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EMPIRE MOURNS SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON

Empire Mourns Sir Ernest Shackleton (1922)

Footage of Sir Ernest Shackleton before his death.

SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON

Sir Ernest Shackleton (1921)

Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton inspects his ship the "Quest" on which he...

SOVIET DELEGATES VISIT SHIP YARDS

Soviet Delegates Visit Ship Yards (1942)

Crowds of shipyard workers listen to speeches by members of...

SIR JOSEPH COOK

Sir Joseph Cook (1922)

Sir Joseph Cook returns to England after 30 years as Australia's High...

GUILLEMARD NEW GOVERNOR  aka L.N. GUILLEMARD ARRIVES IN SINGAPORE

Guillemard New Governor AKA L.N. Guillemard Arrives In Singapore (1920)

The new governor,...

A. A. BATTERY GETS A JERRY

A. A. Battery Gets A Jerry (1943)

Antiaircraft Chief presents coastal battery with pieces of German...

CONGRATULATIONS SIR ALAN!

Congratulations Sir Alan! (1926)

Aviator, Alan Cobham, is given Knighthood.

BEFORE AND AFTER

Before And After (1928)

Sir Austen Chamberlain returns from a cruise in very good health after some...

SAFETY AT SEA

Safety At Sea (1922)

Safety drill being carried out on Cunard liner.

RECORD FLIGHT IN BRITISH PLANE

Record Flight In British Plane (1925)

Sir Sefton Brancker and his pilot Alan Cobham return from their...

MR CHURCHILL WELCOMED HOME

Mr Churchill Welcomed Home (1944)

Winston Churchill returns from Morocco where he has been...

EXETER AIRPORT OPENED

Exeter Airport Opened (1938)

Sir Kingsley Wood opens Exeter Airport - no soundtrack.

BIRKENHEAD TUNNEL SHAFT

Birkenhead Tunnel Shaft (1926)

Sir Archibald Salvidge cuts first sod of the Birkenhead tunnel.

NEWS FLASHES - SIGNAL BOX

News Flashes - Signal Box (1957)

Temporary control box replaces burned-out Signal Box to keep Cannon...

 LOCO TESTING

Loco Testing (1948)

New locomotive testing station in Rugby. 'Sir Nigel Gresley' put through its paces.

LOCOMOTIVE TESTING STATION

Locomotive Testing Station (1948)

New locomotive testing station in Rugby, Warwickshire.

SIR THOMAS LIPTON - ABOARD HIS YACHT 'SHAMROCK'

Sir Thomas Lipton - Aboard His Yacht 'shamrock' (1914-1918)

Footage of Sir Thomas Lipton on board his...

SIR ANDREW CUNNINGHAM

Sir Andrew Cunningham (1945)

Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham and his wife,

TRIUMPH FOR BRITISH AVIATION version 1 of 2

Triumph For British Aviation Version 1 Of 2 (1926)

Alan Cobham returns from flight to Australia to...

WEYBRIDGE WORLD FLIERS

Weybridge World Fliers (1921)

Sirs Ross and Keith Smith thank builders of Vickers Vimy which flew them...

MIGHTY VICKERS AMPHIBIAN aka SIR ROSS & KEITH SMITH

Mighty Vickers Amphibian AKA Sir Ross & Keith Smith (1922)

Sir Ross & Keith Smith oversee...

PREMIER BACK FROM MOSCOW

Premier Back From Moscow (1942)

Churchill arrives back in Britain after conferences in the Middle East...

GIANT AIRBOAT'S TRIAL FLIGHT TINTED

Giant Airboat's Trial Flight Tinted (1925)

Sir Samuel Hoare and Air Vice-Marshal Sir G. Salmond make...

GIANT AIR BOAT'S TRIAL FLIGHT aka GIANT AIRBOAT'S TRIAL FLIGHT

Giant Air Boat's Trial Flight AKA Giant Airboat's Trial Flight (1925)

Sir Samuel Hoare and Air...

WINSTON CHURCHILL GIVES AWAY A HOUSE

Winston Churchill Gives Away A House (1946)

Weary looking Churchill presents house left to him by...

