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SKATING ON LAKE

Skating On Lake (1940-1949)

People skating on frozen lake, professional woman skater and two girls join them.

NETTING THE KING'S LAKES

Netting The King's Lakes (1918)

Footage of men fishing in the King's lakes.

LAKELAND YACHTING

Lakeland Yachting (1934)

Great shots of the yachts sailing across Lake Windermere.

HAWESWATER DAM UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Haweswater Dam Under Construction (1937)

Massive dam under construction at Haweswater, Lake District.

HORSE TROTTING RACE ON SNOW

Horse Trotting Race On Snow (1946)

Horse drawn sleigh race on Lake Treborningen, Sweden.

"Bumpers" On The Water ... Now! (1933)

New design of small motor boat of British design is...

WITH THE WILD BIRDS

With The Wild Birds (1939)

Footage of duck shooting on Lake Comachio in Italy.

MILAN - REGATTA

Milan - Regatta (1937)

Yacht regatta in Milan attracts many people.

MOLVENO LAKE

Molveno Lake (1952)

Lake Molveno is converted to reservoir for new power source in Italy.

COUNTRY LANES

Country Lanes (1970-1979)

Tracking shot down country lane during summer months.

SKATE SAILING

Skate Sailing (1910-1919)

Footage of the people skating on frozen lake.

LARGEST HYDROFOIL RIVER BOAT

Largest Hydrofoil River Boat (1961)

Largest hydrofoil river boat demonstrated.

ON THE SEA THAT OUR SAVIOUR KNEW!

On The Sea That Our Saviour Knew! (1931)

Local people turn out to see a flying boat land on Lake...

CONISTON part of PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Coniston Part Of People In The News (1950)

Donald Campbell prepares to mount another attempt on the...

BLUEBIRD STILL TRYING

Bluebird Still Trying (1958)

Donald Campbell keeps up his efforts to break water speed record with...

CAMPBELL'S NEW RECORD! 248.62 MPH

Campbell's New Record! 248.62 Mph (1958)

Donald Campbell breaks World Water Speed Record at Lake...

BLUEBIRD AT SPEED

Bluebird At Speed (1958)

Donald Campbell takes his speedboat, Bluebird, out for a speedy spin on Lake...

CAMPBELL NEW WORLD RECORD

Campbell New World Record (1959)

Donald Campbell beats water speed record in Bluebird on Coniston...

OUTWARD BOUND MOUNTAIN SCHOOL

Outward Bound Mountain School (1951)

Boys of outward bound school in Cumberland learn to row on Lake...

HOVERCRAFT COMES TO AFRICA

Hovercraft Comes To Africa (1968)

Hovercraft demonstrated at Lake Rudolf in Nairobi, Kenya.

SAILING RACE IN ARGENTINA

Sailing Race In Argentina (1969)

Various shots of sailing yachts in race on Lake St. Roque.

MOTHER GOOSE!

Mother Goose! (1930)

Various shots of a large number of geese.

MODEL BOAT REGATTA LNER

Model Boat Regatta Lner (1938)

Model boats and ships are prepared and run across a park lake.

CHRISTMAS TREES - LAKE THIRLMERE

Christmas Trees - Lake Thirlmere (1938)

Men cut down Christmas trees to sell. Near Lake Thirlmere,...

ROME - BOAT RACING

Rome - Boat Racing (1939)

Footage of speed boat racing in Rome, Italy.

PLANNERS GO FISHING

Planners Go Fishing (1948)

Fishermen of Lake Bezdrev, South Bohemia, at work.

HIGHGATE IN WALES

Highgate In Wales (1938)

A look at Highgate hill in Wales which is home to a large Elizabethan house.

 FISHING

Fishing (1948)

Fishermen have a successful day with their nets.

FISHING UNDER ICE

Fishing Under Ice (1947)

Fishermen break through the ice to fish in lake Balaton in Hungary.

SHEEP ROUNDED UP AND DIPPED TO CHECK EPIDEMIC aka SHEEP FARMING

Sheep Rounded Up And Dipped To Check Epidemic AKA Sheep Farming (1949)

Sheep, Herdwick species...

FREIGHTER SAILING RACES ON FRIESIAN LAKE.

Freighter Sailing Races On Friesian Lake. (1961)

Sailboats race on Friesian lake. Good quality...

FLAMINGOES aka FLAMINGOS

Flamingoes AKA Flamingos (1966)

Beautiful shots of flamingos feeding and wading in lake at the Nakuru...

IRRIGATION IN AUSTRALIA

Irrigation In Australia (1967)

Irrigation in Australia

TESTING WATER & TIMING APPARATUS OF 'BLUEBIRD'

Testing Water & Timing Apparatus Of 'bluebird' (1958)

Testing preparations for the land speed...

LAKE DISTRICT issue title - THIS ENGLAND

Lake District Issue Title - This England (1939)

Lovely footage of the Lake District in Cumbria.

CARDBOARD MODELS AKA CARDBOARD JETS

Cardboard Models AKA Cardboard Jets (1955)

Wallis Rigby has designed model boats made of cardboard

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 452 - reel 2 of 3 - JEMIMA'S JOURNEY THROUGH...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 452 - Reel 2 Of 3 - Jemima's Journey Through... (1963)

Cuts (rushes,...

SWIMMING FOR £2,000 PRIZE

Swimming For £2,000 Prize (1930)

Women swimmers get greased up for a 10 mile race in Lake Ontario.

BLESSING THE LAKE

Blessing The Lake (1934)

Religious ceremony of Blessing the Lake.

AFTER NEARLY 2,000 YEARS - mute version

After Nearly 2,000 Years - Mute Version (1931)

The Second of Emperor Caligula's state galley's is...

AFTER NEARLY 2,000 YEARS - sound version

After Nearly 2,000 Years - Sound Version (1931)

The Second of Emperor Caligula's state galley's is...

FLOODS IN AUSTRIA

Floods In Austria (1937)

Water shoots six hundred feet up in the air when released into lake in Austria....

THE SUPER DIVING BOARD

The Super Diving Board (1934)

Footage of a very large high diving board at a holiday resort in the...

A NOVEL OAR

A Novel Oar (1931)

New device so that rowers can see where they are headed.

THE MODEL MASTER

The Model Master (1931)

A model liner is put through its paces on a boating lake.

SKY GIANT BUILT FOR RUSSIA

Sky Giant Built For Russia (1937)

Shots of massive passenger seaplane built for service in Russia.

O'ER HILL AND DALE  AND SOMETIMES WATER

O'er Hill And Dale And Sometimes Water (1927)

Motorcycles race through the country lanes in the...

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

George Bernard Shaw (1927)

Rare interview with George Bernard Shaw.

WOODEN HATS

Wooden Hats (1932)

Amazing wooden hats are made from very small pieces of wood then modelled.

GOING - GOING - GONE!  OFF

Going - Going - Gone! Off (1933)

Ace proponents of log rolling show off their skills.