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LIFE GUARDS

Life Guards (1910-1919)

Royal Life Guards ride across field on horseback.

DOG SWIMMER aka ALSATIAN LIFE SAVER

Dog Swimmer AKA Alsatian Life Saver (1939)

Alsatian dog 'rescuing' a doll from the sea.

PORPOISES AT SEA LIFE PARK

Porpoises At Sea Life Park (1967)

Porpoises at Sea Life Park, Hawaii.

SAFETY AT SEA

Safety At Sea (1958)

Men demonstrate the inflatable Elliot life raft for use on fishing ships.

OLD JOE

Old Joe (1926)

Shots of Old Joe, Life's Guards' veteran charger, before he retires to Windsor Castle.

SONS OF THE SURF

Sons Of The Surf (1932)

Men of the Volunteers Surf Life Saving Clubs of Australia are seen on the beach...

WHILST WE SHIVER ...

Whilst We Shiver ... (1933)

Australian beach life guards compete in surf carnival in Sydney.

GENERAL POST

General Post (1934)

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

LIFE SAVERS!

Life Savers! (1933)

Small boys in training to be life savers in Australia.

THE LIFE SAVER

The Life Saver (1933)

Italian-invented rubber suit and hood for use in an emergency escape from...

NEW LIFE-BELT DEMONSTRATION

New Life-Belt Demonstration (1939)

Footage of new life-belt being demonstrated by its inventor Henry...

FRESHWATER SURF

Freshwater Surf (1956)

New South Wales annual State Surf Championship is held at Freshwater Bay, Sydney.

LIFE SAVING EXHIBITION

Life Saving Exhibition (1963)

Life saving exhibition is held in St. Ives, Cornwall.

COAST GUARDS

Coast Guards (1945)

Coast guard service in Cornwall.

TWO CHILDREN AND MOTHER

Two Children And Mother (1910-1919)

Nice footage of a girl and boy playing in a garden while their mother...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 548 - CAT'S ACCESSORIES, WILD LIFE PARK and HELICOPTER...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 548 - Cat's Accessories, Wild Life Park And Helicopter... (1965)

Out...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 672 - HAWAII

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 672 - Hawaii (1968)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for story featured in CP 672.

MODERN

Modern "Centaurs" (1932)

The Life Guard's show off their horse riding skills - they demonstrate horse...

LEVEE AT ST. JAMES' PALACE NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Levee At St. James' Palace News In A Nutshell (1935)

King George V. holds reception at St. James'...

BRILLIANT SOCIETY WEDDING

Brilliant Society Wedding (1935)

Angela Dudley Ward marries Captain Robert Laycock of the Life Guards...

THE KING'S LEVEE

The King's Levee (1937)

King George VI riding to St. James' Palace.

BILLY MERSON

Billy Merson (1935)

Comedian Billy Merson sings 'The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life'.

LIFE - SAVERS

Life - Savers (1931)

Life saving demonstration on a beach in South Africa

DAY OF GIRL ATHLETES aka THE DAY OF THE GIRL ATHLETE

Day Of Girl Athletes AKA The Day Of The Girl Athlete (1922)

Footage of women's golf, athletics...

THE ROYAL TOURNAMENT

The Royal Tournament (1922)

The Household Cavalry show off riding expertise at Royal tournament, London.

ROYAL TOUR REPORT - BONDI BEACH

Royal Tour Report - Bondi Beach (1954)

Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attend surf carnival at Bondy...

THERE'S GOLD IN THEM THAR SPURS - FOR GORDON

There's Gold In Them Thar Spurs - For Gordon (1950)

Jockey Gordon Richards receives an award at the...

LANCE FAIRFAX issue title - STREAMLANED

Lance Fairfax Issue Title - Streamlaned (1937)

Lance Fairfax sings "Life is a Joker". A sad song...

LIFE SAVING DRILL issue title - STAY PUT!

Life Saving Drill Issue Title - Stay Put! (1940)

South African Women's Life Saving Squad in...

SURF SHOW SENSATION

Surf Show Sensation (1960)

Drama and high seas at the surf show in Sydney, Australia.

SURVIVAL AT SEA

Survival At Sea (1960)

New methods of survival are shown in a demonstration of the latest in sea survival...

WHY DROWN?

Why Drown? (1964)

Life saving equipment is demonstrated in a swimming pool in London.

PLASTIC TENT

Plastic Tent (1969)

Two men spend 24 hours inside a sealed plastic tent to test life support system.

COAST GUARDS aka COASTGUARDS

Coast Guards AKA Coastguards (1950)

Isle of Wight cliff top coast guard exercise.

GORDON RICHARDS LUNCHEON

Gordon Richards Luncheon (1949)

Great jockey Gordon Richards at the Sporting Life Luncheon.

POWER BOAT RACING  aka WATER SPEEDSTERS GIVE GRAND DISPLAY

Power Boat Racing AKA Water Speedsters Give Grand Display (1949)

Motor boat racing on the...

LIFE LINE CENTRE OPENED aka SAMARITANS IN SYDNEY

Life Line Centre Opened AKA Samaritans In Sydney (1963)

New Life Line Centre opened by the Mayor...

PUFFIN YACHT RACE

Puffin Yacht Race (1969)

The Puffin Race, little boats going in all directions.

PERIOD MODELS

Period Models (1951)

Man making models of historic figures using wire and clay.

REGATTA & WINTER SPORTS - IN AID OF EAST SURREY REGIMENT COMFORTS FUND

Regatta & Winter Sports - In Aid Of East Surrey Regiment Comforts Fund (1914-1918)

Regatta and...

Girl Guides Trip to AfricA  aka Jh Thomas for south Africa

Girl Guides Trip To Africa AKA Jh Thomas For South Africa (1924)

Shots of variety of people...

REPRESENTING HIS MAJESTY

Representing His Majesty (1935)

Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, holds a levee at St. James's palace on...

ROYAL TOURNAMENT AT OLYMPIA

Royal Tournament At Olympia (1939)

Brief footage of the 1939 Royal Tournament at Olympia, London.

PRINCE GEORGE VISITS SOUTHEND

Prince George Visits Southend (1929)

Prince George christens lifeboat and opens extension to pier,...

YOUTHFUL LIFESAVER

Youthful Lifesaver (1922)

Desiree, daughter of Lady de Courey Wheeler swimming in the sea, Dublin,...

WESTMINSTER - THE STATE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT

Westminster - The State Opening Of Parliament (1957)

Queen drives to Westminster to open the new...

GERRY FITZGERALD issue title TAME GENTLEMEN PLEASE

Gerry Fitzgerald Issue Title Tame Gentlemen Please (1937)

Crooner Fitzgerald sings "So Rare" and...

LESTER TAKES A BRIDE

Lester Takes A Bride (1960)

Jockey Lester Piggott marries Susan Armstrong at St. Mark's church. London.

NEW SURF BOAT

New Surf Boat (1968)

Australian life savers make presentation of surf boat to Perranporth in Cornwall....

 FUR COATS AND WATER COATS  aka COATS IN THE NEWS

Fur Coats And Water Coats AKA Coats In The News (1948)

Fur coat fashions are modelled in New...