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WE LOVE LEPIDOPTERA

We Love Lepidoptera (1968)

Some butterflies are bred for profit, some are bred to be saved from...

BOWLS UNDER COVER

Bowls Under Cover (1937)

Bournemouth's Mayor rolls the first bowl on a new indoor Green.

TAKE YOUR HATS OFF - LIFEBOATMEN

Take Your Hats Off - Lifeboatmen (1922)

Launching of new Lifeboat in Appledore in Dorset.

FEATHERED LIGHTENING

Feathered Lightening (1922)

Hundreds of racing pigeons are released in Bournemouth, Dorset.

THRILLING TANK DISPLAY

Thrilling Tank Display (1925)

The power of the tank is shown in a display in Poole, Dorset.

'SCEPTRE' PREPARES

'sceptre' Prepares (1958)

The racing yacht 'Sceptre' in Poole Harbour - it is preparing for the Americas...

THOMAS HARDY FUNERAL

Thomas Hardy Funeral (1928)

The author Thomas Hardy is buried in Stinsford, Dorset.

NOVEL STONE LAYING

Novel Stone Laying (1929)

New bridge in Weymouth - the mayor prepares to lay foundation stone 25 feet...

THE GRAND FLEETS HOSPITAL

The Grand Fleets Hospital (1923)

A huge 32,000 ton dock is towed along by 6 tugs to Portland.

THE SHIPS ARE IN THE BAY AMBER / PINK TINTED

The Ships Are In The Bay Amber / Pink Tinted (1925)

Ships from the Atlantic fleet assemble in...

THE SHIPS ARE IN THE BAY

The Ships Are In The Bay (1925)

Ships from the Atlantic fleet assemble in Portland for spring...

TANKS TAKE OFF

Tanks Take Off (1953)

At Bovington Camp, Dorset, tank demonstration take place.

WHO'S FOR FRANCE?

Who's For France? (1961)

Boys train for canoeing holiday in France with the Royal Marines.

MACKEREL FISHING

Mackerel Fishing (1948)

Freak shoal of mackerel in shallows means extra large catch for Dorset...

LAMBING TIME

Lambing Time (1949)

Flock of ewes and lambs with shepherd in Dorset field.

ARMY FIGHTING VEHICLES DISPLAY - REEL 2

Army Fighting Vehicles Display - Reel 2 (1954)

Tanks on display at Lulworth. Good quality...

THE YOUNGSTERS'

The Youngsters' "Cowes" AKA The Youngsters Of Cones (1930)

Boys in Dorset compete with their toy...

FUN TIME FOR THE KIDDIES

Fun Time For The Kiddies (1931)

Children play on a beached ship on the sea front at Weymouth.

TOLPUDDLE CENTENARY aka TOL PUDDLE CENTENARY

Tolpuddle Centenary AKA Tol Puddle Centenary (1934)

Mr Lansbury unveils memorial in village of...

RIDERS OF THE ICE

Riders Of The Ice (1933)

Footage of a motorcycle race in action on an ice rink in Bournemouth, Dorset.

READY - AYE READY!

Ready - Aye Ready! (1927)

The Atlantic Fleet on display at Portland

A NEW HOLIDAY THRILL

A New Holiday Thrill (1927)

A race for aeroplanes takes place at Bournemouth racecourse.

THE LAST OF 150 YEAR OLD BRIDGE

The Last Of 150 Year Old Bridge (1928)

The last part of a 150 year old bridge is demolished because...

NEW BRITISH SPEEDBOAT

New British Speedboat (1929)

Speed boat on trials off the court of Poole, Dorset.

FATHER XMAS - COMEABOARD SIR aka FATHER XMAS - COME ABOARD SIR

Father Xmas - Comeaboard Sir AKA Father Xmas - Come Aboard Sir (1928)

Father Christmas brings...

A ONE ARMED WONDER

A One Armed Wonder (1922)

Mr Eric Peacock demonstrates Motorcycle skills with only one arm.

TOWN CRIERS CONTEST - BRIDPORT

Town Criers Contest - Bridport (1938)

Walter Abbott of Lyme Regis wins the Town Criers contest at...

SHIPMATES OF MINE

Shipmates Of Mine (1924)

Memorial service at sea for the crew of lost submarine and a diving expedition...

HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION - JUNIOR

His Worship The Mayor And Corporation - Junior (1925)

Schoolboys learn their duties as citizens by...

THE ATLANTIC FLEET WILL PROCEED TO SEA

The Atlantic Fleet Will Proceed To Sea (1926)

A fleet of Royal Navy battleships heads out to sea.

SUBMARINE SIDON DISASTER

Submarine Sidon Disaster (1955)

13 people died when submarine 'Sidon' sank in Portland Harbour.

PIPELINE BY HELICOPTER

Pipeline By Helicopter (1961)

Army sappers show off their skills in laying a fuel supply pipeline in...

HOTEL FOR GIBRALTAR

Hotel For Gibraltar (1964)

A new hotel for Gibraltar is built in prefabricated sections in Dorset.

SWANNERY

Swannery (1948)

Chesil Bank swan breeding ground at Abbotsbury, Dorset.

HAIRSTYLES

Hairstyles (1950)

Latest hair fashions in Bournemouth, Dorset.

REMOVAL OF BATHING BAN AT BOURNEMOUTH

Removal Of Bathing Ban At Bournemouth (1944)

Coastal defence obstacles removed from Bournemouth...

THE ARMY HARBOUR aka ROYAL ENGINEERS BUILD THEIR OWN HARBOUR

The Army Harbour AKA Royal Engineers Build Their Own Harbour (1963)

Royal Engineers working on...

HOSPITAL AT POOLE

Hospital At Poole (1968)

Footage of a hospital in Poole, Dorset.

HAIRSTYLES

Hairstyles (1950)

Latest hair fashions in Bournemouth, Dorset.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 504 - SHUNTING HORSE, MINI-TRACTOR and SAND ARTIST

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 504 - Shunting Horse, Mini-Tractor And Sand Artist (1964)

Out takes...

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Far From The Madding Crowd (1967)

Fantastic story peeks behind the scenes at the filming of 'the sheep...

"Human Loud Speakers" (1932)

A town criers' competition held in Lyme Regis in Dorset. Lots of bells and...

"Human Loud Speakers" (1933)

A town criers' competition held in Lyme Regis in Dorset. Lots of bells and...

LORD MAYOR OF LONDON'S VISIT TO DORCHESTER

Lord Mayor Of London's Visit To Dorchester (1936)

The Lord Mayor of London pays a visit to...

FLYING STEEL

Flying Steel (1933)

Stunt skater Phil Taylor demonstrates his skills on the rink, Bournemouth, Dorset.

READY, AYE, READY & CUTS

Ready, Aye, Ready & Cuts (1926)

Mr. Bridgeman, first Lord of Admiralty, visits Portland dockyard.

THE FLEET OF ENGLAND IS HER ALL-IN-ALL

The Fleet Of England Is Her All-In-All (1926)

The British Navy fleet of battleships at sea, just off...

THE OLD 39TH & CUTS

The Old 39th & Cuts (1926)

Old Regimental flags of 38th Dorsetshire regiment laid up in Sherbourne...

THE BOAT RACE - NAVY STYLE

The Boat Race - Navy Style (1928)

The crew from H.M.S. "Heather" win Whalers' race for H.M. ships at...

THE FLEET OF ENGLAND ALL IN ALL

The Fleet Of England All In All (1929)

Footage of British warships in the harbour off Portland in...