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SINGER

Singer (1930-1939)

A singer performs "London River" - possibly Dennis Noble.

THE CESAREWITCH

The Cesarewitch (1931)

Freddy Fox rides 'Noble Star' to victory in the Cesarewitch in Newmarket.

LOONIE LIDS

Loonie Lids (1930-1939)

Great Joe Noble cartoon illustrating his ideas for hats of the future.

THAT

That "Bodyline" Argument (1934)

Animated diagrams by Joe Noble explain the difference between normal...

JUST BUMPS

Just Bumps (1936)

An entertaining item about Phrenology and how bumps on your head determine the brain...

DENNIS NOBLE

Dennis Noble (1940)

Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Little Ships'.

MOST NOBLE ORDER OF CRUSADERS

Most Noble Order Of Crusaders (1925)

The Most Noble Order of Crusaders take part in laying of...

KNOTS

Knots (1940)

Joe Noble demonstrates how to tie a variety of knots.

CLICHES

Cliches (1944)

Joe Noble illustrates various cliches through cartoons and sketches.

SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions (1943)

Cartoonist Joe Noble explores various superstitions and lucky charms. No soundtrack.

FILM FANFARE - NO 21 SECTION 3

Film Fanfare - No 21 Section 3 (1957)

Film quiz compered by Carpenter, the panel consisting of Noble,...

THAT

That "Bodyline" Argument (1934)

Animated diagrams by Joe Noble explain the difference between normal...

WEDDING IN THE AIR

Wedding In The Air (1935)

A French couple get married in mid air.

NOBLE SISSLE AND BAND

Noble Sissle And Band (1931)

Nice film of Noble Sissle and band performing two songs.

DENNIS NOBLE

Dennis Noble (1934)

Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'Island of June'.

THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

The Root Of All Evil (1936)

A look at coins in British Museum with quirky animations about money and...

HERE'S LUCK

Here's Luck (1937)

A look at luck charms through ages, with cartoons by Noble and explanation of original...

DENNIS NOBLE

Dennis Noble (1937)

Baritone Dennis Noble sings - no soundtrack, visuals only.

DENNIS NOBLE

Dennis Noble (1939)

Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Phantom Fleet' in the Pathe Studio.

DO YOU KNOW?  HOW TO DRAW

Do You Know? How To Draw (1931)

Instructions on how to draw a face, and illustration of the basics of...

KING NEPTUNE COMES ASHORE

King Neptune Comes Ashore (1928)

A sailor undergoes the rites of Noble and Ancient Order of the Bath...

GABRIEL DEE

Gabriel Dee (1933)

Astrologer Gabriel Dee tells us how to discern character from the hands.

LION LOVES OUT LOCAL

Lion Loves Out Local (1959)

Zookeeper Morris Sharpe takes Simba the lion for a pint at local pub.

THE EAR issue title is THAT THERE EAR

The Ear Issue Title Is That There Ear (1938)

An informative look at the way the ear works, with...

THE PLOUGH issue title is HAPPY DAYS

The Plough Issue Title Is Happy Days (1938)

A look at how ploughs work and have developed over the...

MINES

Mines (1940)

Joe Noble illustrates how submarine and magnetic mines work.

TABULATING TESSIE

Tabulating Tessie (1940)

Good item about how long a girl spends on various activities in a lifetime.

BUBBLES

Bubbles (1941)

Joe Noble demonstrates how strong bubbles can be.

LIGHT

Light (1941)

This item explores properties of light.

CIGARETTES

Cigarettes (1941)

A look at various people smoking cigarettes, and how much tobacco is wasted at the end.

NOBLE CARTOON ELEMENTS

Noble Cartoon Elements (1943)

Joe Noble uses diagrams and sketches to demonstrate the elements.

NOSE

Nose (1943)

A Joe Noble item about the nose, big or small, and its role in the body.

POLARISED LIGHT issue title is HELP YOURSELF

Polarised Light Issue Title Is Help Yourself (1944)

Informative item about light with backstage...

JET PROPULSION

Jet Propulsion (1944)

Joe Noble illustrates how jet propulsion works.

COCKNEY SLANG

Cockney Slang (1943)

Joe Noble's cartoons explain various phrases from cockney rhyming slang.

 MAP OF CHINA GREAT WALL

Map Of China Great Wall (1930-1939)

Shot of large animated map of part of China.

FILM FANFARE - NO 26 - SECTION 3

Film Fanfare - No 26 - Section 3 (1956)

Topical film show - celebrity quiz with Kim Parker, Denholm...

FIRE

Fire (1931)

Different ways of making fire are examined, from rubbing sticks to lighting matches.

YOUR HAND - SOMETHING ABOUT ONE OF YOUR MOST IMPORTANT ITEMS aka YOUR HAND -...

Your Hand - Something About One Of Your Most Important Items AKA Your Hand -... (1932)

Animation...

THE ROMANCE OF THE MOTORCAR  aka THE MOTORCAR AND ITS MECHANISM  Reel 1

The Romance Of The Motorcar AKA The Motorcar And Its Mechanism Reel 1 (1935)

Long film...

THE MOST ANCIENT AND MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE THISTLE

The Most Ancient And Most Noble Order Of The Thistle (1933)

Members of the Order of the Thistle...

MAN SMOKING PIPE UNDERWATER

Man Smoking Pipe Underwater (1928)

Extract from a Joe Noble cartoon - Joe is seen "smoking underwater"...

THE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY AND SAUSAGE - NO PARKING HERE

The Adventures Of Sammy And Sausage - No Parking Here (1929)

Animation featuring the characters...

WATERWAYS

Waterways (1936)

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

WED-TIME STORIES

Wed-Time Stories (1932)

Animation illustrating all the different cuts of beef for benefit of newly-wed...

FACETIOUS FASHIONS BY OUR TAME CARTOONIST JOE NOBLE

Facetious Fashions By Our Tame Cartoonist Joe Noble (1933)

A Joe Noble cartoon looking at some...

MARS - PLANET issue title is PEACE AND WAR

Mars - Planet Issue Title Is Peace And War (1939)

A look at planet Mars - its place in science,...

SUN

Sun (1940)

Joe Noble illustrates the qualities of the sun.

ARMOUR

Armour (1941)

A look at the history of armour.

COLLECTIONS

Collections (1942)

A look at the collections of clocks, pipes, and firearms at the British museum....