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STORY OF RUBBER

Story Of Rubber (1972)

Step by step guide to the production of rubber.

RUBBER WAREHOUSE BLAZE

Rubber Warehouse Blaze (1928)

London's fire fighters put out blaze at warehouse which makes rubber. ...

CEYLON TO-DAY [sic

Ceylon To-Day [sic (1942)

Building of new airfield, tea picking and process of obtaining rubber from...

RUBBER DUMP FIRE

Rubber Dump Fire (1945)

Footage of fireman attempting to put out tyre fire in Mitcham, Surrey.

BRITISH STANDARD OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

British Standard Of Industrial Design (1965)

Various tests in the laboratories of British Standard...

RUBBER FACTORY FIRE

Rubber Factory Fire (1955)

In Turin, hundreds of tons of tyres burn through the night in a big rubber...

RUBBER TYRES INTO SHOES

Rubber Tyres Into Shoes (1946)

Germans recycle rubber tyres into shoe soles.

RUBBER RESEARCH

Rubber Research (1964)

Artificial growing conditions are created in England in order to find new ways to...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 483 - HYDRAULICS, RUBBER RESEARCH and SNAKES ON GUARD

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 483 - Hydraulics, Rubber Research And Snakes On Guard (1964)

Out...

NEW PLASTIC FOR RUBBER aka MAKING TYRES

New Plastic For Rubber AKA Making Tyres

American newsreel story about plastic replacement for...

RUBBER PLANTATION

Rubber Plantation (1946)

People working on rubber plantation.

RUBBER RESEARCH aka DOCTOR FROLICH

Rubber Research AKA Doctor Frolich (1946)

Doctor Froelich demonstrates synthetic rubber. Sweden.

DUMMY WEAPONS AND VEHICLES

Dummy Weapons And Vehicles (1940)

Soldiers handling inflatable rubber weapons - artillery guns,...

YOUTH AND FLEXIBILITY

Youth And Flexibility (1932)

Trixey - a contortionist - performs her india rubber routine for our...

YOUR PERISHING RUBBER - TRAILER

Your Perishing Rubber - Trailer (1944)

A Government trailer urges everyone to give up their old...

VICTIM OF THE BLACK OUT AT SEA

Victim Of The Black Out At Sea (1940)

Repairs to a South African cargo ship that crashed during a dark...

U.S. CARBINES TO MALAYANS

U.S. Carbines To Malayans (1952)

Guns are handed out to rubber planters and miners to protect them from...

SIMPANG TIGA HIDOP SEMULA aka TERRORIST ACTIVITIES IN MALAYA

Simpang Tiga Hidop Semula AKA Terrorist Activities In Malaya (1947)

Material from the war...

RUSSIAN FACTORY

Russian Factory (1940)

Women working in Russian factories while men are in war.

CHEMISTRY AIDS MAKING OF MOTOR TYRES IN RUSSIA

Chemistry Aids Making Of Motor Tyres In Russia (1964)

Tyre production and chemistry in the...

HUNGARIAN HOLIDAY NEWS

Hungarian Holiday News (1966)

Rubber canoes and rubber tents in Hungary

STRANDED IN PRESCOT  BRITISH INSULATED CABLES LTD  Reel 3

Stranded In Prescot British Insulated Cables Ltd Reel 3 (1932)

Brilliant documentary showing...

INFLATABLE BOAT

Inflatable Boat (1960)

Assembling and sailing the inflatable boat 'Redshank' on the River Thames at...

LATEX IN THE HOME aka DO-IT-YOURSELF IN RUBBER

Latex In The Home AKA Do-It-Yourself In Rubber (1959)

Do it yourself in rubber - by making...

RUBBER ROUND-UP  Dublin issue

Rubber Round-Up Dublin Issue (1942)

Rubber salvage drive in Washington DC.

ECCENTRICITY

Eccentricity (1930)

Funny act by comedian "Chaz" - india rubber dancing and eating cigarettes etc.

RUBBER EVES!

Rubber Eves! (1930)

Sap being collected in the Amazon to make rubber - sap then processed.

POSES AND THE POSER

Poses And The Poser (1930)

Young contortionist demonstrates how supple her body is - gruesome!

THE UNRIDABLE PONY!

The Unridable Pony! (1931)

A pony will not have anyone but his master ride on his back.

ACROBATICS DE LUXE

Acrobatics De Luxe (1932)

Impressive acrobatic routine by Beate Bradna - some nice slow motion footage.

YOUTH WILL TELL

Youth Will Tell (1921)

16 year old L. Barry defeats "Rubber" Follett (aged 61) at the sculling New Year...

HOW DID THEY DO IT?

How Did They Do It? (1932)

Early acrobatic act is updated with 1930s intertitles. Female...

RUBBER IN THE FAKING Dublin issue

Rubber In The Faking Dublin Issue (1942)

Scientists make synthetic rubber at a New York...

THE WORLD THROUGH THE PATHE CAMERA - DUCHESS OF KENT VISITS RUBBER PLANTATION...

The World Through The Pathe Camera - Duchess Of Kent Visits Rubber Plantation... (1952)

Duchess...

NEW LEADER TOURS MALAYA

New Leader Tours Malaya (1954)

Lieutenant General Bourne, the new Director of Operations in Malaya...

S.A. RUBBER issue title is HI-DE-HI

S.A. Rubber Issue Title Is Hi-De-Hi (1943)

Black workers collect sap from gum trees in South Africa,...

ROYAL SMITHFIELD SHOW

Royal Smithfield Show (1969)

Good footage of the 1969 Smithfield Agricultural Show at Earls Court,...

MODERN WILLIAM TELL

Modern William Tell (1948)

Dart expert Joe Hitchcock does some stunts in a bar with the help of his...

SYNTHETIC RUBBER FACTORY

Synthetic Rubber Factory (1942)

Good shots of the manufacture of synthetic rubber.

MALAYA aka MALAYA AT WORK

Malaya AKA Malaya At Work (1949)

Singapore street scenes, a rubber plantation and tin mining

GEIGY MAGAZINE

Geigy Magazine (1950-1959)

Geigy factory produces PVC and synthetic lubricants for use in aviation and mining...

MR DUNLOP - PNEUMATIC TYRES

Mr Dunlop - Pneumatic Tyres (1914-1918)

Mr Dunlop and others ride bicycles.

CARNIVAL IN GERMANY

Carnival In Germany (1956)

Young people enjoy themselves at party in Germany.

SAVE RUBBER TYRES

Save Rubber Tyres (1943)

Ministry of Information trailer encouraging drivers to care for their vehicle's...

UNITED STATES

United States (1937)

A fire in an American tyre and rubber factory sends up plumes of acrid, black smoke.

TYRE ECONOMY

Tyre Economy (1944)

Rhyming warning to check tyre pressure. Moral of the tale 'Tyre conservation'.

FOOTWORK FANCY aka FANCY FOOTWORK

Footwork Fancy AKA Fancy Footwork (1931)

Chorus girls do limbering up exercises then practice a high...

TIBET aka ROAD TO HIMALAYAS

Tibet AKA Road To Himalayas (1944)

The Governor inspects rubber plantation in Assam, and tribes...

KUALA LUMPER

Kuala Lumper (1950-1959)

Good shots of buildings and streets of Kuala Lumper, Malaysia.

JAPANESE LIFESTYLE

Japanese Lifestyle (1950-1959)

Good coverage of life in Japan.