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WATCH OUT

Watch Out (1937)

A look at small timepieces through the ages.

YOUNG GIRLS BALLET CLASS

Young Girls Ballet Class (1920-1939)

A small group of teenage girls perform a little dance routine for the...

BIG BEN LONDON

Big Ben London (1940)

Close shots of the clock of Big Ben.

BIRMINGHAM CLOCK AT NIGHT

Birmingham Clock At Night (1950-1959)

Still footage of the clock tower in Birmingham

ORNAMENTAL CLOCK IN PRAGUE

Ornamental Clock In Prague (1966)

Ornamental clock in Prague and its creator

TIME PLEASE

Time Please (1937)

A look at various unusual clocks through the ages.

CALEDONIAN MARKET

Caledonian Market (1967)

Item showing site of the old Caledonian market which is to be built on. London....

Selected originals - CALEDONIAN MARKET

Selected Originals - Caledonian Market (1967)

Material related to newsreel story "Caledonian Market"...

AN HOUR GLASS

An Hour Glass (1949)

Footage of sand running through hour glass. Greenwich, London.

AN HOUR GLASS

An Hour Glass (1949)

Footage of sand running through hour glass. Greenwich, London.

LONDON

London (1937)

The clock of St. Paul's Cathedral in London is cleaned.

ODD TIMERS

Odd Timers (1930)

Elaborate clock are featured - woman poses with the strange chronographs.

THIRTEEN CLOCK

Thirteen Clock (1940)

A colliery clock strikes thirteen instead of one at Walkden in Lancashire.

OLDEST CLOCK CHIMES AGAIN

Oldest Clock Chimes Again (1956)

The oldest mechanical clock in the world returns to duty at Salisbury...

STANDARD TIME aka PERMANENT SUMMER TIME BEGINS

Standard Time AKA Permanent Summer Time Begins (1968)

Big Ben is put forward an hour for the start...

GREENWICH CLOCK

Greenwich Clock (1953)

The Time Ball on top of Greenwich Observatory is wound and dropped to signal 1...

TIME MARCHES ON

Time Marches On (1946)

London transport workers repair and replace damaged clock on bus route.

RIDEAUX BAISSES ET PORTES CLOSES aka PARIS SHOPKEEPERS STRIKE 1933

Rideaux Baisses Et Portes Closes AKA Paris Shopkeepers Strike 1933 (1933)

Shopkeepers close...

WEE WILLIE WINKIE TRAILER

Wee Willie Winkie Trailer (1949)

A short trailer film encouraging parents to put their children to bed...

 WORLD OF SILENT SOUNDS

World Of Silent Sounds (1959)

French newsreel item about measuring sound using oscilloscope.

POULTRY FARM IN RUSSIA

Poultry Farm In Russia (1960)

Woman enters large hen house and feeds chickens.

COLLECTION OF RARE CLOCKS

Collection Of Rare Clocks (1961)

Clocks from all over the world from the fifteenth to twentieth century...

OLD WATCHMAKER OF MELBOURNE

Old Watchmaker Of Melbourne (1962)

Collection of old clocks built up over 50 years by Mr Lowe.

NORWAY VOTE NO TO COMMON MARKET

Norway Vote No To Common Market (1970)

Various footage emphasising Norwegian objection to the common...

PRAGUE 20 YEARS AFTER - FLASH BACKS TO LAST DAYS OF THE WAR AND NOW -...

Prague 20 Years After - Flash Backs To Last Days Of The War And Now -... (1965)

Nostalgic...

VICTORIA STATION

Victoria Station (1970)

Story concerning litter problems in one of London's busiest train stations

TAKE YOUR TIME

Take Your Time (1936)

An interesting item showing the different timepieces over the ages.

ROLLING ALONG

Rolling Along (1941)

A look at the development of the wheel and how it is used today.

CLOCK-WORKS

Clock-Works (1932)

Preserved clocks and mechanical figures are seen in Switzerland.

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 71

Cineviews In Brief No. 71 (1938)

Stories included in this item include a model of the town hall clock...

CROYDON

Croydon (1938)

The mayor of Croydon plants a tree in the grounds of a big house. Soundtrack missing.

HERE AND THERE

Here And There (1933)

Workings of a huge railway clock and a new gadget for golf.

A TIMELY TOPIC!

A Timely Topic! (1934)

Great story showing some fabulous art deco clocks and watches.

MAN SCAVENGER AND ALARM CLOCK aka CLOCK ON MAN'S BACK issue title PLAY-TIMING

Man Scavenger And Alarm Clock AKA Clock On Man's Back Issue Title Play-Timing (1936)

An old...

MAKING CORONATION CLOCKS

Making Coronation Clocks (1937)

Commemorative clocks are made to celebrate the Coronation of King...

FURRY CLOCK

Furry Clock (1941)

The Furry clock has little models which dance around like the real couples in Helston,...

REMOTE-CONTROLLED CLOCK

Remote-Controlled Clock (1949)

Footage of remote controlled clock in St. Mary-at-Hill.

VENICE PIGEONS

Venice Pigeons (1952)

Pigeons in Venice gather in the Piazza di San Marco where they are fed at 2pm each...

CLOCKWORK MOTORS

Clockwork Motors (1951)

Clockwork motors being tested in model trains at factory in Dudley, West...

PERSONALITY MEET LESLIE BRIDGEWATER

Personality Meet Leslie Bridgewater (1945)

Broadcaster Leslie Bridgewater shows off his collection of...

SCHOOL IN POLAND

School In Poland (1947)

Good footage of children going to school in war torn Poland.

LONDON AT NIGHT - POWER STATION

London At Night - Power Station (1949)

Illuminated central London at night & inside a power station.

BIG BEN

Big Ben (1933)

Shot of Big Ben at 2 o'clock. London.

BIG BEN

Big Ben (1933)

Shots of Big Ben, Westminster, London.

SAN MARCO CLOCK IN VENICE

San Marco Clock In Venice (1949)

Wooden procession of Magi bowing to a statue of the virgin Mary as the...

FAMOUS OLD CLOCK RESTORED IN KREMLIN

Famous Old Clock Restored In Kremlin (1962)

Famous old elephant clock is restored in Kremlin,...

LOOKING AFTER BABY BUDGIES WITH AID OF FRYING PAN

Looking After Baby Budgies With Aid Of Frying Pan (1963)

Boy keeps baby budgies in warm frying...

MEDEN-SCHULE

Meden-Schule (1950-1959)

Various shots of man going through works of art, listening to Porgy and Bess record,...

FIRE CALL

Fire Call (1970-1979)

Emergency services switchboard operators + tenement building on fire.

FLORAL CLOCK

Floral Clock (1951)

Ludwig Reich has clock face as feature of garden in Tunbridge Wells.