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LYON'S LYONS TEASHOP STRIKE

Lyon's Lyons Teashop Strike (1920)

Lyons' female employees hold a march to demonstrate against the...

CROWD AT SPEAKERS' CORNER

Crowd At Speakers' Corner (1955)

Crowd gathered around Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park.

LAND RECLAMATION

Land Reclamation (1942)

Drainage schemes and pumping stations help reclaim the land flooded by heavy...

TATTENHAM CORNER

Tattenham Corner (1922)

Horse racing around Tattenham Corner, Epsom, Surrey

CUTS / OUT TAKES FOR THE RAINBOW ENDS IN 46/4

Cuts / Out Takes For The Rainbow Ends In 46/4 (1946)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story THE RAINBOW...

PETS' CORNER

Pets' Corner (1946)

Children playing with baby animals at London zoo's Pets' Corner.

HYDE PARK CORNER 1896

Hyde Park Corner 1896 (1896)

Hyde Park Corner, London, in 1896 - unusually early footage.

BABY WALLABY

Baby Wallaby (1956)

New arrival at London Zoo - cute little wallaby called Bikki.

LABOUR DAY

Labour Day (1933)

George Lansbury makes speech to large gathering of Socialists in Hyde Park.

NIPPY WORK!

Nippy Work! (1934)

London fire brigade work quickly to put out fire in Lyons Corner House

AS YOU LIKE IT

As You Like It (1929)

Gardening lessons are given to young children at a school in North Kensington.

WOMEN'S TUG OF WAR

Women's Tug Of War (1927)

Lyons Corner House waitresses have a tug of war match.

MAY DAY

May Day (1927)

Labour Day parades and speeches at Hyde Park.

PRINCESSES VISIT THEIR OLD HOME

Princesses Visit Their Old Home (1939)

Princess Elizabeth and Margaret attend an exhibition in their...

ATHLETIC WAITRESSES

Athletic Waitresses (1920)

A look at the tug of war competition at the Lyons' waitresses' annual sports...

TOMMY HANDLEY

Tommy Handley (1933)

Comic monologue and song from comedian Tommy Handley.

NO. 1 LONDON

No. 1 London (1952)

The opening of Apsley House, former home of the Duke of Wellington.

Selected Originals - QUEEN MOTHER AT LAMBETH

Selected Originals - Queen Mother At Lambeth (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen...

Selected Originals - NO. 1 LONDON

Selected Originals - No. 1 London (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "No. 1 London" - 52/59.

A TRAM RIDE TO THE PAST

A Tram Ride To The Past (1951)

The last tram between Tooting and Balham takes a celebratory run.

PICCADILLY NEW CIRCUS

Piccadilly New Circus (1959)

The Monico at Piccadilly Circus is demolished to make way for modern...

UNUSUAL SIGN POSTS

Unusual Sign Posts (1937)

A poetic signpost to Byrons Avenue, Milton Avenue and Poets corner, and...

SURREY SCENES

Surrey Scenes (1941)

An item showing lovely countryside in Surrey.

BROKEN PARCELS AT 'HEARTBREAK CORNER'

Broken Parcels At 'heartbreak Corner' (1970)

GPO broken parcel centre, Mount Pleasant, London.

WELLINGTON ARCH

Wellington Arch (1948)

Interesting story about a police station situated inside Wellington Arch at Hyde...

SOMME SIGNPOST

Somme Signpost (1954)

Footage of memorial to the Somme at Hyde Park Corner, London.

TAXI RIDE

Taxi Ride (1952)

Good footage of speeded up taxi journey in and around London.

CHILDREN'S CORNER

Children's Corner (1946)

Children at the St Pancras Borough Council Children's Corner Library read and...

DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S HOUSE FOR THE NATION

Duke Of Wellington's House For The Nation (1947)

Treasures in the Duke of Wellington's Apsley house...

TRANSPORT MATERIAL - REEL 2

Transport Material - Reel 2 (1950)

Traffic Westminster Bridge, Hyde Pk Crnr, Parliament Sq & Trafalgar...

ROAD SAFETY  AT CHRISTMAS - SPEECH

Road Safety At Christmas - Speech (1957)

The Minister of Transport gives speech on road safety.

HEAVY RAINS CAUSES FLOODS IN ESSEX AND HERTS

Heavy Rains Causes Floods In Essex And Herts (1958)

Car passing through water, cars broken down,...

SIR WINSTON'S FAREWELL TO PARLIAMENT

Sir Winston's Farewell To Parliament (1964)

Sir Winston Churchill retires from parliament

SPEAKERS CORNERS - LONDON AND HAMBURG

Speakers Corners - London And Hamburg (1966)

Freedom of speech: Speakers Corners in London and...

SUNDAY IN HYDE PARK

Sunday In Hyde Park (1968)

Good colour shots of people spending a relaxing Sunday in London's Hyde Park.

UNVEILING OF PLAQUE AT RAINBOW CORNER

Unveiling Of Plaque At Rainbow Corner (1949)

Julius Holmes and Mayor of Westminster unveil plaque at...

AWAY FROM IT ALL

Away From It All (1962)

We get away from the London traffic and visit parks, the canal and a quiet...

BELINGHAM BRITISH LEGION aka BELLINGHAM BRITISH LEGION

Belingham British Legion AKA Bellingham British Legion (1936)

A Sailors Corner is opened in the...

AN UNFINISHED SYMPHONY IN STONE

An Unfinished Symphony In Stone (1935)

Sculptor C S Jagger at working on a statue shortly before he...

FREE SPEECH issue title is FREE AND EASY

Free Speech Issue Title Is Free And Easy (1944)

Australia's version of Speakers' Corner: Yarrabank,...

GARDEN VILLAGE

Garden Village (1957)

A model village made to raise money for charity.

GIRLS OF THE WHEEL BRIGADE HERNE HILL

Girls Of The Wheel Brigade Herne Hill (1933)

Lyons Corner House waitresses have a cycling race -...

EUROPEAN WAR REPORTS

European War Reports (1944)

Reports from Europe include wrecked U-boat pens in France, and explosions at...

MAY DAY

May Day (1928)

A little girl called Lily Winterburn is crowned Queen of the May, and thousands flock to...

PETS CORNER OPENED - LONDON ZOO

Pets Corner Opened - London Zoo (1938)

6-year-old Teddy (Edward) Kennedy opens the new Pets Corner at...

THE DERBY 1922

The Derby 1922 (1922)

The 1922 Epsom Derby won by "Captain Cuttle", Surrey.

OBSTACLES!  FILMED AT SUDBURY

Obstacles! Filmed At Sudbury (1932)

Waitresses compete against each other in various sporting events.

THE RAINBOW ENDS

The Rainbow Ends (1946)

Rainbow Corner, the American Servicemen's club, closes. London.

THE RAINBOW ENDS

The Rainbow Ends (1946)

Rainbow Corner, the American Servicemen's club, closes. London.

QUEER STREET NAMES - LONDON

Queer Street Names - London (1940)

Strange London street names include Skin Market Place and Dog...