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CHANNEL FOG TRAGEDY

Channel Fog Tragedy (1928)

The Russian training ship, 'Tovarisch', is seen after a collision in fog with...

CHANNEL SWIM

Channel Swim (1928)

Channel Swim is the name of the winning horse in the Powerscourt Horse Jumping...

AS NICE AS NICE!

As Nice As Nice! (1928)

Flower-covered floats and the Battle of the Flowers at Jersey's famous festival.

THE RIVIERA RIVALLED

The Riviera Rivalled (1929)

Jersey's annual battle of the flowers festival, Jersey.

THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA  aka JERSEY'S CARNIVAL WEEK

The Brotherhood Of The Sea AKA Jersey's Carnival Week (1924)

Fancy dress processions at a...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM G 1112 - BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA  aka JERSEY'S CARNIVAL...

Out Takes / Cuts From G 1112 - Brotherhood Of The Sea AKA Jersey's Carnival... (1924)

Out...

COMMANDOS DO IT AGAIN

Commandos Do It Again (1942)

British commandos arrive back on British beaches after a raid on Boulogne

FACTORY-MADE INVASION HARBOUR

Factory-Made Invasion Harbour (1944)

A large portable harbour is transported across the Channel for...

A GALLANT FAILURE

A Gallant Failure (1925)

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Bernard Freyburg, V.C. just misses swimming Channel by...

GIRL CONQUERS THE CHANNEL

Girl Conquers The Channel (1926)

American teenager, Gertrude Ederle, swims the Channel.

CONVOY ATTACKED IN THE CHANNEL

Convoy Attacked In The Channel (1940)

PATHE GAZETTE SPECIAL - SHELLS ACROSS THE CHANNEL

Pathe Gazette Special - Shells Across The Channel (1940)

Germans use long range guns to shoot at...

CHANNEL ISLANDS GREET ROYAL PAIR

Channel Islands Greet Royal Pair (1949)

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip get warm greeting in...

ESCAPE SCENES FILMED ON MINED 'ASTRID'

Escape Scenes Filmed On Mined 'astrid' (1949)

An American man relives his experiences on a sinking...

BOY SWIMMER BEATS CHANNEL

Boy Swimmer Beats Channel (1949)

18 year old Philip Mickman swims the English Channel - Jose Cortinaz...

SHIRLEY MAY - BUT SHE DID'NT SIC

Shirley May - But She Did'nt Sic (1949)

American swimmer Shirley May France fails to make it across...

OTTO SEAL DOUBLE CROSSES CHANNEL

Otto Seal Double Crosses Channel (1949)

Americans tow a seal called Otto across the English Channel.

THE GRAPE HARVESTERS

The Grape Harvesters (1935)

Nice shots of men picking grapes at a Guernsey greenhouse and planting Arum...

JERSEY SPECIAL aka BATTLE OF FLOWERS

Jersey Special AKA Battle Of Flowers (1953)

Battle of flowers at the Island of Jersey.

JERSEY - BATTLE OF FLOWERS

Jersey - Battle Of Flowers (1954)

A lavish parade through the streets is the prelude to traditional...

JERSEY

Jersey (1951)

Flower covered floats provide colour in large parade in Jersey.

ROVING CAMERA REPORTS - JERSEY

Roving Camera Reports - Jersey (1950)

Folk dancing in Jersey by Le Semaine Francais.

MISS CHADWICK BREAKS RECORD

Miss Chadwick Breaks Record (1950)

Florence Chadwick breaks Channel Swim record - Shirley May France...

1,000 HONEYMOONERS GET TOGETHER!

1,000 Honeymooners Get Together! (1959)

Hundreds of newlyweds descend on Jersey for a mass honeymoon...

BLOSSOM BATTLE  aka BATTLE OF THE FLOWERS

Blossom Battle AKA Battle Of The Flowers (1955)

Traditional Jersey flower parade which ends up as...

R.A.F. REMEMBRANCE

R.A.F. Remembrance (1955)

Ceremony in the Channel commemorates the wartime dead of Air-Sea rescue.

ALL WET FOR FUN

All Wet For Fun (1965)

Bob Platten sails the Channel in a huge bottle, and people play football in the...

CHANNEL - UNDER SEA DRAMA

Channel - Under Sea Drama (1960)

American woman, Jane Baldasare, fails in attempt to swim Channel below...

NEWLY WEDS BEAT TAX

Newly Weds Beat Tax (1962)

Thousands of honeymoon couples on Jersey - all rushed there to marry before...

GIRL CHOIR ROUGH TRIP aka GIRLS' CHOIR EN ROUTE FOR CONTINENT

Girl Choir Rough Trip AKA Girls' Choir En Route For Continent (1962)

Wimbledon Girls Choir...

LOVE ON THE DOUGH

Love On The Dough (1963)

Honeymoon couples having fun in Jersey.

BY CAR TO BOULOGNE

By Car To Boulogne (1964)

Early system of cross Channel car ferries between Dover and Boulogne.

PARACHUTE MISHAP

Parachute Mishap (1964)

A soldier tries to parascend across the English Channel and fails.

CHUNNEL WILL BE FIRST RATE - MARPLES

Chunnel Will Be First Rate - Marples (1964)

Transport Minister Ernest Marples inspects plans for the...

Selected Originals -  CHUNNEL WILL BE FIRST RATE - MARPLES

Selected Originals - Chunnel Will Be First Rate - Marples (1964)

Material relating to newsreel...

HOVERCRAFT FOR FERRY

Hovercraft For Ferry (1963)

A look at the new SRN2 hovercraft service from Weston-Super-Mare to Penarth....

Selected originals - HOVERCRAFT FOR FERRY

Selected Originals - Hovercraft For Ferry (1963)

Material relating to newsreel story "Hovercraft...

ENGINES IN HEADLINES

Engines In Headlines (1963)

A man rides his replica Ford Quadricycle in Australia, and a sea tractor is...

OIL UNDER CHANNEL?

Oil Under Channel? (1963)

An offshore oil rig drills for oil under English Channel. Off Weymouth,...

Selected Originals - QUEEN MARY'S LAST TRIP

Selected Originals - Queen Mary's Last Trip (1967)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen...

Selected Originals - JERSEY HONEYMOONERS

Selected Originals - Jersey Honeymooners (1968)

Material relating to newsreel story "Jersey...

SOUTHAMPTON - NEW HOVERCRAFT aka SRN 4 SOON TO START CROSS-CHANNEL SERVICE

Southampton - New Hovercraft AKA Srn 4 Soon To Start Cross-Channel Service (1968)

SRN 4...

Selected Originals - JERSEY TAX

Selected Originals - Jersey Tax (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story - JERSEY TAX - 69/32.

GLIDERS

Gliders (1944)

Various shots of gliders being used during the Invasion of occupied France.

CHANNEL SWIMMERS

Channel Swimmers (1950)

Channel swimmers on training in Kent.

STRIKE BOUND TOURISTS RETURN TO ENGLAND

Strike Bound Tourists Return To England (1953)

Channel steamer 'Invicta' returns to Dover carrying...

DUTCH HOUSEWIFE - ATTEMPTS TO SWIM CHANNEL

Dutch Housewife - Attempts To Swim Channel (1949)

Dutch housewife attempt to swim English Channel