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NEW BLACKSMITH SHOP

New Blacksmith Shop (1895)

Classic early film, "New Blacksmith Shop", by Thomas Edison.

MEET THE SUPER SCHOOLBOY

Meet The Super Schoolboy (1929)

Footage of the 'Super Schoolboy' winner of National Scholarship.

ORIGINAL PRINT - EDISON KINETOSCOPE

Original Print - Edison Kinetoscope (1895)

Early silent film - "New Blacksmith Shop" - by Thomas...

YOUR HAND, YOUR DESTINY

Your Hand, Your Destiny (1936)

Item showing how the shape of your hand is supposed to determine what...

EDISON MEMORIAL aka NEW JERSEY LNER

Edison Memorial AKA New Jersey Lner (1938)

A look at the memorial to Thomas Edison in New Jersey.

EDISON - 81

Edison - 81 (1928)

Inventor Thomas Edison celebrates his 81st birthday and shows us a new lighting...

A PAGE FROM THE PAST

A Page From The Past (1933)

Francis Jehl, who worked with Edison, shows us the original phonograph...

DEATH OF CHARLES PATHE

Death Of Charles Pathe (1957)

Footage of Charles Pathe shown in tribute after his death.

AMERICA'S

America's "G.O.M." (1931)

Thomas Edison celebrates his 84th Birthday.

IMMORTAL VOICES

Immortal Voices (1936)

A look at the history of the gramophone.

 INSULL DEFENDS HIMSELF

Insull Defends Himself (1930-1939)

Mr Insull defends himself against attacks on his honesty and business...

THE EVOLUTION OF THE FILM - PART 1

The Evolution Of The Film - Part 1 (1928)

Early optical machines are described - unfortunately most...

THE EVOLUTION OF THE FILM - PARTS 1 & 2 COMPILATION

The Evolution Of The Film - Parts 1 & 2 Compilation (1928)

Early films are described -...

50 YEARS OF CINEMA OLD CLIPS

50 Years Of Cinema Old Clips (1890-1940)

Early film clips shown to celebrate 50 years of cinema.

PIANO MUSEUM

Piano Museum (1967)

Automatic pianos are seen in action at Frank Holland's British Piano Museum.

MUSEUM OF SOUND

Museum Of Sound (1943)

A look at the work of the B.B.C. in recording sounds for posterity. London.

MOVIE ANNIVERSARY

Movie Anniversary (1944)

Pathe celebrates 50th anniversary of film.

THIS DAY - FEBRUARY 25  NO 3

This Day - February 25 No 3 (1921-1954)

Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout...

FLASHBACKS  Reel 1 reel 1 is old reels 1 & 2 combined

Flashbacks Reel 1 Reel 1 Is Old Reels 1 & 2 Combined (1896-1909)

Retrospective documentary tracing...