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THE CIRCUS MOVES AGAIN

The Circus Moves Again (1935)

Good footage of a circus arriving by train.

EVE'S FASHION NOTES - PERHAPS

Eve's Fashion Notes - Perhaps (1932)

Short shot of a black woman cleaning her teeth with a piece of...

150th ANNIVERSARY OF LOUIS BRAILLE

150th Anniversary Of Louis Braille (1959)

150th anniversary of Louis Braille, man who invented...

SHRIMPING IN THE COASTAL WATERS OF SURINAM

Shrimping In The Coastal Waters Of Surinam (1958)

Nets pulled in, shrimps sorted. Shrimps in...

YOUR HAND SHAPES DESTINY aka YOUR HAND SHAPES YOUR DESTINY

Your Hand Shapes Destiny AKA Your Hand Shapes Your Destiny (1936)

Item showing how to read the...

A LITTLE TWIST

A Little Twist (1930)

Workers twist tobacco then dance a celebration dance at the end of the working day.

SPEEDSTERS!

Speedsters! (1932)

Women's athletics meet - hurdles and sprinting.

CIGARS

Cigars (1952)

Good footage of cigar making factory in London.

RIDEAWALL

Rideawall (1951)

People have fun on the rideawall which spins around at 60 miles per hour. Olympia,...

HARLEM TABLE EATERS

Harlem Table Eaters (1952)

Lockjaw Jackson of the Harlem Blackbirds lifts tables with his teeth. London.

RUNNING AT TWICKENHAM

Running At Twickenham (1929)

The black athlete Billy Robinson is shown running backwards in a race/

1ST LADY FRAU LUBKE SPEAKS TO INDIAN STUDENTS

1st Lady Frau Lubke Speaks To Indian Students (1959)

Frau Lubke, wife of German President,...

MOTHERS DAY IN ITALY

Mothers Day In Italy (1962)

Josephine Baker receives prize for being a great mother to her adopted...

BLACK LABOUR IN DURBAN

Black Labour In Durban (1973)

Various shots of 'black-only' areas in Durban

SHOPPING

Shopping (1975)

Shots of Afro-Caribbean women and men among those shopping in a London market.

CHRISTMAS PARCELS

Christmas Parcels (1970)

Various shots of damaged parcels in a postal sorting office.

Lord Leverhulme at Eisteddfod

Lord Leverhulme At Eisteddfod (1914-1918)

Lord Leverhulme preside over Welsh historic festival. Birkenhead,...

GALLICAN GYPSIES

Gallican Gypsies (1910)

Footage of gypsies in Spain, dancing etc.

GURKHAS

Gurkhas (1914-1918)

CU two Gurkha soldiers.

MAORI 'HAKA' WAR CRY

Maori 'haka' War Cry (1910-1919)

Footage of New Zealand rugby players performing the 'Haka'.

HUNGARIAN DANCES

Hungarian Dances (1920-1929)

Hungarian folk dance festival.

WELSH EISTEDDFOD FESTIVAL  misleading title - LLOYD GEORGE AT LLANDUDNO

Welsh Eisteddfod Festival Misleading Title - Lloyd George At Llandudno (1910-1919)

Crowds at...

SCHOOL BUS EALING

School Bus Ealing (1972)

Children board school bus.

TALBOT BROS. MARY ANNE

Talbot Bros. Mary Anne (1959)

The famous Talbot Brothers perform their song, 'Mary Anne'.

ART WITH A PAST

Art With A Past (1969)

Traditional "ethnic" jewellery is the inspiration for artist Irena Corwin.

BRITAIN'S GATEWAY TO TROUBLED CHINA

Britain's Gateway To Troubled China (1932)

Indian troops march through streets of Hong Kong - Indians...

KENTUCKY SINGERS

Kentucky Singers (1930)

Negro Spiritualist group the 'Kentucky Singers' sing "I gotta robe."

HIGH SPEED EATERS

High Speed Eaters (1933)

African-Americans take part in a watermelon eating contest.

THE COTTON PICKERS' LAMENT

The Cotton Pickers' Lament (1930)

Mechanical devices are used to pick cotton.

BROOKINS AND VAN

Brookins And Van (1937)

Black comedy stars Brookins and Van have a little comedy banter before...

S-S-SH!  IT'S A GOLF SECRET

S-S-Sh! It's A Golf Secret (1932)

Two toddlers have a golf match - spectators applaud their shots.

CHRIS GILL issue title is CALLING ALL STARS

Chris Gill Issue Title Is Calling All Stars (1939)

Chris Gill sings ragtime jazz number "Heart Full...

EDRIG CONNER OF SERENADE IN SEPIA aka EDRIC CONNOR

Edrig Conner Of Serenade In Sepia AKA Edric Connor (1947)

Edric Connor sings "Water Boy".

RHODESIA SOLVES HER HOUSING PROBLEM

Rhodesia Solves Her Housing Problem (1949)

House building in Rhodesia, Southern Africa.

PAKISTAN NURSES

Pakistan Nurses (1949)

Six nurses from Pakistan undergo training at Mile-End Hospital. London.

PAKISTANI DANCER

Pakistani Dancer (1953)

Five year old Nargis performs Indian dance, 'The Dance of Devotion'. London.

HAIRDRESSING

Hairdressing (1948)

Carmen England straightens black women's hair at British Colonies Club in London.

STORK CLUB

Stork Club (1946)

New babies in maternity ward of Queen Charlotte's Hospital.

BUSH FIRE TAKES HEAVY TOLL

Bush Fire Takes Heavy Toll (1963)

Bush fire destruction in state of New York.

BLACK COUPLE WEDDING ATTENDED BY TOM M'BOYA

Black Couple Wedding Attended By Tom M'boya (1963)

Kenyan Minister of Justice attends the wedding...

MARTIN LUTHER KING VISITS HOLLAND

Martin Luther King Visits Holland (1964)

Martin Luther King attends Dutch conference. Excellent...

VC 10 IN THE CLEAR

Vc 10 In The Clear (1960-1969)

Various shots the VC 10 BOAC plane in flight.

 BISHOPS STORTFORD RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION

Bishops Stortford Railway Electrification (1958)

Electrification of North London and...

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN

International School For Children (1958)

Classroom scenes at international school in Hamburg.

NOTTING HILL GATE TENSION

Notting Hill Gate Tension (1959)

Local life in London amid anti-black demonstrations and racial...

FUNERAL OF KELSO COCHRANE

Funeral Of Kelso Cochrane (1959)

Mass funeral for Notting Hill murder victim

NEGRO AREA AND MAIN STREET ST. IN SPARTA

Negro Area And Main Street St. In Sparta (1970)

Living conditions in black neighbourhood of Sparta

COTTON PICKING IN GEORGIA

Cotton Picking In Georgia (1970)

Various shots of workers in cotton fields. Good quality throughout.

NEGRO & WHITE SCHOOLCHILDREN

Negro & White Schoolchildren (1970)

Two contrasting stories reflecting on life in American south. Good...

BANANA INDUSTRY - WEST INDIES

Banana Industry - West Indies (1972)

Women labour in West Indies