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BLOWING UP A BRIDGE

Blowing Up A Bridge (1927)

Demolition of a bridge with dynamite.

VILLAGE SHELLED

Village Shelled (1944)

Material showing shells exploding on a village.

INVASION SCENES - EUROPE

Invasion Scenes - Europe (1945)

Bombing and infantry advancing through village.

A MATTER OF SECONDS

A Matter Of Seconds (1927)

A chimney stack is demolished at Ringsend, Ireland.

STILL THEY COME

Still They Come (1929)

An underground gas explosion causes damage to road and property but no lives are...

THE LAIR OF THE CAVE FOLK

The Lair Of The Cave Folk (1931)

A group of women are given a tour of Chislehurst caves.

THE GAS PERIL

The Gas Peril (1921)

The devastating results of a gas explosion are shown as we see the wreckage of three...

THE GAS PERIL LIVERPOOL

The Gas Peril Liverpool (1923)

A gas explosion results in loss of life and total destruction of three...

10 TONS OF DYNAMITE

10 Tons Of Dynamite (1923)

Impressive shots as 10 tons of dynamite are used to blow up 700 feet of...

GAS AND WATER MAINS EXPLODE

Gas And Water Mains Explode (1923)

A gas and water mains explosion leaves a very large hole in the...

MUNITION FACTORY DISASTER

Munition Factory Disaster (1924)

A look at the devastation caused by an explosion in a munitions...

CROXDALE - BLOWING UP BUILDING

Croxdale - Blowing Up Building (1938)

An old building and tower are blown up and demolished in...

THE YEAR'S BIGGEST EXPLOSION aka YEAR'S GREATEST EXPLOSION

The Year's Biggest Explosion AKA Year's Greatest Explosion (1938)

A huge man-made explosion...

...... S'EASY

...... S'easy (1925)

Three chimney stacks are purposely demolished in Bolton, Lancashire.

CRASH

Crash (1926)

Demolition of an industrial chimney.

TOWN UNDER FIRE

Town Under Fire (1945)

Material showing explosions in town.

CLEARING BEACHES

Clearing Beaches (1944)

British troops blowing up mines at beaches.

ROCKETS FIRED

Rockets Fired (1946)

Shots of rockets being fired.

BRITISH EMBASSY IN ROME BLOWN UP

British Embassy In Rome Blown Up (1946)

Wreckage from British Embassy blown up by dynamite. Rome,...

HELIGOLAND BLOWN-UP

Heligoland Blown-Up (1947)

Footage of plumes of smoke billowing from what was once Heligoland. Germany.

FOUR AT A TIME

Four At A Time (1930-1939)

German army demolition experts blow up four chimneys.

SHIPS AT SEA

Ships At Sea (1940-1949)

Various warships and submarines.

BLOWING UP VIADUCT

Blowing Up Viaduct (1969)

Footage of the old viaduct being blown up in Crowhurst, East Sussex.

LIKE

Like "No Man's Land" (1933)

A massive explosion in a chemical factory in Mitcham devastates nearby...

EXPRESS TRAIN BLOWN UP

Express Train Blown Up (1931)

An explosion on a German railway line is blamed on political agitators.

PEACE HATH HER HEROES

Peace Hath Her Heroes (1927)

Welsh Colliery disaster: rescue teams emerge from pit.

A BIG BANG

A Big Bang (1928)

16 charges of high explosives are used to blow out rocks at Llandullas Limestone...

SHIP EXPLODES aka WRECK OF THE

Ship Explodes AKA Wreck Of The "Dorcas" (1920)

An explosion wrecks the boat "Dorcas" and causes the...

SCOTTISH COLLIERY DISASTER

Scottish Colliery Disaster (1922)

Mining disaster at the Stirling Coalfield, Scotland.

THE BIG BANG THAT FAILED

The Big Bang That Failed (1923)

Divers and men in boats investigate why 400lbs of explosives failed to...

IF AT FIRST...

If At First... (1923)

Another attempt to blow up the sunken cruiser "Ariadne" is only partly successful.

AFTER 14 YEARS UNDER THE SEA

After 14 Years Under The Sea (1925)

Liberte, a French cruiser which exploded in 1911, is raised in...

BOMBED SUBMARINES

Bombed Submarines (1929)

Submarines and warships take part in exercises at sea, Charleston, Tayside.

THE BIG BANG THAT FAILED

The Big Bang That Failed (1923)

Divers and men in boats investigate why 400lbs of explosives failed to...

Selected Originals - AIR ACTION IN INDO-CHINA

Selected Originals - Air Action In Indo-China (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Air...

DIVERTING A RIVER

Diverting A River (1929)

Workmen dynamite parts of Blundellsands to create new channel for River Alt,...

LEAKY LONDON

Leaky London (1929)

Roads are damaged during the 18th water pipe burst in a month at Lancaster Gate,...

PRICE OF THE GREAT FROST aka PRINCE OF THE GREAT FROST

Price Of The Great Frost AKA Prince Of The Great Frost (1929)

Severe frosts cause destruction...

BRITISH GENERAL WITH AMERICAN OFFICER

British General With American Officer (1944)

Warships and men on board, shots of British general and...

AIRCRAFT FIRING ROCKETS

Aircraft Firing Rockets (1945)

American newsreel showing US army's new rocket-firing planes.

INVASION SCENES - ITALY

Invasion Scenes - Italy (1944)

Northern Italian Alpine landscape in smoke and fire.

NAVY SCENES DEPTH CHARGING

Navy Scenes Depth Charging (1944)

Depth charging at sea & aircraft flying at night.

ATOM BOMB EXPLOSION

Atom Bomb Explosion (1946)

Atomic bomb tests at unknown location.

CLEARING MINES BY WATER JET

Clearing Mines By Water Jet (1940)

Various shots of men clearing mines on a beach using detectors and...

PLANE RUINED BY BOMB

Plane Ruined By Bomb (1956)

Remains of a plane after explosion, security forces investigating.

ALGIERS KASBAH BLAST TROOPS

Algiers Kasbah Blast Troops (1957)

Soldiers recover bodies from rubble of Kasbah houses destroyed in...

THE BIG BANG THAT FAILED

The Big Bang That Failed (1923)

Divers and men in boats investigate why 400lbs of explosives failed to...

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH FORCES

British And Commonwealth Forces (1940)

Troops in action at unknown location.

DEMOLISHING TOWER - IN HOLLAND

Demolishing Tower - In Holland (1962)

Tall tower being demolished in Holland.

 BI-PLANES BOMBING

Bi-Planes Bombing (1930-1939)

Bombers show off their skills in accuracy test for bi-planes.