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VENTNOR CARNIVAL

Ventnor Carnival (1900-1913)

Footage of carnival procession on the Isle of Wight.

TIGER IN BATH

Tiger In Bath (1962)

There's a tiger at Sandown Zoo who loves his daily bath.

CARISBROOKE CASTLE DONKEYS aka DONKEY WHEEL, aka CARISBROOKE DONKEYS

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

At Carisbrooke...

CUSHION CRAFT

Cushion Craft (1963)

An item about the first hovercraft to be bought by a commercial firm.

YACHTING AT COWES

Yachting At Cowes (1937)

People enjoy yachting at Cowes, Isle of White.

THE UNDERSEA BATTLESHIP ARRIVES

The Undersea Battleship Arrives (1925)

Footage of the X1, the largest submarine in the world. Isle...

YACHTING - COWES

Yachting - Cowes (1938)

Yachts sail around the coast of the Isle of Wight at Cowes.

THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE

The World And Its People (1935)

Mind-boggling item works out areas that the entire population of the...

ISLE OF WIGHT BIGGEST HOVERCRAFT

Isle Of Wight Biggest Hovercraft (1967)

The World's biggest hovercraft - the SRN4 - at the Isle of...

HELICOPTER EXERCISE

Helicopter Exercise (1968)

Paratroops dropped by helicopter in invasion exercise on the Isle of Wight.

NOSE SUN PROTECTORS aka NOSE HATS

Nose Sun Protectors AKA Nose Hats (1949)

Girls place little paper hats on their noses while...

HYDROFIN

Hydrofin (1950)

Footage of new boat the hydrofin being demonstrated, Cowes, Isle of Wight.

FLYING BOAT CRASH

Flying Boat Crash (1957)

Item showing wreckage of crashed flying boat on the Isle of Wight.

COWES REGATTA

Cowes Regatta (1920-1929)

Good footage of yachts and sailing boats off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

FIRST LOOK AT CC 5 HOVERCRAFT

First Look At Cc 5 Hovercraft (1966)

First look of the hovercraft CC 5 on Isle of Wight.

�30,000 WONDER SPEED BOAT

�30,000 Wonder Speed Boat (1930)

Betty Carstairs with her powerboat, Estelle.

FOR THE LAST TIME

For The Last Time (1933)

Modernisation means that horses are replaced by tractors to launch a lifeboat.

ROYAL

Royal "Cowes" (1930)

The Royal Yacht Britannia is among those racing off the Isle of Wight.

EVERY MAN STUCK TO THE SHIP aka EVERYMAN STRUCK TO THE SHIP

Every Man Stuck To The Ship AKA Everyman Struck To The Ship (1933)

Burnt out wreckage of steamer...

TO WIN THE ONLY SPEED TITLE WE DO NOT POSSESS! aka TPO WIN

To Win The Only Speed Title We Do Not Possess! AKA Tpo Win (1930)

Philip Turner tries out his...

"Spreading Her New Wings" (1931)

Shots of the Royal Racing Yacht 'Britannia' trying out its new sails.

ADMIRALTY'S NEW PICKET BOAT

Admiralty's New Picket Boat (1935)

New passenger carrying speed boat is tested by Royal Navy off...

CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL AT RYDE NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Children's Carnival At Ryde News In A Nutshell (1935)

Children's' fancy dress parade on the Isle...

HIS LAST VOYAGE

His Last Voyage (1936)

The coffin of Commodore Sir Edgar Britten is carried aboard the tug "Calshot" to...

LAUNCH OF THE NEW WATER BUS AT COWES

Launch Of The New Water Bus At Cowes (1938)

A new river bus that will run between Westminster and...

KING CARNIVAL AGAIN

King Carnival Again (1920)

Carnival parade at Ventnor, on Isle of Wight.

ONE OF WORLDS LAST WIND JAMMERS aka  ONE OF WORLD'S LAST WINDJAMMERS & CUTS from...

One Of Worlds Last Wind Jammers AKA One Of World's Last Windjammers & Cuts From... (1926)

Shots...

THE NAVY BOWS IT'S HEAD

The Navy Bows It's Head (1928)

Crowds line the streets at the funeral procession of Sir John de Robeck,...

GREAT LANDSLIDE

Great Landslide (1928)

A landslide of 140,000 tons of rock leaves houses perilously near the cliff edge....

ANOTHER RECORD FOR BRITAIN

Another Record For Britain (1929)

Mr R. W. Weatherall breaks speed record in his outboard motorboat...

TO REGAIN BRITISH INTERNATIONAL MOTOR BOAT   MOTORBOAT  TROPHY

To Regain British International Motor Boat Motorboat Trophy (1929)

Footage of Miss Carstairs...

MOTORBOAT RACING

Motorboat Racing (1920)

Motorboat "Maple V" is given a trial run in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

COWES REGATTA aka CLIMAX OF BRILLIANT SEASON

Cowes Regatta AKA Climax Of Brilliant Season (1920)

King George V is seen on his yacht "Britannia"...

SOMETHING NEW IN FERRY BOATS AT YARMOUTH, ISLE OF WIGHT

Something New In Ferry Boats At Yarmouth, Isle Of Wight (1938)

A new car ferry, the Lymington,...

THE SANDS & SEA THEIR SCHOOLROOM

The Sands & Sea Their Schoolroom (1921)

Children exercise on the beach and have their school lessons...

COWES WEEK WITH GEORGE V

Cowes Week With George V (1921)

Many shots of the yachts during Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight, King...

KING CARNIVAL ON ISLE OF WIGHT

King Carnival On Isle Of Wight (1921)

An item about the Carnival at Ventnor on the Isle of Wight where...

COWES REGATTA

Cowes Regatta (1923)

Good footage of yachts racing in the Cowes Regatta on the Isle of Wight.

RACE FOR SCHNEIDER CUP

Race For Schneider Cup (1923)

US (U.S.) seaplane wins race in Cowes with speed of 177 miles an hour.

SOUTHSEA - RYDE SWIM

Southsea - Ryde Swim (1938)

Cecil Dean wins a swimming race across the Solent from Southsea to Ryde.

VENTNOR CARNIVAL LNER

Ventnor Carnival Lner (1938)

Imaginative carnival floats at Ventnor on the Isle of Wight.

BEMBRIDGE - ISLE OF WIGHT

Bembridge - Isle Of Wight (1939)

Footage of the new lifeboat being dedicated in Bembridge on the Isle...

SHANKLIN HOSPITAL CARNIVAL

Shanklin Hospital Carnival (1939)

Footage of the crowning of the Shanklin carnival queen on the Isle...

COWES REGATTA

Cowes Regatta (1939)

Footage of yacht race at the Cowes Regatta on the Isle of Wight.

BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

A look at the aftermath of a large landslide on the...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Out Takes / Cuts From Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for BIG...

RYDE-TO-SOUTHSEA SWIM

Ryde-To-Southsea Swim (1939)

Footage of the Ryde to Southsea Swim across Solent.

SCALE MODEL OF FLYING BOAT TESTED

Scale Model Of Flying Boat Tested (1940)

Scale model of a flying boat over the bay at Cowes.

Selected Originals - INVASION BY REQUEST

Selected Originals - Invasion By Request (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story 'Invasion By...

COWES OPENS

Cowes Opens (1952)

Lots of Yachts out on the sea at the start of Cowes week.