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GERMANY'S WESTERN DEFENCES - SIEGFRIED LINE

Germany's Western Defences - Siegfried Line (1938)

A look at how Germany built their Western...

GERMANY'S WESTERN DEFENCES - THE SIEGFRIED LINE

Germany's Western Defences - The Siegfried Line (1939)

Excellent footage of the Germany's defences...

FRENCHMEN - THE MAGINOT LINE aka FRENCH MAN THE MAGINOT LINE

Frenchmen - The Maginot Line AKA French Man The Maginot Line (1938)

The French prepare to man...

SIGNS OF BETTER TIMES

Signs Of Better Times (1923)

Anchor liner "California" is finally launched after work resumed despite...

GERMANY'S SIEGFRIED LINE

Germany's Siegfried Line (1938)

An item showing Germans constructing the Siegfried Line, a series of...

AUTOMATIC TUBE TRAIN aka NEW LOOK TRANSPORT

Automatic Tube Train AKA New Look Transport (1968)

New look tube trains for Victoria Line given...

PARACHUTE JUMPING FOR SILVER LINING WEEK aka PARACHUTING

Parachute Jumping For Silver Lining Week AKA Parachuting (1947)

Soldier parachutists jump from a...

DOUBLE DECKER GREEN LINE BUS

Double Decker Green Line Bus (1949)

Footage of Green Line double decker bus in operation. Chiswick,...

NICOSIA CURFEW - LIFE INSIDE THE CITY

Nicosia Curfew - Life Inside The City (1956)

The streets of Nicosia on the fourth day of the curfew...

GRANDAD TOYMAKER [sic] aka GRANDDAD TOY MAKER

Grandad Toymaker [sic] AKA Granddad Toy Maker (1968)

Wooden toys are made to the designs of...

ATHLETE CINEMA GIRLS

Athlete Cinema Girls (1914-1918)

Cinema girls compete in sports races to raise funds for Cinematograph Trade...

THE VICTORIA LINE

The Victoria Line (1965)

Work on the Underground's Victoria Line.

WORLD'S LARGEST MOTOR SHIP

World's Largest Motor Ship (1930)

The White Star Liner 'Britannic' sets off from Liverpool on its...

BRITISH SHIPBUILDING IS BUCKING UP & CUTS

British Shipbuilding Is Bucking Up & Cuts (1926)

Launching of Blue Star Line ship, S. S, Andulasia...

FRANCES WALL OF STEEL aka FRANCE'S WALL OF STEEL - MAGINOT LINE

Frances Wall Of Steel AKA France's Wall Of Steel - Maginot Line (1938)

The French army...

EMPIRE'S LARGEST AIRSHIP SHED & CUTS

Empire's Largest Airship Shed & Cuts (1926)

A look at a massive hangar and mooring mast for...

NEWS FROM FRANCE

News From France (1939)

Footage of the French tanks being loaded onto vehicle to take them to the...

WITHIN A STONES THROW OF THE ENEMY

Within A Stones Throw Of The Enemy (1939)

Footage of French soldiers in trenches between Maginot Line...

GEORGE FORMBY'S GREAT CHARITY CONCERT

George Formby's Great Charity Concert (1940)

George Formby singing "Imagine Me on the Maginot Line".

FATHER CHRISTMAS JOINS PRODUCTION DRIVE

Father Christmas Joins Production Drive (1948)

Toys and Christmas cards are getting ready for...

NEW TUBE HALFWAY MARK

New Tube Halfway Mark (1965)

Work continues on the new Victoria Line underground tube network. Green...

VICTORIA LINE EXHIBITION

Victoria Line Exhibition (1968)

Victoria Line underground exhibition takes place at Design Centre,...

VICTORIA LINE OPENED

Victoria Line Opened (1968)

Item showing first stage of Victoria Line underground in operation. London.

Selected originals - VICTORIA LINE OPENED

Selected Originals - Victoria Line Opened (1968)

Material relating to newsreel story "Victoria Line...

HIGHLAND DANCING AND FIREWORKS

Highland Dancing And Fireworks (1947)

Night shots of the opening of Silver Linings Weeks - Scottish...

LONDON TRAFFIC

London Traffic (1950)

Traffic scenes in Staines, Surrey.

 DESTRUCTION OF THE SIEGFRIED LINE

Destruction Of The Siegfried Line (1947)

The German fortifications along the Siegfried line are...

THE BLUEBELL LINE

The Bluebell Line (1964)

'Primrose', 'Bluebell' and 'Stepney' on the Bluebell Line.

RUSSIANS SHELLING PRZEMYSL

Russians Shelling Przemysl (1915)

Russians shelling Przemysl.

CROWDS OUTSIDE A GOVERNMENT OFFICE

Crowds Outside A Government Office (1914-1918)

Men waiting to enlist outside building.

MARATHON RACE AT WINDSOR 1914

Marathon Race At Windsor 1914 (1914)

A marathon race takes place in Windsor, Berkshire.

SCOTTISH FISHER GIRLS

Scottish Fisher Girls (1920)

Good item showing girls working at George Walker and Sons fisheries....

WOUNDED SOLDIERS' OUTING

Wounded Soldiers' Outing (1914-1918)

Outing for wounded soldiers.

SHEFFIELD CAVALCADE

Sheffield Cavalcade (1920-1929)

Enormous car factory being built at Sheffield - good footage of cars on...

TOY FACTORY

Toy Factory (1945)

Dolls and other toys are made in toy factory.

TOY FACTORY

Toy Factory (1945)

Toys are made and tested by children in toy factory.

CROSSING THE LINE

Crossing The Line (1964)

When a ship crosses the equator the crew dress up in wigs and skirts and have...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 529 - THE VICTORIA LINE and SPANISH DANCE

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 529 - The Victoria Line And Spanish Dance (1965)

Out takes (cuts,...

JAPANESE LONDON

Japanese London (1968)

A visit to London's only traditional Japanese restaurant in 1968, plus the...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 698 - ZODIAC SCULPTOR, SALTY BUSINESS and GRANDAD...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 698 - Zodiac Sculptor, Salty Business And Grandad... (1968)

Out...

NEPTUNE'S COURT

Neptune's Court (1934)

Crossing the line ceremony is performed as a part of Navy Week Display in...

GERMANY INVADED

Germany Invaded (1944)

Allied forces move into Germany and Holland.

THE EQUATOR - CROSSING THE LINE U.S. STYLE

The Equator - Crossing The Line U.S. Style (1928)

Father Neptune and his attendants preside over...

DAY OF GIRL ATHLETES aka THE DAY OF THE GIRL ATHLETE

Day Of Girl Athletes AKA The Day Of The Girl Athlete (1922)

Footage of women's golf, athletics...

CROSSING THE LINE

Crossing The Line (1922)

Crossing the Line ceremony on the HMS Hood, the Equator.

ON THE WESTERN FRONT

On The Western Front (1939)

Footage of German town captured by the French on the Western Front.

AQUITANIA FROM COAL TO OIL

Aquitania From Coal To Oil (1920)

A look at the enormous Cunard Liner, The Aquitania, as it comes...

PARIS MOTORCYCLE CROSS COUNTRY aka ROUGH RIDE MOTORCYCLE RACE

Paris Motorcycle Cross Country AKA Rough Ride Motorcycle Race (1952)

French motorcyclists show...

NORMAN ALLIN

Norman Allin (1938)

Norman Allin sings "A Sergeant of the Line".

TUBE MAKES PROGRESS

Tube Makes Progress (1964)

First pictures of progress on tunnels for the new Victoria Line on the London...