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MAKING MATTRESSES

Making Mattresses (1970-1979)

Footage of mattresses being made in factory.

NEW FASHIONS IN NIGHTGOWNS aka NIGHTWEAR FASHION SHOW

New Fashions In Nightgowns AKA Nightwear Fashion Show (1948)

Beautiful girls in long nightgowns,...

UNIDENTIFIED OUT TAKES / CUTS - CP UNI 3 - CARNATION PACKING

Unidentified Out Takes / Cuts - Cp Uni 3 - Carnation Packing (1960)

Unidentified out takes...

ELECTRONIC BLANKET

Electronic Blanket (1946)

Demonstration of Simmons electric blanket which keeps bed at same temperature...

 WORLD OF SILENT SOUNDS

World Of Silent Sounds (1959)

French newsreel item about measuring sound using oscilloscope.

BEDS AND NIGHT DRESSES THROUGH THE AGES

Beds And Night Dresses Through The Ages (1964)

Exhibition of beds and night dresses through the...

PHONE 'CALL FOR FOOD' INFORMATION SERVICE

Phone 'call For Food' Information Service (1966)

Various footage of girls in call centre giving...

SLUMBERLAND BED

Slumberland Bed (1959)

A promotional film for a fully automated bed of the future which now looks very...

FOLDING FURNITURE issue title reads HOMES TO HURD

Folding Furniture Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd (1936)

Glamorous models demonstrate some of the...

BED RACES

Bed Races (1969)

Bed racing along streets of Romsey during carnival festivities. Hampshire.

 TRAILER - ITS LATER THAN YOU THINK

Trailer - Its Later Than You Think (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging parents to put their...

KEN CLARK ANIMATION

Ken Clark Animation (1924)

Early animation material - Pathe are looking after this for animation expert...

AUSTRALIAN SPRING FASHIONS

Australian Spring Fashions (1947)

Day and night fashions in Australia.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CLEAR BOMB SITE

International Students Clear Bomb Site (1961)

Students clear bomb site in London.

WATER MATTRESS

Water Mattress (1965)

Water mattress made from reeds and willow branches on the River Ouse, Kings Lynn,...

JOSEPHINE BAKER

Josephine Baker (1933)

Josephine Baker sings a French song at a charity ball in Paris.

ENGLISH OLD LADIES

English Old Ladies (1956)

Three old ladies who've made the century - in Britain, Italy and Germany.

WHAT A RALLY

What A Rally (1960)

Unusual cars take part in rally. Amsterdam. Holland.

MOTOR BED AIDS RAG aka MOTORISED BED AIDS CHARITY RAG

Motor Bed Aids Rag AKA Motorised Bed Aids Charity Rag (1962)

Students' motorised bed and Olympic...

FURNITURE EXHIBITION

Furniture Exhibition (1967)

Furniture Exhibition at Earl's Court, London.

SCHOOL FOR LANDLADIES

School For Landladies (1948)

Landladies in Hastings learn about cookery. East Sussex.

SCHOOL OUTING

School Outing (1950-1959)

Good item showing children on a school outing to the countryside.

SANTA CLAUS IN AMSTERDAM

Santa Claus In Amsterdam (1950-1959)

A young boy dreams of Christmas. He wakes to watch Santa Claus parade...

BED PUSHING MARATHON

Bed Pushing Marathon (1961)

Three people pass pushing bed, money from on lookers over fence.

BED OF NAILS

Bed Of Nails (1969)

Stuntman lies on a bed of nails. Three dolly birds add their weight to the block of...

JOHN LENNON'S LITHOS ON SHOW IN HOLLAND

John Lennon's Lithos On Show In Holland (1970)

Archive shots of Lennon and Yoko Ono and the Beatles...

A KINDLY THOUGHT

A Kindly Thought (1916)

Foxhounds visit children at Queen Alexandra's Hospital.

A MODEL OPEN-AIR HOSPITAL

A Model Open-Air Hospital (1917)

Dollis Hill House where wounded sleep and live in the open. London.

THE GREAT CHANGE - THE RAPID TRANSFORMATION OF THE ARM LESS MAN TO A FULLY...

The Great Change - The Rapid Transformation Of The Arm Less Man To A Fully... (1914-1918)

Footage...

INDIAN TROOPS

Indian Troops (1914-1918)

Indian troops in camp.

CARRYING WOUNDED

Carrying Wounded (1914-1918)

Good item showing French soldiers, some wounded, at the Front.

AUSTRALIAN WOUNDED

Australian Wounded (1914-1918)

Wounded Australian and British soldiers eating and playing cricket.

John Lennon

John Lennon (1940-1980)

LONDON - HEART PATIENTS aka BRITAIN'S FIRST HEART TRANSPLANT

London - Heart Patients AKA Britain's First Heart Transplant (1968)

Press wait outside hospital...

 PUSH BUTTON BED FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS

Push Button Bed For Hospital Patients (1954)

An electrically powered bed moves to make things more...

JOHN LENNON & YOKO IN AMSTERDAM

John Lennon & Yoko In Amsterdam (1969)

John Lennon and Yoko Ono protest for world peace by staying in...

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BIRTHPLACE

Sir Winston Churchill's Birthplace (1964)

Sir Winston Churchill's home at Blenheim Palace

THE LEGEND OF THE LOUGH

The Legend Of The Lough (1937)

Travelogue item about Vale of Glendalough in Eire.

ON WITH THE SHOW

On With The Show (1932)

Lovely footage of a beauty contest and dancing girls at the Paris Opera House.

QUEEN MARY AT IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION

Queen Mary At Ideal Home Exhibition (1947)

Queen Mary attends the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia,...

THE NILE

The Nile (1919)

An early travelogue showing boats and life by the Nile and famous historical sites.

THIS WAS YESTERDAY - reel 6

This Was Yesterday - Reel 6 (1955)

Fantastic look back at entertainers, celebrities, theatrical...

THIS WAS NEWS

This Was News (1951)

Wonderful promotional film made for soap company Hudson and Knight.