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FUNERAL OF ALDERMAN EDWARD HEWITSON

Funeral Of Alderman Edward Hewitson (1930-1939)

Lots of local people come out to pay respects at the...

NEW ENGINE 'ISLE OF MAN' CHRISTENED AT LIVERPOOL LNER

New Engine 'isle Of Man' Christened At Liverpool Lner (1938)

A new steam train of the LMS is...

SALUTE ENGINE NO. 6167 'THE HERTFORDSHIRE REGT.

Salute Engine No. 6167 'the Hertfordshire Regt." (1933)

Senior officers attend naming ceremony for...

CUP TIE CONTESTS WEST BROMWICH ALBION V PRESTON NORTH END, BURNLEY V BIRMINGHAM,...

Cup Tie Contests West Bromwich Albion V Preston North End, Burnley V Birmingham,... (1935)

Sixth...

LADY GODIVA RE-ENACTED AT COVENTRY

Lady Godiva Re-Enacted At Coventry (1936)

Carnival parade through centre of Coventry with historical...

THE FOOTBALL ROBOT!

The Football Robot! (1938)

A machine spits out footballs for the Wolverhampton Wanderer's training...

SECOND FRONT

Second Front (1942)

Speeches by Sir Stafford Cripps and Lord Beaverbrook about the Second Front.

ROYAL TOUR

Royal Tour (1942)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit an aircraft factory and meet locals in the...

GREAT NEW ELECTRIC POWER aka GIANT NEW ELECTRIC POWER STATION

Great New Electric Power AKA Giant New Electric Power Station (1929)

The Duke of York opens new...

END OF FUEHRERS aka NUREMBERG VERDICT or END OF FUHRERS

End Of Fuehrers AKA Nuremberg Verdict Or End Of Fuhrers (1946)

Retrospective look at Nazi...

BIRMINGHAM ACCEPTS ROYAL PENNY

Birmingham Accepts Royal Penny (1948)

King George VI presents Birmingham with Royal Penny.

F.A. CUP 5th ROUND: WEST BROMWICH V. NEWCASTLE UNITED

F.A. Cup 5th Round: West Bromwich V. Newcastle United (1954)

West Bromwich win against Newcastle...

WORLD NEWS

World News (1950)

Volcano eruption at Hawaii, swinging acrobat & double decker bus.

ENGLAND BEAT IRELAND

England Beat Ireland (1951)

England beat Ireland 2-0 in an international football match from Villa Park.

BILLY WRIGHT HONOURED

Billy Wright Honoured (1959)

Footballer Billy Wright is honoured with a banquet at Wolverhampton Civic...

CULTURE IN THE ARMY issue title is HOT DOGS

Culture In The Army Issue Title Is Hot Dogs (1942)

Servicemen and women learning to skills to help...

F.A. CUP 6TH ROUND - BIRMINGHAM CITY V. MANCHESTER CITY

F.A. Cup 6th Round - Birmingham City V. Manchester City (1955)

Manchester City wins F.A. Cup 6th...

THE QUEEN LAYS FOUNDATION STONE

The Queen Lays Foundation Stone (1956)

Queen lays the foundation stone of the new Coventry...

THAT LADY RIDES AGAIN

That Lady Rides Again (1951)

Lady Godiva and suffragettes take part in parade depicting Coventry's...

VILLA V PRESTON

Villa V Preston (1960)

Football - Aston Villa beat Preston North End in 6th Round of F.A. Cup....

WOLVES V VILLA

Wolves V Villa (1960)

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Aston Villa 1 goal to nil in the F.A. Cup semi-final....

COVENTRY - SPIRE BY COPTER

Coventry - Spire By Copter (1962)

RAF Belvedere helicopter lifts spire into position on new Coventry...

MANCHESTER UNITED V SOUTHAMPTON

Manchester United V Southampton (1963)

Manchester Untied beat Southampton 1-0 in the FA Cup...

