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BUILDING SEA WALL - WEST INDIES

Building Sea Wall - West Indies (1970-1979)

West Indians in pit at work digging foundations for sea wall.

DAKAR TODAY

Dakar Today (1943)

A new military airport is constructed in Dakar & Senegal's soldiers leaving for the...

BRAVO POMPEY

Bravo Pompey (1929)

Football - Portsmouth beat West Ham by 3 goals to 2.

LOOKING IT OVER

Looking It Over (1923)

The West Ham team inspect the Cup Final playing pitch at Wembley.

SO NEAR YET SO FAR, WEST HAM

So Near Yet So Far, West Ham (1923)

Defeated West Ham football team return home to enthusiastic...

WEST HAM FOOTBALL TEAM

West Ham Football Team (1924)

Great close-up shots of the West Ham football team.

MAKING FIREWORKS - HUDDERSFIELD

Making Fireworks - Huddersfield (1938)

A look at people making fireworks at a factory in...

TRAM'S BIRTHDAY

Tram's Birthday (1925)

An ornate tram covered in lights drives up the street to celebrate 21st birthday...

CAR BEFORE THE HORSE - BIRMINGHAM

Car Before The Horse - Birmingham (1951)

Domesticated horse has a run around house.

BRAVO BOURNEMOUTH

Bravo Bournemouth (1929)

Football - Bournemouth play West Ham, they draw 1 all.

BRADFORD V BROMWICH

Bradford V Bromwich (1929)

Football - West Bromwich beat Bradford by 6 goals to nil and enter 6th round...

DUTCH WEST INDIANS TO FIGHT JAPS

Dutch West Indians To Fight Japs (1945)

Australian newsreel item showing Dutch West Indian soldiers...

AUTOMATION STORY

Automation Story (1956)

Demonstration of new electric typewriter and accounting machine at European...

MODERN BUILDINGS

Modern Buildings (1964)

Modern building which could be a hotel or foreign embassy.

COVENTRY FACTORY

Coventry Factory (1970-1979)

Tracking shot around the workfloor of a metal working factory.

THE FOOTBALL SEASON OPENS

The Football Season Opens (1934)

First football match of the season, West Bromwich Albion v Manchester...

A TRIUMPHAL HOMECOMING

A Triumphal Homecoming (1931)

Massive crowds line the streets as West Brom come home with the FA Cup.

US NATIONAL GUARD ON PARADE

Us National Guard On Parade (1914-1918)

The National Guard parading at West Point in the United States of...

SOCCER AGAIN!

Soccer Again! (1930)

The football season starts up and we see a match featuring West Ham.

WEST BROMWICH V SPENNYMOOR UNITED

West Bromwich V Spennymoor United (1937)

Footage of two football matches - West Ham v Bolton and West...

GRAVESEND aka WEST INDIES CRICKET XI

Gravesend AKA West Indies Cricket Xi (1939)

West Indian team play charity match in Gravesend, Kent.

WEMBLEY THE GOAL - WEST HAM VERSUS SUNDERLAND

Wembley The Goal - West Ham Versus Sunderland (1929)

Football - West Ham beat Sunderland.

40 TON FORGING

40 Ton Forging (1922)

Footage of forging machine in Halesowen, West Midlands.

CORINTHIANS FAIL AT WEST BROMWICH

Corinthians Fail At West Bromwich (1924)

West Bromwich beat the Corinthians 5 - 0 at football.

SHEEP SALE - FINDON

Sheep Sale - Findon (1938)

Sheep are examined and sold at a huge sheep fair in West Sussex.

ACE MOTOR CLUB - COVENTRY

Ace Motor Club - Coventry (1924)

Motorcycle rodeo, including a game of football played on motorbikes.

CUP TIE FEVER

Cup Tie Fever (1925)

Huge crowds turn out to watch a local football cup tie derby in Birmingham.

LEGS & WHEELS aka

Legs & Wheels AKA "Legs V Wheels" (1929)

Footage of bicycle and running race in progress, Walsall,...

INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY MATCH

International Hockey Match (1920)

An item about an international hockey match - England beat Scotland...

HAIR RAISERS

Hair Raisers (1933)

Motorcycle stunts performed at a showground in Birmingham.

FAT STOCK SHOW BIRMINGHAM aka BIRMINGHAM AGRICULTURAL SHOW

Fat Stock Show Birmingham AKA Birmingham Agricultural Show (1919)

A bull being pulled from a...

GRAVESEND aka WEST INDIES CRICKET XI

Gravesend AKA West Indies Cricket Xi (1939)

West Indian team play charity match in Gravesend, Kent.

DUCK FARM IN GERMANY

Duck Farm In Germany (1960)

Good shots of ducks being farmed - footage from the egg to the plastic bag.

ALUMINIUM PRODUCTION IN CAMEROON

Aluminium Production In Cameroon (1957)

A look at the Alucam aluminium production plant in Cameroon....

AERO TYRE TESTING AT FORT DUNLOP

Aero Tyre Testing At Fort Dunlop (1968)

Mechanical devices test aeroplane tyres, observed by...

BIRMINGHAM BY TRAIN

Birmingham By Train (1960-1969)

A train travelling to Birmingham

EASTER TRAFFIC

Easter Traffic (1969)

Heavy traffic at start of the Easter Holiday.

ROAD MAKING IN WEST INDIES

Road Making In West Indies (1971)

West Indians work in diggers to clear the way for a road.

"Phantom Football" (1931)

Chelsea beat West Ham in football match in very foggy conditions.

THE

The "Throstles" Dash "The Cup" Away From Everton (1931)

West Brom beat Everton in FA Cup...

JOCKEYS KNOCKED OUT!

Jockeys Knocked Out! (1934)

Boxers win charity football match against jockeys 5-1.

BIRMINGHAM STRUCK BY A TORNADO!

Birmingham Struck By A Tornado! (1931)

Houses and shops in Birmingham hit by freak winds.

FAME IN A DAY!

Fame In A Day! (1931)

Charles Hickman is introduced after winning the novices heavy-weight championship.

FOOTBALL

Football (1937)

Footage of two football matches - one is probably West Bromwich v Spennymoor United.

JUST - VIOLETS

Just - Violets (1935)

Violets are planted, picked and packed in the picturesque village of Henfield, West...

COVENTRY'S BISHOP ENTHRONED

Coventry's Bishop Enthroned (1943)

New Bishop of Coventry enthroned in ruins of Coventry Cathedral.

AXEMENS CARNIVAL aka AXEMEN'S CARNIVAL

Axemens Carnival AKA Axemen's Carnival (1941)

Servicemen from Australia and New Zealand take part in...

MASS BRICKLAYING IN BIRMINGHAM

Mass Bricklaying In Birmingham (1938)

Children buy and lay bricks for a new babies' block at Edgbaston...

WEST BROMWICH CIVIC WEEK

West Bromwich Civic Week (1927)

Expert displays and fun and games or West Bromwich Civic Week

THE CUP FOR CARDIFF

The Cup For Cardiff (1927)

Football: Cardiff v Reading