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EVE'S HOME HINT A SILVER CLEANING TIP

Eve's Home Hint A Silver Cleaning Tip (1921)

Film documenting a new method for cleaning silverware.

THE CLEAN UP

The Clean Up (1930)

A group of men clean and paint the exterior of an ocean liner.

THE 8TH ARMY 'SWEEPS ON'

The 8th Army 'sweeps On' (1945)

Ex-servicemen and women help in cleaning homes.

CLEANING UP THE CITY!

Cleaning Up The City! (1935)

The fire brigade and cleaners scrub and wash the statues of Prague.

STAIN REMOVER

Stain Remover (1936)

A young woman offers a service removing stains from garden door to door.

FIGUREHEAD issue title is SPRING IN THE AIR

Figurehead Issue Title Is Spring In The Air (1938)

Old sailor / fisherman cleans antique figurehead...

SPRING CLEANING BUSES

Spring Cleaning Buses (1948)

A bus enters a Chelmsford garage for its twice daily wash and brush up. ...

RIFLE INSPECTION

Rifle Inspection (1914-1918)

Soldiers have rifle inspection.

DUKE OF YORK'S STATUE

Duke Of York's Statue (1961)

The statue of the Duke of York in Waterloo Place, London, is cleaned.

QUEEN MARY BREAKS RECORD

Queen Mary Breaks Record (1966)

The ocean liner Queen Mary has her bottom scraped in record time.

BATTLE OF THE MOPS

Battle Of The Mops (1967)

Children have a bun fight as part of an advertising gimmick for a new floor...

CLEANING UP A KING

Cleaning Up A King (1932)

Cleaning work on a statue in Rome - men are perched high up above the city.

SUMMER PREPS aka SUMMER PEEPS

Summer Preps AKA Summer Peeps (1931)

Footage of boat mariner on the Baltic coast.

A CLEAN SWEEP

A Clean Sweep (1934)

The making of a vacuum cleaner in a factory - could be Hoover.

AN OVERALL OVERHAUL!

An Overall Overhaul! (1934)

A London bus is given a complete overhaul at Chiswick.

THE MAN ON THE FOOTPLATE

The Man On The Footplate (1928)

A group of men clean and oil a locomotive.

THE SUPER WASHER

The Super Washer (1928)

Trams being cleaned with a new automatic sprinkler on the outside and a vacuum...

STATION CLEANER issue title - THEY'RE OFF !

Station Cleaner Issue Title - They're Off ! (1938)

Footage of new station cleaning machine being...

AUTO VALET

Auto Valet (1969)

Great story showing a woman using a 24 hour dry-cleaning dispensing machine in London.

TUBE VENT CLEANERS

Tube Vent Cleaners (1950)

A man cleans tube vents with a brush at London's Piccadilly Circus underground...

DRY DOCK

Dry Dock (1954)

The Queen Elizabeth liner is cleaned and serviced in dry dock.

SHOEBLACK

Shoeblack (1954)

Story about Vincent the old shoe shine boy of Piccadilly, London.

QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 IN DRY DOCK

Queen Elizabeth 2 In Dry Dock (1969)

Queen Elizabeth II being cleaned and checked in dry dock at...

WOULD TURN MAYFLOWER INTO GREETINGS BOAT - WASHINGTON NEW YORK PRESIDENT'S YACHT...

Would Turn Mayflower Into Greetings Boat - Washington New York President's Yacht... (1914-1919)

Presidential...

CLEARING UP BERLIN AFTER REVOLUTION

Clearing Up Berlin After Revolution (1918)

Destruction and ruins in Berlin after revolution in 1918.

OXFORD REDECORATION aka OXFORD RESTORATION

Oxford Redecoration AKA Oxford Restoration (1961)

Historic buildings are cleaned and restored in...

LAMP-LIGHTERS OF THE SEA

Lamp-Lighters Of The Sea (1961)

Lightships and buoys are cleaned and repaired in the Thames Estuary by...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 645 - PAPIER MACHE SCULPTURE, DWILE FLONKING and BATTLE...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 645 - Papier Mache Sculpture, Dwile Flonking And Battle... (1967)

Cuts...

CAN YOU BELIEVE YOUR EARS?  NO. 5

Can You Believe Your Ears? No. 5 (1934)

Another edition of the quiz where we have to guess a sound...

HERE COMES THE FLEET!

Here Comes The Fleet! (1935)

Small boats are given an overhaul before their new season on the boating...

IN DOCK - FILMED AT SOUTHAMPTON

In Dock - Filmed At Southampton (1931)

The Mauritania resting at Southampton docks. Men work to...

GOOD BUOYS

Good Buoys (1936)

Buoys off the coast of Chelsea in America undergo an overhaul to keep them in top...

THE PETS ON PARADE

The Pets On Parade (1937)

Female zoo keepers grooming a variety of animals at London Zoo.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 92

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 92 (1940)

A torch fits in gas mask boxes for the blackout, a cycle...

CLEANING UP!

Cleaning Up! (1928)

The Albert Memorial is given a spring clean.

AFTER THE BALL

After The Ball (1930)

A game of motorcycle football - various camera tricks are used including film...

WORLD'S ICE CHAMPION

World's Ice Champion (1920)

Nice ice skating demonstration by R. McLean.

ALL GLASS SKYSCRAPER

All Glass Skyscraper (1952)

Ingenious invention for cleaning ultra modern New York Building, owned by...

Selected Originals - ALL GLASS SKYSCRAPER

Selected Originals - All Glass Skyscraper (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story - 'All Glass...

SILVER CLEANING

Silver Cleaning (1938)

A look at the proper way to clean silverware.

LITTLE SHIPS COME BACK

Little Ships Come Back (1940)

Minesweepers return to port to be cleaned and painted.

TRAINS aka LOCO CLEANERS issue title - MAN AND MACHINE

Trains AKA Loco Cleaners Issue Title - Man And Machine (1944)

Women volunteers clean trains at...

MRS MOPPS HAVE PARTY

Mrs Mopps Have Party (1960)

Cleaning ladies have fun at their 13th annual ball at Walworth Road in...

PLAYERS AT WORK

Players At Work (1945-1946)

Actors repair bomb damage Embassy Theatre.

KERBSIDE CAR CLEANERS

Kerbside Car Cleaners (1949)

A garage offers to send people to your parked car and clean it whilst you...

DAVE AND DUSTY

Dave And Dusty (1949)

Dave unsuccessfully tries his hand at polishing cars to make some money.

STUDENTS RAG DAY

Students Rag Day (1952)

Footage of Reading University's student rag. Berkshire.

CAR CLEANERS

Car Cleaners (1952)

Item about three women washing peoples car around streets of London.

NELSON'S COLUMN CLEANED - Colour

Nelson's Column Cleaned - Colour (1968)

Cleaning of Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square, London -...

WOMAN SWEEP

Woman Sweep (1951)

Mrs. Walker - the chimney sweep grandmother - at work in Worplesdon.