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LONDON aka FRENCH SCHOOL TEACHERS VISIT BBC

London AKA French School Teachers Visit BBC (1939)

Footage of the interior of Broadcasting House,...

RADIO PRAM

Radio Pram (1937)

A radio attached to a pram lets mother listen through headphones whilst walking her...

ECHO FREE ROOM

Echo Free Room (1952)

Scientists test the latest radio speaker in an echo free chamber, London.

VALVE

Valve (1942)

A look at how valves work in microphones and radios.

THE WORLD'S GREATEST RADIO STATION aka RUGBY WIRELESS STATION

The World's Greatest Radio Station AKA Rugby Wireless Station (1932)

A tour around the Post...

THE NEW 5XX

The New 5xx (1925)

Shot of communications tower at new wireless broadcasting station in Daventry.

PLOUGH BOY AND RADIO

Plough Boy And Radio (1936)

A young man makes the hours in the fields go by - he carries a radio set...

FISHERMAN RADIO

Fisherman Radio (1937)

A fisherman listens to the radio through headphones whilst he is sat on the beach...

PHOTO-TELEGRAPHY

Photo-Telegraphy (1948)

Item showing how photographs are sent around the world via photo-telegraphy...

BBC 1934

BBC 1934 (1935)

Various shots of the home of the British Broadcasting Corporation - Broadcasting House.

PETERBORO' CATHEDRAL

Peterboro' Cathedral (1930-1939)

Shots of Peterborough Cathedral and its quire and boy soloist singing.

TV AERIAL AT CRYSTAL PALACE

Tv Aerial At Crystal Palace (1946)

TV aerial at Crystal Palace, London.

HIGH DOWN SOUTH!

High Down South! (1938)

A trip to the top of a very high radio transmitter mast being built in...

THOUGHT FOR FOOD - MINISTRY OF FOOD

Thought For Food - Ministry Of Food (1945)

At Ministry of Food cooks make ginger pudding from recipe...

CECIL JOHNSON

Cecil Johnson (1937)

Cecil Johnson gives a funny commentary on a dinner party in the style of a sports...

FRED LATHAM issue title OK FOR SOUND

Fred Latham Issue Title Ok For Sound (1939)

Baritone Fred Latham sings "The Same Old Story".

JUST WILLIAM aka JOHN CLARK

Just William AKA John Clark (1946)

A look at young 'Just William' actor John Clark as he relaxes at...

THE MODERN MUSICAL BOX

The Modern Musical Box (1932)

Very good film of footage of radio set factory in Hendon and Southgate,...

LIONESS ARRIVES AT THE B.B.C.

Lioness Arrives At The B.B.C. (1938)

An 18 month old lioness arrives at the B.B.C. in London.

MIDGET RADIO

Midget Radio (1950)

A small auratone portable radio can be carried in the pocket and listened to...

PICTORIAL PERSONALITIES - IN YOUR GARDEN

Pictorial Personalities - In Your Garden (1944)

Famous gardener Mr Middleton demonstrates the...

MUSICAL PILLOWS

Musical Pillows (1949)

Patients in hospital listen to radio through speakers kept under pillow.

BRITISH BROADCASTING ENQUIRY

British Broadcasting Enquiry (1947)

Exterior of Broadcasting House + band leader Harry Roy sitting on...

QUEEN VISITS BBC TELEVISION CENTRE

Queen Visits BBC Television Centre (1961)

Queen visits BBC television centre at White City, London.

RADIO STATION BOMBING

Radio Station Bombing (1956)

Two bombs damaged the premises of the Cyprus Broadcasting Service in...

WIRELESS LEAGUE ENROLLING

Wireless League Enrolling (1920-1929)

Crowds of people queue to join the Wireless League and fill out...

LISTENING POST

Listening Post (1940)

Duplicate story - BBC radio editors monitor overseas broadcasts (this version...

BBC EFFECTS GIRL issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT YOUTH

BBC Effects Girl Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Youth (1947)

The sound effects girls...

JAMES FITZPATRICK

James Fitzpatrick (1945)

Pathe meets cameraman James Fitzpatrick.

BOTANY AND ARTHUR MARSHALL

Botany And Arthur Marshall (1946)

Item shows Arthur Marshall in both of his jobs - as a school master,...

FROM EVE TO EVERYWOMAN!

From Eve To Everywoman! (1936)

Duplicate of FROM EVE TO EVERYWOMAN plus woman washing and putting on...

BROADCASTING

Broadcasting (1942)

The B.B.C. broadcasts messages to men in the Royal Air Force who are serving in...

MUSEUM OF SOUND

Museum Of Sound (1943)

A look at the work of the B.B.C. in recording sounds for posterity. London.

WHAT DO YOU REALLY HEAR ON THE WIRELESS?

What Do You Really Hear On The Wireless? (1932)

Great illustration of how sound effects are created...

HENRY HALL

Henry Hall (1932)

Henry Hall and his BBC Dance Orchestra play cricket then play 'Here's To The Next Time'.

WORDS AND MUSIC BY- NO. 4

Words And Music By- No. 4 (1929)

Composers at work - Everett Lynton and Jack Payne. Then see Payne and...

BILLY MERSON issue title FROM MISSES TO MERSON

Billy Merson Issue Title From Misses To Merson (1936)

Comedian Billy Merson performs comic songs -...

MODEL HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Model Houses Of Parliament (1951)

16 year old Terry Summers makes detailed models of Houses of...

KING EDWARD VIII'S FIRST BROADCAST TO THE EMPIRE

King Edward VIII's First Broadcast To The Empire (1936)

King Edward VIII makes his first broadcast...

TRAIN WRECK!

Train Wreck! (1932)

A train wreck is staged in an American Broadcasting Studio through the work of actors...

DO YOU KNOW - No. 2

Do You Know - No. 2 (1927)

Short segment - various buildings and towers - audience being asked to guess...

MUSIC HATH CHARMS!

Music Hath Charms! (1936)

A look at how music affects different animals.

RONALD FRANKAU

Ronald Frankau (1938)

Comedian Ronald Frankau recites a poem - 'Pity the man that stands alone before the...

AMERICA'S LATEST RAGE 'RADIO INFORMATION'

America's Latest Rage 'radio Information' (1938)

People ring in to the NBC studios and ask all...

AUSTRALIAN SURF MEN - IN PALESTINE

Australian Surf Men - In Palestine (1942)

Australian soldiers put on a display of lifesaving on a...

CASSINO CLOSE-UPS

Cassino Close-Ups (1944)

Cassino is reduced to rubble by allies and young German soldiers are taken...

RADIO QUEEN SELECTED

Radio Queen Selected (1939)

Footage of beauty queen contest in BBC television studios, London.

MR VINCENT MASSEY WITH CANADIAN AIRMEN

Mr Vincent Massey With Canadian Airmen (1940)

The Canadian High Commissioner meets men of the RCAF...

LESLIE HOLMES

Leslie Holmes "Over The Air" (1933)

Entertainer Leslie Holmes sings a jolly song about Milan.

REGINALD KING

Reginald King (1934)

Reginald King and his Orchestra play 'The House Beautiful' in the studio.