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GIANTS OF INDUSTRY

Giants Of Industry (1929-1931)

Footage of a large liner ship in dock.

ODD HOME

Odd Home (1970-1979)

White opaque plastic? dome / tent, exterior and interior.

MY LADY'S DRESS

My Lady's Dress (1923)

Various "Hockley" dresses and a cloak are modelled in a drawing room setting.

TOMORROWS KITCHEN aka TOMORROW'S KITCHEN

Tomorrows Kitchen AKA Tomorrow's Kitchen (1944)

A look at tomorrow's kitchen, including transparent...

HUNGARIAN PALACE

Hungarian Palace (1966)

Various shots of interior and exterior and aerial of a large palace in Hungary.

 POOR LIVING STANDARDS

Poor Living Standards (1950-1959)

Various shots showing cramped and difficult living conditions in small...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 309 - QUEEN VICTORIA'S COACH

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 309 - Queen Victoria's Coach (1960)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for "Queen...

HEXAGONAL HOUSES

Hexagonal Houses (1964)

An item about a revolutionary new design of house - hexagon shaped.

LUXURY CARABUS

Luxury Carabus (1966)

A novel combination of caravan and coach contains lots of home comforts for an...

A TALE OF TILES

A Tale Of Tiles (1968)

A great little film which proposes recycling - making ceramic tiles.

FEMININE FASHIONS

Feminine Fashions (1922)

"Hockley" evening gowns and a cape are modelled - beaded and tasselled...

NOVELTIES - SEEN BY EVE'S CAMERA

Novelties - Seen By Eve's Camera (1929)

Two devices are demonstrated - one that stops the lid of a...

SERVIETTES - AS AIDS TO TABLE DECORATION

Serviettes - As Aids To Table Decoration (1927)

Techniques for folding and displaying serviettes are...

RUG MAKING

Rug Making (1930)

Craft demonstration - technique for making rugs is shown. A mother and daughter work...

A SIMPLE BUTTER-COOLER

A Simple Butter-Cooler (1933)

Woman demonstrates an easy way of keeping butter cool without a fridge.

"Kitchen Thinks" (1934)

The latest kitchen gadgets are tried out in the studio.

GADGETS aka KITCHEN IMPLEMENTS

Gadgets AKA Kitchen Implements (1937)

Demonstrations of various gadgets to make life easier in the...

KITCHEN GADGETS

Kitchen Gadgets (1950)

Good footage of new kitchen implements being demonstrated. Stanmore, Greater...

DREAM OF TOMORROW

Dream Of Tomorrow (1946)

Newest automatic washing machine on display.

PREFABS IN SWEDEN

Prefabs In Sweden (1947)

Footage of prefabs being constructed in Sweden.

RUMANIAN HOTEL

Rumanian Hotel (1966)

A new modern looking hotel is opened in Brashov, Rumania.

 NEW HOTEL IN BUCHAREST

New Hotel In Bucharest (1966)

Various shots of a modern looking new hotel in the Rumanian Capital.

FEMININE PICTORIALITIES NO. 10

Feminine Pictorialities No. 10 (1934)

Excellent item shows us the features of a simplistic art deco...

CANDY CARDS

Candy Cards (1956)

Edible birthday cards are the latest novelty.

TAME FOX beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Tame Fox Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1965)

Fab story about a pet fox.

TROPICAL SHELL SHAPERS

Tropical Shell Shapers (1966)

Tropical shells are carved, polished and made into figurines, jewellery,...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 363 - MILITARY MINIATURES, TROPICAL SHELL SHAPERS and...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 363 - Military Miniatures, Tropical Shell Shapers And... (1966)

Out...

PERFECT MATCH

Perfect Match (1968)

Fabulous 1968 designs for wallpaper and curtains are followed through to the...

THE HOUSE OF A DREAM

The House Of A Dream (1931)

Excellent story about a modern, art deco dream house on a hilltop in...

THE BEAD MAKERS

The Bead Makers (1932)

Mother and daughter have fun making paper beads for necklaces, lamp shade...

WALL PAINTINGS

Wall Paintings (1956)

Old wallpaper stripped from a cottage wall reveals priceless paintings.

SKYSCRAPER FLATS

Skyscraper Flats (1956)

Novel ten storey flats opened in Glasgow.

FURNITURE'S NEW LOOK

Furniture's New Look (1959)

Latest interior decoration and furniture at Earl's Court Furniture...

OIL PLATFORM SAILING SOON

Oil Platform Sailing Soon (1959)

Huge oil rig 'Orient Explorer' prepares to be towed from Southampton...

FOLDING FURNITURE issue title reads HOMES TO HURD

Folding Furniture Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd (1936)

Glamorous models demonstrate some of the...

FLATS IN QUICK TIME

Flats In Quick Time (1965)

Block of high-rise flats assembled in 18 weeks in Manchester.

FLATS AFLOAT FOR WORKERS

Flats Afloat For Workers (1965)

A floating block of flats called a Botel houses Italian workers in...

PLASTIC BATHS aka NEW-STYLE BATHROOMS

Plastic Baths AKA New-Style Bathrooms (1967)

Over-the-top luxury bathrooms by designer Godfrey...

COMFORT FURNITURE aka NEW LOOK FURNITURE AND FITTINGS

Comfort Furniture AKA New Look Furniture And Fittings (1967)

Quintessential sixties furniture on...

Selected originals - QE2 RETURN

Selected Originals - QE2 Return (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story - QE2 RETURN - 69/3.

INSTANT BATHROOM

Instant Bathroom (1969)

Prefabricated bathrooms being constructed in Thames Ditton, Surrey.

WORLD OF TOMORROW

World Of Tomorrow (1969)

Germany. What the home may look like by the year 2000.

HOME PLANNING

Home Planning (1948)

A young couple drop into the Council of Industrial Design for advice on setting up...

TRANSPARENT BEEHIVE

Transparent Beehive (1948)

Mr. Stanley keeps bees in a transparent hive in his living room.

"Koombe" Furniture (1949)

Footage of the the new combined bed / cabinet being demonstrated in...

COACH BUNGALOWS

Coach Bungalows (1948)

Railway carriages being converted into bungalows - new homes.

HOMES WHILE YOU WAIT

Homes While You Wait (1945)

A couple watching men building their new house made of portable sections in...

LANCE FAIRFAX IN

Lance Fairfax In "The Springtime Reminds Me Of You" (1932)

Girls lounge in armchairs and smoke as...

PREFAB HOME - MRS CHURCHILL

Prefab Home - Mrs Churchill (1945)

Prefabricated houses presented to public & inspected by Mrs...

HAPPINESS AT HOME

Happiness At Home (1953)

Woman visits Paris Ideal Home exhibition leaving husband to look after kids &...