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MAKING VERMICELLI

Making Vermicelli (1918)

A man demonstrates how Vermicelli is made in China.

MAKING SAGO

Making Sago (1923)

Borneo - processes involved in extracting Sago from bark.

SWEETS FOR THE SWEET

Sweets For The Sweet (1935)

Various delicacies are made from marzipan - nice shot of child scoffing a...

LUNCH DELIVERED aka HOT LUNCH SELLER issue title OKAY FOR HOUNDS

Lunch Delivered AKA Hot Lunch Seller Issue Title Okay For Hounds (1937)

Enterprising girl...

HAND MADE CHOCOLATES

Hand Made Chocolates (1953)

Excellent footage of chocolates being made by hand. London.

KITCHEN GADGETS aka DOMESTIC NOVELTIES

Kitchen Gadgets AKA Domestic Novelties (1925)

New kitchen devices are demonstrated - straining...

"Kitchen Thinks" (1934)

The latest kitchen gadgets are tried out in the studio.

PICNIC DAYS

Picnic Days (1935)

Great story shows us how to prepare appetising food for a picnic.

SNACK BAR GIRL issue title FROM MISSES TO MERSON

Snack Bar Girl Issue Title From Misses To Merson (1936)

Women with usherette's tray sets up mobile...

DOG'S SNACK BAR aka SNACK FOR DOGS

Dog's Snack Bar AKA Snack For Dogs (1936)

Treats for dogs - a mobile snack bar and umbrellas for...

POTATO PEELER

Potato Peeler (1949)

Footage of inventor Philip Phillips demonstrating his new potato peeler in London.

BREAD SCULPTOR

Bread Sculptor (1957)

A baker demonstrates his hobby, bread sculpting, and shows off some of his...

ICING ARTIST beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Icing Artist Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Art of cake decoration -...

OUTDOOR RESTAURANT

Outdoor Restaurant (1955)

Barbecue at Orrery Restaurant in Chelsea.

AN ARMY MARCHES ON ITS - EATS

An Army Marches On Its - Eats (1936)

A look at army food and their cooks in training.

KERBSIDE CATERERS

Kerbside Caterers (1939)

Footage of novelty catering service provide at roadside or harbour side.

EATS FOR LONELY MEN!

Eats For Lonely Men! (1940)

Good shots of ATS girls preparing food for soldiers at lonely army guard...

EVE AND THE BEAN

Eve And The Bean (1930)

Processes involved in harvesting coffee beans.

SAGO

Sago (1931)

The production processes involved in extracting sago in Borneo.

HIGH SPEED COOKERY

High Speed Cookery (1931)

Making ice cream wafers - the various processes involved.

THOSE EASTER EGGS

Those Easter Eggs (1931)

How Easter eggs are made and filled with chocolates.

LIGHT ON TURKISH DELIGHT

Light On Turkish Delight (1924)

Processes involved in making Turkish Delight - end shot of woman...

THE SUPER HOSPITAL OF FRANCE

The Super Hospital Of France (1935)

A look at a new modern hospital in Paris, France.

WALKING COCKLE STALL issue title is COCKLES TO CHUCKLES

Walking Cockle Stall Issue Title Is Cockles To Chuckles (1936)

Quirky item - women wears circular...

TOFFEE APPLES issue title is JANE TO JOLLITY

Toffee Apples Issue Title Is Jane To Jollity (1936)

Toffee apple vendor in fancy dress sells apples...

PARTY CAKES issue title - OHMS

Party Cakes Issue Title - OHMS (1938)

Footage of Mr Pal Gottl demonstrating how to make cookies.

MACARONI

Macaroni (1939)

Pasta factory in Scotland.

BUTLERS' SCHOOL issue title OK FOR SOUND

Butlers' School Issue Title Ok For Sound (1939)

A London school where young men and women go to...

COMMUNAL FEEDING issue title - HATS OFF !

Communal Feeding Issue Title - Hats Off ! (1940)

Footage of food being prepared for local residents...

VEG STEW

Veg Stew (1941)

A look at how special wartime vegetable stew is mass produced.

MAKING BISCUITS aka AFRICA TAKES THE BISCUIT issue title -

Making Biscuits AKA Africa Takes The Biscuit Issue Title - "Put And Take" (1941)

Mass...

HOTEL AND CATERING EXHIBITION

Hotel And Catering Exhibition (1970)

The International Hotel and Catering Exhibition takes place at...

ALFIE AND THE ICE CREAM

Alfie And The Ice Cream (1945)

Little boy visits an ice cream factory.

BUFFET SCHOOL

Buffet School (1951)

Training for buffet staff at Marylebone Station, London.

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Good Housekeeping (1954)

Household appliances are tested for performance at the Good Housekeeping...

ARMY STORES

Army Stores (1940)

American stores - men assemble and repair various army vehicles.

ARMY BAKERS

Army Bakers (1914-1918)

Army bakers at work, baking bread in outdoor ovens during World War One.

FEEDING THE FRENCH ARMY IN THE TRENCHES - ARMY MEAL AT THE FRONT

Feeding The French Army In The Trenches - Army Meal At The Front (1915)

Army cooks serving...

BACON FOR BREAKFAST

Bacon For Breakfast (1916)

Soldiers cooking meat in pans and chopping greens.

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

Scientists taste and test food...

BOTTLE TOP ANIMALS

Bottle Top Animals (1957)

Country pub bartender uses bottle tops to make little animals.

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Research into dehydrated foods...

FROZEN EGGS

Frozen Eggs (1961)

Millions of eggs are broken, sniffed, beaten and frozen at an egg-dealing factory.

"Show Boat" (1932)

A Paddle Steamer - the "Show Boat" - provides dancing and entertainment on the River...

WAITERS ... IN A HURRY!

Waiters ... In A Hurry! (1932)

Waiters in Cologne show of their balance and poise by racing around the...

TRAINING SEA CADETS

Training Sea Cadets (1929)

Lovely film showing young boys in training to be sea cadets. Set in...

NOVELTIES - NEW YEAR SAVING DEVICE

Novelties - New Year Saving Device (1927)

Three devices are shown - vegetable chopper, pram screen...

A CHAIR NOVELTY

A Chair Novelty (1926)

Novel folding chair is demonstrated - a hoop for holding a walking cane and a...

THE SUPER PORK FEAST!

The Super Pork Feast! (1938)

Maoris have a ceremonial feast and dance a Haka.

FIDO'S FIRST AID!

Fido's First Aid! (1939)

Pets are treated at a French animal hospital.