EVERTON AND WEDNESDAY FOR FINAL

Everton And Wednesday For Final (1966)

Sheffield Wednesday beat Chelsea 2-0 to pass to FA Cup Final.

DEVALUATION aka POUND DEVALUED - STOCK EXCHANGE AND BANKS CLOSED FOR ONE DAY

Devaluation AKA Pound Devalued - Stock Exchange And Banks Closed For One Day (1967)

Pound...

MANCHESTER CITY V EVERTON

Manchester City V Everton (1969)

FA semi-final football match where Manchester City beat Everton 1 - 0.

TESTING SAFETY GLASS

Testing Safety Glass (1950)

Footage of safety glass being tested in Kings Norton, Birmingham.

 KING AND QUEEN IN BIRMINGHAM

King And Queen In Birmingham (1948)

The King and Queen present the Royal Penny to the City of...

KING AND QUEEN AT BIRMINGHAM aka KING + QUEEN IN BIRMINGHAM

King And Queen At Birmingham AKA King + Queen In Birmingham (1948)

Various shots of children...

CINEMA CELEBRATES 21ST BIRTHDAY

Cinema Celebrates 21st Birthday (1953)

News Theatre in Birmingham celebrates 21st birthday.

GUY FAWKES COMPETITION

Guy Fawkes Competition (1960)

Comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise judge a Guy Fawkes competition...

TANK AT DUDLEY

Tank At Dudley (1914-1918)

Tank at Dudley during war bond drive (?), plus good shot of front of local cinema.

HOMETOWN - WEST BROMWICH

Hometown - West Bromwich (1959)

A brief view of the local buildings and important sights

HOMETOWN - WOLVERHAMPTON

Hometown - Wolverhampton (1959)

A brief view of the local buildings and important sights

HOMETOWN - BIRMINGHAM

Hometown - Birmingham (1959)

A brief view of the local buildings and important sights

THE NEW

The New "Bluebird" (1960)

Donald Campbell, the Duke of Richmond and others discussing the engine of the...

Ramsay MacDonald and daughter

Ramsay Macdonald And Daughter (1920-1929)

Footage of Ramsay MacDonald making election speech.

HOMETOWN - REG DIXON

Hometown - Reg Dixon (1950-1959)

An interview with the comedian Reg Dixon who sings his new song "Send me to...

F.A. CUP FOURTH ROUND

F.A. Cup Fourth Round (1935)

Football - F.A. Cup fourth round sees Tottenham Hotspur play Newcastle...

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1936)

News in a Nutshell - angling contest in Norfolk, wreckage of a whaler, new...

CITIES OF BRITAIN - BIRMINGHAM NO. 3

Cities Of Britain - Birmingham No. 3 (1931)

The sights of Birmingham are seen in this item, with...

THE ROYAL TOUR

The Royal Tour (1940)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth watch exercises by Air Raid Precautions...

PEOPLE IN CAMERA Beware - other items share this title

People In Camera Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1946)

Cornish druidic procession,...

PEOPLE IN CAMERA Beware - other items share this title

People In Camera Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1946)

Veteran footballer Fred Everiss...

WORLD AT YOUR ELBOW

World At Your Elbow (1948)

Roundup of the short news around the world.

FAMOUS FOOTBALL CLUBS NO. 2 - BIRMINGHAM

Famous Football Clubs No. 2 - Birmingham (1934)

We meet the Birmingham football team and see them in...

ASTON VILLA V W.B.A.

Aston Villa V W.B.A. (1957)

FA Cup semi-finals: Aston Villa - West Bromwich Albion 2-2.

H-BOMB: US SCIENTISTS GO AHEAD

H-Bomb: Us Scientists Go Ahead (1950)

British and American scientists at work on Atomic research.

BRITAIN OPENS HER SHOP WINDOW

Britain Opens Her Shop Window (1950)

British Industries Fair - the King and Queen pay a visit to the...

WORLD NEWS

World News (1950)

Peruvian earthquake - Old Cars in England - Wedding of sister of King Farouk.