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LONDON'S SMARTEST FIRE STATION

London's Smartest Fire Station (1921)

We see men from Knightsbridge fire station being presented with...

GENERAL POST

General Post (1934)

Royal Horse Guards of London and Windsor Life Guards change places.

ERIC COATES

Eric Coates (1934)

Composer Eric Coates conducts an orchestra playing his famous composition 'London...

THE FOUR BRIGHT SPARKS

The Four Bright Sparks (1934)

Good footage of the music quartet The Four Bright Sparks.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1935)

News in a Nutshell includes new airship for the U.S. army, Italian troops...

KNIGHTSBRIDGE WEDDING

Knightsbridge Wedding (1937)

Society wedding at Knightsbridge.

KNIGHTSBRIDGE WEDDING

Knightsbridge Wedding (1937)

Wedding at Knightsbridge.

THE QUEEN IN AN ARMOURED CAR

The Queen In An Armoured Car (1940)

Queen Elizabeth arrives at an ex-servicemen's sale - in an...

TEA WITH A BALLERINA

Tea With A Ballerina (1945)

A little girl has tea with ballerina Nina Tarakanova in the dancer's...

LONDON'S NIGHTWORLD - reel 1

London's Nightworld - Reel 1 (1947)

Great documentary showing various evening entertainments available...

LONDON'S NIGHTWORLD - reel 2

London's Nightworld - Reel 2 (1947)

Great documentary showing various evening entertainments available...

TRANSPARENT MIRROR

Transparent Mirror (1949)

A camera is placed on the other side of a mirror to film girls in a hat shop....

DOGS' BEAUTY PARLOUR

Dogs' Beauty Parlour (1949)

Item showing poodle in dogs' beauty parlour in Knightsbridge, London.

THIS IS LONDON   part 2

This Is London Part 2 (1950-1959)

The wonders of London - a film made to encourage overseas travellers to...

SOCIETY WEDDING

Society Wedding (1951)

Sylvia Cubitt marries Captain Ronald Dallas at St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge,...

FLORAL DOG COLLARS

Floral Dog Collars (1952)

Florist Roy Stevens creates floral dog collar for Prudence Hyman's poodle....

EDINBURGH BOXING TROPHY

Edinburgh Boxing Trophy (1953)

Sculptor Lazzolo makes trophy for Edinburgh Boys Boxing Competition.

BEAUTY CULTURE

Beauty Culture (1953)

Great shots of scary-looking beauty treatments at the Academy of Beauty Culture.

HAIR DRYING SALON

Hair Drying Salon (1953)

Ladies are pampered with manicures, drinks and telephone access at salon in...

 QUEEN MOTHER VISITS LORD ROBERTS' WORKSHOPS

Queen Mother Visits Lord Roberts' Workshops (1953)

Queen Mother and Princess Margaret visit...

THIS MAN MAKES NEWS

This Man Makes News (1955)

Peter Townsend, a man who may be marrying Princess Margaret, arrives in...

QUEEN AT BRITISH COUNCIL COLONIAL HOSTEL

Queen At British Council Colonial Hostel (1955)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visit British...

THIS IS LONDON   part 2

This Is London Part 2 (1955)

The wonders of London - a film made to encourage overseas travellers to...

HAIR STYLES beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Hair Styles Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

Bizarre and futuristic hair styles...

OBSERVATION PLATFORM

Observation Platform (1956)

People gather every morning to watch a building site - one of the most...

QUEEN AT LORD ROBERTS WORKSHOPS

Queen At Lord Roberts Workshops (1956)

Queen Elizabeth II visits workers at Lord Roberts Workshops....

COOKERY HINTS aka COOKING TIPS

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips (1957)

Little film showing a few tips on how to present food...

ACTION ARTIST

Action Artist (1957)

An Action Artist demonstrates how he creates a picture by running a bicycle over...

QUEEN VISITS LORD ROBERTS' WORKSHOP

Queen Visits Lord Roberts' Workshop (1958)

Queen Elizabeth II visits a workshop for the war-wounded...

GLASS CITY OF THE FUTURE

Glass City Of The Future (1959)

Pilkington Brothers have developed a scheme for a glass city.

BUSINESS METHOD aka EXECUTIVES METHOD SCHOOL

Business Method AKA Executives Method School (1960)

Business executives learn Method Acting...

TOT CHORUS GIRLS

Tot Chorus Girls (1960)

Children (some of famous parentage) rehearsing at Ballantine Dancing School,...

ROMAN ROOM

Roman Room (1960)

Restaurant with a Roman theme in Knightsbridge, London.

QUEEN MOTHER

Queen Mother (1960)

The Queen Mother in the Field of Remembrance and the Queen at Lord Roberts Workshops.

HARRODS AT XMAS

Harrods At Xmas (1960-1969)

Harrods decorated for Christmas

NEW JEWELLERY aka REMAKING OLD JEWELLERY

New Jewellery AKA Remaking Old Jewellery (1961)

A designer creates new jewellery by breaking up old...

DOCUMENTARY COLOUR CUTS

Documentary Colour Cuts (1961)

Shop windows of Asprey, warehouses & wharves along Thames.

FOR TRAFFIC SPEED UP

For Traffic Speed Up (1962)

Harold Macmillan opens a new underground car park in London's Park Lane.

XMAS ROUND THE WORLD

Xmas Round The World (1964)

Various shots of Christmas lights and people shopping in major World cities.

SCOTTISH BREAKFAST AT LONDON SCOTCH HOUSE

Scottish Breakfast At London Scotch House (1964)

People eat porridge, Scottish piper, girls do...

SUPER SPARKLERS

Super Sparklers (1965)

Eve models £500,000 worth of diamond jewellery at Kutchinsky's. London.

SCHOOL FOR GAMBLERS IN KNIGHTSBRIDGE

School For Gamblers In Knightsbridge (1965)

At a school for gamblers they play "Chemin de Fer" with...

MIXED HAIRDRESSING

Mixed Hairdressing (1967)

Hairdressers for both men and women, Knightsbridge, London.

EXTRA ! XMAS ROUND UP - CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Extra ! Xmas Round Up - Christmas Lights (1969)

Good colour footage of the Christmas light in...

SIR BASIL SPENCE

Sir Basil Spence (1970-1979)

Views of buildings designed by famous architect Sir Basil Spence.

SIR BASIL SPENCE

Sir Basil Spence (1970-1979)

Views of buildings designed by famous architect Sir Basil Spence.

 TOURISTS IN LONDON

Tourists In London (1976)

Harrods department store, Harvey Nichols and Park Tower Hotel.