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ETHIOPIAN DROUGHT & FAMINE

Ethiopian Drought & Famine (1970-1979)

Harrowing images of dead and dying people and animals in drought hit...

TRAGIC FATE OF MR FRANK VOSPER

Tragic Fate Of Mr Frank Vosper (1937)

Actor Frank Vosper in dressing room before his disappearance at...

TRAGIC RAIL SMASH IN NORFOLK

Tragic Rail Smash In Norfolk (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of tragic rail crash in Norfolk.

RAILWAY COLLISION NEAR BEDFORD

Railway Collision Near Bedford (1938)

Scenes of the wreckage of two steam trains after a crash near...

LAST PICTURES OF THE LATE WALTER WINANS aka LAST CINE-PORTRAIT OF MR WALTER...

Last Pictures Of The Late Walter Winans AKA Last Cine-Portrait Of Mr Walter... (1920)

Footage...

TERROR IN IRELAND

Terror In Ireland (1920)

A story showing the results of the trouble in Ireland - two bodies are picked...

VENEZUELA OIL FIRE

Venezuela Oil Fire (1939)

Footage of the remains a town destroyed by fire in Venezuela.

Selected originals - MINE DISASTER

Selected Originals - Mine Disaster (1963)

Material relating to newsreel story "Mine Disaster" -...

ESCAPED PRISONER RETURNS HOME

Escaped Prisoner Returns Home

Early melodramatic film about a prisoner returning home under...

WHALE ASHORE

Whale Ashore

A dead whale lies in shallow water off a beach.

DEAD BURIED - WOUNDED ONTO SHIP

Dead Buried - Wounded Onto Ship (1943)

Burial onboard a troopship & wounded carried onto ship.

INVASION SCENES - EUROPE

Invasion Scenes - Europe (1944)

American troops advancing through European countryside.

SOLTAU WOODS MASS GRAVE

Soltau Woods Mass Grave (1945)

Exhuming dead bodies from mass grave in Soltau, Germany.

CRANE CRASHES ON BUILDING

Crane Crashes On Building (1961)

Crane crashes on building and killing three people in Melbourne.

HOLIDAY TRAGEDY

Holiday Tragedy (1933)

A railway crash in Nantes, France leaves 14 dead. Shots of smashed carriages.

LONDON EXPRESS CRASH

London Express Crash (1936)

An item showing the wreckage of the express train which crashed into a goods...

LONDON FIREMEN'S FUNERAL

London Firemen's Funeral (1935)

The funeral procession of two firemen killed in a Dockland fire.

DEATH OF MARCONI

Death Of Marconi (1937)

Marconi, inventor of radio (wireless) is death.

EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE

Earthquake In Chile (1939)

Footage of the devastation caused by an earthquake in Chile.

THE WASP HUNTERS

The Wasp Hunters (1930)

Wasp hunters demonstrate how to intoxicate a nest.

WARE HAWKS

Ware Hawks (1936)

Men hunt sparrowhawks to stop them killing poultry.

LOYALTY AND HONESTY HIS EPITAPH

Loyalty And Honesty His Epitaph (1923)

Footage of former Prime Minister Bonar Law shown as a tribute...

HE'S SERVED HIS COUNTRY WELL HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY WELL

He's Served His Country Well He Served His Country Well (1930)

Brief shot of Arthur James Balfour...

BRUSSELS PLANE CRASH

Brussels Plane Crash (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of a Belgium mail plane, Brussels, Belgium.

HATFIELD TRAIN CRASH

Hatfield Train Crash (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of a train crash in Hatfield, Greater London.

TRAGEDY AND RESCUE IN THE FRENCH ALPS

Tragedy And Rescue In The French Alps (1939)

Avalanche buries eight skiers in the French Alps,...

PALESTINE BLOW UP - FIFTY KILLED

Palestine Blow Up - Fifty Killed (1948)

Jerusalem's busy shopping street blasted - fifty people are...

DEATH OF PENICILLIN

Death Of Penicillin (1955)

Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of Penicillin, has died.

150 ESCAPE IN MIRACLE CRASH

150 Escape In Miracle Crash (1955)

Miraculous escape of 150 passengers in holiday train crash.

112 DEAD IN RAIL DISASTER aka 112 DEAD IN RAIL CRASH

112 Dead In Rail Disaster AKA 112 Dead In Rail Crash (1956)

A rail disaster in India costs 112...

TRAIN CRASH

Train Crash (1968)

11 people die when train and transporter crash at level crossing. Hixon,...

Selected Original - CYCLE RACE

Selected Original - Cycle Race (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story "Cycle Race" - 69/44.

SHIP TAKING ON WOUNDED

Ship Taking On Wounded (1943)

Dead and wounded sailors lifted off British warship.

FLAGS AT HALF MAST

Flags At Half Mast (1953)

National flags flying at half mast from embassy buildings in London.

LOUIS JOUVET

Louis Jouvet (1951)

Shots of theatrical French actor Louis Jouvet shown in tribute after his death.

FUNERAL PROCESSION OF GARIBALDI

Funeral Procession Of Garibaldi (1910)

Funeral procession of Garibaldi (Menotti of Ricciotti?)...

AVALANCHE IN THE ALPS

Avalanche In The Alps (1950-1959)

Salvaging belongings, clearing snow from inside church, 2 women (one with...

ITALY - TRAIN & COACH COLLIDE

Italy - Train & Coach Collide (1960)

A disaster in Italy when a train and coach collided killing four.

FAMINE

Famine (1973)

Scenes of emaciated adults and children in African famine.

 METAL STRUCTURE COLLAPSES

Metal Structure Collapses (1930-1939)

A metal construction breaks and collapses into water.

NANCY RIACH FUNERAL

Nancy Riach Funeral (1947)

Footage of the huge funeral procession and burial of Scottish girl swimmer...

MAN DIES ON CHURCH STEPS

Man Dies On Church Steps (1920-1929)

Footage of man, possibly dead being carried down steps. New York in the...

GREEK SHIPWRECK

Greek Shipwreck (1940-1949)

Survivors and dead bodies brought ashore after shipwreck in Greece.

FATAL TRAIN COLLISION

Fatal Train Collision (1933)

A train crash in London kills 5 when an Express hits a local train to...

TERRIBLE TRAIN DISASTER

Terrible Train Disaster (1933)

A massive train crash in France leads to many deaths.

CHARLES JAGGER - SCULPTOR

Charles Jagger - Sculptor (1934)

British sculptor Charles Sargeant Jagger dies.

FLYING BOAT CRASH

Flying Boat Crash (1936)

An item showing a flying boat similar to one which crashed killing 12...

TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH

Tragedy And Triumph (1936)

Two pilots are interviewed about the Portsmouth to Johannesburg flight. The...

MARSEILLES - ST CHAMAS EXPLOSION

Marseilles - St Chamas Explosion (1936)

Terrible disaster as 56 people are killed in an explosion at...

FARM FIRE IN KIRKINTILLOCH

Farm Fire In Kirkintilloch (1937)

Ten boys were burned to death in farm building fire in...