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IN THE VAN

In The Van (1932)

Excellent story of the 'Flying Scotsman' speeding northwards with the large aeroplane...

TRAIN WRECK!

Train Wreck! (1932)

A train wreck is staged in an American Broadcasting Studio through the work of actors...

REVERIE

Reverie (1932)

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

A DRIVERLESS AUTO

A Driverless Auto (1929)

Radio controlled car is demonstrated.

MR HARRY TATE - AT HOME

Mr Harry Tate - At Home (1925)

The hilarious comedian Harry Tate fools around in his garden - makes...

SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLIES - A MODEL HOUSE

Something For The Girlies - A Model House (1928)

Ornate doll's house is shown to the camera - two...

DO YOU KNOW - No. 2

Do You Know - No. 2 (1927)

Short segment - various buildings and towers - audience being asked to guess...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 92

Caught By The Camera No. 92 (1936)

Caught by the Camera this week - blossoms being sprayed with...

THE RADIO REVELLERS

The Radio Revellers (1938)

Excellent footage of the variety singers The Radio Revellers singing 'There...

"Plane Safety!" (1938)

Aeroplane flying by radio location finding - early radar?

RONALD FRANKAU

Ronald Frankau (1938)

Comedian Ronald Frankau recites a poem - 'Pity the man that stands alone before the...

HIGH DOWN SOUTH!

High Down South! (1938)

A trip to the top of a very high radio transmitter mast being built in...

"Neutrals" (1939)

Good shots of Swedish warships escorting a merchant ship on the Baltic Sea.

THE BIG THINGS IN LIFE!

The Big Things In Life! (1931)

An ocean liner is painted or repaired. A large earth mover is featured.

CHILDREN CALLING HOME

Children Calling Home (1941)

Parents in radio studio talk to their children who have been evacuated to...

ABOARD THE

Aboard The "Queen Mary" (1938)

Radio star Eddie Cantor arrives in Southampton on the "Queen Mary". ...

COMEDY GOLF IN ROMFORD aka CHARITY GOLF - ROMFORD

Comedy Golf In Romford AKA Charity Golf - Romford (1938)

Tommy Handley and Bennett and Williams...

AMERICA'S LATEST RAGE 'RADIO INFORMATION'

America's Latest Rage 'radio Information' (1938)

People ring in to the NBC studios and ask all...

IN DRY - AMERICA

In Dry - America (1929)

Weapons and wireless equipment used by rum runners discovered in the United...

SEEING BY WIRELESS  aka LATEST WONDER BY WIRELESS or LATEST PICTURES BY WIRELESS...

Seeing By Wireless AKA Latest Wonder By Wireless Or Latest Pictures By Wireless... (1924)

Wireless...

US CONFISCATES ENEMY RADIOS

Us Confiscates Enemy Radios (1942)

America confiscates radios and cameras from Japanese, German and...

TWO-WAY ATLANTIC BROADCAST

Two-Way Atlantic Broadcast (1944)

Air Chief Marshal Peck and U.S. Lieutenant General Spaatz answer...

WHEN THE EARTH TREMBLED

When The Earth Trembled (1925)

The town of Santa Barbara in the USA is destroyed by several...

STUDENTS RADIO APPEAL

Students Radio Appeal (1926)

Students' rag parade in Newcastle.

FRENCH NAVY ENFORCES THE BLOCKADE

French Navy Enforces The Blockade (1940)

The French Navy check a cargo ship for contraband goods.

FAMOUS STARS ENTERTAIN THE FORCES

Famous Stars Entertain The Forces (1940)

Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Gracie Fields and Jack Hylton...

BROOKMAN'S PARK'S RIVAL

Brookman's Park's Rival (1931)

Interior of the German Broadcasting Station of Muhlacker and shots of...

WIRELESS HELP ROCKABYE NURSE

Wireless Help Rockabye Nurse (1948)

Novel method of baby minding comes from New York.

LESLIE HOLMES

Leslie Holmes "Over The Air" (1933)

Entertainer Leslie Holmes sings a jolly song about Milan.

PEGGY COCHRANE

Peggy Cochrane (1933)

Peggy demonstrates a new "radio-piano" that can simulate the tone of many...

REGINALD KING

Reginald King (1934)

Reginald King and his Orchestra play 'The House Beautiful' in the studio.

FEMININE PICTORIALITIES NO. 10

Feminine Pictorialities No. 10 (1934)

Excellent item shows us the features of a simplistic art deco...

FIGHTING THE FOG!

Fighting The Fog! (1935)

Story showing how radio helps pilots flying through fog.

RUSSELL JOHNS IN

Russell Johns In "You Call It Madness But I Call It Love" (1932)

Song at the piano performed by...

MUSIC FROM THE SKY

Music From The Sky (1933)

Footage choir singing 'Silent Night' on top of skyscraper in New York.

ATLANTIC BRIDGED BY VOICE  aka ATLANTIC BRIDGED BY A VOICE

Atlantic Bridged By Voice AKA Atlantic Bridged By A Voice (1924)

History is made when...

JUNGLE RAID IN MALAYA

Jungle Raid In Malaya (1952)

Dramatic scenes of patrol in the Malayan jungle by British troops.

GUV'NOR SHINER

Guv'nor Shiner (1954)

Jimmy Edwards visits the pub run by his friend Ronald Shiner.

LEDOR AND UTHONIUM aka LEADER AND ETHONIUM issue title reads HOMES TO HURD

Ledor And Uthonium AKA Leader And Ethonium Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd (1936)

Andre Ledor...

BENNETT AND WILLIAMS issue title PLAY SONG AND PATTER

Bennett And Williams Issue Title Play Song And Patter (1937)

Comedy double act tell jokes and...

RADIO REVELLERS

Radio Revellers (1931)

Radio Revellers singing 'Sweet Sue'.

POLICE DOG issue title - A.R.P.

Police Dog Issue Title - A.R.P. (1939)

A police dog hears her trainer's instructions via a wireless...

LYLE EVANS

Lyle Evans (1940)

Lyle Evans sings "A Jolly Song" in studio pub setting.

MORSE

Morse (1942-1944)

A look at Morse code and other forms of communication.

VALVE

Valve (1942)

A look at how valves work in microphones and radios.

HARRY PARRY AND HIS BAND issue title is HOT DOGS

Harry Parry And His Band Issue Title Is Hot Dogs (1942)

Harry Parry and his Radio Rhythm Club...

NAT ALLEN AND BAND

Nat Allen And Band (1944)

Nat Allen and his band play "Radio Red Cross Quiz".

EASTER HAT PARADE

Easter Hat Parade (1955)

Easter hat competition is held in Luton - some hats are great.

WILFRED PICKLES OPENS SPASTIC SCHOOL

Wilfred Pickles Opens Spastic School (1955)

Radio Star Wilfred Pickles and his wife Mabel open...

SUPERSCOPE PROBES SPACE

Superscope Probes Space (1965)

Powerful telescopes and observation planes enable clearer view of space...