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HOLIDAY YACHTING SEASON OPENS

Holiday Yachting Season Opens (1947)

Yachting scenes from Burnham on Crouch.

ONE ARMED BANDIT

One Armed Bandit (1971)

Various close-up shots of one-armed bandit gambling machine

ONE ARM BANDIT MACHINES

One Arm Bandit Machines (1977)

Colour item showing people playing one arm bandit machines.

OVERHEAD SHOTS OF TOWN

Overhead Shots Of Town (1914-1918)

High angle shots of town or city.

SUBMARINE

Submarine (1914-1918)

Submarine moving along surface of sea.

SPANISH ARMY

Spanish Army (1910)

Military parade in Spain.

BATTLEFIELD

Battlefield (1914-1918)

French soldiers firing on battlefield and in trenches.

TROOPS ON THE MOVE

Troops On The Move (1914-1918)

Unidentified army of soldiers are seen moving along a road that zig zags...

MARATHON PIGEON RACE

Marathon Pigeon Race (1935)

40,000 Pigeons arrive for what is considered to be the worlds largest Pigeon...

PRAYERS FOR VICTORY

Prayers For Victory (1922)

Southend football team attend church service.

YACHTING AT BURNHAM ON CROUCH

Yachting At Burnham On Crouch (1919)

Yachts race on the River at Burnham-on-Crouch.

GOING DOWN!

Going Down! (1930-1939)

A diver goes underwater to inspect the supports of Southend Pier.

SALVATION ARMY MEET TO ELECT NEW GENERAL

Salvation Army Meet To Elect New General (1954)

Salvation Army from different countries, showing...

WATERMAN'S REGATTA

Waterman's Regatta (1917)

Waterman's Regatta circa 1917.

JEWISH BATTALION UNIFORMS

Jewish Battalion Uniforms (1914-1918)

Shots of Jewish battalion.

REFUGEES

Refugees (1914-1918)

Soldiers walk across muddy field.

TROOPS TRAINING

Troops Training (1914-1918)

Field gun pulled by horses, soldiers in ditch or trench and men in primitive hut.

GROUP OF FOREIGN OFFICIALS

Group Of Foreign Officials (1914-1918)

Small group of officers in capes pose for camera outside building.

MOVING BANK TANKS

Moving Bank Tanks (1910-1919)

Footage of tank moving down street.

AMBULANCES

Ambulances (1914-1918)

Footage of Ambulances being driven around corner.

FUNERAL

Funeral (1914-1918)

Various shots of a funeral - probably during world war one.

LATEST BAYONET DRILL

Latest Bayonet Drill (1914-1918)

Shots of soldiers performing a bayonet drill.

SUBMARINES 46 & 177

Submarines 46 & 177 (1914-1918)

Submarine footage.

WEDGEWOOD POTTERY

Wedgewood Pottery (1966)

A visit to the Wedgewood factory shows the skilled workers creating the famous...

PUSHBALL

Pushball (1968)

A new game involves much running, bouncing and hitting of a gigantic leather ball!

YACHTING SEASON OPENS

Yachting Season Opens (1931)

Southend on Sea sees the opening of the Yachting season.

HELIGOLAND TODAY

Heligoland Today (1928)

The once great fortress has been dismantled - various shots of how it looked in...

A COWES IN MINIATURE

A Cowes In Miniature (1927)

A regatta for sailing boats at Burnham on Crouch.

SALVATION ARMY HIGH COUNCIL

Salvation Army High Council (1929)

Salvation Army High Council delegates come from all over the world...

PIGEON RACE - BERWICK

Pigeon Race - Berwick (1938)

Pigeons set off in a race from the Berwick in the north to the south of...

NEWNHAM ON SEVERN aka NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN HYDROPLANE RACING

Newnham On Severn AKA Newnham-On-Severn Hydroplane Racing (1938)

Speedboats / hydroplanes take...

FAIR ANGLERS

Fair Anglers (1924)

Women and little girls goes fishing off a seaside pier in the sunshine.

FOR THOSE IN PERIL ON THE SEA & CUTS

For Those In Peril On The Sea & Cuts (1926)

The launching of latest type of motor life boat at...

WHITEBAIT WINNERS

Whitebait Winners (1933)

Beautifully shot film of whitebait fishing off the Essex coast.

MUSIC HALL FIRE

Music Hall Fire (1919)

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

NEWS FLASHES - FOOTBALL IN THE MUD

News Flashes - Football In The Mud (1953)

Football in the mud at Leigh-on-Sea during a Coronation...

OLD BARN

Old Barn (1938)

Barn wall made of wallpaper printing blocks.

LUCKY GATE

Lucky Gate (1938)

A gateway made up of horseshoes brings luck to those who see it. Burton-on-Trent. ...

CHRISTMAS ROUNDUP - OLD FOLK'S PARTY

Christmas Roundup - Old Folk's Party (1955)

Southend organises Christmas dinner to the borough's old...

Selected Scenes - ROYAL REGATTA

Selected Scenes - Royal Regatta (1962)

Material relating to newsreel story ROYAL REGATTA - 62/56.

MUD BATH FOOTBALL

Mud Bath Football (1961)

Mad and muddy game of football on the beach at Southend.

COCKLES

Cockles (1946)

Fishermen rake in cockles at low tide at Leigh-on-Sea.

FUNFAIR AT SOUTHEND

Funfair At Southend (1940)

People enjoying various rides on Southend funfair

SOLDIERS IN CAMP

Soldiers In Camp (1914)

British soldiers dig trenches at their camp abroad. Location of events unknown.

WOUNDED HORSES RECOVER - EX-CAVALRY HORSES EXERCISING

Wounded Horses Recover - Ex-Cavalry Horses Exercising (1916)

Horses wounded in WW1 battles run...

VISIONS RETROSPECTIVES

Visions Retrospectives (1910-1919)

Quick shots of France at the start of WWI.

SCHOOL FOR RACING DRIVERS

School For Racing Drivers (1957)

Various shots of Cooper racing car and students being taken out on...

HENLEY REGATTA 1961

Henley Regatta 1961 (1961)

Russian team mounting steps to receive trophy, race in progress.

COCKLE SHED OF LEIGH ON SEA

Cockle Shed Of Leigh On Sea (1970-1979)

Various shots of men in shed cleaning and boiling cockles and...

50 AMBULANCES LEAVE FOR FRONT

50 Ambulances Leave For Front (1914-1918)

Ambulances set off from Yorkshire for the front.