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ORIGINAL SCUBA DIVER

Original Scuba Diver (1945)

Unknown man demonstrates his scuba diving equipment.

DON'T FORGET THE DIVER

Don't Forget The Diver (1946)

A special harness used as prop in Paris school to teach students complex...

JAPANESE WATER SPORTS

Japanese Water Sports (1940)

The Japanese enjoy swimming, diving and angling.

Selected Originals - OLYMPIC SWIMMING AND DIVING

Selected Originals - Olympic Swimming And Diving (1960)

Material related to newsreel story...

BERLIN AFTER WAR

Berlin After War (1940)

Woman demonstrates her diving ability.

MEXICAN HIGH DIVERS

Mexican High Divers (1956)

Mexican high divers jump off rocks.

CANADIAN OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS

Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials (1928)

Male and female swimmers at outdoor pool.

THE BOY DIVER

The Boy Diver (1932)

Teenage boy demonstrates a diving suit he has made himself.

GIRL DIVER

Girl Diver (1941)

Girl diver Nancy Hellings dives in Sydney harbour. Australia.

DANGERS OF THE DEEP AT SYDNEY

Dangers Of The Deep At Sydney (1937)

An octopus steals diver's helmet.

THE DEEP ONE

The Deep One (1930)

Inventor tries out his new deep sea diving suit.

THE HEAVYWEIGHTS

The Heavyweights (1933)

Large women compete in diving competition in the United States of America.

MICKEY THE DIVER

Mickey The Diver (1933)

Mickey Riley the Olympic champion diver demonstrates his skill from the top of a...

DEEP SEA MEN

Deep Sea Men (1930)

Men are helped into antiquated diving suits.

FISHING

Fishing (1928)

Short segment showing a deep sea diver emerging from the water.

IN MEMORIAM aka IN MEMORIUM

In Memoriam AKA In Memorium (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for IN MEMORIAM (aka IN MEMORIUM) in G...

MAKING SURE

Making Sure (1940)

French naval divers check the destruction of a German U-Boat.

SPONGE FISHING

Sponge Fishing (1946)

Sponge divers fishing in Gulf of Mexico.

WELDING UNDER WATER

Welding Under Water (1947)

Diver uses oxyacetylene burner underwater.

GOING DOWN!

Going Down! (1930-1939)

A diver goes underwater to inspect the supports of Southend Pier.

LIKE HUMAN SWALLOWS

Like Human Swallows (1931)

Scenes from the French national diving competition.

AQUATIC CHAMPIONS AT MINEHEAD

Aquatic Champions At Minehead (1939)

Footage of swimming competition in Minehead in Devon.

AIRMEN WHO CRAWL

Airmen Who Crawl (1927)

Men swimming and diving in a pool - technique is taught by a coach.

A HIGH DIVING ANALYSIS - BY OUR ULTRA RAPID CAMERA

A High Diving Analysis - By Our Ultra Rapid Camera (1929)

Various dives are demonstrated - some in...

THE SUPER DIVING BOARD

The Super Diving Board (1934)

Footage of a very large high diving board at a holiday resort in the...

GRACE DESCENDS

Grace Descends (1935)

Good slow motion footage of the Olympic diving champion Dorothy Pointon-Hill...

THE SUPER BATH

The Super Bath (1930)

Continental swimming pool - the very latest with restrooms and "cabins".

ALL TOGETHER! - A LITTLE LESSON IN

All Together! - A Little Lesson In "Take-Offs" (1925)

Diving and swimming shown in slow motion.

DIVERS DIVES

Divers Dives (1932)

Slow motion footage of a female diver.

OUR OLYMPIC DIVING TEAM

Our Olympic Diving Team (1920)

Britain's entries for the Olympic Diving Championship practise at...

TAKING THE PLUNGE Dublin issue

Taking The Plunge Dublin Issue (1942)

Diving display from a bridge over the Yarra River in Melbourne,...

LONDON DIVING DISPLAY

London Diving Display (1939)

Footage of high divers in demonstrating their skills in Wood Green,...

CUTTING STEEL UNDER WATER

Cutting Steel Under Water (1936)

A diver uses a cutter fuelled by hydrogen and oxygen to cut steel bars...

DIVING FOR TREASURE

Diving For Treasure (1963)

Teams of divers search for treasure chest in Stoney Cove, Leicestershire.

FROGMAN

Frogman (1947)

A sailor gets into frogman gear then gets into a tank and swims about underwater.

BLIND DIVER

Blind Diver (1953)

Nice item about blind diver Miss Hazel Winter. London.

THE FANTASTIC DIVER

The Fantastic Diver

Early trick filming - a man dives fully clothed in to a river and returns in...

RACE MEETING

Race Meeting (1943)

Good coverage of services and civilians at horse racing meeting.

 THE GAS LACQ WILL FLOW TO PARIS

The Gas Lacq Will Flow To Paris (1950-1959)

Gas lines being laid at Lacq, France.

CONSTRUCTION OF ATOMIC POWER PLANT

Construction Of Atomic Power Plant (1955)

Item showing construction of atomic power plant.

DEMO OF CUTTING TOOL UNDERWATER

Demo Of Cutting Tool Underwater (1920-1929)

Demonstration of tool for cutting things under water.

HIGH DIVING AT MILAN BATHS

High Diving At Milan Baths

People dive into the open air Diana Baths in Milan, Italy.

THE HIGH PRESSURE DRESS

The High Pressure Dress (1938)

Diver Jack Childs tests out his own invention of a high-pressure diving...

WALKIE-TALKIE DIVER

Walkie-Talkie Diver (1948)

Diver has a walkie-talkie microphone fitted into his helmet.

THE DIVER

The Diver (1930)

Six year old diver Tony Summers shows off his skills, Chiswick, London.

WE GO TO COVENTRY! - AND THE REASON WHY

We Go To Coventry! - And The Reason Why (1927)

Fabulous film of large ladies swimming club - all...

PETE DESJARDINE

Pete Desjardine (1932)

Olympic Diver Pete Desjardine demonstrates numerous dives at an outdoor pool.

DEFYING DEATH

Defying Death (1932)

Monsieur Ringen dives into a 6 feet deep tank from a height of 120 feet.

THE FOUR-YEAR-OLDER

The Four-Year-Older (1932)

Four-year-old Jackie Overhill swims and dives into an open-air swimming pool.

THE LENS LIAR - THE CAMERA CANNOT LIE....?

The Lens Liar - The Camera Cannot Lie....? (1921)

Special movie camera techniques are demonstrated...