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ITALIAN MOTOR RACING

Italian Motor Racing (1950-1959)

Sterling Moss is among the drivers featured at a motor race in Italy.

DOCK WORKERS

Dock Workers (1930-1939)

Shots of men at work in the docks loading and unloading.

CAR PLANT

Car Plant (1950-1959)

Various shots in a car building factory making open topped sports cars.

GAS BAG MOTOR CAR

Gas Bag Motor Car (1910-1919)

Footage of motor cars powered by gas bags and cylinders.

AL CAPONE'S

Al Capone's "Killer" Car (1933)

Various special features of the gangsters own car are demonstrated to...

NEW JAPANESE SPORTS CAR DEMONSTRATION

New Japanese Sports Car Demonstration (1965)

New Japanese Honda sports car demonstrated in Mere,...

NEW RUMANIAN CAR

New Rumanian Car "Dacia 1100" AKA New Rumanian Car (1968)

Various shots of the first Rumanian...

CYCLE-CARS' GRAND PRIX

Cycle-Cars' Grand Prix (1928)

HC Jones and his wife win the Cycle Cars' Grand Prix at Brooklands.

THE OLD CROCKS' GRAVEYARD

The Old Crocks' Graveyard (1932)

Old cars are burned out and pushed into a disused gravel pit - what...

"Bow Low To The Hero" (1930)

Compilation of library material following the death of speed ace Sir Henry...

100,000 PEOPLE SEE SOUTHEND'S CARNIVAL

100,000 People See Southend's Carnival (1930)

Crowds come out to see the floats in the Southend...

THE OLD CROCKS

The Old Crocks (1930)

Veteran cars start off for the London to Brighton old crocks run.

A SECRET 16 - CYLINDER CAR

A Secret 16 - Cylinder Car (1934)

Hans Stuck, Germany's best driver drives a new car - secret 16...

THE THRILL OF SPEED

The Thrill Of Speed (1934)

Drivers push the speed limit at the car race at Brooklands.

1900 - 1930

1900 - 1930 (1930)

A veteran car is driven through the streets of Paris - visuals only, no soundtrack.

A TWO WHEELER NOVELTY

A Two Wheeler Novelty (1922)

Novelty car is demonstrated - only two wheels.

THE ROAD TESTER

The Road Tester (1931)

Man measures gradients of hills, road cambers, mileage, bridge heights etc.

LAND AND WATER CAR

Land And Water Car (1920-1929)

Unusual amphibious craft is demonstrated - boat that can be used on land or in...

THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

The Long And The Short Of It (1929)

Very tall man is contrasted with a very short woman - a giant and...

PSYCHEDELIC CAR

Psychedelic Car (1967)

Car decorated with psychedelic hippy patterns.

GERMAN CAR

German Car (1954)

A look at the new German Messerschmitt three wheeled car. Upper Norwood, London.

FRENCH EVACUATING A TOWN

French Evacuating A Town (1940)

French people walk along road carrying their belongings after leaving...

THE RUNAWAY CAR

The Runaway Car

Early French Comedy film - The Runaway Car.

DE GASPERI RETURNS FROM U.S.A.

De Gasperi Returns From U.S.A. (1947)

Italian Prime Minister Alcide de Gasperi returns home after...

KING HAAKON LEAVES UK AFTER EXILE

King Haakon Leaves UK After Exile (1945)

King Haakon of Norway leaves England after exile to return...

PETROL RATIONING

Petrol Rationing (1947)

Motorists protest about petrol rationing. Hyde Park, London.

US OFFICERS ON INSPECTION TOUR

Us Officers On Inspection Tour (1945)

American officers visit British Army training camp.

MIDGET CAR IN TOKYO

Midget Car In Tokyo (1947)

Demonstration of a very small electric car on streets of Tokyo, Japan.

STRIKE MEETING AT THE RENAULT FACTORIES IN PARIS

Strike Meeting At The Renault Factories In Paris (1949)

Strikers meet at Renault factory in Paris....

MG CAR BADGE

Mg Car Badge (1948)

Close up of badge and radiator of MG-TD car.

NEW STANDARD 8 BABY CAR

New Standard 8 Baby Car (1953)

Good footage of Standard 8 cars on production line and being driven by...

MG FACTORY ABINGDON

Mg Factory Abingdon (1950)

People at work in the MG car factory in Abingdon. Oxfordshire.

W.A. WINNEY, ESQUIRE

W.A. Winney, Esquire (1914-1918)

Footage of W.A. Winney.

GASBAG MOTOR CAR

Gasbag Motor Car (1914-1918)

Tall vehicle with long roof with balloon full of gas on top.

KING AMONG HIS SCOTTISH WORKERS NO SHOTS OF KING

King Among His Scottish Workers No Shots Of King (1914-1918)

Procession of cars in Lanark.

LONDON TRAFFIC

London Traffic (1920-1930)

Traffic in London.

MOTOR RACING

Motor Racing (1920-1929)

Motor racing in progress.

OLD CROCKS  BRIGHTON

Old Crocks Brighton (1920-1929)

Cars arriving at Brighton in the London to Brighton road rally.

CASABLANCA aka GRAND PRIX aka AUTOMOBILES GO ON DESERT TEST RUN BEFORE RACE

Casablanca AKA Grand Prix AKA Automobiles Go On Desert Test Run Before Race (1915)

Cars...

ROUND UP OF TERRORISTS IN KHEMISSET

Round Up Of Terrorists In Khemisset (1954)

Crops being set on fire in the neighbourhood of Khemisset,...

SNOW IN ROME

Snow In Rome (1956)

General shots of snow covered Rome. Italy.

ROVER GAS TURBINE CAR

Rover Gas Turbine Car (1961)

New Rover gas turbine car presented in Birmingham.

CARACCIOLI'S NEW RECORD

Caraccioli's New Record (1930-1939)

Racing driver Caraccioli sets a speed record at Avus Motor Racing...

OUR MECHANIZED ARMY

Our Mechanized Army (1930)

British troops show off their new motorised equipment.

INTERNATIONAL CAR RACE

International Car Race (1930-1939)

German wins chief event at Meeting on Nuerburg Track.

MODERN RESCUE APPLIANCE DEMONSTRATION

Modern Rescue Appliance Demonstration (1967)

Fire Service appliance demonstration - oxy-propane gas...

BRITISH TROOPS BLOW UP TRUCK

British Troops Blow Up Truck (1940-1949)

British troops fire at armoured vehicle.

THE OLD CROCKS

The Old Crocks (1928)

Old cars race from London to Brighton to mark 32nd anniversary of passing of the...

GREAT BRITISH MOTORING TRIUMPH

Great British Motoring Triumph (1929)

Captain Woolf Barnato wins motor car in a Bentley, France.

OLD CROCKS RUN TO BRIGHTON

Old Crocks Run To Brighton (1938)

Old cars race from London to Brighton.