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BLACK GOLD

Black Gold (1963)

A look at an oil rig in Nottinghamshire and how geologists test to find more oil rich...

LLANDRINDOD WELLS aka SIX DAY MOTORCYCLE TRIAL IN WALES

Llandrindod Wells AKA Six Day Motorcycle Trial In Wales (1937)

Six day motorcycle trial in Wales.

BOMBARDIER BILLY WELLS

Bombardier Billy Wells (1923)

Bombardier Billy Wells enjoys a game of golf with sportsmen in Milltown,...

QUEEN SIGNS issue title HOW QUAINT!

Queen Signs Issue Title How Quaint! (1937)

Sign above street light in Tunbridge Wells that thanks...

CHACEWATER

Chacewater (1950)

Footage of man who delivers water to farm animals in Chacewater, Devon.

A GRACEFUL SPORT

A Graceful Sport (1925)

Women of all ages compete in the ladies archery tournament in Tunbridge Wells.

TREE AND WELL aka CHILHAM issue title is MIND THE DOORS

Tree And Well AKA Chilham Issue Title Is Mind The Doors (1938)

A tree growing over the top of an...

WELL DRESSING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Well Dressing Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1965)

Villagers make decorative...

PEKIN PEER probably PEKING PEEP

Pekin Peer Probably Peking Peep (1926)

Various shots of Chinese men at work - lifting water from a...

STEPS TO STARDOM

Steps To Stardom (1935)

Ballerinas exercise and prepare for a show; we see an excerpt of the ballet - no...

HILL CLIMB AT WELLS, SOMERSET

Hill Climb At Wells, Somerset (1938)

Motorcyclists ride up a steep hill at Wells.

MOSLEM DEMONSTRATION

Moslem Demonstration (1938)

Moslems march in a demonstration against H G Wells, saying he insulted Allah...

BORN IN 1774 STILL GOING STRONG

Born In 1774 Still Going Strong (1925)

Bexley Council try out an old fire pump from 1774 and find it...

A CHALLENGE

A Challenge (1940)

The Mayors of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells challenge their boroughs to raise money.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Tunbridge Wells (1942-1944)

A look at Tunbridge Wells in Kent.

ICE ON THE BRAIN aka ICE TO PREVENT GUARDSMEN FAINTING

Ice On The Brain AKA Ice To Prevent Guardsmen Fainting (1950)

Device which goes inside hats to...

Home town cheers Mary Rand

Home Town Cheers Mary Rand (1964)

Great Britain's Mary Rand receives a heroine's welcome after winning...

CARISBROOKE CASTLE DONKEYS aka DONKEY WHEEL, aka CARISBROOKE DONKEYS

Carisbrooke Castle Donkeys AKA Donkey Wheel, AKA Carisbrooke Donkeys (1963)

At Carisbrooke...

SNAIL EATING

Snail Eating (1965)

Diners in a Somerset pub restaurant enjoy a meal of snails in garlic.

EYAM FLORAL TRIBUTE TO THE PLAGUE aka EYAM WELL-DRESSING

Eyam Floral Tribute To The Plague AKA Eyam Well-Dressing (1965)

Flower petals are used to make...

10,000 SCHOOL CHILDREN

10,000 School Children (1933)

Massed children cheer as they watch the arrival of Queen Mary.

EUROPEAN DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BERLIN

European Dancing Championships In Berlin (1937)

British pair, John Wells & Rene Sissons, win...

SALT CELLARS!

Salt Cellars! (1931)

Salt mines in Cheshire - brine is extracted and dried out to produce salt.

BOWLS

Bowls "Test Match" (1928)

The New Zealand bowls team lose by 29 points to Mid Wales at Llandrindod...

WRESTLER V BOXER - EARLS COURT

Wrestler V Boxer - Earls Court (1938)

A novel sport sees Billy Wells boxing against his opponent Chick...

WORLD DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS

World Dancing Championships (1939)

Footage of the World Dance Championships.

DOODLEBUG VILLAGE

Doodlebug Village (1944)

People who have lost their homes to V-bombs move into new prefabricated houses....

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S ENVOY IN ITALY

President Roosevelt's Envoy In Italy (1940)

American envoys to Italy and the Vatican arrive. Meeting...

THE JAZZ DANCE - A BURLESQUE BY BILLY WELLS AND THE ECLAIR TWINS

The Jazz Dance - A Burlesque By Billy Wells And The Eclair Twins (1928)

Crazy dancing involving...

MASS HONEYMOON

Mass Honeymoon (1957)

Torquay entertains couples on their honeymoons.

WELLS CATHEDRAL ETC.

Wells Cathedral Etc. (1939)

Lovely Cathedral town of Wells in Somerset.

WELLS issue title - DRAWING THE LINE

Wells Issue Title - Drawing The Line (1939)

Footage of the fishing village of Wells in Norfolk.

BOXING - ENGLAND DRAW WITH GERMANY

Boxing - England Draw With Germany (1954)

England was lucky to draw in the boxing contest against...

MAN ON SKATES

Man On Skates (1947)

A city gent roller skates to work to save money and get fit. London.

OIL PROSPECTING

Oil Prospecting (1948)

Prospectors test for oil and build wells in Weymouth, Dorset.

AGROUND

Aground (1946)

Sea Scouts in training on a land ship at Rosehill School in Tunbridge Wells.

VILLAGE DANCE issue title PATHE PICTORIAL GOES INTO THE COUNTRY

Village Dance Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Goes Into The Country (1947)

Morris Dancers give...

NEW BISHOP ENTHRONED

New Bishop Enthroned (1943)

A new Bishop enthroned at Wells Cathedral in Somerset.

TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLE RACE - 1950

Tour De France Cycle Race - 1950 (1950)

Tour de France cycling race 1950 - first stage.

FLORAL CLOCK

Floral Clock (1951)

Ludwig Reich has clock face as feature of garden in Tunbridge Wells.

BOMBARDIER BILLY WELLS

Bombardier Billy Wells (1915)

Boxer Bombardier Billy Wells in training.

COLIN COWDREY'S FOOT TROUBLE

Colin Cowdrey's Foot Trouble (1955)

Colin Cowdrey is interviewed about his discharge from the R.A.F....

ORSON WELLES IN BUCHAREST

Orson Welles In Bucharest (1967)

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

BOYS' CLUB

Boys' Club (1947)

Boys are trained at a boxing club.

COCKINGTON VILLAGE

Cockington Village (1955)

A little film showing "the prettiest village in England". Village has great...

KIDSTON MOTOR CYCLE aka KIDSTON SCRAMBLE

Kidston Motor Cycle AKA Kidston Scramble (1935)

Cross country motor cycle racing in Wales.

WAS DARWIN RIGHT?

Was Darwin Right? (1935)

H G Wells visits the Moscow Experimental Zoo - animal research centre.

THE CAUSEWAY OF THE GIANTS

The Causeway Of The Giants (1935)

A look at the Giant's Causeway on the coast of Northern Ireland.

CAVE WOMEN

Cave Women (1929)

Glamour girls visit a cave - they trip around in their high heels.

SUITS FOR THE STRATOSPHERE!

Suits For The Stratosphere! (1938)

Inventor Carl Rich wears a special suit that allows him to fly at...