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BIRD VIRTUOSOS

Bird Virtuosos (1931)

Trained birds perform various tricks.

HIGH NOTES

High Notes (1924)

Great film of a jazz band who play on the wings of an aircraft in flight.

HIGH STEPS

High Steps (1924)

Young girl dressed as a flapper dances a Charleston on the wing of an aeroplane.

AMERICAN INDIAN HANGING BY HAIR FROM AIRCRAFT

American Indian Hanging By Hair From Aircraft (1929)

A man is suspended from an aircraft - attached...

KISS AUTOGRAPH

Kiss Autograph (1922)

Sweet film showing the actress Ruby Miller signing an autograph book with a...

DIABOLO DIPS!

Diabolo Dips! (1925)

An expert with the Diabolo - Sergeant Breman - goes through his routine.

A FOX-TROT

A Fox-Trot (1920)

Exhibition dance by Miss Flora Breton and Mr Cecil Reuben.

JACK BUCHANAN AND JUNE

Jack Buchanan And June (1925)

Short dance sequence from "Boodle" (I think) featuring Jack Buchanan and...

DANCE OF SPRING

Dance Of Spring (1928)

Eccentric dancing in a country house setting by women dressed in Greek tunics -...

TITANIA'S PALACE - A PLACE FOR THE FAIRIES

Titania's Palace - A Place For The Fairies (1928)

An elaborate dolls house is shown - made by Sir...

ALDER AND PARTNER aka ALDER AND PARKER

Alder And Partner AKA Alder And Parker (1930)

Dance routine which features two women - one of whom...

A NOVELTY IN ACROBATIC DANCES - BY THE JEREZ BROTHERS

A Novelty In Acrobatic Dances - By The Jerez Brothers (1925)

Acrobatic dance routine performed by...

PLANE GIRLS aka AEROPLANE STUNT WOMEN

Plane Girls AKA Aeroplane Stunt Women (1931)

Two women aviators perform a stunt - they stand on the...

JUST DANCERS - BY THE MILNE SISTERS

Just Dancers - By The Milne Sisters (1931)

Good acrobatic dance routine by the Milne Sisters.

SPINNERS AND STEPPERS

Spinners And Steppers (1932)

Tap dancing routine with a difference - done inside twirling lassos.

POISE

Poise (1932)

An acrobatic exhibition dance is performed by Tracey and Hay.

ALL TOGETHER

All Together (1933)

Cute little dance by Gilbert and French who dance in unison and jump over their...

LIVING CHESS

Living Chess (1933)

Very cute film showing children dressed as chess pieces playing a game on an outdoor...

BIRD VIRTUOSOS

Bird Virtuosos (1933)

Performing birds are put through their paces by a man holding a little stick.

THE JAZZ DANCE - A BURLESQUE BY BILLY WELLS AND THE ECLAIR TWINS

The Jazz Dance - A Burlesque By Billy Wells And The Eclair Twins (1928)

Crazy dancing involving...

FUN IN 1897

Fun In 1897 (1928)

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

[A SHORT DANCE]

[a Short Dance] (1929)

Unidentified dancers perform an exhibition dance in a theatrical setting.

BANTAM PACK - LION AND MOUSE

Bantam Pack - Lion And Mouse (1950)

Quirky stuff - probably designed for children - a mouse race and...

CRIME MARCHES ON

Crime Marches On (1950)

Item is a mixture of stories compiled from Pathe Gazettes.

WOUNDED ENTERTAINED AT MAIDA VALE

Wounded Entertained At Maida Vale (1916)

Wounded soldiers being entertained at Maida Vale, London.

HETTY KING AND GEORGE MOZART ENTERTAIN IN AID OF HOSPITAL - Part 1

Hetty King And George Mozart Entertain In Aid Of Hospital - Part 1 (1914-1918)

Comics Hetty King...

HETTY KING AND GEORGE MOZART ENTERTAIN IN AID OF HOSPITAL - Part 2

Hetty King And George Mozart Entertain In Aid Of Hospital - Part 2 (1914-1918)

Comics Hetty King...

BOB AND ALF PEARSON

Bob And Alf Pearson (1933)

Bob and Alf Pearson perform 'Sunday Down in Caroline' - no soundtrack.

SCOTCH MEDLEY

Scotch Medley (1932)

The Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Band play 'Scotch Medley'.

DE GROOT

De Groot (1932)

The famous violinist De Groot plays 'Song of Songs'

GEORGE ROBEY'S MASCOT

George Robey's Mascot (1919)

Comedian George Robey painting eyebrows onto a statue.

GEORGE ROBEY RAGGED

George Robey Ragged (1919)

George Robey surrounded by medical students during his fund raising for...

Selected Originals - CYCLING ON STILTS

Selected Originals - Cycling On Stilts (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Cycling on...

BILL CAMPBELL

Bill Campbell (1938)

Bill Campbell and his Rocky Mountaineers sing and play around the campfire. No...

THE CANADIAN BACHELORS

The Canadian Bachelors (1940)

The Three Canadian Bachelors sing "Nellie Dean". No soundtrack.

KENNETH BARWICK issue title is THE YOUNG IDEA

Kenneth Barwick Issue Title Is The Young Idea (1944)

Choirboy Kenneth Barwick of Hereford singing. ...

BILL HALL TRIO

Bill Hall Trio (1947)

Comedy musicians the Bill Hall Trio, including Spike Milligan, play version of "The...

MAX MILLER

Max Miller (1945)

Comedian Max Miller and friend working on building site.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MR JOHN TUSSAUD

Camera Interviews - Mr John Tussaud (1924)

John Tussaud makes a clay bust of Jack Hobbs - the...

OLD TIME CINEMA ORCHESTRA

Old Time Cinema Orchestra (1934)

Reconstruction of cinema accompaniment during the silent era by three...

GRACIE FIELDS - 1940 aka E.N.S.A. SHOW

Gracie Fields - 1940 AKA E.N.S.A. Show (1940)

Gracie Fields and Arthur Askey perform at E.N.S.A....

FRENCH ACROBATS

French Acrobats (1947)

Circus trapeze artists perform above the Paris' streets.

ICE CYCLES

Ice Cycles (1949)

Various shots of the 'Ice Cycles' revue show at Empress Hall, Earls Court.

JACK AND EDDIE EDEN

Jack And Eddie Eden (1943)

Jack and Eddie Eden play piano and sing. No soundtrack.

 LET US NOW TAKE A TRIP TO THE SEASIDE

Let Us Now Take A Trip To The Seaside

Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn...

HEY HO - MANY A YEAR AGO!

Hey Ho - Many A Year Ago!

Turn of the Century comedy - a man, a punt and getting your pole stuck...

SITS ON FLAGPOLE FOR SIXTEEN DAYS aka FLAGPOLE SITTER BREAKS RECORD 16 DAYS

Sits On Flagpole For Sixteen Days AKA Flagpole Sitter Breaks Record 16 Days

Joe Powers...

MR AND MRS ROOSEVELT AT BALL

Mr And Mrs Roosevelt At Ball

Eleanor Roosevelt attends large ball.

STAGE DOOR CANTEEN DANCE

Stage Door Canteen Dance (1945)

Audience of service personnel watch performers on stage at armed forces...

FRANCES DAY IN BURMA

Frances Day In Burma (1945)

Frances Day entertains the 2nd Division troops in Burma.