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 FRENCH BIG GUNS   aka CAMOUFLAGED FRENCH GUNS BEING MOVED

French Big Guns AKA Camouflaged French Guns Being Moved (1914-1918)

Camouflaged French guns being...

GEORGE JACKLEY

George Jackley (1932)

The comedian George Jackley in his dressing room changing for his next comedy role.

SMOKE IS AIR RAIDS PRECAUTION

Smoke Is Air Raids Precaution (1929)

Smoke machine is used to hide a town in an air raid.

QUICK CHANGE ARTIST

Quick Change Artist (1967)

Excellent story shows Ricky Renee, cabaret star and master of disguise.

CHARLES LAUGHTON

Charles Laughton (1930)

Fascinating story shows actor Charles Laughton putting on stage make-up for his...

TOPLISS GREEN

Topliss Green (1931)

Bass-baritone Topliss Green in innkeeper costume sings a song about Simon the...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - LYN HARDING

Camera Interviews - Lyn Harding (1932)

The actor Lyn Harding in his dressing room putting Julius...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - THE ARNAUT BROTHERS THE FAMOUS MUSICAL CLOWNS

Camera Interviews - The Arnaut Brothers The Famous Musical Clowns (1928)

Funny stuff from two...

A LITTLE OF THE ART OF MAKE-UP BY CHARLES LAUGHTON

A Little Of The Art Of Make-Up By Charles Laughton (1930)

The actor Charles Laughton is seen...

"Make-Up" School! (1940)

Actors learn how to age themselves and change their appearance with make-up.

TOD SLAUGHTER issue title - POTS OF PLOTS

Tod Slaughter Issue Title - Pots Of Plots (1938)

The actor Tod Slaughter performing famous...

BRANSBY WILLIAMS

Bransby Williams (1940)

Bransby Williams shows how to do impressions with aid of greasepaint and wigs.

CHILDREN'S MAKE-UP

Children's Make-Up (1954)

Make-up artist demonstrates skills on young boy in front of audience. London.

"A Christmassy Smash & Grab" AKA Smash And Grab (1932)

Medical students kidnap Santa Claus from...

ALL CHANGE

All Change (1923)

The actor Eille Norwood is shown making up for his role in The Return of Sherlock...

STAGE STARS OFF-STAGE NELSON KEYS THE FAMOUS CHARACTER COMEDIAN

Stage Stars Off-Stage Nelson Keys The Famous Character Comedian (1926)

Nelson Keys demonstrates...

THE RIVALS - SOME CHIPPINGS FROM THE NEW SPLINTERS DANCING TROUPE

The Rivals - Some Chippings From The New Splinters Dancing Troupe (1928)

Astounding film of a...

THE MAKER UP

The Maker Up (1926)

Will Fyffe dons disguises and stage make-up.

STAGE STARS OFF-STAGE NELSON KEYS THE FAMOUS CHARACTER COMEDIAN

Stage Stars Off-Stage Nelson Keys The Famous Character Comedian (1926)

Nelson Keys demonstrates...

CLIFFORD STANTON

Clifford Stanton (1937)

Clifford Stanton impersonates Claude Hulbert, Ralph Lynn and James Robertson...

KENWAY AND YOUNG issue title is ON THE SPOT

Kenway And Young Issue Title Is On The Spot (1943)

Nan Kenway and Douglas Young do sketch set in a...

JERRY THE TROUBLESOME TYKE - JERRY DONE AGAIN

Jerry The Troublesome Tyke - Jerry Done Again (1926)

Animation featuring that naughty dog Jerry -...

RONALD FRANKAU

Ronald Frankau (1931)

Comedian Ronald Frankau sings 'I'm In Love With Susie' and a more serious song...

RONALD FRANKAU

Ronald Frankau (1933)

Ronald Frankau tells a story about a train journey to the Isle of Wight, then sings...

MCGILL AND YULE issue title - CALLING ALL CARDS

Mcgill And Yule Issue Title - Calling All Cards (1937)

Alec McGill and Fred Yule sing a comic song...

KENWAY AND YOUNG issue title ABBEY DAYS

Kenway And Young Issue Title Abbey Days (1937)

Comedy double act, Kenway and Young. Kenway does...

WOMEN PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS

Women Private Investigators (1927)

Fantastic film showing a group of women training to be private...

OPEN AIR THEATRE aka CORNWALL'S MINACK OPEN AIR THEATRE

Open Air Theatre AKA Cornwall's Minack Open Air Theatre (1955)

Rehearsals for a performance of...

LOONIE LIDS

Loonie Lids (1933)

Quirky animation predicting all sorts of bizarre hat contraptions that will exist by...

JERRY THE TROUBLESOME TYKE  - SPOOFING A SPOOK

Jerry The Troublesome Tyke - Spoofing A Spook (1925)

Jerry attempts to rid a house of a ghost.

BYGONES

Bygones (1978)

A look behind the scenes at Pathe in the 1970s - including Larry McKinna in a red jumper!

CLAPPERBOARD

Clapperboard (1972-1979)

Chris Kelly talks to Pathe staff about the history of the newsreels.

EMANCIPATION OF WOMEN

Emancipation Of Women (1890-1930)

Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and...