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GUNBOAT SMITH

Gunboat Smith (1910-1920)

Shots of Gunboat Smith.

ROSS AND KEITH SMITH

Ross And Keith Smith (1919)

Shot of still photographs of Australian airmen Ross and Keith Smith.

FELLING A TALL LONDON CHIMNEY

Felling A Tall London Chimney (1935)

The last tall chimney in the centre of London is demolished.

RACING IN THE RAIN

Racing In The Rain (1936)

Solerina wins the Stewards' Cup at Goodwood horse races in Sussex.

FUNERAL OF SIR ROSS SMITH aka BENEATH THE SOUTHERN CROSS

Funeral Of Sir Ross Smith AKA Beneath The Southern Cross (1922)

Funeral procession of Sir Ross...

TRACTORS AND MORE TRACTORS

Tractors And More Tractors (1940)

The Minister of Agriculture visits a Ford tractor factory in...

STARCHEY NEW FOOD MINISTER aka STRACHEY NEW FOOD MINISTER

Starchey New Food Minister AKA Strachey New Food Minister (1946)

John Strachey takes over from...

TAKE A CUE

Take A Cue (1933)

Billiards player Willie Smith gives us some tips on how to play.

WE ARE SEVEN

We Are Seven (1935)

Seven-a-side rugby match explained by R Cove-Smith.

AUSTRALIA aka PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - MARJORIE JACKSON RETURNS HOME AFTER OLYMPIC...

Australia AKA People In The News - Marjorie Jackson Returns Home After Olympic... (1952)

Olympic...

MONTREUIL - MUD-PIE MOTO-CROSS

Montreuil - Mud-Pie Moto-Cross (1954)

Too much mud at the European Motocross Championship in...

KINGSFORD SMITH STILL MISSING

Kingsford Smith Still Missing (1935)

Aviator Kingsford Smith takes off in the 'Lady Southern Cross'...

OLDEST SMITH

Oldest Smith (1937)

Very elderly blacksmith at work.

WORLD'S COSTLIEST BULL

World's Costliest Bull (1946)

Champion bull fetches the champion price in Perth.

BILLIARDS WITH SIDNEY SMITH

Billiards With Sidney Smith (1947)

Champion player Sidney Smith demonstrates how to play billiards...

SNOOKER HINTS

Snooker Hints (1947)

Snooker champion Sidney Smith demonstrates various shots and gives handy tips.

BRISTOL MODEL

Bristol Model (1951)

Frederick Smith puts finishing touches to his model of 17th century Bristol.

ARCHIBALD PRIZE PORTRAIT AROUSES ARTISTS

Archibald Prize Portrait Arouses Artists (1944)

Item showing portrait of Joshua Smith which won the...

 CATS CAN BE TRAINED

Cats Can Be Trained (1955)

An Australian tabby cat is trained to stand up and drink from a bottle.

WORLD'S SHORTEST AIRLINE

World's Shortest Airline (1962)

Cessna aircraft which flies the shortest airline in the world,...

NEW WEMBLEY STADIUM MODEL

New Wembley Stadium Model (1961)

Model of new Wembley Stadium presented in London.

BALLOON TRIP TO FRANCE

Balloon Trip To France (1967)

Balloonist Anthony Smith flies over Rye Harbour, France.

TAKE A TIP

Take A Tip (1935)

Professional billiards player Sydney Smith does several tricks for us.

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...

SMITHY'S OLD BUS FLIES AGAIN

Smithy's Old Bus Flies Again (1940-1949)

Kingsford Smith's plane, the Southern Cross, flies again.

TRUGS

Trugs (1963)

An item showing how the wooden boat shaped baskets known as trugs are made by a family in...

ICE SCULPTURE

Ice Sculpture (1963)

Chef Leslie Bernard Morgan sculpts a swan out of ice to go on the table along with...

OXFORD JUST WIN ...

Oxford Just Win ... (1933)

Rugby match between Oxford and Cambridge Universities played at Twickenham.

ASCOT DEFIES THE RAIN

Ascot Defies The Rain (1935)

Huge crowds attend the Ascot Stakes horse race despite heavy rainstorms....

THE KING'S PRIZE AT BISLEY

The King's Prize At Bisley (1939)

Footage of the King's Prize shooting competition at Bisley in...

DALE SMITH

Dale Smith (1931)

The famous baritone Dale Smith sings a sea shanty called "Shenandoah."

JUST A PET

Just A Pet (1934)

A married couple take their pet lioness.

AUSTRALIAN ALL-SERVICES ATHLETICS

Australian All-Services Athletics (1941)

Athletic competition between Australia's fighting forces:...

AJAX FOR SALE aka SALE OF FAMOUS RACEHORSE Dublin issue

Ajax For Sale AKA Sale Of Famous Racehorse Dublin Issue (1941)

Racehorse Ajax is sold at auction...

CUP FINAL REPLAY Dublin issue

Cup Final Replay Dublin Issue (1941)

Preston North End beat Arsenal 3-2 in League Cup Final Replay at...

THE LINCOLNSHIRE HANDICAP

The Lincolnshire Handicap (1938)

Phakos, the favourite, wins the Lincolnshire Handicap.

FROM CABIN BOY TO MILLIONAIRE

From Cabin Boy To Millionaire (1928)

Millionaire Sir James Joynton Smith visits London after 60 years...

ROMANCE OF THE HUNTING FIELD

Romance Of The Hunting Field (1929)

George Evans, Master of the Hampshire Hunt, marries Miss D. Smith...

LORD BIRKENHEAD

Lord Birkenhead (1922)

The Lord Chancellor, Lord Birkenhead, entertains guests on his yacht in Genoa...

BOWLING TOURNAMENT

Bowling Tournament (1922)

Bowls "Derby" in Blackpool, Lancashire.

WEMBLEY FA CUP

Wembley Fa Cup (1923)

Pitch invasion at first Wembley FA Cup resulted in all ticket games ever after.

288 YEAR OLD BAN REMOVED

288 Year Old Ban Removed (1924)

Ben Smith and Ben Tillet, M.P.s in Hyde Park where a ban on taxi cabs...

40TH AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP

40th Amateur Boxing Championship (1924)

A look at some of the boxing at the amateur championships.

BOXING IN SOUTH AFRICA Dublin issue

Boxing In South Africa Dublin Issue (1942)

RAF boxing team from Rhodesia fight against Union Defence...

SOUTHAMPTON'S FAMILY OF 32

Southampton's Family Of 32 (1939)

Mr and Mrs Smith of Southampton, Hampshire, show-off their large...

COAL PEACE

Coal Peace (1925)

The Government, mine owners and leaders settle coal dispute after continuous...

TOM EASTWOOD STRIKES COAL - 400,000,000 TONS

Tom Eastwood Strikes Coal - 400,000,000 Tons (1949)

A new coal field is identified near Lichfield...

BROTHERS CROSS ATLANTIC IN YACHT

Brothers Cross Atlantic In Yacht (1949)

The Smith Brothers arrive in Dartmouth having sailed the...

GLASGOW

Glasgow (1948)

Rangers beat Hibernians 1-0 in Scottish Cup semi-final.