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NEW ELECTRICITY CONNECTION

New Electricity Connection (1969)

Men working on electricity pylons in Holland.

SCOTTISH HYDRO ELECTRIC SCHEME

Scottish Hydro Electric Scheme (1947)

New hydro electric power plant being built in Scotland.

MOLVENO LAKE

Molveno Lake (1952)

Lake Molveno is converted to reservoir for new power source in Italy.

ELECTRIC CAR

Electric Car (1948)

Kenneth Smee drives his home-made electric car around Reading and then back home.

A MORTAL SHOCK

A Mortal Shock (1950)

A short animated information film warning of the dangers of electric shocks.

SICILY aka HYDRO ELECTRIC SCHEME

Sicily AKA Hydro Electric Scheme (1935)

Views of the building of a Hydro electric dam in Sicily.

CZECH RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION

Czech Railway Electrification (1960)

Electric power for Czechoslovakian railways.

MOBILE ELECTRICITY EXCHANGE

Mobile Electricity Exchange (1960)

A mobile electricity exchange operating in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

ELECTRIC RAILWAYS - CANADA

Electric Railways - Canada (1923)

Footage of electric train in Canada.

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION DRIVE aka WAY TO PLENTY

Rural Electrification Drive AKA Way To Plenty (1948)

Electricity reaches the country, power being...

EXTRA ! FLYING SCOTSMAN LEAVES FOR USA

Extra ! Flying Scotsman Leaves For USA (1969)

Footage of the Flying Scotsmen being loaded onto the...

ON THE IRON CURTAIN

On The Iron Curtain (1952)

A foundation stone for new electricity plant laid near Iron Curtain boundary...

NEW EDA HOUSE

New Eda House (1953)

Various electrical goods tested for safety and durability at new EDA house....

FIRST ELECTRIC TRAIN issue title GOING GAY

First Electric Train Issue Title Going Gay (1938)

Early electric train that runs along cliff tops...

"Why Not St. Paul's?" (1930)

Shots of the exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral at night illuminated by...

BOMB OUTRAGES

Bomb Outrages (1939)

Footage of bomb damage in London and Manchester as a result of a terrorist attacks.

ELECTRIC FIRE

Electric Fire (1952)

Footage electric fires being tested, London.

 USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

Use Your Electricity By The Clock - Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging people to use...

POLAND HIGH TENSION LINES

Poland High Tension Lines (1948)

Minister of Industry H. Minc opens new high tension line between Lodz...

NEW WARSAW RAILWAY aka ELECTRIC RAILWAY IN WARSAW

New Warsaw Railway AKA Electric Railway In Warsaw (1949)

An electric train crossing the new bridge...

SCOTLAND'S FIRST NUCLEAR POWER STATION AT CHAPELCROSS

Scotland's First Nuclear Power Station At Chapelcross (1959)

Good shots of Chapelcross Atomic...

 THE BERKELEY NUCLEAR POWER STATION

The Berkeley Nuclear Power Station (1961)

Exterior and interior shots of Berkeley Nuclear Power...

SIT IN STRIKE MANCHESTER

Sit In Strike Manchester (1972)

Men at gate of factory on strike.

PARADE IN PARRAMATTA N.S.W

Parade In Parramatta N.S.W (1938)

A lavish parade takes place to mark the founding day of Parramatta...

SERVICES MAN STRIKE-BOUND POWER PLANTS

Services Man Strike-Bound Power Plants (1949)

Soldiers and sailors are called in to man electricity...

LIGHTNING COMES TO EARTH

Lightning Comes To Earth (1949)

Engineers at General Electric in America test how to protect towns from...

999 - SCOTLAND YARD

999 - Scotland Yard (1948)

Item shows what happens after an emergency call is made to Police telephone...

DIESEL ELECTRIC TRAIN

Diesel Electric Train (1948)

Electric diesel train on journey from London to Derby.

DOCTOR ADENAUER IN BERLIN

Doctor Adenauer In Berlin (1950)

The German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visits Berlin, Germany.

SHINWELL STATEMENT ON COAL

Shinwell Statement On Coal (1946)

Minister of Fuel and Power, Emanuel Shinwell speaks about fuel...

DUKE OF EDINBURGH OPENS AUSTRALIAN ELECTRICAL FAIR FROM PATHE STUDIO

Duke Of Edinburgh Opens Australian Electrical Fair From Pathe Studio (1954)

Duke of Edinburgh...

RAILWAY LINES

Railway Lines (1952)

Good point of view shots from front of train on line between London Victoria and...

NEW WARNING SYSTEM FOR SAFER HIGH SPEED MOTORING

New Warning System For Safer High Speed Motoring (1962)

Warning signal in action - 3 drums rotate...

FRANCE IN GRIP OF GENERAL STRIKE

France In Grip Of General Strike (1961)

Shots of Paris during general strike.

SAVE FUEL  aka EYES ON THE TARGET

Save Fuel AKA Eyes On The Target (1942)

A Ministry of Information trailer advising people to save...

JOIN THE ARMY

Join The Army (1946)

Trailer encouraging young men to join the army.

 ELECTRIC TRAIN DRIVER DIES AFTER COLLISION WITH LOCOMOTIVE

Electric Train Driver Dies After Collision With Locomotive (1961)

The driver of an electric...

GOODBYE TO STEAM aka RAILWAY MODERNISATION

Goodbye To Steam AKA Railway Modernisation (1958)

Detailed look at plans to modernise Britain's...

"Treating 'em Rough!" - Filmed At Dollis Hill (1932)

Good footage of engineers performing various...

MINISTER OPENS PORTARLINGTON POWER STATION

Minister Opens Portarlington Power Station (1950)

The new peat burning power station at...

WAVES issue title is SAY IT WITH FLYERS

Waves Issue Title Is Say It With Flyers (1943)

Quirky item about heat, electrical, light, sound,...

 OFF DUTY MOMENTS FOR THE TROOPS AND A GREEK WEDDING

Off Duty Moments For The Troops And A Greek Wedding (1958)

Scenes of a Greek wedding and...

CUT YOUR ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION aka USE YOUR ELECTRICTY BY THE CLOCK

Cut Your Electricity Consumption AKA Use Your Electricty By The Clock (1948)

Terry Thomas...

SAVE FUEL

Save Fuel (1942)

A Ministry of Information trailer. A family are shown how saving fuel in the home can...

COLD COMFORT

Cold Comfort (1944)

Ministry of Information cartoon trailer about rationing fuel consumption.

AUSTRALIANS TO VOTE FOR OR AGAINST NEW STATE IN N.S.W.

Australians To Vote For Or Against New State In N.S.W. (1967)

Tamworth, hydro-electric station on...

WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? NO. 3

Would You Believe It? No. 3 (1934)

Smallest shop in the world, pawnbroker pub, pious Sussex cottage...

CRASH PILOT SAFE AND SOUND

Crash Pilot Safe And Sound (1959)

Pilot Johnnie Squier recovers in hospital after bailing out of his...

MOBILE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Mobile Animal Hospital (1949)

A portable x-ray machine enables animals to be examined on the spot....

KENT, OHIO

Kent, Ohio (1932)

Men and weapons are captured by police near Black and Decker factory in America.