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GARDENS issue title is GOOD GROUNDS

Gardens Issue Title Is Good Grounds (1944)

Roof gardens - one ornamental and one practical (fruit,...

BARGE ON ROAD

Barge On Road (1944)

A 60 ton barge built inland is transported on a big trailer to the coast. ...

PIN POINTING SHOES

Pin Pointing Shoes (1949)

Item about cobbler Henry Jackson and his mosaic shoe designs. Highgate,...

POTATO PEELER

Potato Peeler (1949)

Footage of inventor Philip Phillips demonstrating his new potato peeler in London.

SEVERN BORE

Severn Bore (1949)

People come out to witness the River Severn Bore, a wave which causes the river to...

TRAINING BARBERS

Training Barbers (1950)

Nice item about training barbers in Old Compton Street in London.

FLEA CIRCUS

Flea Circus (1950)

Footage of flea circus at Bingley Hall, Birmingham.

TOY TESTING

Toy Testing (1952)

Kids test the strength of toys in Erith, Kent.

WAX BATH

Wax Bath (1952)

Wax bathing parlour for women attempting to lose weight, London.

RICHE HAIR STYLES

Riche Hair Styles (1951)

Cut hair is cleaned, woven and made into a flower shape to be used as a hair...

SNAKES

Snakes (1951)

Snake expert Adrian Darley enjoys time at home with Mr and Mrs Ford and their pythons.

GERMAN CAR

German Car (1954)

A look at the new German Messerschmitt three wheeled car. Upper Norwood, London.

CHRISTMAS IN BELGIUM

Christmas In Belgium (1965)

People Christmas shopping at the illuminated streets of Brussels.

COWBOY MONKEY

Cowboy Monkey (1959)

Ginger, the Rhesus monkey, lives on a farm in deepest Sussex with some Jersey cows.

TAME BULL

Tame Bull (1962)

Strange farmer rides a bull as if he was a horse.

INDUSTRIAL CRANE PICKS UP EGG aka CRANE AND EGG

Industrial Crane Picks Up Egg AKA Crane And Egg (1956)

Impressive stunt by experienced crane...

PROPPED-UP SHOP aka CRAZY HOUSE

Propped-Up Shop AKA Crazy House (1963)

Progress of a new tower block is halted by the stubborn owners...

AMPHIBIOUS WATER SCOOTER

Amphibious Water Scooter (1965)

Quirky item showing a man in a bowler hat testing a water scooter on...

FUZZBUG DOLLS

Fuzzbug Dolls (1966)

Fuzzbugs are weird little fuzzy toys - here we hear the fictional and real...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 683 - ADULT TOYS, DOLL'S FACTORY and BAND SAW SCULPTURE

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 683 - Adult Toys, Doll's Factory And Band Saw Sculpture (1968)

Out...

MAKE WAY FOR THE AMBULANCE

Make Way For The Ambulance (1932)

A patient is taken to hospital by sledge and by boat during cold...

ANOTHER PHOTOGRAPHIC MARVEL

Another Photographic Marvel (1933)

Slow motion footage taken by the ultra high speed high speed...

QUEER JOBS

Queer Jobs (1934)

Railway employees with strange job titles are seen at work in Swindon.

A ROOF TOP LAUNCH!

A Roof Top Launch! (1940)

A new boat is lowered from a rooftop shipyard to the street below in Cape...

HER LAST VOYAGE

Her Last Voyage (1929)

HMS "Ganges" is towed into Devonport to be broken up, Plymouth, Devon.

WINDMILL issue title WAGGERS AND JOKERS

Windmill Issue Title Waggers And Jokers (1936)

A windmill on the Isle of Thanet that has been...

WALKING COCKLE STALL issue title is COCKLES TO CHUCKLES

Walking Cockle Stall Issue Title Is Cockles To Chuckles (1936)

Quirky item - women wears circular...

TOFFEE APPLES issue title is JANE TO JOLLITY

Toffee Apples Issue Title Is Jane To Jollity (1936)

Toffee apple vendor in fancy dress sells apples...

HATS FOR SALE issue title is MILES AND SMILES

Hats For Sale Issue Title Is Miles And Smiles (1936)

Enterprising man sells sun hats to hot...

QUEER FISH issue title is SEA SHELL HAVE MUSIC

Queer Fish Issue Title Is Sea Shell Have Music (1936)

Different methods of catching exotic fish in...

ONE MAN COALMINE

One Man Coalmine (1936)

One man in Northumbria operates a pit all on his own.

BUTCHERS EARLY BIKE DELIVERIES

Butchers Early Bike Deliveries (1936)

A butcher uses an ancient 'penny-halfpenny' bicycle to do his...

FLOWER SELLER issue title is HOOPS DEARIE! aka FLOWER SALESMAN WEARING SUIT OF...

Flower Seller Issue Title Is Hoops Dearie! AKA Flower Salesman Wearing Suit Of... (1937)

Man...

FLOATING PETROL PUMP issue title TAME GENTLEMEN PLEASE

Floating Petrol Pump Issue Title Tame Gentlemen Please (1937)

Petrol pump in boat acts as...

LADY BLACKSMITH

Lady Blacksmith (1938)

Mrs Arnold - a woman blacksmith.

COAL CABLE CAR

Coal Cable Car (1939)

A cable car system transports buckets of coal from Kent colliery to Dover harbour.

CANARIES AND COBBLER on sleeve as CANARIES AND COBLER issue title is BREAK AWAY

Canaries And Cobbler On Sleeve As Canaries And Cobler Issue Title Is Break Away (1939)

A...

CROOKED HOUSES DUDLEY

Crooked Houses Dudley (1940)

A look at the crooked houses in Dudley caused by subsidence from mine...

ELASTIC

Elastic (1942)

Different uses for elastic.

HOPPING issue title - ROLLING STONES

Hopping Issue Title - Rolling Stones (1943)

Footage of women and children being sent out from the...

GLASS FABRIC

Glass Fabric (1944)

Glass fibre is made into material to be used in insulating blankets and wadding.

ALFIE AND THE ICE CREAM

Alfie And The Ice Cream (1945)

Little boy visits an ice cream factory.

GLASS FABRICS

Glass Fabrics (1948)

A look at how broken glass it turned into fibre and made into hats. Acton, London.

SILENT BUTLER

Silent Butler (1948)

Safe on house that tradesmen place their deliveries in, housewife then collects them...

TUNNEL HOUSE

Tunnel House (1948)

Quirky house built on bridge over railway line in Sussex.

BARREL MAKING AND COOPER INITIATING

Barrel Making And Cooper Initiating (1949)

Footage of Barrel making and Cooper initiating.

MOUSE DERBY

Mouse Derby (1949)

Mice race in wheels at special 'racecourse' in Bath.

ARTIFICIAL EYELASHES

Artificial Eyelashes (1949)

Manufacture of artificial eyelashes from human hair.

CHURCH SHOP

Church Shop (1950)

Footage of church in East Grinstead now used as a shop, West Sussex.

HYDROFIN

Hydrofin (1950)

Footage of new boat the hydrofin being demonstrated, Cowes, Isle of Wight.