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THIRD TIME - SUCCESSFUL!

Third Time - Successful! (1928)

Ivy Hawke, 23 year-old London girl swims the Channel in 19 hours 16...

HOVERCRAFT RALLY

Hovercraft Rally (1968)

International Hovercraft Rally held in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

WATER-TITLE BID ENDS IN SMOKE

Water-Title Bid Ends In Smoke (1952)

'White Hawk', a jet-driven speed boat, tries for the world's...

LIZARD

Lizard (1940)

A baby hawk is rescued from a goanna lizard by its father.

TUBELESS TYRES

Tubeless Tyres (1953)

Tubeless tyres are tested and demonstrated at Fort Dunlop in Birmingham.

MOBILE GREENGROCER

Mobile Greengrocer (1947)

Mobile greengrocer drives his van through Norwood.

CRICKET GIANTS OF THE 1890s

Cricket Giants Of The 1890s (1899)

Shots of famous cricket players of the 1890s, including WG Grace,...

'WHITE HAWK' SPEED TRIALS

'white Hawk' Speed Trials (1952)

Speed trials of 'White Hawk' speedboat at Lake Windermere in Cumbria.

 AIR TRAINING CORPS GLIDING SCHOOL

Air Training Corps Gliding School (1956)

ATC cadets learn how to fly gliders at Hawkinge, Kent.

LAUNCHING OF 'NORDIC HAWK'

Launching Of 'nordic Hawk' (1958)

The launching of 35,000 tanker the 'Nordic Hawk' on the Clyde.

FALCONRY CENTRE - Colour

Falconry Centre - Colour (1969)

Falconer Philip Glasier teaches the young falconers to handle the birds...

200 MPH VISITOR!

200 Mph Visitor! (1931)

Pilot Frank Hawks breaks a speed flying record.

SEA HAWKS ABOVE LONELY ROOKERIES

Sea Hawks Above Lonely Rookeries (1926)

Birds in flight and nesting amongst rocks - man abseils down...

HOPE NEW EDITION

Hope New Edition (1922)

Two young girl swimmers train for a cross channel attempt.

CHILDREN OF NATURE

Children Of Nature (1935)

Various animals and birds, some seen with their babies.

A KING OF THE AIR

A King Of The Air (1935)

Bird expert Captain Knight shows off his prized Marshall Hawk Eagle.

GLIDING FOR 6 1/2 DAYS

Gliding For 6 1/2 Days (1930)

Captain Hawks returns home after flying across America in a glider towed...

CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP

Cheltenham Gold Cup (1940)

Roman Hackle wins the famous horse race by ten lengths.

TAKING A CUE FROM THE RISING GENERATION

Taking A Cue From The Rising Generation (1932)

Two champion Billiards players have a game - Joyce...

NAVY NEWS - HMS ALBION DH110 AIRCRAFT

Navy News - HMS Albion Dh110 Aircraft (1954)

Aircraft carrier HMS Albion has new equipment which...

USA MISSILE

USA Missile (1957)

First pictures of America's new defence against low flying raiders - Hawk missile.

EASTBOURNE - MODEL BOAT REGATTA

Eastbourne - Model Boat Regatta (1959)

Model Power Boat Club regatta at Eastbourne is won by George...

DAVE AND DUSTY PHOTOGRAPHER

Dave And Dusty Photographer (1947)

Dave and Dusty try to get a photographer to take their picture.

AIR BRAKES

Air Brakes (1932)

Frank Hawks - noted air ace - demonstrates latest advance in aviation in Los Angeles.

NAVAL FLYING DISPLAY

Naval Flying Display (1957)

Royal Navy Flying Display - shots aircraft flying in formation.

ALPINE MASS

Alpine Mass (1952)

A priest holds a Mass on Alps at Stauffenberg. Austro-German border.

FALCONRY - HUNTING WITH HAWKS

Falconry - Hunting With Hawks (1961)

Men and women hunting with hawks in German falconry club.

FLEET AIR ARM REHEARSALS - FORD

Fleet Air Arm Rehearsals - Ford (1957)

Sqdn of Gannet Aircraft fly overhead. Sea-Hawks of Aerobatic...

BATTLE OF BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY - BIGGIN HILL

Battle Of Britain Anniversary - Biggin Hill (1961)

Sea Hawk, boys on the bren gun range, Spitfire &...

 FALCONRY ON RHINE

Falconry On Rhine (1961)

An old castle on the Rhine has become a centre for Falconry.

HOW ANIMALS EAT

How Animals Eat (1970-1979)

Short documentary film about how animals get food and eat it.

NYLONS

Nylons (1951)

Nylon stockings being sold by street hawkers and in shop + stockings being made in factory.

CRICKET GIANTS OF 1890s

Cricket Giants Of 1890s

Shots of famous cricket players of the 1890s, including WG Grace, Ranji...

ICE HOCKEY

Ice Hockey (1948)

Exciting ice hockey match with fight between players

DAVE AND DUSTY PHOTOGRAPHER

Dave And Dusty Photographer (1947)

Duplicate of story of same name found in NP 121 with incomplete...

MODEL AIRCRAFT FOR TESTING USE

Model Aircraft For Testing Use (1956)

Wind tunnel tests for aircraft design are carried out using...

AS IF STRUNG ON STRINGS IN THE SKY!

As If Strung On Strings In The Sky! (1933)

America planes and airships show off at Air show in Miami.

GLIDING ACROSS AMERICA!

Gliding Across America! (1931)

Captain Frank Hawkes demonstrates his glider for the cameras.

TAMING EAGLES

Taming Eagles (1931)

Naturalist Captain Knight shows us the birds of prey he has trained for falconry; a...

MYSTIC MOVIES

Mystic Movies (1930)

Performing lions, leopards and tigers do various stunts - camera tricks are used.

WITH THE AUSTRALIANS IN NEW GUINEA

With The Australians In New Guinea (1943)

Australians beating Japanese in New Guinea.

A DAY ON THE PIER! aka BRIGHTON PIER

A Day On The Pier! AKA Brighton Pier (1946)

Good shots of the seaside as we visit Brighton Pier.

WRIGHT BROS MEMORIAL AT KITTY HAWK

Wright Bros Memorial At Kitty Hawk (1957)

Work starts on museum to Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk....

 HAWKS WIN STANLEY CUP HOCKEY

Hawks Win Stanley Cup Hockey (1961)

The Chicago Black Hawks win Ice Hockey's Stanley Cup.

ANIMAL ACTORS IN TRAINING aka ANIMAL ACTORS

Animal Actors In Training AKA Animal Actors (1964)

Two dogs being trained for bit parts in a film,...

"The Fog Of War" (1932)

American naval destroyers and biplanes lay a thick smoke screen while on...

THE LOFOTEN RAID

The Lofoten Raid (1941)

British troops raid Norwegian island, rescuing number of Norwegians + taking...

THE ARMY GOES IN

The Army Goes In (1956)

In record time and with few casualties Anglo-French troops take over the Canal...

SHERBURN-IN-ELMET part of WORLD NEWS

Sherburn-In-Elmet Part Of World News (1950)

International Jet air race won by 'Lucky Lithgow' in...

BRITAIN SHOWS NEW PLANES

Britain Shows New Planes (1950)

Various shots of the famous air show at Farnborough.