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THE UNDERSEA BATTLESHIP ARRIVES

The Undersea Battleship Arrives (1925)

Footage of the X1, the largest submarine in the world. Isle...

LAUNCH OF THE NEW WATER BUS AT COWES

Launch Of The New Water Bus At Cowes (1938)

A new river bus that will run between Westminster and...

GREAT LANDSLIDE

Great Landslide (1928)

A landslide of 140,000 tons of rock leaves houses perilously near the cliff edge....

SOMETHING NEW IN FERRY BOATS AT YARMOUTH, ISLE OF WIGHT

Something New In Ferry Boats At Yarmouth, Isle Of Wight (1938)

A new car ferry, the Lymington,...

BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

A look at the aftermath of a large landslide on the...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Out Takes / Cuts From Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for BIG...

'PRINCESSES' GET ENGINES

'princesses' Get Engines (1951)

The largest flying boat ever made in Britain, 'Princess', gets engine.

HOVERCRAFT RALLY

Hovercraft Rally (1967)

Competitors take part in first national hovercraft rally. Isle of Wight.

NYMPH PLANE

Nymph Plane (1969)

The new De Havilland 'Nymph' aircraft which comes in kit form is demonstrated.

SAUNDERS ROE JET FLYING BOAT

Saunders Roe Jet Flying Boat (1947)

First flying tests of the new Saunders Roe jet flying boat.

HELICOPTER EXERCISE

Helicopter Exercise (1968)

Paratroops dropped by helicopter in invasion exercise on the Isle of Wight.

COWES REGATTA

Cowes Regatta (1920-1929)

Good footage of yachts and sailing boats off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

FIRST LOOK AT CC 5 HOVERCRAFT

First Look At Cc 5 Hovercraft (1966)

First look of the hovercraft CC 5 on Isle of Wight.

MRS W J ELLIOT LAUNCHES A NEW MOTOR VESSEL AT GREENWICH

Mrs W J Elliot Launches A New Motor Vessel At Greenwich (1938)

New motor vessel called 'Mount',...

AIR NEWS -

Air News - "Princess" Flying Boat (1952)

Saunders-Roe show off their new flying boat / sea plane -...

CUSHIONCRAFT ON TEST

Cushioncraft On Test (1960)

John Britten and Desmond Norman test out their new cushioncraft machine. ...

HOVERCRAFT TESTS

Hovercraft Tests (1968)

A look at the work of the Hovercraft Research Centre. Hythe, Isle of Wight.

SAUNDERS-ROE JET FLYING BOAT

Saunders-Roe Jet Flying Boat (1947)

Captain Geoffrey Tyson tests Saunders-Roe A1 jet flying boat. Off...

VETERANS AND VAMPIRES

Veterans And Vampires (1945)

Veteran car race in Chicago & Vampire Jet lands on aircraft carrier.

ROYALTY IN DOGLAND

Royalty In Dogland (1930)

Bathing belles walk along a beach in the Isle of Wight with Salukis.

VIM ON THE WATER

Vim On The Water (1929)

Fun on the water - motor boats, water skiing, punting, etc.

SAUCER AND SCIENCE HIT HEADLINES - COWES

Saucer And Science Hit Headlines - Cowes (1959)

Test pilot Peter Lamb demonstrates hovercraft before...

OPERATION PUTS PIPELINE UNDER CHANNEL

Operation Puts Pipeline Under Channel (1945)

Material relating to Operation Pluto and plan to put...

NEW DECCA RADAR FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

New Decca Radar For Air Traffic Control (1963)

A new system of radar is demonstrated by the Decca...

BLACK ARROW SATELLITE LAUNCHER TEST

Black Arrow Satellite Launcher Test (1968)

A countdown sequence showing dials, technicians working on...

DITCHING TRIALS

Ditching Trials (1969)

A scale model of Jetstream aircraft goes through ditching trials on the Isle of...

THE OPENING OF No.2. TOWING TANK

The Opening Of No.2. Towing Tank (1956)

THE OPENING OF No.2. TOWING TANK

REVIEWING THE YEAR 1949

Reviewing The Year 1949 (1949)

Pathe looks back over the events of the previous year.