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£70,000 FIRE DESTROYS GERMAN FILM STUDIOS

£70,000 Fire Destroys German Film Studios (1949)

The Geiselgasteig Film Studios in Munich burns...

FALL OF A FEATHER

Fall Of A Feather (1949)

A giant amplifier exaggerates the sound of a falling feather millions of times...

FILM MAKING IN GERMANY AND YUGOSLAVIA

Film Making In Germany And Yugoslavia (1964)

Behind the scenes of German and Yugoslavian cinema

THREE SINGERS

Three Singers (1929-1930)

Male harmony singers perform medium tempo song 'There in the Heart of the Sunset'.

TV COMES TO ALEXANDRA PALACE

Tv Comes To Alexandra Palace (1938)

Television studio in Alexandra Palace, London.

CHELSEA FOOTBALL TEAM RECORD - shorter version

Chelsea Football Team Record - Shorter Version (1970)

Chelsea footballers go into the recording...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 623 - reel 1 of 2 - LES SWINGLES

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 623 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Les Swingles (1966)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for...

BOW-LEGGED BODYGUARD FOR BETTY BALFOUR

Bow-Legged Bodyguard For Betty Balfour (1929)

Film star Betty Balfour chooses 25 men for role of...

MARIONETTES issue title is CHILDREN FIRST AND LAST

Marionettes Issue Title Is Children First And Last (1936)

Puppets being made and performing on...

LIFEBOAT DEFIES FIRE

Lifeboat Defies Fire (1963)

A fireproof lifeboat is tested in burning artificial lake at Pinewood...

SCREEN TEST

Screen Test (1944)

Footage of screen test for the young actress Gillian Webb.

 AUSTIN CARS

Austin Cars (1951)

Shots of Austin cars from 1930s.

NEW RCA STUDIO OPENS IN ROME

New Rca Studio Opens In Rome (1962)

New RCA Studio opens in Rome, Italy.

THE NEW FIAT 500 CAR

The New Fiat 500 Car (1960)

The birth of the Fiat Cinquecento is celebrated with Italian starlets at...

HOW MAGICIAN PRODUCES A MEDIUM aka HOW FAKE MEDIUMS WORK

How Magician Produces A Medium AKA How Fake Mediums Work (1929-1932)

Great story shows how a magician...

LOU ABELARDO

Lou Abelardo (1929-1931)

Banjo player Lou Abelardo sings the plaintive song 'S'posing' in the studio.

COLLINSON AND DEAN

Collinson And Dean (1930)

Collinson and Dean in comedy sketch about a man waiting to visit the dentist.

THE WHEEL

The Wheel (1930)

A woman spins round on an exercise wheel in the studio - looks quite uncomfortable!

JAMESON THOMAS

Jameson Thomas (1929)

Actor Jameson Thomas shows us a selection of cacti - "the latest things in home...

UNIDENTIFIED LADY SINGER HELEN MILLAIS?

Unidentified Lady Singer Helen Millais? (1929-1930)

Unidentified soprano (Helen Millais?) in a wonderful...

COMEDY DANCERS

Comedy Dancers (1914-1918)

Footage of comedy dancers performing in studio.

WOMEN SHOWING NECKLACES AND EARRINGS

Women Showing Necklaces And Earrings (1920-1930)

Women model latest in 1920's necklaces and earrings.

WOMEN MODELLING

Women Modelling (1920-1930)

Good fashion item - women model latest dresses.

WOMEN MODELLING

Women Modelling (1920-1930)

Women model jewellery.

RECONSTRUCTION OF ELSTREE STUDIOS

Reconstruction Of Elstree Studios (1947)

Framework of the new studios, equipment and props.

LAVANDA aka LEVANDA

Lavanda AKA Levanda (1934)

Lavanda / Levanda juggles ball and huge playing card with her feet - from PSP...

RICHARD TAUBER

Richard Tauber (1934)

Duplicate of item in PT 219 - see separate record for details.

 AUCTION OF PROPS AT SHEPPERTON

Auction Of Props At Shepperton (1970-1979)

An auction is held for props and film sets held at Shepperton...

ORSON WELLES IN BUCHAREST

Orson Welles In Bucharest (1967)

Famous American director and film star Orson Welles visits Bucharest,...

VOICE GRAFTING

Voice Grafting (1932)

Good footage of HMV studios in 1932.

POLICE CHOIR

Police Choir (1953)

Stoke Newington Metropolitan Police Choir sing 'Elizabeth of England'.

PETER CUSHING

Peter Cushing (1966)

Good item showing Peter Cushing on and around the set of a Frankenstein film.

POTTERY ANIMALS

Pottery Animals (1956)

Two artists in Soho make the latest trendy ornaments.

EGON THE ARTIST

Egon The Artist (1955)

An artist, Nicholas Egon, who has become famous for painting lovely women.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 541 - reel 2 of 2 - OPERATION SARATOGA

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 541 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Operation Saratoga (1965)

Out takes (cuts, rushes)...

HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY

High Speed Photography (1965)

Amazing slow motion shots of a cat falling, eggs breaking and matches...

LES SWINGLES

Les Swingles (1966)

French singing group Les Swingles record their latest number in recording studios in...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 661 - reel 1 of 3 - HMS GLAMORGAN - COMPUTER SHIP OF...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 661 - Reel 1 Of 3 - HMS Glamorgan - Computer Ship Of... (1967)

Out...

CAERNARVON CASTLE aka SCALE MODEL CASTLES

Caernarvon Castle AKA Scale Model Castles (1969)

Two craftsmen seen at work on a scale model of...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 735 - CALIFORNIA

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 735 - California (1968-1969)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for story CALIFORNIA in...

AN ELSTREE OR HOLLYWOOD FOR JAPAN?

An Elstree Or Hollywood For Japan? (1931)

The Japanese Ambassador pays a visit to the BIP film...

BROADCASTING'S NEW

Broadcasting's New "Wonder" Home (1933)

NBC Radio studios open up in New York.

THE HERO OF THE

The Hero Of The "Poseidon" (1931)

A survivor of the sinking of the HMS Poseidon visits the set of a...

JACK HYLTON

Jack Hylton (1931)

Jack Hylton and his band play a mournful song in rehearsal.

MOSAIC MASTERPIECES

Mosaic Masterpieces (1928)

Lovely film of men at work in the mosaic studio of the Vatican.

ROYAL MOVIE FAN

Royal Movie Fan (1929)

Prince George, Duke of Kent, visits a set at Elstree film studio.

JUDY GRINHAM - FILM STAR

Judy Grinham - Film Star (1958)

Olympic swimmer Judy Grinham gets a film test at Elstree Studios.

ARTISTS OF THE GREKOV STUDIO

Artists Of The Grekov Studio (1958)

Artists of Grekov Studio show new works dedicated to the 40th...

DOCUMENTARY COLOUR CUTS

Documentary Colour Cuts (1961)

Shots from Boreham Wood and Llandudno.

ELSTREE STUDIOS

Elstree Studios (1961)

Colour footage of roads inside Elstree film studios at Boreham Wood in...