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ONE ARMED GOLF TOURNAMENT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

One Armed Golf Tournament News In A Nutshell (1935)

Amputee golfers play golf with use of only one...

DOG CARRIER issue title WHEELSPIN TO WILTON!

Dog Carrier Issue Title Wheelspin To Wilton! (1936)

An old dog is wheeled along a seaside pier by...

SMIRNOV - SKIER WITHOUT LEGS

Smirnov - Skier Without Legs (1959)

Slalom skier masters slopes despite artificial legs

NO LONGER ALONE

No Longer Alone (1961)

Documentary about special schools for blind children with additional handicaps.

DISABLED MEN ENTERTAINED aka LORD CHEYLESMORE

Disabled Men Entertained AKA Lord Cheylesmore (1914-1918)

World War One. Disabilities. Disabled veterans...

A NEWS PICTURE THAT'S A TONIC

A News Picture That's A Tonic (1933)

Australian ex-servicemen enjoy their annual golfing championship.

BLIND GIRL RETURNS TO USA LNER

Blind Girl Returns To USA Lner (1938)

A blind girl with an Alsatian guide dog seen on board a liner...

DEAF WOMAN SIGN

Deaf Woman Sign (1937)

A deaf woman wears a sign on her back to let motorists know she can't hear them...

 FRENCH DISABLED

French Disabled (1948)

French disabled march through Paris in protest.

DISABLED CLINIC FOR WAR VETERANS

Disabled Clinic For War Veterans (1946)

Disabled war veterans do muscle strengthening exercises in...

MAKING ARTIFICIAL LIMBS IN ITALY

Making Artificial Limbs In Italy (1949)

Artificial limb making factory in Italy.

PARALYSED MAN PASSES DRIVING TEST

Paralysed Man Passes Driving Test (1967)

Paul Bates who is paralysed passes driving test.

BLIND ARTIST

Blind Artist (1914-1918)

Blind artist painting. St James's Square, Holland Park, London.

TESTING INVALID CAR

Testing Invalid Car (1946)

New car for disabled people tested.

EX SERVICEMEN'S PARADE IN PARIS

Ex Servicemen's Parade In Paris (1934)

French ex-servicemen parade through the streets of Paris...

KWEER CARRIERS

Kweer Carriers (1933)

Two new methods of carrying inventions for a small child and a device for a...

BLIND OARSMEN'S REGATTA aka BLIND OARSMEN AT REGATTA

Blind Oarsmen's Regatta AKA Blind Oarsmen At Regatta (1922)

Blind Ex-Servicemens rowing race on...

BLIND FARMER CARRIES ON Dublin issue

Blind Farmer Carries On Dublin Issue (1942)

Blind farmer John Irwin is seen at work.

A PRAYER FOR HEALTH

A Prayer For Health (1948)

A thousand sick and disabled children make pilgrimage to Lourdes, France.

TAXI DRIVERS TREAT KIDDIES

Taxi Drivers Treat Kiddies (1951)

400 disabled children are given a fun day by Belfast cab drivers.

GOOSE PUSHED IN WHEELCHAIR aka CHILD WITH GOOSE IN CHAIR

Goose Pushed In Wheelchair AKA Child With Goose In Chair (1937)

A boy pushes his pet goose in...

BULLDOG IN WHEELBARROW

Bulldog In Wheelbarrow (1937)

An old bulldog has to be wheeled down the street in a barrow because it...

TRIUMPH BLIND FARMER

Triumph Blind Farmer (1940)

A blind ex-soldier finds his way around his stud farm by guide wires and...

CHAIRBORNE BASKET BALL COMPETITION

Chairborne Basket Ball Competition (1956)

British wheelchair athletes beat French in Paris basketball...

NEW FORM OF TRANSPORT - THE TRILEC

New Form Of Transport - The Trilec (1966)

Woman driving electric three wheel car, the trilec, to do...

NO FINGER TYPEWRITER aka NEW AID FOR HANDICAPPED PILOT CONTROL SYSTEM

No Finger Typewriter AKA New Aid For Handicapped Pilot Control System (1968)

Typewriter for...

INVALID CHAIR

Invalid Chair (1949)

Footage of new invalid car in use. Thames Ditton, Surrey.

RAILWAY SIGNAL aka BLIND MAN'S TRAIN

Railway Signal AKA Blind Man's Train (1951)

A blind man tests new signal device with model train in...

BILLIARDS

Billiards (1952)

One armed billiard player demonstrating skills on table. Richmond, Surrey.

BLIND DIVER

Blind Diver (1953)

Nice item about blind diver Miss Hazel Winter. London.

ESCALATOR CHAIR

Escalator Chair (1953)

A special electric escalator wheelchair enables patients to be wheeled down stairs...

WHEN COURAGE LIGHTS ETERNAL DARKNESS

When Courage Lights Eternal Darkness (1934)

Blind young man is helped by his friend / guide - no...

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE

Lourdes Pilgrimage (1948)

A thousand sick and disabled children make pilgrimage to Lourdes, France.

EMPLOYMENT OF DISABLED

Employment Of Disabled (1946)

A short trailer film to help disabled people find and keep work.

3 LEGGED HORSE aka ANIMAL PECULIARITY

3 Legged Horse AKA Animal Peculiarity (1950-1959)

Italian newsreel about 3 legged colt and goat with 4...

AIDS FOR DISABLED

Aids For Disabled (1951)

An exhibition of aids for disabled people takes place in Goldsmith's Hall,...

ARMLESS ARTIST - PARIS, FRANCE

Armless Artist - Paris, France (1962)

Denise Legris at home, with the stumps of her arms she writes...

SPINA BIFIDA

Spina Bifida (1973)

Children with Spina Bifida are treated in a specialist hospital.

BOY VISITS BUCKINGHAM PALACE

Boy Visits Buckingham Palace (1919)

Disabled boy visits Buckingham Palace, c. 1919. London.

BLACKBURN CUP

Blackburn Cup (1928)

Blackburn trophy cup carried around football ground on a large tray.

ITALIAN RED CROSS  GODMOTHERS.

Italian Red Cross Godmothers. (1948)

Italian boy crippled at Cassino returns to Italy after receiving...

COPTER AIDS LIGHTHOUSE aka HELICOPTER AIDS LIGHTHOUSE

Copter Aids Lighthouse AKA Helicopter Aids Lighthouse (1959)

Helicopter helps mechanics to repair...

ELLERMAN'S HOSPITAL

Ellerman's Hospital (1914-1920)

Disabled war veteran practises walking with crutches at Ellerman's Hospital.

St. Dunstan's School for Disabled Veterans

St. Dunstan's School For Disabled Veterans (1920-1929)

Footage of the veterans at the St. Dunstan's...

HAND PEDAL CYCLIST aka BICYCLE

Hand Pedal Cyclist AKA Bicycle (1956)

Disabled man rides a bike without using his legs.

A NEW PICTURE THAT'S A TONIC

A New Picture That's A Tonic (1933)

Australian ex-servicemen have a good time at their golf...

A MAN'S TRIUMPH

A Man's Triumph (1932)

Tom McAuliffe, the armless golfer, demonstrates his skills on the golf course,...

THE MORE WE ARE TOGETHER

The More We Are Together (1927)

Comedians Rich and Galuin (?) perform a turn - slapstick routine which...

THE COURAGE THAT TRIUMPHS

The Courage That Triumphs (1939)

Footage of a handicapped artist who paints with the aid of his mouth,...

OUR GRACIE LNER

Our Gracie Lner (1938)

Gracie Fields opens a sale of handicrafts made by disabled men at Smethwick.