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NATIVITY PLAY

Nativity Play (1973)

Very cute footage of primary school children rehearsing for their nativity play.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 309 - EARTHA KITT

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 309 - Eartha Kitt (1960)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for "Eartha Kitt" story...

EARTHA KITT

Eartha Kitt (1960)

Eartha Kitt limbers up and exercises under the supervision of coach Al Murray.

STARS' GREYHOUNDS

Stars' Greyhounds (1961)

Brian Hewson, Millicent Martin and Ronnie Carroll visit their greyhounds.

RACING FILM STAR

Racing Film Star (1961)

Rugged actor Richard Wyler competes in a motorcycle race at Thruxton Circuit.

ISA MIRANDA aka LAMP ARTIST

Isa Miranda AKA Lamp Artist (1962)

Multitalented actress Isa Miranda shows us some of her hobbies such...

SCOOTER TENT

Scooter Tent (1959)

Great invention - a tent that is constructed on the side of a scooter.

BILLY BUNTER AUDITION

Billy Bunter Audition (1960)

Large men audition for 'Billy Bunter's Swiss Roll' at the Victoria Palace...

FINE ART COPPER PLATE PRINTING aka LITHOGRAPH MAKING

Fine Art Copper Plate Printing AKA Lithograph Making (1957)

Various processes involved in making...

AUTOBALL

Autoball (1961)

Sussex and Surrey teams compete in this bizarre 'motor polo' match.

DICK TURPIN

Dick Turpin (1957)

A robbery is staged by an actor dressed up as Dick Turpin to raise money for charity.

DEMO AGAINST INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT

Demo Against Industrial Relations Act (1970-1979)

Trade Unions marching in protest against the...

BERYL REID AT HOME

Beryl Reid At Home (1958)

Actress Beryl Reid shows us her home and garden including her collection of...

DEBS RACING

Debs Racing (1959)

Susan Hampshire goes downhill in a soapbox on wheels - 'engineless car race'.

BUSINESS METHOD aka EXECUTIVES METHOD SCHOOL

Business Method AKA Executives Method School (1960)

Business executives learn Method Acting...

ROMAN FEAST

Roman Feast (1961)

Guests dress in togas for a party at the Roman Baths to mark the beginning of the Bath...

ANCIENT MODELS

Ancient Models (1955)

A tour of the Museum of Costume in Kent - real people model historical costumes.

FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS aka FLORAL ARRANGING

Floral Arrangements AKA Floral Arranging (1956)

Artificial flowers made from specially treated...

ROBOT SCULPTOR

Robot Sculptor (1957)

Item about a man who creates statues via a robot which traces photographs and...

RICHARD HEARNE AT HOME aka MR PASTRY

Richard Hearne At Home AKA Mr Pastry (1957)

Richard Hearne, who is well known as the character Mr...

VIKING VILLAGE

Viking Village (1959)

Reconstruction of a Viking settlement - lots of people in costume.

BOY CHESSMEN

Boy Chessmen (1960)

Boys dressed as chessmen take part in a play at Turners Court School in Benson,...

OSTEOPATH ARTIST

Osteopath Artist (1961)

Osteopath Dr Stephen Ward sketches Terry-Thomas at his Devonshire Street surgery...

DOMESTICS UNLIMITED

Domestics Unlimited (1961)

Resting actors work for Malcolm Taylor's domestic help agency in St John's...

NEWBOROUGH HATS cleaned neg

Newborough Hats Cleaned Neg (1955)

Wonderful posing in all manner of extravagant hats - good for...

FLOWERS aka FLOWER COLLARS

Flowers AKA Flower Collars (1955)

Fabulous story about decorating the hair and body with flowers -...

NEWBOROUGH HATS

Newborough Hats (1955)

Wonderful posing in all manner of extravagant hats - good for showing the vanity...

TONY BRENT

Tony Brent (1959)

Singer Tony Brent looks at Mike Winters' car while Bernie, Mike's comedian partner,...

HAIR FLASHES

Hair Flashes (1955)

Totally fabulous footage of two glamour girls demonstrating coloured hair pieces - I...

BEAUTY HINTS

Beauty Hints (1957)

In school of beauty culture, students from all parts of the world study and exchange...

HOME ON WHEELS

Home On Wheels (1957)

Dora Bryan spends day in the country in full comfort inside her luxurious van!

COFFEE BAR STUDIO

Coffee Bar Studio (1959)

Actor Tommy Yeardye opens 'art studio restaurant' - people paint, eat, or both...

AIDA FOSTER SCHOOL

Aida Foster School (1959)

Lovely young ladies with great legs being trained for entertainment industry...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 352 - RACING FILM STAR and SICILY

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 352 - Racing Film Star And Sicily (1961)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for...

OPEN AIR THEATRE aka CORNWALL'S MINACK OPEN AIR THEATRE

Open Air Theatre AKA Cornwall's Minack Open Air Theatre (1955)

Rehearsals for a performance of...

PETER CUSHING

Peter Cushing (1956)

Peter Cushing makes, collects and plays with toy soldiers.

VERA-ELLEN STILLS VERA ELLEN STILLS

Vera-Ellen Stills Vera Ellen Stills (1956)

Vera-Ellen, Hollywood dancer, having her stills done for...

SPECS FOR SHOWGIRL

Specs For Showgirl (1959)

Vernons Girl Margaret Stredder visits the opticians and tries on some wild...

MR PASTRY AT THE CIRCUS

Mr Pastry At The Circus (1960)

Mr Pastry (aka Richard Hearne) visits some animals at Chipperfield's...

COOKIE DOLLS aka FILM STAR DOLLS

Cookie Dolls AKA Film Star Dolls (1961)

An item about a housewife with an unusual hobby - making...

BRASS RUBBING

Brass Rubbing (1961)

The actress Ingrid Hafner introduces us to her hobby of brass rubbing in St Mary's...

SCHOOL FILM UNIT

School Film Unit (1962)

A story about a school in Essex which produces its own films as part of the...

NORMAN WISDOM

Norman Wisdom (1955)

Norman Wisdom and his son pose for a photograph to be used on the cover of...

NORMAN WISDOM

Norman Wisdom (1955)

Norman Wisdom and his son pose for a photograph to be used on the cover of...

INCIDENT AT KARANDI  OFFICERS RECRUITMENT FILM  Reel 1   reel 1 was originally...

Incident At Karandi Officers Recruitment Film Reel 1 Reel 1 Was Originally... (1960)

Film...

MORNING ON MOUNT KENYA Reel 1 on sleeve as MOURNING ON MOUNT KENYA

Morning On Mount Kenya Reel 1 On Sleeve As Mourning On Mount Kenya (1960)

Film designed to...

WAISTCOAT CLUB aka WAISTCOATS FOR WOMEN

Waistcoat Club AKA Waistcoats For Women (1955)

Some glorious waistcoats are modelled - club members...

BIRTH OF A RECORD

Birth Of A Record (1955)

Ruby Murray and Ronnie Harris go to a "hit publishers" to find a new song each.

COBBLER GIRL

Cobbler Girl (1955)

Hollywood cobbler who lives on Thames shows her latest shoe designs - great...

CHINESE VILLAGE aka CHINESE CITY

Chinese Village AKA Chinese City (1958)

Scenes from shooting of 'Inn of the Sixth Happiness' - great...