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CLIFF BERZAC

Cliff Berzac (1933)

Cliff Berzac puts a harness on a mule.

NATURE'S COMEDIANS

Nature's Comedians (1933)

Various shots of funny penguins.

FUN IN 1897

Fun In 1897 (1928)

Crazy slapstick film from 1897 updated with 1928 intertitles. Trick photography used...

 USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

Use Your Electricity By The Clock - Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging people to use...

PEN AND INKLINGS - BOBBY BUMPS AND THE OSTRICH EGG

Pen And Inklings - Bobby Bumps And The Ostrich Egg (1920)

Animation featuring Bobby Bumps and Fido...

THE HOME OF THE FALCON BY CHARLES D. HEAD

The Home Of The Falcon By Charles D. Head (1933)

Growth of some Peregrine Falcon chicks is observed...

PA AND MA PENGUIN

Pa And Ma Penguin (1932)

Various shots of penguins in a zoo.

MARY, MARY QUITE CONTRARY

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary (1933)

Mary is a chimpanzee who drinks tea from a teacup and smokes a pipe.

BALANCE - A

Balance - A "Wheely" Episode By Paige And Jewett The Trick Cyclists (1933)

Unicyclists act by...

HUGH RENE

Hugh Rene (1936)

Comedian Hugh Rene shows us some of his comical inventions including a lie detector.

SECOMBE'S BABY

Secombe's Baby (1967)

Harry Secombe and wife Myra show off their new daughter Katherine in hospital....

STAN STENNETT

Stan Stennett (1963)

Comedian Stan Stennett gives Rosemary Squires a lift in his private plane.

THE JUMPERS

The Jumpers (1933)

Eve the horsewoman - grooming, riding, jumping, feeding horses.

ROBB WILTON

Robb Wilton (1934)

Great item with comedian Robb Wilton giving tips on hunting lions in the jungle.

LESLIE HOLMES

Leslie Holmes (1934)

Leslie Holmes sings 'I'm The Monster of Loch Ness', then introduces us to the real...

CARL CARLISLE

Carl Carlisle (1943)

Carl Carlisle impersonates famous people of the day including Lionel Barrymore.

 VARIETY CLUB VISITS WILL ROGERS HOSPITAL

Variety Club Visits Will Rogers Hospital (1957)

Members of the Variety Club visit a hospital that...

DR STEPHEN WARD - OSTEOPATH & ARTIST

Dr Stephen Ward - Osteopath & Artist (1961)

Stephen Ward draws a portrait of Terry Thomas. - Yes!...

DONKEY AUCTION - OCTOBER 1940

Donkey Auction - October 1940 (1940)

Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge auction a donkey in aid of...

DISCOVERY EXPEDITION

Discovery Expedition (1927)

Various scenes of the South Pole during the Discovery Expedition.

SEEING BY WIRELESS

Seeing By Wireless (1929)

Lovely film showing early television transmission techniques - features George...

PEEPS THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE WORLD NO. 21

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 21 (1935)

Hair initials stuck to the forehead, swans in...

HEARING'S BELIEVING - SOMETIMES!

Hearing's Believing - Sometimes! (1932)

Quirky story featuring a man who can impersonate aircraft and...

HER LEADING MAN !

Her Leading Man ! (1932)

Footage of Edna May Oliver introducing her new partner - a penguin.

RADIOLOCATION issue title RIGHT TURN

Radiolocation Issue Title Right Turn (1941)

Quirky item about 5 senses and new invention of...

TESTING SAFETY GLASS

Testing Safety Glass (1950)

Footage of safety glass being tested in Kings Norton, Birmingham.

CHANNEL 99 - reel 1

Channel 99 - Reel 1 (1963)

Fantastically funny film - chimps make a news film about aviation.

THE ADVENTURES OF

The Adventures Of "Pongo The Pup" - Pongo Cleans Up The Goat Family (1924)

Animation featuring...

MR PASTRY AT THE CIRCUS

Mr Pastry At The Circus (1960)

Mr Pastry (aka Richard Hearne) visits some animals at Chipperfield's...

BILLIE THE BUDGER

Billie The Budger (1931)

Cruel comedy rodeo show - a horse is manhandled by two acrobatic men.

NORTH AFRICAN MARKET TOWN

North African Market Town (1948)

Documentary showing life in Marrakech around 1948 - street scenes,...

THE WORKHOUSE WARD reel 3

The Workhouse Ward Reel 3 (1950-1959)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the...

TIME TO REMEMBER -  THE PATH TO ROME 1943 - 1944 - reel 2

Time To Remember - The Path To Rome 1943 - 1944 - Reel 2 (1943-1944)

Documentary film about events...

PICETTE NO. 5 - CHIMPS CHAMPS  & CHUMPS record a

Picette No. 5 - Chimps Champs & Chumps Record A (1948-1949)

Compilation of funny stories - performing...

"Bumps" By Gabriel Dee, The Well-Known Astrologer And Psychologist (1932)

Funny, quirky item...

BROADCASTING HEART BEATS!

Broadcasting Heart Beats! (1932)

Experiments are made to broadcast the sound of heartbeats and of a boy...

MARRAKECH - DESERT PARADISE

Marrakech - Desert Paradise (1948)

Documentary showing life in Marrakech around 1948 - street scenes,...

THE WORKHOUSE WARD reel 2

The Workhouse Ward Reel 2 (1950-1959)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the...

BREAKTHROUGH - Version 2

Breakthrough - Version 2 (1950-1959)

British Motor Corporation film featuring an Austin 1100.

CHANNEL 99 - reel 2

Channel 99 - Reel 2 (1963)

Fantastically funny film - chimps make a news film about aviation.

HERE'S TO THE MEMORY - part 2

Here's To The Memory - Part 2 (1910-1929)

Excellent retrospective looking back over 50 years - this reel...

WATER WAYS - CARTOONS BY JOE NOBLE

Water Ways - Cartoons By Joe Noble (1931)

A mish mash of live action footage and cartoons on the...

 PATHE REVIEW - COLOUR FILM

Pathe Review - Colour Film (1928)

Early colour film - nature study, American writers and artists and...

THE WORKHOUSE WARD reel 1

The Workhouse Ward Reel 1 (1950-1959)

Filmed play - very funny stuff about two grumpy men who live in the...

THREE SEASONS  reels 1 & 2

Three Seasons Reels 1 & 2 (1950-1959)

English Scenes: Autumn & Winter. London, the Theatre, Royal...

SCRUTINY

Scrutiny (1963)

Truly hilarious pastiche of the "March of Time" film series - chimps make a newsreel!