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CANAL LOCKS

Canal Locks (1924)

Various shots of a new type of canal lock - barge seen moving through the lock.

TAKING THE BOAT FOR A RIDE

Taking The Boat For A Ride (1932)

Boats are moved between varying water levels of a canal between...

GIANT FLOATING CRANE COMES INTO USE AT BARTON LOCKS.

Giant Floating Crane Comes Into Use At Barton Locks. (1938)

A huge floating crane is towed along...

BOULTERS LOCK aka BOULTONS LORD

Boulters Lock AKA Boultons Lord (1919)

Boulters lock filled with Punts and row boats.

TRAVELIFT FOR BOATS

Travelift For Boats (1964)

A single-boat handling unit lifting a cruiser at Birdham Lock, near...

LOCK AND WEIR

Lock And Weir (1970-1979)

Lock and weir - travelling footage from the river.

BOULTER'S LOCK

Boulter's Lock (1920-1930)

Lots of boats at Boulter's Lock. Maidenhead, Berkshire.

TURF DRIER

Turf Drier (1954)

Footage of turf drying machine in use on the Oval in Kennington, London.

NEW SLUICE GATES OPENED AT ALLINGTON LOCKS

New Sluice Gates Opened At Allington Locks (1937)

Opening of the new sluice gates at Allington...

CORN BY CANAL

Corn By Canal (1940)

Corn is carried by barges as the canals of England become important for transporting...

RIVER SEASON

River Season (1921)

We see many rowing boats on the river and in the lock during the Regatta at Marlow.

ASCOT SUNDAY

Ascot Sunday (1925)

Many people take to the water in a variety of boats for "Ascot Sunday" in Maidenhead....

ASCOT SUNDAY BOULTER'S LOCK

Ascot Sunday Boulter's Lock (1926)

Procession of punts and rowing boats.

OPEN GOLF - BRADSHAW UNLUCKY TO LOSE

Open Golf - Bradshaw Unlucky To Lose (1949)

Bobby Locke wins play off with Henry Bradshaw at win...

BOULTERS LOCK  aka BOULTER'S LOCK

Boulters Lock AKA Boulter's Lock (1924)

On Ascot Sunday, people crowd to relax on the canal near...

CADETS IN CANOE RACE`

Cadets In Canoe Race` (1962)

Army cadets take part in canoe race from Reading Rowing Club to Henley...

SNOW MELTS ON ST. LAWRENCE RIVER

Snow Melts On St. Lawrence River (1960)

Ice breakers work on St. Lawrence seaway. Canada.

BOULTERS LOCK AND MARLOW

Boulters Lock And Marlow (1914-1918)

Punts coming through lock, Buckinghamshire.

FLOODS IN THE THAMES VALLEY

Floods In The Thames Valley (1914-1918)

Scenic shots taken from River Thames of boats on the river and...

A BIG LIFT

A Big Lift (1920-1929)

Floating crane at Ipswich Docks lifts lock gate for inspection.

THE SHORES OF AUSTRALIA

The Shores Of Australia (1963)

Beautiful Australian coast and its history presented.

TRIAL EIGHTS AT HENLEY AND ELY

Trial Eights At Henley And Ely (1937)

Cambridge and Oxford University rowing crews in training for...

"Ascot Sunday" (1932)

Boats provide a spectacle for the crowds at Boulters Lock.

INDOOR SPORTS AT WEMBLEY

Indoor Sports At Wembley (1939)

Footage of Indoor athletics competition at Wembley arena, London.

OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Open Golf Championships (1938)

Footage of golfers in the Open Golf Championships at Sandwich in Kent.

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Golf Tournament (1938)

A. D. Locke beats A. H. Padgham in golfing tournament at Selsdon Park,...

SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP aka BOBBY LOCKE WINS SOUTH AFRICAN GOLF

South African Open Golf Championship AKA Bobby Locke Wins South African Golf (1940)

Bobby...

THE TWO PRINCESSES

The Two Princesses (1940)

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret pay a pleasant visit to Boulter's Lock and...

IN CONSTABLE'S COUNTRY

In Constable's Country (1935)

Beautiful Suffolk scenery as we visit the old haunts of painter John...

AUSSIE WINS GOLF OPEN

Aussie Wins Golf Open (1954)

Australian Peter Thompson wins golf open in Birkdale

MEN LOOK BACK FOR NEW IDEAS

Men Look Back For New Ideas (1951)

Mr Tailor, men's fashion designer, produces new suits inspired by...

GERALD NODIN BARGEE SONG

Gerald Nodin Bargee Song (1937)

Baritone Gerald Nodin sings about life working as a bargee on the...

CAITHNESS - QUEEN MOTHER OPENS RESERVOIR

Caithness - Queen Mother Opens Reservoir (1955)

Queen Mother opens reservoir in Scotland, created by...

SWAN UPPING

Swan Upping (1953)

Vintners and Dyers mark cygnets according to ownership on the River Thames.

C.N.D. MEMBER LEAVES JAIL

C.N.D. Member Leaves Jail (1963)

Desmond Lock appears from Wormwood Scrubs Prison and is met by CND...

HANDICRAFT EXHIBITION AT OLYMPIA

Handicraft Exhibition At Olympia (1954)

Exhibition opened by Peters, view of exhibits, village model,...

RECORD SPEED HELICOPTER

Record Speed Helicopter (1950-1959)

Helicopter in flight, men and Speed recording instruments.

CRICKET AID

Cricket Aid (1959)

Device is demonstrated which helps in cricket technique training.

A NEW WORLD'S RECORD

A New World's Record (1932)

Australians show of a new design of deep sea diving suit in Sydney Harbour ...

A LONG PULL!

A Long Pull! (1932)

A rowing crew from Wadham College row from Oxford to Putney - 104 miles - in 16...

WATERWAYS

Waterways (1936)

An item about canals, and the way locks work. Includes a piece on the Suez Canal.

CHAMPIONS!

Champions! (1939)

Women athletics show their skill in events at White City stadium.

PENNSYLVANIA aka ONE MINUTE NEWS

Pennsylvania AKA One Minute News (1949)

Meeting of huge American family - they total more than 100.

OPEN GOLF FINAL

Open Golf Final (1950)

The British Open Golf Championship is won by Bobby Locke of South Africa.

SPORT - OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Sport - Open Golf Championship (1959)

Gary Player wins Open Golf Championship at Muirfield.

YACHT RACES

Yacht Races (1955)

Four dinghies capsize during national championship at Torquay - 'Flaming Onion' wins.

HOGAN WINS GOLF OPEN

Hogan Wins Golf Open (1951)

Ben Hogan wins Open Golf tournament. Oakland Hills, America.

THAMES FLOOD BARRIERS

Thames Flood Barriers (1969)

Scale models used by scientists to research dock building and Thames...

MARZIPAN FIGURES

Marzipan Figures (1951)

Footage of baker making figures out of Marzipan in Mitcham, Greater London.

GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP - REEL 1

Golf Championship - Reel 1 (1952)

Golf championship in progress, Locke speaking at the presentation.