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GEC FACTORY BUILDINGS

GEC Factory Buildings (1910-1929)

Footage of General Electric Company plant and surrounding area.

GEC FACTORY SOCIAL ACTIVITY extract aka GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY

GEC Factory Social Activity Extract AKA General Electric Company (1910-1919)

Two short shots of a...

ROME FILM FIRE aka PATHE FRONT PAGE

Rome Film Fire AKA Pathe Front Page (1947)

A fire in an Italian film company causes devastation and...

AS IN 1641

As In 1641 (1925)

Members of the Honourable Artillery Company recreate a drill from 1641.

FILM FIRE

Film Fire (1947)

Fire wrecks the five story building of the Minerva Film Company in Rome.

OIL FIRE IN TORONTO

Oil Fire In Toronto (1948)

Firemen fight fire at the British American Oil Company. Canada.

US ARMY SNORKEL TRUCK

Us Army Snorkel Truck (1950)

New American snorkel truck drives across quite deep water.

CZECHOSLOVAKIAN THEATRE COMPANY IN LONDON

Czechoslovakian Theatre Company In London (1969)

Czechoslovakian theatre company arrives to London.

GEC FACTORY - HORSE DRAWN DELIVERIES

GEC Factory - Horse Drawn Deliveries (1910-1929)

Deliveries made to General Electric Company factory by...

AUSTRALIAN FLIGHT BEGUN aka CAPTAIN MATTHEWS BEGINS FLIGHT TO AUSTRALIA

Australian Flight Begun AKA Captain Matthews Begins Flight To Australia (1919)

A couple...

WANTAGE TRAIN on sleeve as WANTAG TRAIN issue title is JANE TO JOLLITY

Wantage Train On Sleeve As Wantag Train Issue Title Is Jane To Jollity (1936)

Vintage steam...

ANNA MARITA aka ANITA MARITA BALLET

Anna Marita AKA Anita Marita Ballet (1938)

Ballet dancer Anna Marita performing.

SYDNEY ALLARD HOME FROM MONTE CARLO

Sydney Allard Home From Monte Carlo (1952)

Winner of the Monte Carlo Rally, Sydney Allard, arrives...

GENERAL ELECTRIC FACTORY AND WORKFORCE

General Electric Factory And Workforce (1918-1930)

Good item showing the various General Electric...

ROBOT TRUCK

Robot Truck (1962)

Various shots of electrically-powered driverless truck moving goods in Lyons depot.

SIT IN STRIKE MANCHESTER

Sit In Strike Manchester (1972)

Men at gate of factory on strike.

ANTI-FIRE DEVICE

Anti-Fire Device (1955)

Demonstrations of a new chemical which can be used to extinguish oil or petrol...

"Arma Pacis Fulcre" (1932)

The Earl of Athlone inspects men of the Honourable Artillery Company of the...

FLOODED OUT!

Flooded Out! (1930)

The Braemar Gathering is marred by heavy rain - it doesn't stop the caber tossing.

FIRE DISASTERS

Fire Disasters (1935)

Fires at Newcastle Gas Company and a colliery pit head in Holytown, Scotland.

WORLD ALTITUDE RECORD

World Altitude Record (1936)

Squadron-Leader Swain attempts to fly higher than anyone in his aeroplane...

JAPANESE BABY BEING CARRIED ON MOTHER'S BACK

Japanese Baby Being Carried On Mother's Back (1930)

Two stories - Japanese way of carrying a baby...

ELEVEN MILE BORE

Eleven Mile Bore (1937)

California Power Companies built tunnel in mountains.

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR NEW ZEALAND INSPECTS THE NEW ELECTRIC TRAIN aka PRESTON

High Commissioner For New Zealand Inspects The New Electric Train AKA Preston (1937)

Mr....

THAMES SWANS FOR PORTUGAL

Thames Swans For Portugal (1928)

Two swans from the River Thames are seen in the care of the Swanmaster...

