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CLAYDON HOUSE

Claydon House (1970-1979)

Shots of Claydon House and portraits of its former inhabitants.

KNOLE HOUSE

Knole House (1970-1979)

Various shots of Knole House - a large and old looking Country House.

INVISIBLE HOME GUARD

Invisible Home Guard (1943)

Home Guard camouflage demonstration.

ARMS AND THE GIRLS

Arms And The Girls (1941)

50 factory girls buy special uniforms so they can train in the Home Guard.

HOME GUARD AT SCHOOL

Home Guard At School (1940)

Men of the Home Guard get training in road block and ambush techniques.

HOME GUARD MARCH THROUGH LONDON

Home Guard March Through London (1945)

Members of the Home Guard march through London.

HARDWICK HALL

Hardwick Hall (1970-1979)

Various shots of Hardwick Hall.

VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers (1914-1918)

Volunteer soldiers march with rifles along country lane.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 588 - IDEAL HOME EXHIBITION

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 588 - Ideal Home Exhibition (1966)

Out takes ( rushes, cuts ) for CP...

CUTS / OUT TAKES FROM CP 702 - GARDENING REVOLUTION and RESCUE TANK

Cuts / Out Takes From Cp 702 - Gardening Revolution And Rescue Tank (1968)

Out takes (cuts,...

... AND HERE'S ANOTHER

... And Here's Another "Joy Day"! AKA Home Of Rest For Horses (1931)

Horses at a rest home in...

DOING THEIR BIT

Doing Their Bit (1939)

Footage of men an woman working hard in allotments.

BLACKOUT - TRAILER

Blackout - Trailer (1943)

Short propaganda film urging people to use proper torches in blackout.

MANNED BY WOMEN

Manned By Women (1943)

Pathe visits one of the searchlight posts operated by women.

HARVESTING FRUIT - TRAILER

Harvesting Fruit - Trailer (1943)

Ministry of Information film urging people to enrol for the fruit...

YOUR WASTE PAPER - WHAT BECOMES OF IT aka YOU'RE WASTE PAPER TRAILER ?

Your Waste Paper - What Becomes Of It AKA You're Waste Paper Trailer ? (1941)

A look at how...

THE 8TH ARMY 'SWEEPS ON'

The 8th Army 'sweeps On' (1945)

Ex-servicemen and women help in cleaning homes.

CHRISTMAS IS COMING TO DR BARNARDO'S HOME

Christmas Is Coming To Dr Barnardo's Home (1937)

Barnardo's children decorate Christmas tree and...

BRITAIN'S LARGEST PUBLIC PARK

Britain's Largest Public Park (1928)

The Mayor of Birkenhead opens Arrow Park, covering 450 acres.

THE PASSING OF THE TIGER

The Passing Of The Tiger (1929)

People pay respect to the late former President, Clemenceau, France.

GAS MASKS FOR BABIES

Gas Masks For Babies (1939)

The home demonstrates how to use gas masks for babies, London.

GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL FILM - WASTE PAPER TRAILER

Government Official Film - Waste Paper Trailer (1942)

Government official film urging us to save...

SNEEZING - TRAILER

Sneezing - Trailer (1944)

A trailer asking people to use their handkerchief when sneezing to stop spread...

PROCEED ACCORDING TO PLAN - TRAILER

Proceed According To Plan - Trailer (1944)

"Dig for Victory" shows you when to plant seeds to have...

TOMMY LENDS A HAND AT HARVESTING

Tommy Lends A Hand At Harvesting (1939)

Footage of British soldiers at work in the wheat fields.

POTS AND PANS FOR PLANES

Pots And Pans For Planes (1940)

People donate aluminium pots and pans for use in making aeroplanes.

GLASGOW'S HOME GUARD

Glasgow's Home Guard (1940)

Men of Glasgow's Dad's Army parade through the City.

BINOCULARS WANTED

Binoculars Wanted (1940)

Government appeal for binoculars to be used by British troops in the war.

NATIONAL HOSPITAL RESERVE - TRAILER

National Hospital Reserve - Trailer (1950)

Trailer calling for people to join the national hospital...

MORETON HALL issue title - YESTERDAY - AND TOMORROW

Moreton Hall Issue Title - Yesterday - And Tomorrow (1938)

A look at lovely old Moreton Hall, a...

HORSES issue title - HOME JAMES

Horses Issue Title - Home James (1939)

Retired horses enjoy themselves at a stable in Broadstairs,...

"Grantham Castle" - Harlaxton Manor (1939)

A little film showing Grantham Castle in Lincolnshire.

700 PRACTICE CIVIL DEFENCE

700 Practice Civil Defence (1963)

London's biggest exercise of kind shows preparations against nuclear...

HOME GUARD PART 2 1940

Home Guard Part 2 1940 (1940)

King George VI inspecting the soldiers of the Home Guard

DESTROYERS ON EXERCISE - 1942

Destroyers On Exercise - 1942 (1942)

British destroyers of the Home Fleet on exercise.

HOME FLEET EXERCISES

Home Fleet Exercises (1946)

Good footage of war ships during Home Fleet exercises.

WALES DEMANDS PARLIAMENT

Wales Demands Parliament (1953)

Wales campaigns for its own Parliament. Cardiff.

NINA WEST CHILDREN'S HOME

Nina West Children's Home (1973)

Very young children eating sandwiches, crisps and jelly together.

LAYCOCK HOUSE

Laycock House (1970-1979)

Shots of Laycock House. Large Elizabethan style country house.

AMBULANCES PRESENTED BY LORD LONSDALE

Ambulances Presented By Lord Lonsdale (1916)

Lord Lonsdale presents ambulances for the front.

CHIEF CONSTABLE WILLIAM BURNS LINDLEY

Chief Constable William Burns Lindley (1914-1918)

Home front: review of the Special Constables (men not...

HELP RUMANIA ROMANIA

Help Rumania Romania (1916)

Donations being collected by Romanian women for Romanian Red Cross.

UNION JACK DAY

Union Jack Day (1914-1918)

Young ladies selling flag pins for Flag Day in Liverpool and Wallasey districts.

SPECIAL CONSTABLES AT HOUNSLOW

Special Constables At Hounslow (1915)

Special Constables parading at Hounslow.

ACTIVITIES AT THE DEPOT - SALVAGE

Activities At The Depot - Salvage (1914-1918)

Salvage / recycling materials for war use.

ON GUARD!

On Guard! (1940)

Good footage of the Home Defence Battalions - forerunner of the Home Guard.

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE CORPS

Australian Defence Corps (1943)

Australian Home Guard parade in Melbourne.

SCHOOL FOR HOME GUARD

School For Home Guard (1941)

Home Guard are trained to use machine guns, rifles and hand grenades.

HOME GUARD EXERCISES

Home Guard Exercises (1941)

The Home Guard carry out exercises in bombed out London.

MR FRASER'S TOUR

Mr Fraser's Tour (1941)

Premier of New Zealand receives honours from Aberdeen University and visits...