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HIGHLAND GAMES SEASON COMMENCES

Highland Games Season Commences (1929)

Traditional Highland Games such as tossing the caber and...

Aonach Tailteann

Aonach Tailteann (1928)

Slow motion footage of Irish hammer thrower in action

COWAL HIGHLAND GATHERING

Cowal Highland Gathering (1937)

Cowal Highland Gathering - traditional Scottish sporting and folklore...

MUSCLE AND MUSIC

Muscle And Music (1926)

Traditional Scottish games and music at Highland Games.

DUNOON - COWAL HIGHLAND GAMES LNER

Dunoon - Cowal Highland Games Lner (1938)

The Cowal Highland Games include throwing the hammer and...

BRAEMAR GATHERING aka THE BRAEMAR GATHERING

Braemar Gathering AKA The Braemar Gathering (1922)

Crowds attend the Highland Games at the Braemar...

ROUNDING UP GAMBLING RACKET IN AUSTRALIA

Rounding Up Gambling Racket In Australia (1939)

Gambling machines are smashed to pieces in...

CLANS GATHER AT COWAL GAMES

Clans Gather At Cowal Games (1947)

Traditional Scottish events dominate the Highland Games competition...

RAISING BRITISH AND US FLAGS

Raising British And Us Flags (1946)

National flags are raised on flagpole.

Soldiers Build Portable Hospitals

Soldiers Build Portable Hospitals (1917)

Footage of soldiers helping to build portable hospitals.

Building Pontoon Bridge AT AMSTERDAM

Building Pontoon Bridge At Amsterdam (1914-1918)

Soldiers build pontoon bridge at Amsterdam.

THE COWAL GAMES

The Cowal Games (1930)

Nice scenes of Highland Games events from Dunoon in Scotland.

IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Irish Championships (1933)

Various athletics events from Irish Championships.

FLOODED OUT!

Flooded Out! (1930)

The Braemar Gathering is marred by heavy rain - it doesn't stop the caber tossing.

HIGHLAND GAMES  SEASON BEGINS

Highland Games Season Begins (1931)

Scottish Highland games festival at Southport - why Southport?

TYPING TOURNAMENT TAP-TAP TOURNAMENT

Typing Tournament Tap-Tap Tournament (1941)

Margaret Hammer wins a typing tournament in Chicago,...

MUSCLE AND MUSIC

Muscle And Music (1927)

Inverness holds the Northern Games with marvellous displays of throwing and...

MUSCLE AND MUSIC

Muscle And Music (1928)

Traditional Highland music and dancing form part of the Northern Games,...

A HIGHLAND HERCULES

A Highland Hercules (1928)

Slow motion footage of E. Anderson throwing the hammer and tossing the caber....

IN THE HEART OF THE HIGHLANDS

In The Heart Of The Highlands (1925)

King George V and Queen Mary attend Highland Games in Scotland.

ARMY CADET CAMP - SCOTLAND

Army Cadet Camp - Scotland (1939)

Footage of an army cadet camp in Scotland.

US TROOPS SLAVE LABOUR

Us Troops Slave Labour (1944)

US Troops are greeted by Russian women used by the Germans as forced...

 VE DAY IN BERLIN

VE Day In Berlin (1945)

Highland Games and VE Parade in Berlin.

SOVIET PLANES LAND IN AUSTRALIA FOR FIRST TIME

Soviet Planes Land In Australia For First Time (1962)

First Russian plane 'Ukraina' lands at...

BERLIN WAR MEMORIAL

Berlin War Memorial (1971)

Shots of the Russian war memorial in Berlin, East Germany.

GIRL  CARPENTERS - THE WOOD SNIPPERS CONCERT PARTY

Girl Carpenters - The Wood Snippers Concert Party (1914-1918)

Women carpenters rehearse entertainment.

HIGHLAND GAMES

Highland Games (1914-1918)

Scottish dancing and traditional sports at Highland gathering.

BRAEMAR GATHERING

Braemar Gathering (1926)

King George V and Queen Mary watch traditional Highland games.

HIGHLAND GAMES

Highland Games (1967)

Canadian Highland Games take place in Nova Scotia, Canada.

 RED ARMY DAY IN BERLIN

Red Army Day In Berlin (1956)

Red Army remembers soldiers killed in WW2.

BULGANIN AND KHRUSHCHEV ARRIVE AT CLARIDGES HOTEL

Bulganin And Khrushchev Arrive At Claridges Hotel (1956)

Bulganin and Khrushchev arrive at...

IN THE HEART OF THE HIGHLANDS

In The Heart Of The Highlands (1933)

The King and Queen, with the Yorks, attend traditional Highland...

RUSSIA GREETS BRITISH MINISTER

Russia Greets British Minister (1935)

Anthony Eden visits Russia and is greeted at Moscow station by...

ENGLAND V SCOTLAND

England V Scotland (1942)

International 'Aid For Russia' football match between England and Scotland.

CLANS GATHER AT BRAEMAR

Clans Gather At Braemar (1948)

Scotland holds its traditional Braemar games - King and Queen attend the...

LONDON V BUDAPEST

London V Budapest (1956)

British men and women athletes beat the Hungarians at White City.

BRITAIN TOPS IN ATHLETICS

Britain Tops In Athletics (1950)

McDonald Bailey is among the winners at White City athletics event.

MOSCOW - WORLD YOUTH FESTIVAL

Moscow - World Youth Festival (1957)

World youth festival is held in Moscow, Russia.

THE LORD MAYOR'S SHOW

The Lord Mayor's Show (1967)

Colour item showing Lord Mayor's show carnival procession in London.

RUSSIA - NOVOROSSIYSK - RUSSIAN TROOPS

Russia - Novorossiysk - Russian Troops (1943)

Soviet red army retakes Black Sea port of...

MONTGOMERY WITH RUSSIANS

Montgomery With Russians (1945)

General Montgomery meets with Russian officers.

MOSCOW CONFERENCE

Moscow Conference (1947)

Cuts for newsreel 47/23 - top delegates arrive in Moscow for the Conference.

BULGANIN AND KHRUSHCHEV VISIT HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Bulganin And Khrushchev Visit Houses Of Parliament (1956)

Bulganin and Khrushchev visit the...

 CHATAWAY'S WIN AT THE WHITE CITY'S 3 MILE RACE

Chataway's Win At The White City's 3 Mile Race (1955)

Chris Chataway beats Derek Ibbotson in 3...

RUSSIAN SHIP WHICH WAS ATTACKED BY US PLANES OF VIETNAM.

Russian Ship Which Was Attacked By Us Planes Of Vietnam. (1967)

Soviet ship returning to Russia...

JAZZ 1966 AT BELGIAN FESTIVAL

Jazz 1966 At Belgian Festival (1966)

Stars performing on stage at Belgian Jazz Festival.

HAROLD WILSON IN MOSCOW

Harold Wilson In Moscow (1968)

Britain's Prime Minister Harold Wilson arrives to Moscow.

SPANISH CIVIL WAR

Spanish Civil War (1930-1939)

Spanish made documentary film about the Spanish Civil War. Spanish voiceover.

BRITISH RED ARMY ENSEMBLE

British Red Army Ensemble (1963)

Russian Red Army ensemble performs in London.

Helsinki Olympics Hurdles and Crowds

Helsinki Olympics Hurdles And Crowds (1952)

1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Action from the track