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OPTICAL EFFECTS ON DANCER

Optical Effects On Dancer (1945)

Woman dancer multiplies - optical effects.

PRACTICAL JOKES issue title - TING-A-LING !

Practical Jokes Issue Title - Ting-A-Ling ! (1943)

Item about man carrying out or being the victim...

THE CAMERA CANNOT LIE!

The Camera Cannot Lie! (1930)

Camera tricks including optical printing & stopping and restarting the...

SPECTACLES OLD AND NEW

Spectacles Old And New (1963)

An interesting look at how spectacles and their function have changed...

REVERIE

Reverie (1932)

An art deco figure on an ashtray comes to life and dances about with a transparent scarf.

JUST BABY

Just Baby (1932)

Cute baby is the is used to demonstrate the innovation of trick photography.

CAN YOU BELIEVE YOUR EYES?

Can You Believe Your Eyes? (1933)

Several optical illusions shown in stop motion footage and...

[EVE'S FILM REVIEW TITLE SEQUENCE 2]

[eve's Film Review Title Sequence 2] (1928)

Opening sequence to Eve's Film Review cinemagazine -...

MOVIE NO 1

Movie No 1 (1936)

A look at how early pictures appeared to move when a wheel revolved behind them.

THE MERRY-GO-ROUND OF MILADY

The Merry-Go-Round Of Milady (1930)

Fashion item which uses some trick photography to nice effect.

SPECTACLES

Spectacles (1955)

Glorious 1950s specs are modelled - some truly fabulous designs.

THE KEEP FIT BRIGADE

The Keep Fit Brigade (1927)

Great film of women doing various exercises, boxing then doing high kicks on...

HEAVE HO!  FOR THE HORNPIPE

Heave Ho! For The Hornpipe (1931)

Two women dance a hornpipe - various camera tricks are used to good...

THE WHEELED CITY - WITH EVE IN COPENHAGEN

The Wheeled City - With Eve In Copenhagen (1932)

Various shots of cyclists on the streets of...

VISION - OUR CAMERAMAN SEES THINGS

Vision - Our Cameraman Sees Things (1932)

Ghostly girls from the past do a high kick routine, then...

DANCING GRACE

Dancing Grace (1932)

Camera tricks are used for pictorial effect as a ballet dancer is filmed.

ILLUSIONS

Illusions (1938)

An item showing how the eye is affected by certain illusions.

BARBARA WOOD issue title - THEY'RE OFF !

Barbara Wood Issue Title - They're Off ! (1938)

Footage of the cabaret performer Barbara Wood...

GOLD AND CORDELL issue title - DRAWING THE LINE

Gold And Cordell Issue Title - Drawing The Line (1939)

Good footage of the famous ballroom dancers...

DAPHNE DE WITT issue title is WATER WATER EVERYWHERE

Daphne De Witt Issue Title Is Water Water Everywhere (1938)

Cabaret dancer and contortionist,...

EYES

Eyes (1943)

Artificial eyes are made at the Ministry of Pensions Optical Depot in London.

MY HAT!

My Hat! (1927)

Comedians Handers and Millis (?) get up to some crazy antics - good trick photography.

MAN SMOKING PIPE UNDERWATER

Man Smoking Pipe Underwater (1928)

Extract from a Joe Noble cartoon - Joe is seen "smoking underwater"...

DANCING GRACE

Dancing Grace (1933)

Exhibition dance by the Premiere Ballerina Vera Savina.

COSTUMES FOR SEA & SEE

Costumes For Sea & See (1929)

Lovely fashion item - women model glamorous swimwear.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MR ALFRED PRAGA

Camera Interviews - Mr Alfred Praga (1927)

The painter Alfred Praga is seen at work - some nice trick...

COSTUMES FOR SEA & SEE

Costumes For Sea & See (1929)

Lovely fashion item - women model glamorous swimwear.

THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS

The Death Of The Flowers (1925)

Stencil colour material - lovely pictorial interpretation of a poem...

THE STARS OFF STAGE - JACK HYLTON AND HIS BAND

The Stars Off Stage - Jack Hylton And His Band (1926)

Lovely film showing Jack, his band and his...

EVE IN THE SWIM

Eve In The Swim (1932)

Wonderful film about the change in size of women's swimsuits - they just get...

THE STARS OFF STAGE - JACK HYLTON AND HIS BAND

The Stars Off Stage - Jack Hylton And His Band (1926)

Lovely film showing Jack, his band and his...

LITTLE TIGER

Little Tiger (1930-1939)

R.S.P.C.A. documentary all about cats.

THE EVOLUTION OF THE FILM - PART 2

The Evolution Of The Film - Part 2 (1928)

Early films are described - unfortunately most of the...

ILLUSIONS

Illusions (1932)

Amusing exploration of some optical illusions using animation and live action.

WHAT THE PUBLIC WANTS! reel 2 of 4

What The Public Wants! Reel 2 Of 4 (1933)

Great round-up of popular variety acts: Afrique, Billy...

EVE PRESENTS ANOTHER NOVELTY - WORDS AND MUSIC BY - NO. 2

Eve Presents Another Novelty - Words And Music By - No. 2 (1928)

Interesting film which...

EVE IN THE SWIM

Eve In The Swim (1932)

Wonderful film about the change in size of women's swimsuits - they just get...

EVE PRESENTS ANOTHER NOVELTY - WORDS AND MUSIC BY - NO. 2

Eve Presents Another Novelty - Words And Music By - No. 2 (1928)

Interesting film which presents...