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CLEARING THE PATH

Clearing The Path (1935)

The ice-breaker "Stettin" cuts a path through the frozen river Oder.

ASSEMBLING A MOTOR CYCLE IN TWENTY MINUTES!

Assembling A Motor Cycle In Twenty Minutes! (1925)

Two men rush to assemble a motorcycle in record...

THE WORLD'S LARGEST BIBLE

The World's Largest Bible (1931)

An enormous bible is shown to us by the man who spent two years making...

GIANT AIRSHIP 'MACON'

Giant Airship 'macon' (1933)

Very good footage of the exterior and the interior of the airship 'Macon'.

ANOTHER MOTOR TRAIN

Another Motor Train (1933)

A high speed train is demonstrated in France.

THE CHAMPION

The Champion (1933)

A large baby is presented as some kind of a freak in this bad taste item.

LOST LOCOS

Lost Locos (1936)

Old steam engines are broken up at Swindon in Wiltshire.

TALLEST MAN issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEMS

Tallest Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Other People's Problems (1947)

Item about...

MAN VERSUS NATURE

Man Versus Nature (1931)

Footage of a Japanese ice breaker cutting through the frozen waters near...

THE SKIPPER!

The Skipper! (1931)

Champion Skipper Mr J Lewis does some nifty skipping in the studio.

CAMERA INTERVIEW - MISS MURIEL GUNN

Camera Interview - Miss Muriel Gunn (1927)

Athletics champion Muriel Gunn demonstrates her hurdling...

BILLY MAYERL

Billy Mayerl (1935)

Pianist Billy Mayerl plays the largest piano in the world.

NYMPHS FROM HOLLAND

Nymphs From Holland (1931)

Various shots of the Dutch Ladies' Swimming Team - they pose and demonstrate...

WEIGHT AND SEA

Weight And Sea (1933)

Good footage of an ice breaking ship off the coast of Sweden.

LARGE AUSTRALIAN BULL

Large Australian Bull (1937)

The Australian voiceover describes this animal as the biggest bull in the...

SHAVING  issue title - WHY BRING THAT UP?

Shaving Issue Title - Why Bring That Up? (1937)

A 72 year old barber in Bolton claims to be the...

PUPS issue title is HERE'S HOW

Pups Issue Title Is Here's How (1937)

Cocker Spaniel in New Zealand with unusually large litter of 10...

BALL PUNCHER issue title - NUMBER ENGAGED !

Ball Puncher Issue Title - Number Engaged ! (1941)

Footage of Kid Brunnel in training to beat the...

BLUEBIRD

Bluebird (1950)

Item about the speed car 'Bluebird' up for sale at car dealer in Wembley, London.

BURNING BUSES

Burning Buses (1950)

Footage of old buses being taken apart in scrap yard in Rainham, Essex.

ROLLER SKATING

Roller Skating (1954)

Woking to Pirbrigth roller skating race in Surrey.

TALLEST MAN

Tallest Man (1950)

26 year old Ted Evans is the tallest man in the world at 9 feet 3 1/2 inches. London.

WALKING BACKWARDS

Walking Backwards (1952)

Footage of backwards walking world champion, Sussex.

THE SMALLEST AND THE LARGEST

The Smallest And The Largest (1932)

Comparison between the smallest electrical motor in the world and...

ICE BREAKING ON RIVER aka ICE BREAKING ON CANAL

Ice Breaking On River AKA Ice Breaking On Canal (1947)

Ice breakers clear a frozen canal in Paris,...

RIVER VISTULA ICE BREAKERS

River Vistula Ice Breakers (1949)

Breaking ice on the River Vistula. Poland.

CRICKET'S COMING 'STAR'

Cricket's Coming 'star' (1927)

Young cricketer Hammond is given a presentation.

JAPANESE BABY BEING CARRIED ON MOTHER'S BACK

Japanese Baby Being Carried On Mother's Back (1930)

Two stories - Japanese way of carrying a baby...

MAN BLOWING HUGE BALLOON

Man Blowing Huge Balloon (1930)

A feat of strength - man strains to blow up an extremely large balloon.

THE FLYING DUCHESS

The Flying Duchess (1930)

The Duchess of Bedford lands in Croydon after flight from Capetown, Greater...

MONSIEUR MOUSTACHE

Monsieur Moustache (1922)

Monsieur Leclare shows off his exceedingly large moustache.

THE CRAWL

The Crawl (1922)

Handsome male swimmer demonstrates his technique - some slow motion.

A SCHOOL FOR GLIDERS!

A School For Gliders! (1934)

Gliders are set off from an Austrian mountainside.

LIKE TO FLY?

Like To Fly? (1934)

Pilot Mr CWA Scott gives us instructions on flying a Tiger Moth aeroplane.

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 19

Caught By The Camera No. 19 (1935)

Stories in this item include a young skipping champion and a new...

THE TRACK RIDERS

The Track Riders (1928)

Good footage of cycling women racing around the tracks. W.J. Bailey does some...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 30

Caught By The Camera No. 30 (1935)

A competition for the fastest shave, a little girl with a pet lamb...

114 NOT OUT!

114 Not Out! (1930)

A very old man called John Sylvester is featured - he is 114 years old.

IN DOCK - FILMED AT SOUTHAMPTON

In Dock - Filmed At Southampton (1931)

The Mauritania resting at Southampton docks. Men work to...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 24

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 24 (1938)

Yacht racing at Estonia, model boats at Tynemouth and a huge...

SUITS FOR THE STRATOSPHERE!

Suits For The Stratosphere! (1938)

Inventor Carl Rich wears a special suit that allows him to fly at...

8,000 KICKS!

8,000 Kicks! (1939)

Dancer Veronica Evans beats her own record by doing 8,000 high kicks one after the...

'WARE ICE!

'ware Ice! (1940)

Icebreaking tugs and supply ships travel across the pack ice of Lake Michigan.

'THE CHAMP!'

'the Champ!' (1940)

Pretzel Liz, champion pretzel twister, is seen in action and talking about her job.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - ANDREW BOY CHARLTON

Camera Interviews - Andrew Boy Charlton (1928)

The famous Australian swimmer Andrew Charlton is seen...

THE PIE GIGANTIC!

The Pie Gigantic! (1931)

Girls help to bake a massive apple pie.

THE SWIMMER!

The Swimmer! (1932)

Mercedes Gleitz breaks the record for endurance swimming.

ROUND THE CLOCK

Round The Clock (1933)

Aquaplanist spends 24 hours being pulled through water sitting on a piece of...

THE LOOPER

The Looper (1933)

Captain Russell Holderman breaks the record for number of loops performed in a glider.

THE CHAMPION!

The Champion! (1933)

We meet a champion egg-laying hen called Doreen.