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COMIC POSTCARDS

Comic Postcards (1950)

Item showing comic postcards from manufacture to sale.

 MUSIC IN THE DENTISTS

Music In The Dentists (1962)

Jokey newsreel item from Germany about dentist who relaxes his patients...

GIRL ACROSS ROAD

Girl Across Road (1935)

A girl is thrown across a busy road - one way to beat the traffic.

APES HAVE DAY OUT

Apes Have Day Out (1960)

Apes are given a day out with food and drink. Germany.

SID FIELDS

Sid Fields (1947)

Comedian Sid Fields delivers his New Year message.

NEW HELP FOR DUTCH MOTHERS

New Help For Dutch Mothers (1959)

Newly invented baby bouncers amuse babies in Holland.

ART EARNS A DONKEY

Art Earns A Donkey (1959)

Painting competition in Italy where first prize is a donkey.

RIVER POLE JUMPING

River Pole Jumping (1960)

Filler item with Dutch people pole vaulting over a river and falling in the...

COMIC CRICKETERS PART 1

Comic Cricketers Part 1 (1914-1918)

Clown cricket players.

PHONE IN YOUR CAR

Phone In Your Car (1959)

Car phones used by business men in Lancashire.

DESERT SNIPS

Desert Snips

Various quick clips of British troops in the desert.

TOWN CRIERS CONTEST

Town Criers Contest (1948)

Cuts from newsreel story 48/70 - Town Criers' Contest in Lyme-Regis, West...

CHIMP SCHOOL IN MUNICH

Chimp School In Munich (1953)

Chimpanzees at school in Munich.

THE FOUR ACES

The Four Aces (1938)

Comedy quartet The Four Aces doing a routine set in Chicago called 'Calling All...

COMICAL PIPES

Comical Pipes (1960)

Comical pipes from Mr Shillitoe's collection at his home in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

SLIM JIM

Slim Jim (1961)

Large and slim men fit into cut out shapes in a competition at Butlin's Holiday Camp,...

THE PICK POCKET

The Pick Pocket (1965)

Professional pick pocket at work on guests in London.

PUB DOG

Pub Dog (1968)

Chip Chops the pub dog helps to stack barrels, then receives payment of a soda squirt in...

HULLO ... HULLO ... EVERYBODY! GENE GERRARD CALLING !! aka CINEMA BENEVOLENT...

Hullo ... Hullo ... Everybody! Gene Gerrard Calling !! AKA Cinema Benevolent... (1932)

Gene...

"It's The School-Kiddies' Henley!" (1932)

School boys and girls demonstrate their rowing skills - and...

CENSUS TIME AT THE ZOO

Census Time At The Zoo (1941)

Light hearted item: the zoo keepers take their own census of the animals....

PAN TO DAY PANTO  DAY

Pan To Day Panto Day (1929)

Charity 'rag' held by students in Liverpool, Merseyside.

COMEDY GOLF IN ROMFORD aka CHARITY GOLF - ROMFORD

Comedy Golf In Romford AKA Charity Golf - Romford (1938)

Tommy Handley and Bennett and Williams...

HOLIDAY NEWS - HOLIDAY SCENES WITH TERRY THOMAS

Holiday News - Holiday Scenes With Terry Thomas (1954)

Terry Thomas spends his holiday strolling...

Special - DOUGLAS CARNIVAL

Special - Douglas Carnival (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Douglas Carnival".

STAGE V PRESS FOOTBALL

Stage V Press Football (1951)

Charity comic football match between Press and Stage in Dublin.

SECOMBE CHRISTENS THE PUDDING

Secombe Christens The Pudding (1958)

Harry Secombe and Hattie Jacques mix up comedy and a Christmas...

'THE WINDY CITY' LIVES UP TO NAME

'the Windy City' Lives Up To Name (1955)

Ice and gales make Chicago's pavements a skating rink.

LE REGIME SEC A VECU aka END OF PROHIBITION IN AMERICA - END OF PHOHIBITION

Le Regime Sec A Vecu AKA End Of Prohibition In America - End Of Phohibition (1933)

Good...

SCOTTISH AGRICULTURAL CAMPS - TRAILER

Scottish Agricultural Camps - Trailer (1949)

Great short film encouraging people to take their...

TOWN CRIERS' CONTEST

Town Criers' Contest (1948)

Good footage of Town Criers in action during contest in Lyme-Regis, West...

DANNY KAYE AT THE TOWER OF LONDON

Danny Kaye At The Tower Of London (1948)

Danny Kaye being shown the Tower of London by a beefeater...

HUNGARIAN CARTOON FILM

Hungarian Cartoon Film (1964)

Five comic and simply drawn cartoons by Victor Kubal, either Hungarian...

CHARIOT RACING aka CHARIOT GAMES

Chariot Racing AKA Chariot Games (1960)

Comedy Roman chariot racing at Butlin's Holiday Camp in...

"Now ... You Golfers ..." (1932)

Golfer Joe Kirkwood uses his African-American caddy as a tee and for...

THE USE OF GUNS FOR MURDER AND SPORT

The Use Of Guns For Murder And Sport (1960)

Item about guns including a Police School, murder, and...

BUSINESS METHOD aka EXECUTIVES METHOD SCHOOL

Business Method AKA Executives Method School (1960)

Business executives learn Method Acting...

CHIMP IN PATHE CUTTING ROOM

Chimp In Pathe Cutting Room (1956)

Janet the Chimpanzee creates havoc in the reception and cutting...

MORECAMBE AND WISE

Morecambe And Wise (1960)

Brilliant film of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise adding to their collection of...

OSTEOPATH ARTIST

Osteopath Artist (1961)

Osteopath Dr Stephen Ward sketches Terry-Thomas at his Devonshire Street surgery...

NEW YEAR BARGAINS

New Year Bargains (1952)

Big crowds looking for bargains in London's New Year sales.

Selected Originals - CHURCHILL TELLS U.S.

Selected Originals - Churchill Tells U.S. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Churchill...

BEAUTY ON PARADE

Beauty On Parade (1953)

At Morecambe stadium, scene of a national bathing beauty contest, a London girl...

THE PRINCE AT THE AUCTION

The Prince At The Auction (1958)

Prince Philip attends auction of fruit to raise money for National...

THIS ISN'T CRICKET

This Isn't Cricket (1959)

Charlie Drake and Dickie Henderson captain teams in comedians' charity cricket...

SCHOOLBOYS EXHIBITION

Schoolboys Exhibition (1955)

A flying saucer is among the exhibits at this year's Schoolboys...

SIR WINSTON GETS THE WINKLE

Sir Winston Gets The Winkle (1955)

Fishermen of Hastings Old Town make Sir Winston Churchill a member...

COMPAGNONS D'ARMES

Compagnons D'armes (1941)

Free French troops being trained in England in 1941

THIS ISN'T CRICKET

This Isn't Cricket (1959)

Charlie Drake and Dickie Henderson captain teams in comedians' charity cricket...

CRAZY GALA

Crazy Gala (1960)

Fun and jolly japes in the Campers' Pool at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.