KING ALPHONSO

King Alphonso (1928)

King Alphonso of Spain looks around the Darlington Forge Company Works.

DUBLIN ONLY: LAUNCH OF SS S.S. BRYNMORE

Dublin Only: Launch Of SS S.S. Brynmore (1921)

The S.S. (SS) Brynmore, built by the Dublin Dock Yard...

ANOTHER TRIUMPH FOR OIL aka MAURETANIA CONVERTED TO OIL

Another Triumph For Oil AKA Mauretania Converted To Oil (1922)

Various shots of the Mauretania in...

BUSINESS MEN MOUNT GUARD AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE

Business Men Mount Guard At Buckingham Palace (1938)

The Honourable Artillery Company become the...

IRISH OPERATIC STARS IN DUBLIN

Irish Operatic Stars In Dublin (1922)

Nice footage of operatic stars in scenic gardens in Dublin,...

AEROPLANES FOR EVERYONE SOON

Aeroplanes For Everyone Soon (1923)

Jimmy James flies a little 300 lb aeroplane which he can keep in...

KING'S MESSAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 SECS  aka KINGS MESSAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN...

King's Message Round The World In 80 Secs AKA Kings Message Round The World In... (1924)

Telegraph...

GENERAL SIR FRANCIS DAVIS

General Sir Francis Davis (1922)

General Sir Francis Davis presents medals to Royal Scots Fusiliers...

BETTER THAN EVER THIS YEAR TINTED

Better Than Ever This Year Tinted (1925)

An advertisement for the Cinema Garden Party to be held at...

NEW BATA FACTORY IN USA

New Bata Factory In USA (1939)

Footage of laying of foundation stone for new Bata shoe factory in...

MR VINCENT MASSEY WITH CANADIAN AIRMEN

Mr Vincent Massey With Canadian Airmen (1940)

The Canadian High Commissioner meets men of the RCAF...

LAUNCHING OF THE SS SCYTHIA  aka LUXURY LINER LAUNCHED

Launching Of The SS Scythia AKA Luxury Liner Launched (1920)

An item about the launching of the...

SIR AUKLAND GEDDES

Sir Aukland Geddes (1920)

A story about Sir Aukland Geddes departing for America to take up role as new...

"Jolly Good Company..." (1932)

Two cute toddlers sing and dance.

ATLANTIC BRIDGED BY VOICE  aka ATLANTIC BRIDGED BY A VOICE

Atlantic Bridged By Voice AKA Atlantic Bridged By A Voice (1924)

History is made when...

WORLD'S LIGHTEST JET FIGHTER

World's Lightest Jet Fighter (1954)

Testing "The Midge" - fast hard hitting and highly manoeuvrable...

SUEZ WIVES COME HOME

Suez Wives Come Home (1956)

British wives arrive from Suez to London - and so does Australia's Premier...

SILVER CLEANING

Silver Cleaning (1938)

A look at the proper way to clean silverware.

AUSTRALIAN FORESTRY

Australian Forestry (1940)

Footage of Australian loggers at work.

LATEST HOVERCRAFT ON TRIAL aka HOVERCRAFT FOR PROFIT

Latest Hovercraft On Trial AKA Hovercraft For Profit (1965)

First pictures of SRN6 hovercraft on...

RUSSIAN DANCERS

Russian Dancers (1969)

Good footage of Russian folk dancers of the Dagestan Company performing at the...

SWAN UPPING

Swan Upping (1949)

The opening of the Swan Upping season in London.

MEAD MAKING

Mead Making (1949)

A look at how the drink mead is made in Gulval, Cornwall.

CIRO'S

Ciro's (1953)

Rehearsal and preparation for an Anglo-French fashion show at Ciro's nightclub in London.

BEAUTY AND THE BARGE

Beauty And The Barge (1945)

Good footage of three girl bargees setting off from London with war supplies...