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THE BABY!

The Baby! (1933)

A one-man submarine is tried out on a lake.

CRYSTAL TREES

Crystal Trees (1933)

Pretty miniature trees are made with wire, crepe paper and wax.

MATCHBOX MINIATURES

Matchbox Miniatures (1934)

A complete dinner service made in miniature seen in Germany.

MINIATURE WRITING ON RICE

Miniature Writing On Rice (1938)

Keen-eyed Charles Gunner writes and draws on grains of rice.

MINIATURE BOOKS

Miniature Books (1952)

Footage of miniature books and collector, London.

MINI CIRCUS

Mini Circus (1968)

This item shows a detailed miniature model circus made at home by Roy Gumbrell.

THE WINDMILL REDUCED VERSION

The Windmill Reduced Version (1927)

Model windmill is demonstrated by its maker - Mr Tarrant.

AUTO-BABY

Auto-Baby (1932)

A tiny car shows how it can tackle any obstacle.

SPEED MERCHANT

Speed Merchant (1932)

Motorcycle racing - a six year old boy has his own mini motorcycle.

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 15

Cineviews In Brief No. 15 (1937)

World's tiniest engines and a bicycle that is rowed rather than...

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 69

Cineviews In Brief No. 69 (1938)

Footage of a tiny radio set, a violin and a book.

DWARF HORSE

Dwarf Horse (1930)

Short section of material about a miniature pony.

SMALLEST BANK issue title - CALLING ALL CARDS

Smallest Bank Issue Title - Calling All Cards (1937)

A bank in Chalfont St. Giles measures just 12...

MODEL TRAIN

Model Train (1939)

A man builds a model shunting engine for his daughters to ride in. Yorkshire.

FLOWER EGG SHELLS aka EGGSHELL VASES issue title is LADIES FIRST

Flower Egg Shells AKA Eggshell Vases Issue Title Is Ladies First (1940)

Woman makes mini flower...

PERFORMING FLEAS

Performing Fleas (1941)

Performing fleas dance and pull miniature carriages during their show.

MODEL CATHEDRAL

Model Cathedral (1941)

Tom Ingledew works on his impressive 4 foot high model cathedral made from...

MIDGET HORSE issue title is TAKE YOUR CHOICE

Midget Horse Issue Title Is Take Your Choice (1943)

A miniature pony playing with little girl in...

MINIATURE CAMERA

Miniature Camera (1951)

Amazing miniature camera that is only three quarters of an inch in height,...

IDEAL PICK UP CAR

Ideal Pick Up Car (1946)

French clown Rhum drives miniature car around Paris.

 GERMAN POCKET RADIO INVENTION

German Pocket Radio Invention (1910-1919)

New pocket radio is demonstrated.

GREYWOOD MINIATURE RAILWAY

Greywood Miniature Railway (1956)

A visit to the Greywood miniature railway in Surrey.

MINIATURE FURNITURE

Miniature Furniture (1959)

Miniature and very detailed furniture is seen being crafted at a cabinet...

MODEL VILLAGE beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Model Village Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1963)

An item about a model miniature...

WATCH WAYS

Watch Ways (1930)

Two tiny clocks are shown - one inside a coin, the other a very small box.

MODEL MASTERS

Model Masters (1930)

Models are displayed - a ship, a locomotive and a tractor.

LILLIPUT VILLAGE

Lilliput Village (1938)

The village of Bourton-on-the-Water and an exact replica in miniature - no...

TINY JIM

Tiny Jim (1931)

A model tank is demonstrated - it is strong enough to pull along a cart holding three men.

WORLD'S SMALLEST RAILWAY

World's Smallest Railway (1926)

A look at a half-sized steam engine.

STAGECRAFT

Stagecraft (1933)

Good footage of a set being designed for a theatre show in the West End, London.

THE SUPER KIDDIE CAR

The Super Kiddie Car (1939)

Footage of a small boy driving a replica model of a motor car in Sweden.

A TIMELY TOPIC!

A Timely Topic! (1934)

Great story showing some fabulous art deco clocks and watches.

PIN POINT PICS

Pin Point Pics (1934)

Champion boot repairer of England Mr HJ Stone makes artistic pictures on the soles...

SMALLEST HOUSE aka SMALL HOUSE

Smallest House AKA Small House (1936)

Shots of a very narrow house in Brighton.

MODEL RAILWAY

Model Railway (1937)

Captain Rodgers shows us his detailed model railway and dock.

MINIATURE RAILWAY

Miniature Railway (1934)

Miniature railway in Romney & Hythe, Kent.

CAMERAS aka CLICK

Cameras AKA Click (1939)

A look at some old and unusual cameras from the Kensington museum. London.

DAVE AND DUSTY

Dave And Dusty (1947)

Dave tries to become a car salesman whilst Dusty watches.

PEDAL CAR

Pedal Car (1947)

Mr Dando gets around in his small pedal car. Eastcote, Middlesex.

CHILD MOTORCYCLIST

Child Motorcyclist (1948)

3 year old George Howard Cole is Britain's youngest speedway rider....

WISHBONES

Wishbones (1952)

Footage of wishbone model maker in Colchester, Essex.

BOY MOTORCYCLISTS

Boy Motorcyclists (1950)

A six year old boy motorcyclist speeding along track built for him in garden.

MINIATURE WRITING aka LORD'S PRAYER ON POSTAGE STAMPS

Miniature Writing AKA Lord's Prayer On Postage Stamps (1954)

Footage of man who can write the...

MODEL ORGAN

Model Organ (1954)

Footage of Mr Willeter with his model organ. Brighton, East Sussex.

MINIATURE GARDENS

Miniature Gardens (1952)

Anne Ashberry creates replicas of miniature gardens. Chelmsford, Essex.

WASHING MACHINE

Washing Machine (1952)

Footage of miniature washing machine being assembled and demonstrated. London.

NON STOP EAST HAM

Non Stop East Ham (1946)

New miniature railway built for the children in East Ham park.

THE SMALLEST AND THE LARGEST

The Smallest And The Largest (1932)

Comparison between the smallest electrical motor in the world and...

One-man Tank Demonstrated

One-Man Tank Demonstrated (1914-1918)

Footage of man driving mini tank through streets.

CARTOON TRAIN JOURNEY

Cartoon Train Journey (1910-1920)

Cartoon train travels through Britain showing what type of rock or soil...