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INVENTION

Invention (1929)

Nifty device for changing gramophone needles.

RARE RECORDINGS OF EXTINCT TRIBE

Rare Recordings Of Extinct Tribe (1964)

Staff at a Tasmanian Museum discover early recordings of...

RECORD PLAYER - EARLY SOUND FILM

Record Player - Early Sound Film (1903-1933)

Very early footage of male opera singer performing (with...

OPERATIC SINGER WITH SYNCHRONISED SOUND

Operatic Singer With Synchronised Sound

Early method of producing sound film is demonstrated.

BAKLAX PLASTICS FACTORY IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Baklax Plastics Factory In Czechoslovakia (1947)

Plastics making in Baklax plastic factory in...

LITTLE LENNIE MASON

Little Lennie Mason (1919)

Pictures of a Lennie Mason who at age 16 weighs 30 Stone.

ADRIENNE POSTER

Adrienne Poster (1963)

Young actress Adrienne Poster releases a pop record - she is only fifteen.

OLD GRAMOPHONE EXHIBITION

Old Gramophone Exhibition (1964)

All manner of old record players are on display in an exhibition in...

ARGENTINIAN MARKET

Argentinian Market (1960-1969)

Busy Argentinian market.

MAKING A RECORD

Making A Record (1918-1924)

How a gramophone record is made - the various processes.

SWINGBALL

Swingball (1930)

Eight girls exercise using a new contraption - a "swingball" - also more traditional...

EMPIRE DAY

Empire Day (1923)

Empire Day - schoolchildren listen to royal message on the gramophone.

MACHINE AGE SOLVES BABY PROBLEM

Machine Age Solves Baby Problem (1949)

Rollers and record player are used to send babies back to...

1961 HANOVER FAIR

1961 Hanover Fair (1961)

Overview of the 1961 Hanover Fair in Germany exhibiting technological and...

COMPOSER AND SURGEON

Composer And Surgeon (1964)

Russian composer and surgeon playing piano, teaching students and operating.

SAFEGUARDING   aka SAFEGUARDING A NATION  record a

Safeguarding AKA Safeguarding A Nation Record A (1930)

Interesting film about protection of...

THE MAGIC BOX JACK HYLTON & HIS BAND

The Magic Box Jack Hylton & His Band (1931)

Great footage of Jack Hylton and Band, plus...

JERRY THE TROUBLESOME TYKE - A WIRELESS WHIRL

Jerry The Troublesome Tyke - A Wireless Whirl (1926)

Animation featuring that naughty dog Jerry -...

HENRY WOOD

Henry Wood (1938)

Sir Henry Wood conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Vaughan Williams' 'Serenade To...

MERMAIDS

Mermaids (1931)

Beauty contest in Margate - exercising, posing, parading by the pool etc.

OFF STAGE MOMENTS

Off Stage Moments (1932)

Cameo appearances by Gertrude Lawrence and Stanley Turnbull.

SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNGSTERS - THE SUPER HIKER

Something For The Youngsters - The Super Hiker (1932)

Famous young hiker John Carbeth Wells shows...

VICTORIAN NIGHTIES

Victorian Nighties (1955)

Various night-gowns are modelled - they are styled in the fashion of the...

SIR HENRY WOOD

Sir Henry Wood (1938)

Sir Henry Wood and BBC Symphony Orchestra play 'Serenade to Music' - dupe of PT...

SAFEGUARDING  aka SAFEGUARDING A NATION

Safeguarding AKA Safeguarding A Nation (1930)

Film about protection of British industries against...

SWINGING BRITAIN PRINT

Swinging Britain Print (1967)

Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of...