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ESCALATOR MATERIAL

Escalator Material

Footage of people on Escalators at Piccadilly Circus. London.

LONDRES aka LONDON

Londres AKA London

Turn of the century shots of the heart of London.

AFTER DINNER SPEECHES BY WAR MINISTER

After Dinner Speeches By War Minister

Sir John Anderson, War Minister & Air Chief Marshal...

ROYAL CAVALCADE PART 1

Royal Cavalcade Part 1 (1900-1950)

Mix of archive footage from 1900s onwards and re-enactments - mostly...

LONDON BUSKERS  aka LONDON STREET SCENES

London Buskers AKA London Street Scenes (1910-1919)

Street scenes in London around Piccadilly - during...

TIME TO REMEMBER - TIME OF THE SUFFRAGETTES  1911 - 1913  - record b - reel 1

Time To Remember - Time Of The Suffragettes 1911 - 1913 - Record B - Reel 1 (1911)

Events...

ITALY'S GREAT AIRMEN

Italy's Great Airmen (1918-1920)

Italian pilot Captain Laureati and colleagues in London after non-stop...

PEACEFUL YEARS  reel 5

Peaceful Years Reel 5 (1919-1938)

A history of the "The Peaceful Years" from 1919 to 1938

LONDON'S NIGHT LIGHTS  aka LONDONS NIGHT LIGHTS  reel 1

London's Night Lights AKA Londons Night Lights Reel 1 (1921)

Unedited material showing London...

LONDON'S NIGHT LIGHTS  aka LONDONS NIGHT LIGHTS  reel 2

London's Night Lights AKA Londons Night Lights Reel 2 (1921)

Unedited material showing London...

LONDON'S NIGHT LIGHTS  aka LONDONS NIGHT LIGHTS  reel 3

London's Night Lights AKA Londons Night Lights Reel 3 (1921)

Unedited material showing London...

FOR PRINCESS MARY'S WEDDING GIFT FUND

For Princess Mary's Wedding Gift Fund (1922)

Stage stars turn out in Piccadilly to raise money for...

WALKS AND WALKERS - A PICCADILLY CIRCUS STUDY

Walks And Walkers - A Piccadilly Circus Study (1923)

Slow motion footage of pedestrians in...

A PEEP AT

A Peep At "Playtime At The Piccadilly Cabaret" - London (1925)

Cabaret acts do their stuff at the...

GOODBYE PICCADILLY

Goodbye Piccadilly (1925)

Eros gets ready to be dismantled and moved while the Underground is built at...

EROS COMES BACK

Eros Comes Back (1925)

The statue of Eros takes up temporary residence in Embankment Gardens. London.

A PEEP AT

A Peep At "Playtime At The Piccadilly Cabaret" - London (1925)

Cabaret acts do their stuff at the...

MISS FLYING FEET

Miss Flying Feet (1925)

Dance stunt - Bee Jackson dances in a very small space - some slow motion...

LONDON'S FAMOUS CLUBS AND CABARETS NO. 2 -

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 2 - "Playtime At The Piccadilly" (1926)

Acts from the...

LONDON'S FAMOUS CLUBS AND CABARETS NO. 2 -

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 2 - "Playtime At The Piccadilly" (1926)

Acts from the...

THE STICKNEY CHARLESTON

The Stickney Charleston (1926)

Robert Stickney and partner perform a Charleston - he wears very tall...

GENERAL STRIKE NUMBER 2

General Strike Number 2 (1926)

Item shows effect of General Strike on all aspects of British life.

THE NEW LIGHTS OF LONDON

The New Lights Of London (1926)

First electric traffic lights installed at Piccadilly.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - M. DE GROOT

Camera Interviews - M. De Groot (1926)

The famous violinist M. de Groot demonstrates his favourite...

THE REAL

The Real "Black Bottom" Dance (1927)

Mildred Melrose shakes her money maker in an excellent rendition...

THE REAL

The Real "Black Bottom" Dance (1927)

Mildred Melrose shakes her money maker in an excellent rendition...

PICCADILLY IS UP

Piccadilly Is Up (1927)

Workmen digging holes to form trenches along Piccadilly.

ROYAL OMNIBUS ROUTE

Royal Omnibus Route (1927)

Buses and other traffic are seen along the route to and from Buckingham...

NON STOPPERS

Non Stoppers (1928)

Strange miscellany of quirky bits and pieces - club swinging, road drilling, piano...

OUR MORNING REVELS

Our Morning Revels (1928)

Slapstick stuff from the girls of the Piccadilly Revels' Cabaret who fool...

HIGHLIGHT - THE SINGING CINEMA reel 1 & 2

Highlight - The Singing Cinema Reel 1 & 2 (1928-1935)

A documentary tracing the history of 35 years of...

WHIRLING GRACE

Whirling Grace (1929)

Exhibition dancing by Renee Lemoine and Danny Fer - they both wear flowing outfits.

THE FOG DEMON

The Fog Demon (1929)

Scenes in London when a fog has descended - parks, street scenes, Houses of...

THE QUICKNESS OF THE HANDS

The Quickness Of The Hands (1929)

Magic tricks are demonstrated by Giovanni a musician from the...

A PEEP AT

A Peep At "Here Comes The Bride" (1930)

Scenes from "Here...

NIPPY

Nippy (1931)

Good footage of a clip from a play at the Prince Edward Theatre, London.

SNIPPETS FROM

Snippets From "Folly To Be Wise" (1931)

Extracts from the review "Folly to be Wise" starring Mary...

MAURICE WINNICK

Maurice Winnick (1931)

Maurice Winnick and his band play a fun number called 'Sing Something Simple'.

CLEVER AND QUAINT

Clever And Quaint (1931)

The clever thing is a canoe sidecar on a motorbike, the cute thing is a pet...

"Eros Is Back!" (1931)

The statue of Eros is returned to London's Piccadilly Circus.

FAMOUS LONDON CABARETS - PLAYTIME AT THE PICCADILLY HOTEL

Famous London Cabarets - Playtime At The Piccadilly Hotel (1932)

Good footage of cabaret...

FOR BEACHES AND PEACHES

For Beaches And Peaches (1932)

Excellent story of a fashion show of ladies swim wear costumes at the...

MAVIS BENNETT

Mavis Bennett (1932)

Soprano Mavis Bennett sings 'Bird of Love Divine', accompanied by Leonardo Kemp and...

T-T-TRAFFIC!!

T-T-Traffic!! (1932)

Great footage of Parisian traffic - nice sped up footage with funny musical...

HIGHLIFE - FOR BATHERS!  FILMED AT THE PICCADILLY HOTEL

Highlife - For Bathers! Filmed At The Piccadilly Hotel (1932)

Cute film of a bunch of dancing...

FOR BEACHES AND PEACHES

For Beaches And Peaches (1932)

Duplicate of item in PT 115 - see separate record for details.

LONDON'S FAMOUS CLUBS AND CABARETS -

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets - "Playtime At The Piccadilly" AKA Picadilly... (1933)

Entertainment...

BACK TO THE DAYS OF OLD

Back To The Days Of Old (1933)

Funny film showing a man in a suit of armour smoking, shaving, eating,...

PICADDILLY LIGHTS aka PICCADILLY LIGHTS

Picaddilly Lights AKA Piccadilly Lights (1933)

Good shots of the many illuminated adverts in...

SCRAPBOOK FOR 1933 - reel 3 of 3

Scrapbook For 1933 - Reel 3 Of 3 (1933)

Great film outlining the events of 1933.