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GLASS MAKING

Glass Making (1963)

Film of a well known glass making factory in London

ZITHERING

Zithering (1931)

Orchestra made up of Zither players perform.

BACK TO METHUSELAH

Back To Methuselah (1934)

Two men display and play some strange looking musical instruments at museum.

ORGAN GRINDER

Organ Grinder (1937)

A man winding organ on the street.

BRASS BAND

Brass Band (1920-1930)

Item showing brass band playing and some of their trophies.

CLASSICS ON GLASS

Classics On Glass (1938)

A small orchestra plays with glass instruments.

GYPSY BAND SCHOOL IN HUNGARY

Gypsy Band School In Hungary (1967)

Pupils learn to play various instrument in Hungarian Gypsy music...

THE MOUTH-ORGAN MAESTROS on sleeve as THE MOUTH ORGAN MAESTROES

The Mouth-Organ Maestros On Sleeve As The Mouth Organ Maestroes (1930)

Young people try out for...

THE MOUTH ORGAN VIRTUOSO

The Mouth Organ Virtuoso (1932)

Mouth-organist extraordinaire Strobl plays for us.

NOTES ON MUSIC

Notes On Music (1936)

A look at the printing processes of sheet music.

JUNGLE JITTERBUGS - DUBLIN

Jungle Jitterbugs - Dublin (1943)

Australian soldiers jamming with native men in a jungle.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL - TATTOO OF PIPES AND DRUMS

Edinburgh Festival - Tattoo Of Pipes And Drums (1947)

Edinburgh Castle is the scene for a Highland...

MUSIC FESTIVAL ON STRINGS

Music Festival On Strings (1949)

Massed band of banjos and mandolins play in festival in London.

THE PIPES OF - CLAN!

The Pipes Of - Clan! (1934)

Processes involved in making bagpipes.

TYPEWRITER FOR MUSIC

Typewriter For Music (1961)

Footage of Miss Lillian Pavey listening to music and typing out the notes on...

HUSH DON'T WAKE THE BOBBY

Hush Don't Wake The Bobby (1909)

Early comedy film. Policeman tries to keep people from upsetting his...

MAKING CHURCH ORGANS

Making Church Organs (1950)

Item showing men making church organs. Padua, Italy.

HUNGARIAN HARPS

Hungarian Harps (1968)

Harps being made and played in Hungary.

THE PROBLEMS OF BAD FOOTWEAR

The Problems Of Bad Footwear (1970)

Great item showing how poor fitting fashion shoes will give you...

GYMNAST ARTISTRY IN HUNGARY

Gymnast Artistry In Hungary (1965)

A group of Finnish girls perform gymnastic artistry

THE HALLAM HAWAIIAN PLAYERS

The Hallam Hawaiian Players (1935)

The Hallam Hawaiian Players perform a traditional tune from Hawaii...

MUNICH BARTER CENTRE

Munich Barter Centre (1940-1949)

Footage of civilians at barter store in Munich, Germany.

GAY NINETIES BALL

Gay Nineties Ball (1929)

Footage of society ball attended by people dressed in period costume from the...

WHITECHAPEL BELL FOUNDRY

Whitechapel Bell Foundry (1966)

In the East End bells are still made in the traditional way using...

FRENCH MILITARY FESTIVAL aka MILITARY MUSIC FESTIVAL IN PARIS

French Military Festival AKA Military Music Festival In Paris (1936)

Military marching bands...

THE BIG GLASS BAND!

The Big Glass Band! (1937)

Men of a Continental works band play glass trumpets in a mountainside field.

HERE COMES THE BRIDE

Here Comes The Bride (1935)

A wedding in Lithuania is an excuse to remember the past, from exhibition of...

VISUAL MUSIC

Visual Music (1936)

An artist has created a series of shapes and patterns to capture the essence of music...

LINES AND DOTS

Lines And Dots (1930-1939)

Interesting experiment results in pictures made of sand on pieces of glass.

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 69

Cineviews In Brief No. 69 (1938)

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

HOCH DER LAMBETH WALK aka HOCH DER LAMBETH VALK sound version

Hoch Der Lambeth Walk AKA Hoch Der Lambeth Valk Sound Version (1941)

Hitler's troops marching...

MAESTRO OF 9 CONDUCTS A CONCERT

Maestro Of 9 Conducts A Concert (1947)

Young Pierino Gamba takes the Lamoureux Orchestra through...

HERE COMES THE BAND

Here Comes The Band (1922)

Cute children's orchestra - young children play a variety of musical...

THE BIGGER THE NOISE - THE BIGGER THE WELCOME

The Bigger The Noise - The Bigger The Welcome (1929)

African warriors welcome Sir William Letts...

THE END OF THE MUSIC HALLS OLDEST JOKE !

The End Of The Music Halls Oldest Joke ! (1930)

Wigan Pier is demolished, Wigan, Lancashire.

ITALIAN REVELRY

Italian Revelry (1934)

Italians having a wild street party during Carnival in Naples.

FANCY FEET

Fancy Feet (1933)

Footage of the Canadian Ladies Champion demonstrating ice skating skills.

MUSIC HALL FIRE

Music Hall Fire (1919)

Scenes of the destruction caused by the fire at the Kingston Empire.

PIANOS THROUGH THE AGES

Pianos Through The Ages (1936)

A look at pianos through the ages.

JAPANESE GOING

Japanese Going (1939)

Japanese gong which holds sound for ten minutes.

MUSICAL BOXES

Musical Boxes (1942)

Mr Dee of Chelsea shows off his collection of unusual musical boxes. London.

Selected Originals - EDINBURGH FESTIVAL - Technicolor

Selected Originals - Edinburgh Festival - Technicolor (1963)

Material related to newsreel story...

DRUM MAKING

Drum Making (1951)

Good item about drum making in London.

CARROL GIBBONS

Carrol Gibbons (1945)

Pathe introduces pianist Carrol Gibbons.

GERALDO AND HIS SWEET MUSIC

Geraldo And His Sweet Music (1934)

Geraldo and his band perform 'One Morning in May'.

INDIAN WEDDING

Indian Wedding (1947)

Wedding of unknown royalty in India.

 CUP FINAL

Cup Final (1950-1959)

Community singing at the start of the Rugby Cup Final from Wembley Stadium.

RICHMOND JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL

Richmond Jazz And Blues Festival (1965)

People having fun at Richmond jazz and blues festival.

MUSICAL BOX COLLECTION IN HOLLAND

Musical Box Collection In Holland (1967)

Collection of musical boxes on display in Holland.

LONDON'S WONDERFUL RECEPTION

London's Wonderful Reception (1916)

Thousands welcome opportunity to cheer the band of the Guarde...