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SEWING MACHINE

Sewing Machine (1942)

An old fashioned sewing machine is compared with a new one.

MODERN CHAIRS IN PLEXIGLAS AND METAL BY VERNER PANTON

Modern Chairs In Plexiglas And Metal By Verner Panton (1962)

Danish furniture designer makes...

DANCE OF THE SIMPLETON

Dance Of The Simpleton (1925)

Weird dancing style is demonstrated - the unnamed woman is dancing to a...

SOMETHING NEWER STILL

Something Newer Still (1929)

Lovely long summer coats made from string!

OFFICE ROBOTS

Office Robots (1931)

Footage of several new inventions to help office staff.

OLD FASHIONS issue title PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT THE MODERN WOMAN

Old Fashions Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks At The Modern Woman (1947)

Women in 1840s...

RUBBER CLOTH!

Rubber Cloth! (1934)

A woman shows us blouses and hats made from the new rubber cloth.

ANOTHER STREAMLINER!

Another Streamliner! (1934)

Aerial shots of a streamlined train speeding through the countryside.

READY FOR THE SUN

Ready For The Sun (1936)

Ladies model the latest swimsuits.

THE SUPER BATH

The Super Bath (1930)

Continental swimming pool - the very latest with restrooms and "cabins".

LABELS! aka LABELS FOR BABIES IN HOSPITALS

Labels! AKA Labels For Babies In Hospitals (1930-1932)

New methods for identifying new born babies.

WOODEN HATS

Wooden Hats (1932)

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

ONE PIECE BUILDINGS!

One Piece Buildings! (1933)

Good shots of men at work using a new electric welder on a construction...

THE FLYING HAMBURGER

The Flying Hamburger (1933)

Good footage of new pioneering train in Germany.

THE SELF-RISER!

The Self-Riser! (1932)

New development in aviation - I don't think it will take off.

TELEPHONE RECORDER issue title is UP AND DOING

Telephone Recorder Issue Title Is Up And Doing (1939)

A device that attaches to telephones which...

SHADES OF GRANDMAMA

Shades Of Grandmama (1946)

A girl models the latest synthetic rubber and nylon silk corset.

DENTAL CLINIC

Dental Clinic (1954)

Good footage of children having treatment at Dental clinic in London.

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.

CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION

Contemporary Art Exhibition (1963)

Contemporary art exhibition in London.

MODERN SCULPTURE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Modern Sculpture In Czechoslovakia (1967)

Display of modern art and sculpture in exhibition grounds...

WOMEN'S LEAGUE OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Women's League Of Health And Beauty (1920-1939)

Great footage - women of League of Health and Beauty in...

EVE AT THE EXHIBITION - PARIS

Eve At The Exhibition - Paris (1931)

Women in floaty frocks pose at the Paris Exhibition.

THE FUTURIST

The Futurist (1922)

Monsieur Chauveau - a French futurist sculptor is seen at work.

BLITZ-SITE SCULPTURE aka BLITZ SITE SCULPTURE

Blitz-Site Sculpture AKA Blitz Site Sculpture (1949)

Sculptures make works of art from granite...

93 MILES PER HOUR AT TIMES! aka 95 MILES PER HOUR

93 Miles Per Hour At Times! AKA 95 Miles Per Hour (1932)

Views of new design of diesel railway...

"Tommy Atkins"... 1932 Model! (1932)

New uniform demonstrated for British infantry - thank goodness...

UP-TO-DATE WEEK-ENDERS aka UP TO DATE WEEKENDER

Up-To-Date Week-Enders AKA Up To Date Weekender (1930)

Modern couples leave for their weekend...

THE MECHANICAL MASTERS aka TESTING RACQUETS

The Mechanical Masters AKA Testing Racquets (1930)

Tennis racquets and golf balls are tested in...

THE HOUSE OF A DREAM

The House Of A Dream (1931)

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

SPORTING NOTIONS on sleeve as SPORTING NATIONS

Sporting Notions On Sleeve As Sporting Nations (1929)

New fashions for pillion girls - suitable...

FOLLOWING THE SUN

Following The Sun (1936)

A house in Italy rotates on rails to catch all the sun's rays at any time of...

ELECTRIC CANALS!

Electric Canals! (1931)

Electric barges in action on a canal in Kidderminster.

SHOES WHO

Shoes Who (1937)

A look at shoes throughout the ages.

DRAWING ROOM STEEL MANUFACTURE

Drawing Room Steel Manufacture (1928)

Footage of a foundry which produces steel - various processes...

FLYING LEGS - FILMED AT GRAVESEND

Flying Legs - Filmed At Gravesend (1931)

Athletics meeting at Gravesend - mostly women competitors.

THE SUPER DAIRY

The Super Dairy (1931)

Up to date dairy is shown - mechanised production line.

SPEEDSTERS!

Speedsters! (1932)

Women's athletics meet - hurdles and sprinting.

SPEEDING UP

Speeding Up (1933)

New method is used to speed up the laying of cables.

THE SUPER HOSPITAL OF FRANCE

The Super Hospital Of France (1935)

A look at a new modern hospital in Paris, France.

THE ROLL CALL

The Roll Call (1932)

Automated system whereby a perforated sheet is used to play a tune on a group of...

FOLDING FURNITURE issue title reads HOMES TO HURD

Folding Furniture Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd (1936)

Glamorous models demonstrate some of the...

SEWING MACHINES

Sewing Machines (1934)

Short film on history of sewing machines.

MODERN ART aka SURREALISTS issue title is HELP YOURSELF

Modern Art AKA Surrealists Issue Title Is Help Yourself (1944)

Surrealist Artist Jack Bilbo at...

MODERN ARTS aka CONTEMPORARY ARTS

Modern Arts AKA Contemporary Arts (1944)

People display mixed reactions to the contemporary arts...

PICASSO EXHIBITION

Picasso Exhibition (1960)

An exhibition of Pablo Picasso's paintings on display at the Tate Gallery,...

LONDON - QUEEN VISITS POWER STATION

London - Queen Visits Power Station (1962)

Queen Elizabeth II visits Bankside Power Station, London.

SCHOOLBOYS BUILD HOVERCRAFT

Schoolboys Build Hovercraft (1968)

Boys from Bedfordshire Secondary Modern show off the hovercraft...

WORLD OF TOMORROW

World Of Tomorrow (1969)

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