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THE PASSING YEARS

The Passing Years (1899-1950)

Documentary tracing the history of news reporting in the Pathe newsreel.

SALVATION ARMY CONGRESS

Salvation Army Congress (1910-1920)

Parade during Salvation Army Congress.

COLOURS OF 99TH ESSEX REGT. DEPOSITED AT WINDSOR

Colours Of 99th Essex Regt. Deposited At Windsor (1914-1918)

Ceremonial presentation of regimental...

MASSED BANDS OF BRIGADE OF GUARDS LEAVE FOR ROME

Massed Bands Of Brigade Of Guards Leave For Rome (1914-1918)

Parade of Brigade of Guards in a London...

Australian Army Band Entertains

Australian Army Band Entertains (1914-1918)

Footage of Australian band playing as they march toward...

LONDON SCOTTISH

London Scottish (1914-1918)

Footage of Scottish military band marching down street.

BAND MARCHING THROUGH STREET AND TROOPS INSPECTION

Band Marching Through Street And Troops Inspection (1914-1918)

Military bands march through street.

Zouave Marching Band

Zouave Marching Band (1914-1918)

Footage of the French Zouave band marching.

Belgian Band & Troops March

Belgian Band & Troops March (1914-1918)

Soldiers and military band march through street.

MARCH OF

March Of "Judeans" (1914-1918)

Soldiers and military band march along street.

THE ANSWER TO THE CALL - OUT PROTECTORS AS THE NATION'S DEFENDERS

The Answer To The Call - Out Protectors As The Nation's Defenders (1914-1918)

Military band marching...

THE ITALIAN CARABINIER BAND

The Italian Carabinier Band (1914-1918)

Italian Carabinier Band arrive at Buckingham Palace and play in the...

MILITARY BAND - Part 1

Military Band - Part 1 (1914-1918)

Footage of soldiers in training and playing instruments.

LORD MAYOR'S SHOW

Lord Mayor's Show (1914-1918)

Lord of Mayor of London's annual parade, many floats have a WW1 theme.

VIVE LA FRANCE!

Vive La France! (1916)

Parade of France's Guarde Republican to Windsor Castle.

KING'S ROYAL RIFLES MARCH

King's Royal Rifles March (1916)

Military parade of the King's Royal Rifles

MASSED GUARDS BAND IN ST JAMES'S PARK

Massed Guards Band In St James's Park (1917)

Massed Guards marching band march in St James's Park.

GERMAN ARMY RETURNS TO BERLIN

German Army Returns To Berlin (1918)

Crowds turn out in their thousands as the German Army returns...

WAREHOUSEMEN, CLERKS AND DRAPERS SCHOOLS

Warehousemen, Clerks And Drapers Schools (1920-1929)

Good footage of children and teenagers at orphanage...

TATTOO AT TIDWORTH

Tattoo At Tidworth (1920-1929)

Military tattoo including motorbike display and horses jumping over a dinner...

IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS

Irish National Foresters (1920-1929)

Irish National Foresters march through town while crowds look on.

BRASS BAND

Brass Band (1920-1930)

Item showing brass band playing and some of their trophies.

TIME TO REMEMBER - TEENAGE FLAPPER  1920s  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 3 (1920-1929)

Excellent documentary about women's...

WIDNES SPORTS

Widnes Sports (1920-1929)

Children from orphanage entertain at Widnes sports.

MEN OF OUR TIME - FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Reel 1 & 2

Men Of Our Time - Franklin D. Roosevelt Reel 1 & 2 (1920-1939)

Biopic of the American President - lots...

PAGEANT - PEEBLES

Pageant - Peebles (1921)

Bands and carriages parade through Peebles as part of the festival.

A RELIC OF FLODDEN

A Relic Of Flodden (1922)

The historic ceremony of "Riding the Marches & Casting the Colours, Selkirk

IRISH REVOLUTION 1922

Irish Revolution 1922 (1922)

Compilation of newsreel items about events in Ireland in 1922 - probably...

LONDON'S NEW BOROUGH

London's New Borough (1929)

Mr JH Thomas hands the Charter of Incorporation, to Mayor of Walthamstow,...

MAX & HARRY NESBITT

Max & Harry Nesbitt (1930)

Max and Harry Nesbitt sing 'My Baby's Got Red Hair And Freckles' - dupe of PT...

PATHE PICTORIAL PRESENTS THE WELL-KNOWN RADIO, GRAMOPHONE AND CONCERT SINGER,...

Pathe Pictorial Presents The Well-Known Radio, Gramophone And Concert Singer,... (1931)

Traditional...

BAND OF HIS MAJESTY'S GRENADIER GUARDS

Band Of His Majesty's Grenadier Guards (1931)

African newsreel coverage of the visit to Cape Town of...

BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

BBC Symphony Orchestra (1932)

Excellent footage of the BBC Symphony Orchestra playing Elgar's 'Land of...

THE WHIPPERSNAPPERS

The Whippersnappers (1932)

A group of Bavarian men demonstrate their whip cracking skills.

BILLY COTTON AND HIS BAND

Billy Cotton And His Band (1933)

Billy Cotton and his Band perform at Slough, followed by other variety...

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.

ERIC WOODBURN IN 'BOOTS!'

Eric Woodburn In 'boots!' (1935)

Character singer Eric Woodburn perform military marching song 'Boots'...

ROYAL ENGINEERS' BAND issue title is CHILDREN FIRST AND LAST

Royal Engineers' Band Issue Title Is Children First And Last (1936)

A look at headquarters of...

KITKAT RASCALS issue title - GOING PLACES

Kitkat Rascals Issue Title - Going Places (1937)

Marching saxophone band play medley of tunes,...

BOURNEMOUTH ORCHESTRA - OLE KING COLE AND RAKOCZY MARCH

Bournemouth Orchestra - Ole King Cole And Rakoczy March (1937)

Bournemouth Orchestra perform two...

INTRO SCENES SCOTS SOLDIERS

Intro Scenes Scots Soldiers (1938)

An item showing Scots Guards marching, an introduction to the next...

DENNIS NOBLE  issue title - GOOD AS GOLD

Dennis Noble Issue Title - Good As Gold (1938)

The famous operatic singer Dennis Noble singing...

ROYAL ART BAND aka ROYAL ARTILLERY BAND issue title is STEPPING OUT

Royal Art Band AKA Royal Artillery Band Issue Title Is Stepping Out (1939)

Young cadet members...

PAUL RICO AND HIS MEXICANS

Paul Rico And His Mexicans (1940)

Paul Rico and His Mexicans play a traditional Mexican tune on...

JACK SIMPSON

Jack Simpson (1940)

Jack Simpson plays 'Sons of the "Old Contemptibles"' on the xylophone.

ENSA IN AUSTRALIA

Ensa In Australia (1940-1949)

Entertainment troops at work in Australia.

DUKE OF YORK'S BOYS' BAND issue title - OH BUOY!

Duke Of York's Boys' Band Issue Title - Oh Buoy! (1942)

Item shows Duke of York's boys' band at...

ARMY DISPLAY

Army Display (1946)

Military Tattoo at Warley Barracks at night.

HIGHLAND DANCING AND FIREWORKS

Highland Dancing And Fireworks (1947)

Night shots of the opening of Silver Linings Weeks - Scottish...