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LORD READING

Lord Reading (1914-1918)

Man sitting down reading.

LORD READING

Lord Reading (1921)

Lord Reading, who has had a varied career ending in him becoming Viceroy of India, is...

FAG ASHTRAY aka CIGARETTE ASHTRAY

Fag Ashtray AKA Cigarette Ashtray (1937)

A cigarette which comes with its own small ashtray attached...

RUBBER FACED MAN

Rubber Faced Man (1940)

A man pulls rubber faces at good and bad news.

HITCH HIKE

Hitch Hike (1946)

Various hitchhiking techniques shown.

JOE BECKETT

Joe Beckett (1920-1950)

Footage of the boxer Joe Beckett reading newspaper.

HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH

Horticultural Research (1967)

Plants put up with the tampering of students and professors of a...

THE WATER WALKER

The Water Walker (1934)

Footage of a new invention being demonstrated of water waders with lifebelt...

THE ROYAL WEDDING CAKE

The Royal Wedding Cake (1923)

A look at the ornate wedding cake made for Prince Albert and Elizabeth...

BOOKS IN BOOT OF CAR aka FEEDING STAND

Books In Boot Of Car AKA Feeding Stand (1937)

A bookshelf is fitted into a car boot.

PET GOAT

Pet Goat (1937)

A woman treats her pet goat almost like a child - it eats at the table and she puts it to...

THE CUP FOR CARDIFF

The Cup For Cardiff (1927)

Football: Cardiff v Reading

WELL PLAYED THE VILLAINS

Well Played The Villains (1929)

Football - Aston Villa win against Arsenal and Reading.

THE EARL OF READING

The Earl Of Reading (1922)

Footage of the Earl of Reading in San Marino.

BILLIARDS IN THE OPEN AIR

Billiards In The Open Air (1925)

The mayor of Reading takes on the mayor of Merthyr in outdoor charity...

INDOOR WATER-SKIING

Indoor Water-Skiing (1967)

A big pool allows people to learn water-skiing techniques indoors. Reading,...

MODEL AIRCRAFT

Model Aircraft (1948)

Father and son make model aircraft for export from their home in Reading.

BOOKWORMS

Bookworms (1946)

People read books outside a London bookshop during their lunchtime.

HAMMOCKS

Hammocks (1951)

Footage of two old ladies setting up hammocks in house in Birmingham.

BABY MINDERS

Baby Minders (1946)

Baby minding office opened in Luton.

SITTING AROUND

Sitting Around (1946)

Woman uses shooting stick to sit around the town.

MADAM HOLLEWAY aka HOLLENLAY or HOLLEWLAY

Madam Holleway AKA Hollenlay Or Hollewlay (1944)

Old woman reading - wife of Swedish Ambassador,...

SHOWJUMPING ONE DAY EVENT

Showjumping One Day Event (1952)

One day showjumping event at Great Auclum Burghfield. Near Reading,...

READING GAS WORKS

Reading Gas Works (1965)

Various shots of feed pipes and gasometers at and around Reading Gas Station.

READING V. ARSENAL aka CUP TIE BATTLES

Reading V. Arsenal AKA Cup Tie Battles (1935)

FA Cup football - Arsenal beat Reading 1 - 0.

LORD READING

Lord Reading (1914-1918)

Lord Reading and others on ship.

ICING ARTIST beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Icing Artist Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Art of cake decoration -...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 649 - HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH and PIANO MUSEUM

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 649 - Horticultural Research And Piano Museum (1967)

Cuts (out takes,...

WATER-SKI SHOW

Water-Ski Show (1967)

Bathing belles and clowns galore in this water show at Theale.

LORD READING PRINT

Lord Reading Print (1934)

Print copy of the same newsreel story "Lord Reading" - 34/53.

LORD READING

Lord Reading (1936)

Archive footage of Lord Reading (Sir Gerald Rufus Isaacs) shown in tribute after his...

HOSE BRIGADE

Hose Brigade (1930)

Firewomen in action in Reading, Berkshire.

SAILOR GIRL

Sailor Girl (1929)

Eccentric Joan Lowell who has sailed the Seven Seas is featured - overacting and...

SAILOR GIRL

Sailor Girl (1929)

Eccentric Joan Lowell who has sailed the Seven Seas is featured - overacting and...

GUESS THE SOUND

Guess The Sound (1937)

Quirky guessing game for audiences - noises are played without images and we have...

COMFORTS FOR THE FORCES

Comforts For The Forces (1941)

Gifts for overseas servicemen are sorted and packed at Army Comforts...

OARS-WOMAN SHIP aka OARSWOMANSHIP or OARS-WOMAN-SHIP & CUTS

Oars-Woman Ship AKA Oarswomanship Or Oars-Woman-Ship & Cuts (1926)

Women's' fours rowing race on...

HAT FASHIONS

Hat Fashions (1931)

Two models show off the very latest in cute hats.

LORD READING

Lord Reading (1925)

Lord Reading attends Regatta and reviews King Emperor's troops in Rangoon, India.

PRINCESS MARY

Princess Mary (1925)

Princess Mary opens new nurses' home in Reading, includes orange tinted version.

RACING IN AUSTRALIA

Racing In Australia (1939)

Footage of the Australian Derby at Randwick, Australia.

PIRIE WINS NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY aka CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CAVERSHAM...

Pirie Wins National Cross Country AKA Cross Country Championships At Caversham... (1953)

Gordon...

RED FACED GOD MONKEY AND LION

Red Faced God Monkey And Lion (1937)

Attractions at Liverpool Zoo include a red-faced god monkey and a...

PADDLE CANOE aka HOME MADE CANOE issue title is PURE AND SIMPLE

Paddle Canoe AKA Home Made Canoe Issue Title Is Pure And Simple (1939)

Mr Hargreaves tests out...

LOVE

Love (1941)

A few statistics associated with the subject of love.

CADETS IN CANOE RACE`

Cadets In Canoe Race` (1962)

Army cadets take part in canoe race from Reading Rowing Club to Henley...

RUST IN PEACE

Rust In Peace (1963)

Old and abandoned cars are collected and taken to scrap heap in Reading, Berkshire.

FASHION SHOW ON OLD BUS

Fashion Show On Old Bus (1967)

Models show off latest Berkertex fashions on old bus. Reading.

ELECTRIC CAR

Electric Car (1948)

Kenneth Smee drives his home-made electric car around Reading and then back home.

BISCUIT PACKING

Biscuit Packing (1949)

Biscuit packing at Reading's biscuit factory.