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THINGS ARE NOT WHAT THEY SEEM

Things Are Not What They Seem (1929)

Funny film which shows stocking shaping machines in action.

FLOWER GIRLS OF LINCOLNSHIRE

Flower Girls Of Lincolnshire (1929)

Nice footage of girls at work harvesting and packing daffodils -...

DAFFODILS

Daffodils (1928)

Daffodil harvest in the Scilly isles - flowers being picked and packed.

GIRDLING THE EARTH

Girdling The Earth (1929)

Processes involved in making curtain ties and tassels.

THE MODELLER

The Modeller (1927)

Mrs Puleston is featured - she has made a large model village.

THE MAN ON THE FOOTPLATE

The Man On The Footplate (1928)

A group of men clean and oil a locomotive.

ANOTHER HOME CRAFT FOR EVE -

Another Home Craft For Eve - "Renasco" Work (1929)

Craft demonstration by Mrs Francis-Lewis. She...

A ONE WOMAN JOB!

A One Woman Job! (1928)

A woman who runs a railway station in Shrewsbury is featured - she does all the...

FAIRY FILAMENTS

Fairy Filaments (1940)

Demonstrations of glassblowing, the making of fibreglass and inflammable fabric.

BUDDING ENGINEERS!

Budding Engineers! (1931)

Young engineers work on their inventions - model cars, railplane, tractor,...

THE EEL MEN

The Eel Men (1931)

Dutch eel boats moored on the Thames - men transfer eels from boxes to buckets.

THE BIG THINGS IN LIFE!

The Big Things In Life! (1931)

An ocean liner is painted or repaired. A large earth mover is featured.

A QUEER FERRY

A Queer Ferry (1931)

New transport bridge which crosses the Mersey at Runcorn is demonstrated.

HIMALAYAN HIGH JUMPERS

Himalayan High Jumpers (1931)

Zoo footage - Himalayan mountain goats are seen running around on...

AN ICELAND ITEM

An Iceland Item (1931)

Travelogue featuring Reykjavik - housing, climate, street scenes, industry,...

BOOKS - BY THE BILLION!

Books - By The Billion! (1931)

How books are printed and bound.

THE SHIP THAT PASSES...

The Ship That Passes... (1931)

HMS Birmingham is broken up at Pembroke Dock Yard.

THE GREAT CLEAN UP - A

The Great Clean Up - A "Buoyant" Story Of Our Coasts (1931)

A "Whistling Buoy" is taken out to...

THE BIGGEST SCOOPER OF ALL

The Biggest Scooper Of All (1931)

Giant dredger in the Golpa coal mines of Germany is demonstrated.

A QUEER LIFT!

A Queer Lift! (1931)

Canal barges are transported by a large "lift".

CRESS COLLECTORS!

Cress Collectors! (1931)

Cress harvest in Berkhamsted - scenic shots, men at work, child eating cress.

HARBOUR OF MARSEILLES

Harbour Of Marseilles (1931)

Scenic views of Marseilles - architecture, the transporter ferry, etc.

SALT CELLARS!

Salt Cellars! (1931)

Salt mines in Cheshire - brine is extracted and dried out to produce salt.

THE FIREMAN OF VIENNA

The Fireman Of Vienna (1931)

Firemen in training at the Cathedral of St Stephen in Vienna.

THE BEACON!

The Beacon! (1931)

Lizard Lighthouse in Cornwall - the keeper cleans and turns the lamp - nice footage.

ODD, BUT IT CUTS WOOD EVEN!

Odd, But It Cuts Wood Even! (1931)

A travelling saw mill contraption is seen in action.

ALONG THE LINE

Along The Line (1931)

Trains travel on the Ballybunion Mono-Railway.

IN AND AROUND COLOMBO

In And Around Colombo (1931)

Travelogue - street scenes, traffic, men at work, washing in a river, rice...

THE HARVESTERS

The Harvesters (1931)

Harvesting machines are demonstrated.

THE MERRY-GO-ROUND OF MILADY

The Merry-Go-Round Of Milady (1930)

Fashion item which uses some trick photography to nice effect.

THE ORANGE HARVEST

The Orange Harvest (1930)

Young children pick oranges in Spain.

THE

The "Super" Laundress Of Today (1930)

New technology in action in a modern laundry.

HAND-MADE MAIDENS!

Hand-Made Maidens! (1930)

How shop dummies are made and painted in Berlin.

AN EXPENSIVE HARVEST

An Expensive Harvest (1930)

Women at work harvesting asparagus - possibly in Germany.

RICHES OF THE EARTH

Riches Of The Earth (1940)

Wild West gold mining towns compared with industrial gold mining of present...

DUNLOP SPORTS SHOES - WATCH THEM MADE AT LIVERPOOL

Dunlop Sports Shoes - Watch Them Made At Liverpool (1930)

How Dunlop tennis shoes are made -...

UNEMPLOYED COAL MINERS

Unemployed Coal Miners (1928)

Unemployed miners seem to be helping themselves to a few sacks of coal.

ROSES - ROSES - ALL THE WAY

Roses - Roses - All The Way (1930)

Roses growing in North Germany.

THE STAFF OF LIFE - A MEASURE OF PROGRESS

The Staff Of Life - A Measure Of Progress (1930)

Great film contrasting bread making in caveman...

IT HAPPENED IN HOLLAND

It Happened In Holland (1930)

Nice travelogue showing traditional Dutch scenes - windmill, cheese...

A SWEET FRAGMENT FROM THE

A Sweet Fragment From The "Dessert" Island (1930)

Processes involved in making jam.

WOMEN OF HANOI

Women Of Hanoi (1930)

Travelogue style film showing life in Hanoi - food, work, crafts etc.

THE SPINNER

The Spinner (1930)

The art of spinning glass - tiny birds are made with the silk like glass.

MINK & MINX!

Mink & Minx! (1930)

Mink farm in England - we see them in their cages and being fed.

SEALING-WAX STUNTS

Sealing-Wax Stunts (1930)

Craft demonstration showing how to decorate various things with melted sealing...

MANY INVENTIONS

Many Inventions (1930)

New inventions including tennis racket with detachable handle & electric iron...

THE WINE HARVEST

The Wine Harvest (1930)

Wine harvest in the Rhine valley.

THE COAL GIRLS

The Coal Girls (1930)

Women workers carry baskets of coal on their heads to load up a cargo ship in the...

CHERRY RIPE!

Cherry Ripe! (1930)

Cherry harvest in Georgia - glamorous girls pick fruit.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MRS PHOEBE STABLER

Camera Interviews - Mrs Phoebe Stabler (1930)

The sculptress Phoebe Stabler is seen at work