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EMPIRE EXHIBITION DISMANTLED - GLASGOW

Empire Exhibition Dismantled - Glasgow (1938)

Men undertake the mammoth task of dismantling the...

SWIMMING ENTHUSIASTS

Swimming Enthusiasts (1935)

Children demonstrate life saving techniques and high board diving skills at...

EMPIRE EXHIBITION - FULL SPEED AHEAD AT GLASGOW

Empire Exhibition - Full Speed Ahead At Glasgow (1938)

Construction of the Empire Exhibition at...

BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION

British Empire Exhibition (1922)

Work starts on British Empire Exhibition, at Wembley, London.

LORD MAYOR'S SHOW

Lord Mayor's Show (1922)

The Lord Mayor's Show of 1922, London.

THE BIG NOISE

The Big Noise (1923)

Singing tests the acoustics at British Empire Exhibition, Wembley.

WILL IT BE READY IN TIME - WEMBLEY

Will It Be Ready In Time - Wembley (1924)

Striking workers delay work on the British Empire...

TAKING SHAPE!

Taking Shape! (1924)

A look at the site of the British Empire Exhibition, still under construction.

CYPRUS THE TRUTH aka PALESTINE IMMIGRANTS INSIDE CYPRUS

Cyprus The Truth AKA Palestine Immigrants Inside Cyprus (1946)

Illegal Jewish immigrants are kept...

CHILDREN QUEUING FOR PANTOMIME aka CHILDREN QUEING FOR PANTOMIME

Children Queuing For Pantomime AKA Children Queing For Pantomime (1923)

Lots of excited...

WONDEROUS WEMBLEY

Wonderous Wembley (1924)

Thousands visit the British Empire Exhibit on Whit Monday.

SIX DAY CYCLE RACE

Six Day Cycle Race (1968)

The six day cycle race takes place at the Empire Pool in Wembley, Greater...

CANADA'S BIG GUNS READY FOR ACTION ON BOTH COASTS  aka CANADIAN COASTAL GUNS...

Canada's Big Guns Ready For Action On Both Coasts AKA Canadian Coastal Guns... (1942)

Canada...

PETERBORO' CATHEDRAL

Peterboro' Cathedral (1930-1939)

Shots of Peterborough Cathedral and its quire and boy soloist singing.

FRANCE V BRITISH EMPIRE RUGBY LEAGUE

France V British Empire Rugby League (1952)

Rugby match between France and British Empire at...

MORE PARATROOPERS ARRIVE IN CYPRUS - FAMAGUSTA

More Paratroopers Arrive In Cyprus - Famagusta (1956)

Ship Empire Ken approaching black smoke...

 SHIPS CARRYING TURKS

Ships Carrying Turks (1914-1918)

Ship carrying Turkish soldiers retreating after battle of Lule Burgas.

WEMBLEY EXHIBITION

Wembley Exhibition (1924)

Various shots around the British Empire Exhibition, several shots of an Indian...

SYDNEY BURCHALL

Sydney Burchall (1940)

The baritone Sydney Burchall sings 'Song of Empire'.

EMPIRE DAY CHILDREN'S CEREMONY aka EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS

Empire Day Children's Ceremony AKA Empire Day Celebrations (1914-1918)

Empire Day celebrations.

 WRECK AT DARDANELLES

Wreck At Dardanelles (1914-1918)

Wrecked ships at Dardanelles, Turkey.

EMPIRE DAY

Empire Day (1933)

Little children celebrate Empire Day with patriotic display.

EMPIRE DAY

Empire Day (1931)

Children at school celebrate British Empire Day with costume parade.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1935)

News in a Nutshell goes to Austria to see a youth football tournament and to...

BOXING

Boxing (1935)

Tommy Loughran fights Maurice Strickland at Empire Arena, Wembley. Loughran wins.

AMATEUR BOXING AT WEMBLEY

Amateur Boxing At Wembley (1947)

British and Danish boxers fight it out in amateur bouts at the Empire...

GLAMOUR GIRLS IN PATHE STUDIO

Glamour Girls In Pathe Studio (1938)

'Scottish' glamour girls visit London as advance publicity for...

JACK BUCHANAN AND JUNE

Jack Buchanan And June (1925)

Short dance sequence from "Boodle" (I think) featuring Jack Buchanan and...

ROUND THE WORLD AND NO LESSONS

Round The World And No Lessons (1929)

Boys who have just left school board a ship for New Zealand to...

EMPIRE DAY

Empire Day (1929)

Crowds gather in Hyde Park to celebrate Empire Day 1929. London.

LORD DESBOROUGH

Lord Desborough (1921)

Lord Desborough presents the Imperial Air Fleet Committee's flag to Empire Airmen...

EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS

Empire Day Celebrations (1921)

Children dance and parade in costume as part of the Empire Day...

FUNERAL OF LATE MR BARNEY ARMSTRONG

Funeral Of Late Mr Barney Armstrong (1921)

An item showing the funeral of Mr Barney Armstrong in...

AGA KHAN IN GLASGOW

Aga Khan In Glasgow (1938)

The Aga Khan visits the Empire Exhibition and lays a stone at the Garden of...

FLYING BOAT - SYDNEY aka NEW EMPIRE FLYING BOAT LEAVES SYDNEY FOR SOUTHAMPTON

Flying Boat - Sydney AKA New Empire Flying Boat Leaves Sydney For Southampton (1938)

The...

EMPIRE DAY aka KEEP BRITISH EMPIRE - BRITISH !

Empire Day AKA Keep British Empire - British ! (1922)

Men, women and children celebrate Empire...

BRITISH EMPIRE CUP

British Empire Cup (1938)

'Le Mascottard' owned by Mrs Burry wins the British Empire Cup at Northolt,...

LUXOR AT WEMBLEY

Luxor At Wembley (1924)

A sneak preview of replicas of Egyptian artefacts for the British Empire...

MONARCHS, PRIESTS AND PEOPLE

Monarchs, Priests And People (1924)

King George V and Queen Mary attend a celebration of Empire at...

PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA

Prime Minister Of Australia (1924)

S.M. Bruce, Prime Minister of Australia, visits the British Empire...

WEMBLEY IN THE HANDS OF THE HOUSEBREAKERS

Wembley In The Hands Of The Housebreakers (1926)

The demolition of the British Empire Exhibition.

BUY BRITISH GOODS

Buy British Goods (1926)

Topical carnival in Wakefield inaugurated Empire Shopping Week (despite General...

NEWS FROM PALAST aka NEWS FROM PALESTINE

News From Palast AKA News From Palestine (1946)

Illegal Jewish immigrants arrive in Palestine, and...

BRITISH EMPIRE BALL

British Empire Ball (1920)

British Empire Ball in aid St. Dunstan's - London

THE

The "Windrush": First Pictures (1954)

The 'Empire Windrush' ablaze in Mediterranean while survivors...

"If It Isn't British ... See It's Empire!" (1931)

Politician J H Thomas makes a speech about buying...

NORFOLKS OFF TO KOREA

Norfolks Off To Korea (1951)

Troops of the Royal Norfolk Regiment board troopships bound for Korea.

WRESTLING issue title - OHMS

Wrestling Issue Title - OHMS (1938)

Footage of wrestling champion Earl McCready in action.

MORE TROOPSHIPS SAIL

More Troopships Sail (1956)

Enforcement leave to strengthen Britain's action in the Suez crisis.

FOR INDOOR ATHLETICS aka NEW TRACK LAID AT WEMBLEY

For Indoor Athletics AKA New Track Laid At Wembley (1962)

Athletes try out wooden running track...