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U.S. 'WASHINGTON' LAUNCHED - JUNE 1940

U.S. 'washington' Launched - June 1940 (1940)

Launching of the first battleship in 19 years - US...

AMERICA'S ILLUSTRIOUS GUESTS

America's Illustrious Guests (1917)

British Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour and French General Joseph...

NEW TYPE OF PLANE DEMONSTRATED IN USA

New Type Of Plane Demonstrated In USA (1937)

Professor Kirsten and his invention - an aeroplane with...

WASHINGTON STATUE

Washington Statue (1921)

Lord Curzon stands in Trafalgar Square and receives the gift of a statue of...

DEEDS NOT WORDS

Deeds Not Words (1921)

Men break up gun carriages in Farnborough as part of the effort to disarm.

AMERICA'S PILGRIMS OF PEACE

America's Pilgrims Of Peace (1930)

US delegates arrive in Plymouth on the 'George Washington', Devon.

ALL IN WRESTLING

All In Wrestling (1949)

Ten wrestlers in the ring at the "Mammoth Mangling Match"

LINDBERGH JOINS AIR RESERVE

Lindbergh Joins Air Reserve (1950-1959)

Lindbergh shaking hands after being sworn in.

French Blue Devils Visit America  - PARADE

French Blue Devils Visit America - Parade (1914-1918)

French troops in Washington DC, United States of...

HERE COME THE PRIDE

Here Come The Pride (1933)

Short film of footage of the Mount Washington Cog Railway, New Hampshire,...

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 34

Cineviews In Brief No. 34 (1937)

Cineviews in Brief - Young men exercising at a fitness camp, and...

TRAGEDY FOLLOWS TRAGEDY

Tragedy Follows Tragedy (1934)

Plane carrying film of the Assassination of Yugoslavian King Alexander I...

BRICKS BY THE MILLION!

Bricks By The Million! (1935)

Bricks made a Peterborough brickworks and two chimneys demolished in...

EISENHOWER GREETS MEXICAN PRESIDENT

Eisenhower Greets Mexican President (1959)

President of Mexico Adolfo Lopez Mateos meets President...

PRESIDENT KENNEDY RECEIVES DEGREE & WELCOMES BOURGUIBA

President Kennedy Receives Degree & Welcomes Bourguiba (1961)

President Kennedy receives an...

WASHINGTON DC

Washington Dc (1917)

Crowds gather to hear President Wilson's reply to Germany's invasion of America's...

AN EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT

An Extraordinary Accident (1933)

The American liner heeled over in Seattle Harbour causing deaths and...

MR J P MORGAN IN THE LIMELIGHT! aka MR.J.P.MORGAN

Mr J P Morgan In The Limelight! AKA Mr.J.P.Morgan (1933)

The famous banker and financier speaks to...

FIRST PORTABLE MOORING MAST

First Portable Mooring Mast (1930)

A Goodyear airship attaches to a mobile mooring mast on top of a...

AMERICA HAS HER UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEM TOO!

America Has Her Unemployment Problem Too! (1930)

Police use tear gas to disperse protesters.

AND

And "Aeroplanes For All" (1931)

An autogyro lands on the White House lawn.

"Our RAF Pageant ... Please Note!" AKA R.A.F. Pageant (1931)

Military aircraft fly over the...

AEROPLANES FOR ALL

Aeroplanes For All (1934)

A new American small plane 'The Flying Wing' is presented to the public.

CONGRESS ADJOURNS

Congress Adjourns (1934)

US Congress is cheerful as the summer holiday starts.

NEW PHOTO COPYING MACHINE aka WASHINGTON

New Photo Copying Machine AKA Washington (1936)

A new type of printing machine is seen in action in...

FOR THE PRESIDENT'S CUP

For The President's Cup (1931)

American speedboat fans race for 'The President's Cup' in Washington.

ROOSEVELT GREETS NEW SAFETY aka TRAFFIC SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Roosevelt Greets New Safety AKA Traffic Safety Campaign (1936)

President Roosevelt talks to kids...

NON-SPIN PLANE aka NEW FOOL-PROOF AEROPLANE TESTED

Non-Spin Plane AKA New Fool-Proof Aeroplane Tested (1936)

New type of aeroplane that it easy to...

WASHINGTON - FIRE BRIGADE CLEAN BUILDINGS

Washington - Fire Brigade Clean Buildings (1936)

Firemen use high pressure hoses to clean Capitol...

WASHINGTON - U.S. CUSTOMS

Washington - U.S. Customs (1936)

Customs and police in America seize and destroy large quantity of...

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S INAUGURATION

President Roosevelt's Inauguration (1937)

US President Roosevelt takes second Oath of Allegiance in...

ROOSEVELT WITH BOY SCOUTS

Roosevelt With Boy Scouts (1937)

American President Roosevelt meets Boy Scouts in Washington D.C.

ROOSEVELT SPEECH

Roosevelt Speech (1937)

American President Roosevelt delivering a speech.

US TRIBUTE TO POPE PIUS XI

Us Tribute To Pope Pius Xi (1939)

America pays tribute to Pope Pius XI at Cathrick University in...

WASHINGTON aka CORONATION SCOT STARTS ON AMERICAN RAILWAYS

Washington AKA Coronation Scot Starts On American Railways (1939)

Footage of the Coronation Scot...

CLIPPER - TRANS ATLANTIC MAIL SERVICE

Clipper - Trans Atlantic Mail Service (1939)

Flying boat with mail for Europe leaves Port Washington...

MAN BLOWING HUGE BALLOON

Man Blowing Huge Balloon (1930)

A feat of strength - man strains to blow up an extremely large balloon.

WASHINGTON MONUMENT

Washington Monument (1930)

Short segment showing the Washington Monument elevator operator.

THE SUPER DAM

The Super Dam (1930)

A model dam built on a river is the prototype for a huge new dam in Washington, USA.

TAKEN FOR A RIDE

Taken For A Ride (1931)

A journey over the George Washington Bridge in New York.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security (1937)

Men and women in Washington D.C. have their social security numbers tattooed on...

SNOW DIVINING!

Snow Divining! (1939)

Surveyors examine snow to judge how much water will flow into the valleys in...

FOOTBALL CHAMPS ROMP HOME Dublin issue

Football Champs Romp Home Dublin Issue (1941)

American football: Chicago Bears beat Washington...

OVER THE ROLLERS  Dublin issue

Over The Rollers Dublin Issue (1941)

Young Native American crews take part in eleven-man canoe race...

INVENTORS' COUNCIL Dublin issue

Inventors' Council Dublin Issue (1941)

Inventors' Council in Washington DC looks at models of new...

OARS ARE DIPPING AGAIN Dublin issue

Oars Are Dipping Again Dublin Issue (1941)

Rowing eights crews in training in Washington, USA.

SELF CATAPULTING AUTOGYRO Dublin issue

Self Catapulting Autogyro Dublin Issue (1941)

Early type of helicopter being tested at airfield in...

DANCE PARTNERS SIGN ON Dublin issue

Dance Partners Sign On Dublin Issue (1941)

U.S. army asks for girl volunteers to sign up for...

MAYOR LA GUARDIA'S NEW JOB

Mayor La Guardia's New Job (1941)

Mayor La Guardia takes on new role as chief of American Civil...

BALLOON HOUSES

Balloon Houses (1941)

Houses are quickly created by spraying cement over large balloons then deflating...