SIR WINSTON IN BERMUDA

Sir Winston In Bermuda (1953)

Churchill and Eden arrive in Bermuda for the Big Three conference.

SIR WINSTON HOME AGAIN

Sir Winston Home Again (1953)

Sir Winston Churchill and Mr Eden fly back home from Big 3 meeting in...

ANTHONY EDEN IN BERLIN

Anthony Eden In Berlin (1948)

Anthony Eden - possibly with General Sir Brian Robertson - in Berlin.

ANTHONY EDEN VISITS BERLIN

Anthony Eden Visits Berlin (1948)

Airport scenes as Anthony Eden arrives in Berlin

ANTHONY HEAD IN CYPRUS

Anthony Head In Cyprus (1956)

War Secretary Anthony Head arrives in Nicosia. Cyprus.

ARRIVAL OF MR.WINSTON CHURCHILL AT ORLY AIRFIELD aka CHURCHILL IN PARIS

Arrival Of Mr.Winston Churchill At Orly Airfield AKA Churchill In Paris (1950)

Winston...

BELGIAN CHOCOLATE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN

Belgian Chocolate For British Children (1948)

Celebration of 25th Anniversary of Air Service between...

MR MARPLES AT ROAD SIGN EXHIBITION

Mr Marples At Road Sign Exhibition (1963)

Minister of Transport checks the new road signs at road...

NEW JET AIRLINER V.C. 10 ORDERED BY B.O.A.C. - LONDON AIRPORT

New Jet Airliner V.C. 10 Ordered By B.O.A.C. - London Airport (1958)

B.O.A.C strengthens its...

THE MICRO RAY

The Micro Ray (1934)

A micro-ray receiver (or similar) is placed on top of the building and demonstrated.

LORD HALIFAX LEAVES FOR THE USA

Lord Halifax Leaves For The USA (1941)

Churchill says goodbye to Lord Halifax new British ambassador...

MR CHURCHILL COMES HOME

Mr Churchill Comes Home (1943)

Britain's Prime Mister Mr Winston Churchill comes home from Canada.

NEW LIFEBOATS LAUNCHED AT CROMER

New Lifeboats Launched At Cromer (1937)

Sir Samuel Hoare launches new lifeboats at Cromer.

CUTS / OUT TAKES for AIR PIONEER OF EMPIRE in G 1333 reel 1 of 3

Cuts / Out Takes For Air Pioneer Of Empire In G 1333 Reel 1 Of 3 (1926)

Cuts (out takes,...

CUTS / OUT TAKES for AIR PIONEER OF EMPIRE in G 1333 reel 2 of 3

Cuts / Out Takes For Air Pioneer Of Empire In G 1333 Reel 2 Of 3 (1926)

Cuts (out takes,...

WON AT 56 MILES AN HOUR

Won At 56 Miles An Hour (1927)

An aircraft race is staged at Northolt.

SPEED KING'S FAREWELL

Speed King's Farewell (1927)

Henry Segrave makes an appearance at Brooklands with his Sunbeam car.

MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL

Mr. Winston Churchill (1927)

Winston Churchill attends army manoeuvres at Tidworth.

BRITAIN'S NEW WONDER CAR

Britain's New Wonder Car (1928)

A brief glimpse of Captain Malcolm Campbell's 900 hp Napier-Campbell...

OUR FLYING MINISTER... FLIES!

Our Flying Minister... Flies! (1928)

Secretary for the Air, Sir Samuel Hoare, climbs aboard the...

ALL RED AIR ROUTE TO AFRICA

All Red Air Route To Africa (1928)

Sir Alan and Lady Cobham arrive in Plymouth by seaplane after a...

THE LAST VOYAGE

The Last Voyage (1928)

As the death of Sir James Charles is announced, we flashback to the Commodore of...

GREAT SEAPORT SEES GIANT SEA BOAT

Great Seaport Sees Giant Sea Boat (1928)

Sir Alan and Lady Cobham land on the river Mersey in their...

SHACKLETON LEAVES FOR ANTARCTIC

Shackleton Leaves For Antarctic (1921)

A story which shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew setting...

AIR MINISTER SEES BARRAGE BALLOONS

Air Minister Sees Barrage Balloons (1938)

Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood pays a visit to Kidbrooke to...