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THE NATION'S BUDGET

The Nation's Budget (1923)

Intertitles calling for abolition of Entertainment Tax.

THE NATION'S BUDGET aka NATIONS BUDGETS

The Nation's Budget AKA Nations Budgets (1923)

Intertitles calling for abolition of Entertainment...

PUNCH AND JUDY

Punch And Judy (1948)

Children watching a traditional Punch and Judy show.

SUPER BALANCERS

Super Balancers (1933)

Good footage of a motorcycle stunt team in action.

CHILDREN ON STILTS

Children On Stilts (1939)

Children and adults parade around the countryside on stilts.

THE LIMIT IN DARING FOR EVE aka AIR THRILLS

The Limit In Daring For Eve AKA Air Thrills (1926)

Short segment of film showing a woman about to...

STRONG MAN

Strong Man (1928)

Various feats of strength are demonstrated by a French strong man.

JUGGLER

Juggler (1937)

French juggling routine - three sticks and a ball are used and there is some good...

QUICK TIME

Quick Time (1931)

Acrobatic dance performed by an unidentified couple.

JACKSON AND BLAKE

Jackson And Blake (1933)

Two comics (one blacked up) make jokes, play a tune and sing a song.

GIRL JUGGLERS

Girl Jugglers

Women jugglers show their skills with their feet.

TRAINED BEARS

Trained Bears

Stage act with group of bears doing various tricks at the command of their trainer.

THE BARTELS SISTERS IN THEIR ACROBATIC REPERTORY

The Bartels Sisters In Their Acrobatic Repertory

The two Bartels sisters on stage doing...

CIRCUS ACT

Circus Act (1935)

Footage of acrobats practising circus act

VARIETY SHOW IN GERMANY

Variety Show In Germany (1946)

German newsreel item - circus acrobats do hair-raising tightrope act.

DANCER

Dancer (1930-1939)

A dancer shows us a bit of tap and a bit of acrobatics.

TAP DANCER

Tap Dancer (1930-1939)

A woman tap dancer shows us an odd technique - tap dancing on point in ballet shows.

WALKING ON HANDS

Walking On Hands (1953)

Man walks along a road on his hands near Paris, France.

ACROBATS AND DOGS  aka THE THREE TALLOTAS

Acrobats And Dogs AKA The Three Tallotas (1949)

Footage of acrobatic family and their dog....

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1930-1939)

Corn harvesting competition. A strongman pulls a lorry with his hair.

SOLDIERS' OWN RODEO

Soldiers' Own Rodeo (1940-1949)

Soldiers organise their own rodeo.

HORSE RACING

Horse Racing (1919)

Shots of a horse race, possibly the Derby at Epsom, Surrey.

HORSE RACING

Horse Racing (1918-1919)

Scenes at a racecourse.

Military Tattoo: Marching Display in Stadium

Military Tattoo: Marching Display In Stadium (1920-1929)

Footage of soldier marching in formation....

PUPPETS AND PAINTING.

Puppets And Painting. (1948)

The little painter is a 12 year old girl who sketches at a puppet show

BRASS BAND

Brass Band (1920-1930)

Item showing brass band playing and some of their trophies.

SHADOWGRAPHY

Shadowgraphy (1931)

Professor Wully Lindsay makes amazing shadow pictures on a wall with his hands.

ENTERTAINING THE TROOPS

Entertaining The Troops (1939)

Footage of cinema projectors being loaded into a van bound for the from...

TARRANT BAILEY

Tarrant Bailey (1939)

Tarrant Bailey plays lively tunes on the banjo.

CHITA

Chita (1931)

'Chita' the dancer, show off her skills on stage.

AMUSING THE YOUNGSTERS

Amusing The Youngsters (1925)

Magic tricks are demonstrated and the secrets revealed.

HINDU DANCERS

Hindu Dancers (1929)

Eastern style dancing - stylised movements and some sexy stuff.

HOGS NORTON - TRAILER

Hogs Norton - Trailer (1943)

In the battle for fuel, the order is, cease firing - says comedian Gillie...

THE AIR DARE DEVILS

The Air Dare Devils (1928)

Stunt men perform on the wings of aircraft in flight.

THE PAINTING LADY NO RELATION TO THE PAINTED LADY

The Painting Lady No Relation To The Painted Lady (1922)

Decorating clothes and shoes by painting...

THE SUPER AQUAPLANIST

The Super Aquaplanist (1933)

Man does stunts on an aquaplane board - reads a newspaper and stands on...

USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

Use Your Electricity By The Clock - Trailer (1948)

Ministry of Information film urging people to...

LOUISE BROWNE

Louise Browne (1933)

Exhibition dance by Louise Browne "the human top".

SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNGSTERS

Something For The Youngsters (1933)

A man plays with big bubbles and wire shapes.

MARIONETTES

Marionettes (1939)

Puppeteers put on a clever marionette show. Australia.

MARIORA Issue title - MAKING GOOD

Mariora Issue Title - Making Good (1939)

Footage of lady juggler Mariora giving a demonstration of...

TANIA

Tania (1942)

Tania plays a selection of songs on the piano.

EMILIO

Emilio (1947)

Accordionist Emilio performs on set that looks like city street at night.

QUICK QUIZ

Quick Quiz (1944)

Quiz game where everyday objects are mimicked by woman's hand.

QUICK QUIZ - HOW OBSERVANT ARE YOU ? aka HANDBAG QUIZ

Quick Quiz - How Observant Are You ? AKA Handbag Quiz (1944)

Memory game about the contents of...

GEORGE FORMBY - SINGS

George Formby - Sings "Maginot Line" - 1940 (1940)

George Formby sings again - this time "Maginot...

LES SIX SOEURS DAINEF - THE SIX SISTERS DAINEF

Les Six Soeurs Dainef - The Six Sisters Dainef

The Dainef sisters perform their acrobatic...

INTERVIEW WITH GRACIE FIELDS

Interview With Gracie Fields (1940-1949)

Good footage of Gracie Fields talking into camera.

CRUISING

Cruising (1933)

Item showing cruise liner in 1933.

PUNCH AND JUDY

Punch And Judy (1949)

Good shots of children watching Punch and Judy Show. Wapping, London.