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IMPRESSIVE SCENES IN NEWCASTLE

Impressive Scenes In Newcastle (1927)

Armistice Day gatherings, with scenes of crowds at a memorial...

LARGEST SILVER BELL EVER CAST

Largest Silver Bell Ever Cast (1928)

The largest silver bell ever cast is presented by the people of...

UNIQUE SALVAGE FEAT aka UNICEVE SALVAGE FEAT

Unique Salvage Feat AKA Uniceve Salvage Feat (1929)

Footage of the German battleship "Kaiser"...

REPRISALS IN IRELAND  CONDEMNED BY SIR HAMAR GREENWOOD

Reprisals In Ireland Condemned By Sir Hamar Greenwood (1920)

Sir Hamar Greenwood inspects the...

LADY PERLEY LAUNCHES SS S.S. ANDANIA

Lady Perley Launches SS S.S. Andania (1921)

Lady Perley launches S.S. (SS) Andania, a Cunard ship,...

NAVY & ARMY DEDICATION OF CHURCH aka NAVY AND ARMY

Navy & Army Dedication Of Church AKA Navy And Army (1922)

Military and Naval officials attend Holy...

LORD MAYOR OF LONDON

Lord Mayor Of London (1922)

The Lord Mayor digging sod of earth for war memorial buildings, Addington,...

BEST CURE FOR BOLSHEVISM

Best Cure For Bolshevism (1923)

Crew of trawler "James Johnson" returned safely after 5 weeks of...

THE LAST VOYAGE

The Last Voyage (1924)

H.M.S. 'Lion' , World War One battleship, is taken to a Newcastle breaker's...

EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN NEWCASTLE

Empire Day Celebrations In Newcastle (1925)

The mayor watches the Empire Day celebrations in the...

YEAR-OLD BOMB EXPLODES IN LONDON

Year-Old Bomb Explodes In London (1942)

Flats and houses are reduced to rubble when a year-old bomb...

LATEST PICTURES FROM THE SOLOMONS

Latest Pictures From The Solomons (1942)

American troops land on the Solomon Islands and take over...

BATTLE OF GUAM

Battle Of Guam (1944)

American troops reclaim Pacific island of Guam with heavy opposition from Japanese....

DEWSBURY AND DISTRICT PROVINCE BUFFALOES WAR MEMORIAL

Dewsbury And District Province Buffaloes War Memorial (1925)

Many people attend Dewsbury and...

THE RUSSIANS - ARE HERE

The Russians - Are Here (1925)

Curious crowds turn out to welcome a troupe of Russian Cossacks to...

THIS WEEK'S NEW WARSHIP

This Week's New Warship "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Footage of a new cruiser...

NEWCASTLE - FIRE

Newcastle - Fire (1939)

Firemen battle intense flames at granary in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

THE BOMBING OF HANKOW - CHINA

The Bombing Of Hankow - China (1938)

The Japanese bomb Hankow in China during the Sino-Japanese war.

RAF PLANE LOSES ITS WAY!

RAF Plane Loses Its Way! (1940)

An RAF bomber that had mistakenly landed behind German lines returns...

SLOWLY BUT VERY VERY SURELY

Slowly But Very Very Surely (1926)

German battleship from World War One is salvaged off coast of...

JUTLAND DAY

Jutland Day (1926)

A memorial service on board a boat in the River Tyne.

LORD MAYOR OF NEWCASTLE INSPECTS R.N.V.R. AT ANNUAL CHURCH PARADE

Lord Mayor Of Newcastle Inspects R.N.V.R. At Annual Church Parade (1926)

Mayor Arthur Lambert...

10,000 FLOWERS

10,000 Flowers (1926)

A war memorial made entirely from flowers is centre piece in 'Lest We Forget'...

THE COLOSSAL TASK aka A COLOSSAL TASK

The Colossal Task AKA A Colossal Task (1926)

Salvager experts raise German flagship Hindenburg off...

TOWN HONOURS ITS OWN VC

Town Honours Its Own Vc (1940)

South Shields gives a civic reception for Second Lieutenant Annand,...

WHEELBARROW VC

Wheelbarrow Vc (1940)

Second Lieutenant Annand VC is given the freedom of South Shields and gets married.

REME TRAILER

Reme Trailer (1949)

This is a short trailer film about joining the Royal Electrical and Mechanical...

PRINCESS LOUISE

Princess Louise (1919)

Princess Marie Louise returns colours to the Argyll and Sutherlands.

U.N.N.R.A. AIDS GAZA REFUGEES

U.N.N.R.A. Aids Gaza Refugees (1957)

Israeli occupation of Gaza - house to house searches and milk...

THE HEROES OF 1914

The Heroes Of 1914 (1930-1931)

Sir George Milne presents new colours to war veterans from Sunderland.

BRITISH HELP TO HOLD TAEGU

British Help To Hold Taegu (1950)

Britain sends reinforcements to Korea.

ART SCHOOL aka PARIS IN LONDON

Art School AKA Paris In London (1941)

Art students carry on at the City and Guilds art school in...

POLAND'S NATIONAL DAY aka WARSAW'S NATIONAL DAY

Poland's National Day AKA Warsaw's National Day (1955)

A huge people's parade marks Poland's...

AIR SHOW

Air Show (1967)

Crowds attend the Paris Air Show. France.

ARMY WIVES' HOSTEL

Army Wives' Hostel (1948)

Hostel for wives and children of servicemen on duty overseas.

KING REVIEWS FLEET

King Reviews Fleet (1934)

Shots of the Royal Yacht 'Victoria and Albert' at a fleet review.

CUSTOMS STRIKE

Customs Strike (1946)

Customs guards at Franco Belgian frontier play cards as loaded cars cross border...

DESERT WORKSHOP

Desert Workshop

Men of the REME at work repairing vehicles in a Desert workshop.

VICTIMS OF A PLANE CRASH IN ICELAND

Victims Of A Plane Crash In Iceland

Wreck of crashed plane + plus funerals of American airmen...

LEASE LEND TO RUSSIA

Lease Lend To Russia

American military equipment and food is donated to Soviet Union.

AMERICAN TROOPS IN ACTION

American Troops In Action (1943)

American soldiers make gains in the Aleutian Islands.

INVASION CHIEFS

Invasion Chiefs (1942)

British army officer makes inspection of military installations in North Africa /...

PLANE LANDS AND U.S. TROOPS ADDRESSED

Plane Lands And U.S. Troops Addressed (1945)

General Mark Clark makes speech and presents medals.

RESPECTS PAID TO THE DEAD

Respects Paid To The Dead (1945)

US officers, soldiers and civilians attend service at US Military...

US CAMERAMEN READY FOR INVASION

Us Cameramen Ready For Invasion (1944)

Good shots of US war correspondents, photographers and artists...

VE-DAY CELEBRATIONS AT LIMEHOUSE

Ve-Day Celebrations At Limehouse (1940)

Good footage of people celebrating VE-Day at Limehouse....

FILIPINO ARMY IN PARADE

Filipino Army In Parade (1946)

The new Philippine Republic takes over command of the national army from...

US TROOPS SLAVE LABOUR

Us Troops Slave Labour (1944)

US Troops are greeted by Russian women used by the Germans as forced...

REACTION TO DEATH OF ROOSEVELT

Reaction To Death Of Roosevelt (1945)

American servicemen reading the news of Roosevelt's dead.

FIGHT FOR PELELIU ISLAND

Fight For Peleliu Island (1945)

American newsreel item showing GIs fighting on Peleliu island in the...