOTLAND

Rugby - England V. Scotland (1953)

England beat Scotland 26-8 in Calcutta Cup Rugby match.

QUEEN GOES EASTWARDS

Queen Goes Eastwards (1961)

Footage of Queen Elizabeth II's continuing tour of India.

REPORT FROM BRITAIN BY JACKIE COOPER  aka PEOPLE FROM BRITAIN  reel 2

Report From Britain By Jackie Cooper AKA People From Britain Reel 2 (1951)

American actor...