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METH DRINKERS

Meth Drinkers (1970-1979)

Five men in suits smoking by the roadside.

LONDON DOCKERS A BITTER aka A BITTER TASK

London Dockers A Bitter AKA A Bitter Task (1922)

London dockers boycott beer and drink tea instead.

SWEDEN REFUSES TO GO DRY

Sweden Refuses To Go Dry (1922)

Swedish says no to prohibition, Stockholm, Sweden.

TOP HAT SOCCER

Top Hat Soccer (1946)

Oxford and Cambridge students play silly game of football in beards, top hats and...

PATENT STOPPER

Patent Stopper (1937)

A new device to lock bottles of alcohol stops others having a surreptitious drink.

DOWN AND OUTS

Down And Outs (1950-1959)

Good material of rough sleepers drinking and talking - dirty clothes and tired...

HERE IS THE LATEST COMIC RACE IN PARIS

Here Is The Latest Comic Race In Paris (1931)

Parisian waiters compete in an running and drinking...

SWEDEN'S RUM ROW

Sweden's Rum Row (1924)

Swedish crack down on smuggling - boats are searched.

LIQUOR SUPERMARKET

Liquor Supermarket (1972)

Bottles of wine and spirits on sale in off licence - stacked high on shelves.

20 MILES IN 3 HOURS AT 57 YEARS OF AGE

20 Miles In 3 Hours At 57 Years Of Age (1931)

A walking racer - George Cummings - sets records with...

AIRY SOMETHINGS

Airy Somethings (1931)

Experiments investigating the properties of air.

RACE FOR WAITERS IN NICE

Race For Waiters In Nice (1938)

Waiters take part in a walking race through the streets of Nice in...

FRENCH DOMESTIC INVENTIONS  aka WINE BEING POURED INTO GLASS

French Domestic Inventions AKA Wine Being Poured Into Glass (1927)

Various devices which...

ENGLAND'S FIRST PROHIBITIONIST M.P.

England's First Prohibitionist M.P. (1923)

Mr S. M. Holden addresses the crowds in his attempt to...

POLISH BRIGADE IN THE EAST

Polish Brigade In The East (1940)

Polish troops are serving in the Western Desert - they are equipped...

HUNGARY aka TOKAY

Hungary AKA Tokay (1946)

Villagers of Tokay celebrate the successful grape harvest with procession in...

NAVAL CHRISTMAS DEVONPORT

Naval Christmas Devonport (1919)

Sailors dancing and being issued with their rum ration during...

BOTTLING FACTORY

Bottling Factory (1940-1949)

Women working in bottling factory.

FUNDS FOR SPASTIC CHILDREN

Funds For Spastic Children (1948)

Regulars at a pub donate their change to a disabled children's...

BOWLING MATCH FOR WINE ITALY

Bowling Match For Wine Italy (1948)

Geriatric bowling competition, the bowlers receive Chianti wine.

SCOTTISH BREAKFAST AT LONDON SCOTCH HOUSE

Scottish Breakfast At London Scotch House (1964)

People eat porridge, Scottish piper, girls do...

OKTOBERFEST IN MUNICH

Oktoberfest In Munich (1920-1929)

Shots of crowds enjoying food and entertainment at Munich Oktoberfest in...

STREET PARADE

Street Parade (1920-1929)

Drinking and dancing at night street festival - 1920's.

HARVESTING HOPS IN KENT

Harvesting Hops In Kent (1930)

Footage of hop harvesting in Kent.

CUSTOMS / DISTILLERS

Customs / Distillers (1958)

Customs officials at work and whisky being blended.

TASCO

Tasco (1963)

A look at the beautiful Mexican town of Tasco and a donkey that drinks beer.

WINE HARVEST HOME

Wine Harvest Home (1931)

German wine makers and drinkers celebrate a bumper harvest in the Rhineland.

GRANDPA!

Grandpa! (1930)

Performing chimp eats soup, drinks beer and smokes a cigarette.

THE GIRDER MEN

The Girder Men (1930)

Construction footage - men balance on very high girders.

THE WINE HARVEST

The Wine Harvest (1930)

Wine harvest in the Rhine valley.

PARISIAN CAPES AND SHAPES

Parisian Capes And Shapes (1920-1929)

Fashion item - beautiful frocks are modelled including one trimmed...

SO NEAR YET SO FAR

So Near Yet So Far (1923)

Shots of a bootleggers' schooner wrecked 100 yards from shore, 3000 cases of...

SOOP..ER UP..SHE'S COMING

Soop..Er Up..She's Coming (1930)

A Curling competition takes place at Loch Leven in Scotland.

SOOP..ER UP..SHE'S COMING

Soop..Er Up..She's Coming (1930)

A Curling competition takes place at Loch Leven in Scotland.

THE RIDING OF THE MARCHES

The Riding Of The Marches (1925)

Ancient ceremony of the Riding of the Marches is revived in Annan,...

NEW LIFE-BELT DEMONSTRATION

New Life-Belt Demonstration (1939)

Footage of new life-belt being demonstrated by its inventor Henry...

LONDON aka ONE MINUTE NEWS

London AKA One Minute News (1949)

Pathe takes a look at the serving of drinks and food on board...

WHERE ONE SLIP IS THE LAST

Where One Slip Is The Last (1934)

A group of hikers climb up Glass House Mountain in Brisbane,...

TEMPERANCE RALLY  aka GREAT TEMPERANCE RALLY

Temperance Rally AKA Great Temperance Rally (1924)

Hundred march through Dublin on a great...

MUNICH OCTOBER FEAST

Munich October Feast (1952)

Drinking and eating to excess - sounds like a great plan!

MUNICH BEER FESTIVAL

Munich Beer Festival (1953)

Annual beer festival with huge funfair is held traditionally in Munich.

PATENT CHAIR

Patent Chair (1937)

A model demonstrates the latest design in armchairs with clever compartments which...

SMOKING CLUB issue title - LIGHTS PLEASE !

Smoking Club Issue Title - Lights Please ! (1940)

Footage of men and women enjoying a smoking pipes...

YARD OF ALE  issue title is POINTS AND PINTS

Yard Of Ale Issue Title Is Points And Pints (1944)

Drinking a yard of ale from long glass in one...

Selected originals - FATAL FIRE

Selected Originals - Fatal Fire (1960)

Material relating to newsreel story "Fatal Fire" - 60/27.

HEROES LAID TO REST

Heroes Laid To Rest (1960)

The 19 firemen who lost their lives in a fire at a whisky warehouse are...

DON'T DRIVE IF YOU DRINK

Don't Drive If You Drink (1961)

Transport Minister Ernest Marples gives his Christmas road safety...

SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNGSTERS -  KITES

Something For The Youngsters - Kites (1922)

Hawaiian kite flyers - various elaborate kites are...

 TRAFFIC SCENES - LONDON

Traffic Scenes - London (1930-1939)

Shots of traffic and pedestrians around new design of pedestrian...

TRAILER - JOIN THE NAVY

Trailer - Join The Navy (1946)

A short trailer film encouraging people to join the Royal Navy.