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MODEL ROADWAYS

Model Roadways (1949)

Model roadways representing the road network of the future.

DROSS USED FOR  EXPERIMENT HOUSE

Dross Used For Experiment House (1950-1959)

Waste product from molten metal used as building material for...

"The Mersey Graveyard" Claims Yet Another Victim (1933)

The ship 'Architect' is wrecked on...

SKYSCRAPER FLATS

Skyscraper Flats (1956)

Novel ten storey flats opened in Glasgow.

KHRUSCHEV'S TALK WITH MEMBERS OF INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ARCHITECTS

Khruschev's Talk With Members Of International Union Of Architects (1958)

Khruschev receiving...

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE RUNS INTO TROUBLE.

Sydney Opera House Runs Into Trouble. (1966)

Demonstration march supporting the Sydney Opera House...

REGAL CINEMA MINEHEAD

Regal Cinema Minehead (1934-1935)

The opening of the Regal Cinema Minehead

NEW DEVELOPMENT OF ST. KATHERINE'S DOCKS

New Development Of St. Katherine's Docks (1969)

Model of proposed development of St Katherine's...

BRIDGE BUILDING

Bridge Building (1914-1918)

Architect's Battalion of soldiers builds a bridge at Elstree, then marches over...

PRISON CELL OF THE FUTURE

Prison Cell Of The Future (1959)

A look at newly designed prison dormitory and cell in London.

CAR PARK - NEW TYPE

Car Park - New Type (1964)

A new design of car park is shown off in Birmingham.

FRANCESCO VILLAGE

Francesco Village (1949)

A new Italian village 'San Francesco' is begun to house people living in slums.

THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW

The House Of Tomorrow (1959)

Futuristic house on show in Copenhagen.

ARRIVAL OF FIRST TANKER TO KENT REFINERY

Arrival Of First Tanker To Kent Refinery (1952)

Item showing development of Kent Refinery. Isle of...

NEW WARSAW HOTEL IN MOSCOW

New Warsaw Hotel In Moscow (1960)

Hotel opening celebrates the 16th anniversary of the founding of...

LE CORBUSIER BUILDS MODERN MONASTERY

Le Corbusier Builds Modern Monastery (1961)

New Monastery designed by Le Corbusier at Lyon, France.

FUNERAL OF FAMOUS FRENCH ARCHITECT CORBUSIER

Funeral Of Famous French Architect Corbusier (1965)

Funeral of famous French architect Le Corbusier...

NATIONAL THEATRE MODEL ON SHOW

National Theatre Model On Show (1967)

Model of new National Theatre revealed by architect Denys Lasdun...

GLASS CITY OF THE FUTURE

Glass City Of The Future (1959)

Pilkington Brothers have developed a scheme for a glass city.

DREAM HOUSE

Dream House (1957)

Ultra modern house with great late 1950s decor.

HOUSE AMONGST THE TREES

House Amongst The Trees (1958)

A house built from wood and stone designed to fit in with its natural...

THE �£ DOWN HOUSE aka THE POUND DOWN HOUSE

The �£ Down House AKA The Pound Down House (1958)

Housing scheme where people have to put...

PLASTIC HOUSE

Plastic House (1962)

Footage of plastic domed house in Hollywood. United States if America.

NEW STYLE BUILDINGS

New Style Buildings (1962)

The LCC build new prefabricated homes in Bethnal Green.

HOUSE OF COMMONS MODEL

House Of Commons Model (1949)

The rebuilding of the Debating Chamber at Westminster Palace, damaged by...

WESTMINSTER ABBEY

Westminster Abbey (1953)

Item showing restoration work being carried out on Westminster Abbey. London.

QUEEN OPENS THE COCHRANE FLATS

Queen Opens The Cochrane Flats (1949)

Queen Elizabeth opens block of flats at St. John's Wood, London.

"Operation Facelift" (1959)

Magdalen Street in Norwich is given a makeover by architects.

AMERICA OPENS EMBASSY IN NEW DELHI

America Opens Embassy In New Delhi (1959)

Indian Prime Minister, Pandit Nehru visit the $2.5 million...

HOUSES TO RUSSIA

Houses To Russia (1956)

Two American architects meet to look at blueprints in California. Good footage

THE REBUILT CITY OF ASHKHABAD

The Rebuilt City Of Ashkhabad (1967)

Images of the rebuilt city of Ashkhabad in Soviet Union after...

GLASS DOME STUDIO

Glass Dome Studio (1958)

An experimental prototype of new type of a studio - a sphere made of triangular...

ITALY IN WALES

Italy In Wales (1962)

A look at the unusual but beautiful Italian style architecture of Portmeirion in...

Special - MAYOR OPENS NEW CINEMA aka SPECIAL

Special - Mayor Opens New Cinema AKA Special (1956)

Mayor of Leamington opens new Clifton cinema at...

HARLOW - ROYAL VISIT

Harlow - Royal Visit (1957)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visit Harlow New Town.

REPROACH TO CIVILISATION

Reproach To Civilisation (1958)

Pathe follows the efforts of two women to help refugees from the...

SIR CHRISTOPHER WRENS BIRTHPLACE aka SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN'S BIRTHPLACE

Sir Christopher Wrens Birthplace AKA Sir Christopher WREN's Birthplace (1937)

A look at the...

CANBERRA'S A WINNER

Canberra's A Winner (1961)

Footage of the the new liner the Canberra.

PRINCESS MARGARET OPENS ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL

Princess Margaret Opens Royal Ballet School (1959)

Princess Margaret opens new dance studios at...

NEW HOME FOR PEOPLE IN HONG KONG aka HONG KONG - NEW HOMES

New Home For People In Hong Kong AKA Hong Kong - New Homes (1960-1969)

A modern housing estate under...

INSTANT

Instant "Olde Worlde" Pub (1968)

Prefabricating a "Olde Worlde" English Pub to ship to Stockholm for a...

BUILDING A HOUSE

Building A House (1940-1949)

Educational film showing the various stages of building a house.

QUEEN HONOURS AIR FORCE DEAD

Queen Honours Air Force Dead (1953)

The Queen unveils a memorial at Runnymede to Commonwealth Airmen...

RAYMOND NEWELL

Raymond Newell (1941)

Baritone Raymond Newell sings "London Will Rise Again".

JOURNEY TO HELSINGFORS / HELSINKI, FINLAND

Journey To Helsingfors / Helsinki, Finland (1946)

Good Swedish footage of town of Helsingfors in...

PRINCESS WEDS GI aka GI WEDDING IN GERMANY

Princess Weds Gi AKA Gi Wedding In Germany (1949)

Cuts from newsreel 49/51 - Princess weds GI at...

QUEEN AND DUKE AT OXFORD

Queen And Duke At Oxford (1960)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visit Oxford colleges....

BILL GRUNDY LOOKS AT AYLESBURY

Bill Grundy Looks At Aylesbury (1972)

Bill Grundy compares the old and new parts of Aylesbury in...

CHURCHES OF TOMORROW

Churches Of Tomorrow (1958)

Marvels of contemporary church design should attract young people - tells...

SCHOOLGIRL IN ITALY

Schoolgirl In Italy (1958)

Romantic but educational travelogue around Italy seen through the lens of a...