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TESTING FIRE FLOAT

Testing Fire Float (1914-1918)

Fire fighting boat is tested on River Thames at Greenwich, London.

LIFEBOAT LAUNCHING AND RESCUE

Lifeboat Launching And Rescue (1920)

Footage of lifeboat being launched and rescue mission.

AMBULANCE DRILL

Ambulance Drill (1910-1920)

British ambulance men practise emergency drill.

FIRE - FIRE LINE ESCAPE

Fire - Fire Line Escape (1920-1929)

Footage of fire fighting.

THE LIFE SAVER

The Life Saver (1933)

Italian-invented rubber suit and hood for use in an emergency escape from...

POLICE WATER RESCUE TRAINING

Police Water Rescue Training (1947)

Police in Kingston demonstrates how to rescue drowning men from a...

Fire Burns Tons of Wheat

Fire Burns Tons Of Wheat (1914-1918)

Footage of wheat burning ferociously.

FIRE BRIGADE FACES FRIENDLY CRITICS

Fire Brigade Faces Friendly Critics (1914-1918)

Demonstration by fire brigade at burning building.

GREAT GAS FIRE

Great Gas Fire (1919)

Footage of gas fire.

COTTON FIRE - LIVERPOOL

Cotton Fire - Liverpool (1910-1920)

Firefighters tackle blaze in cotton mill. Liverpool. Merseyside.

NEW LINER - 'DUCHESS OF ATHOLL'

New Liner - 'duchess Of Atholl' (1928-1929)

Liner ship 'Duchess of Atholl' undergoes lifeboat tests.

BOAT DRILL ON MAURETANIA aka AQUITANIA?

Boat Drill On Mauretania AKA Aquitania? (1920-1930)

Boat drill on Mauretania and rowing team from...

SUICIDE ATTEMPT FROM PARIS ROOFTOP

Suicide Attempt From Paris Rooftop (1927)

Footage of man attempting to commit suicide in Paris,...

HOSPITAL SHIP ROHILLA aka RESCUE OF SURVIVORS FROM WRECK

Hospital Ship Rohilla AKA Rescue Of Survivors From Wreck (1914)

Good footage of a lifeboat...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 637 - reel 1 of 2 - VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICE and...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 637 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Volunteer Emergency Service And... (1967)

Out...

WILL IT COME TO THIS?

Will It Come To This? (1933)

A new airline safety device is tested; men drift down to earth in chairs...

RIVER EMERGENCY SERVICE

River Emergency Service (1940)

The Port of London sets up floating hospitals to deal with casualties on...

AIR AMBULANCE

Air Ambulance (1939)

Air ambulance transports patient to a hospital.

SEA SCOUTS RIVER PATROL

Sea Scouts River Patrol (1940)

The sea scouts are trained up as members of the River Emergency Service....

SCOUTS issue title BLITZ AND PIECES

Scouts Issue Title Blitz And Pieces (1941)

Boy Scouts from London do rescue work at bomb sites +...

DISPATCH RIDERS aka EMERGENCY MESSENGERS issue title - NEEDS MUST

Dispatch Riders AKA Emergency Messengers Issue Title - Needs Must (1942)

Young men volunteer to...

WOMEN LIFESAVERS aka LIFE SAVING GIRLS

Women Lifesavers AKA Life Saving Girls (1943)

An item showing female lifeguards at Clifton in South...

BENGAL SOLDIERS aka ON PATROL IN BENGAL

Bengal Soldiers AKA On Patrol In Bengal (1944)

Carrier pigeons relay important messages from remote...

999 - SCOTLAND YARD

999 - Scotland Yard (1948)

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

SMASHING THE GRAB AND DASH RAIDERS!

Smashing The Grab And Dash Raiders! (1935)

Item showing how police emergency telephone boxes help to...

GREEK CHILDREN MAKE SHOES

Greek Children Make Shoes (1949)

Greek children make shoes from leather supplied by UNICEF in Athens.

MOBILE OPERATING THEATRE

Mobile Operating Theatre (1951)

Mobile operating theatre van drives to scene of road accident to treat...

STRETCHER & BANDAGE DRILL

Stretcher & Bandage Drill (1914-1918)

World War One. Emergency First aid training at Aldershot.

THE RAMC OF THE WESTERN COMMAND

The RAMC Of The Western Command (1916)

RAMC of Western Command practise emergency first aid medical...

SPECIAL CONSTABLES' STRETCHER DRILL

Special Constables' Stretcher Drill (1917)

Special Constables practice emergency First Aid techniques

AIR RAID SIREN ON ROOF IN PARIS

Air Raid Siren On Roof In Paris (1914-1918)

Men adjust air raid siren on a Parisian roof.

Forest Fires

Forest Fires (1918)

Footage of large scale forest fires in the USA.

FIRE ENGINES

Fire Engines (1915)

Good shots of firemen and fire engines leaving station and policemen on training...

FIRE DRILL AT FACTORY

Fire Drill At Factory (1910-1920)

Item showing fire drill at factory.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 637 - reel 2 of 2 - FUN CAR and VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 637 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Fun Car And Volunteer Emergency... (1967)

Out...

AIR SLED NO 1

Air Sled No 1 (1937)

An air sled carries casualties and medical supplies to remote places in Siberia.

UNDERWORLD HEROES

Underworld Heroes (1937)

The Ilkeston Mines Rescue Squad in training and on a practice exercise.

FIREMEN ON MUNITIONS NFS ON MUNITIONS issue title is OUT AND ABOUT

Firemen On Munitions Nfs On Munitions Issue Title Is Out And About (1944)

Firemen do war work...

OUR FIRE-MEN NURSES

Our Fire-Men Nurses (1914-1918)

Nurses train as firefighters to replace men fighting at the front.

WOMEN FIRE FIGHTERS

Women Fire Fighters (1914-1918)

Good footage of women fire fighters taking part in exercise at hospital in...

Soviet Coup Failed

Soviet Coup Failed (1991)

HMS Sheffield sunk in Falklands War

HMS Sheffield Sunk In Falklands War (1982)

VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICE

Volunteer Emergency Service (1967)

Motorbike boys are seen in action, coming to the call of a new...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 145

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 145 (1941)

A safe is tested, a new snowplough, surfboards for...

DEPLETED RAILWAY SERVICE

Depleted Railway Service (1926)

Effects of General Strike on life in Britain.

FIRST BIRTHDAY FOR THE WAVES!

First Birthday For The Waves!

Celebrations for WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...

SECOND BIRTHDAY OF W.A.V.E.S.

Second Birthday Of W.A.V.E.S. (1944)

The W.A.V.E.S. celebrate their second birthday with march at New...

FIRST BIRTHDAY FOR THE 'WAVES'

First Birthday For The 'waves' (1940-1949)

Eleanor Roosevelt attends the first birthday celebration of...

MODERN LIFESAVING AT SEA AKA LIFE SAVING ON THE AQUITANIA

Modern Lifesaving At Sea AKA Life Saving On The Aquitania (1921)

Lovely documentary detailing...

London Bombings

London Bombings (2005)