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UNDERSTANDINGS

Understandings (1929)

Old and new standards of dress and behaviour are contrasted.

HEARING AIDS

Hearing Aids (1957)

Various glamorous designs disguise hearing aids for women - antiquated hearing aids...

VINTAGE CAR AUCTION

Vintage Car Auction (1961)

Beautiful vintage and veteran cars are auctioned at Lord Montagu's Beaulieu...

DICK TURPIN

Dick Turpin (1957)

A robbery is staged by an actor dressed up as Dick Turpin to raise money for charity.

SHOES OF TOMORROW

Shoes Of Tomorrow (1957)

A preview of the latest fashions in lady's footwear influenced by shoe trends...

SEWING MACHINES - OLD AND NEW

Sewing Machines - Old And New (1960)

A look at sewing machines and what they can do from Victorian...

LINES OF THE TIMES

Lines Of The Times (1932)

Underwear of yesteryear is compared with the undies of 1932.

1805 - 1930

1805 - 1930 (1930)

Naval crews prepare for naval week on warships old and new, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

MISS EVELYN LAYE AS

Miss Evelyn Laye As "Madame Pompadour" (1924)

The theatrical star Evelyn Laye in scenes from "Madame...

THE STREET CRIES OF OLD LONDON

The Street Cries Of Old London (1931)

Nice film about the 'prim primrose girls' who used to sing on...

SPECTACLES THROUGH THE AGES on sleeve as: SPECTACLES THRU THE AGES

Spectacles Through The Ages On Sleeve As: Spectacles Thru The Ages (1932)

Nice film about the...

CAMEOS - FROM

Cameos - From "Betty In Mayfair" (1925)

Scenes from "Betty in Mayfair" starring Evelyn Laye and Mary...

HEY HO THIRTY YEARS AGO !

Hey Ho Thirty Years Ago ! (1935)

Comical piece of film about the maid Mary Jane who accidentally blows...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 70

Caught By The Camera No. 70 (1936)

Caught by the Camera shows us a young woman modelling the latest in...

THE TRAMP'S SACRIFICE

The Tramp's Sacrifice (1936)

We see an entertaining melodrama set 40 years previously, Tommy Handley...

CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF NO. 8

Cineviews In Brief No. 8 (1936)

A museum of hair ornaments in Vienna and oyster beds in Taranto,...

GOING DOWN!

Going Down! (1939)

A brief history of the diving suit, helmet and equipment used for reaching the seabed.

FASHION FOIBLES

Fashion Foibles (1930)

Old fashioned outfits are compared to modern outfits of 1930.

PRAM PROGRESS

Pram Progress (1932)

Great film showing the very latest in babies prams including a funky motorised pram.

IN THE DAYS OF OUR YOUTH

In The Days Of Our Youth (1932)

An acrobatic routine of the early 1900s is updated with new intertitles...

SEVEN AGES

Seven Ages (1932)

Film which traces the change in women's hairstyles through history.

PARTY CLOTHES

Party Clothes (1933)

Fabulous film about how long it took a woman to get ready for a date in olden times...

A VERY LIGHT SUBJECT

A Very Light Subject (1935)

Good educational film about how humans have developed artificial light over...

A CENTURY OF TRANSPORT

A Century Of Transport (1933)

A pageant of transport through the ages in America.

LOOKING BACK!

Looking Back! (1935)

Animation and real footage looks at the progress of transport and, er, ladies...

BATHING BEAUTIES issue title is MILES AND SMILES

Bathing Beauties Issue Title Is Miles And Smiles (1936)

Girls model modern and old fashioned...

KEEP THEM RUNNING aka KEEP 'EM RUNNING

Keep Them Running AKA Keep 'em Running (1945)

Despite the war, Victor Smyth still trains racehorses...

PENNY FARTHING

Penny Farthing (1945)

The Old Ordinary Bicycle Club hold a race from Westminster to Blackheath. London.

DOWN THE ROAD

Down The Road (1946)

Nice footage of passenger travellers taking a ride on a stage coach in Canterbury,...

HISTORIC BICYCLES aka OLD-FASHIONED BICYCLES

Historic Bicycles AKA Old-Fashioned Bicycles (1953)

Finsbury Park Cycling Club set off from...

PERSONALITY MEET HENRY EDWARDS & CHRISSIE WHITE

Personality Meet Henry Edwards & Chrissie White (1946)

Item showing 1920s film stars Henry Edwards...

FRANKIE LAINE

Frankie Laine (1953)

Singer Frankie Laine signs autographs for fans in Battersea Park, London.

H.A.C. PIKEMEN

H.A.C. Pikemen (1958)

A parade by the Honourable Artillery Company of Pikemen and Musketeers which began...

LAKE COMO BATTLE

Lake Como Battle (1957)

A pageant on Lake Como where people dress in period costume and joust in memory...

SHERLOCK HOLMES PUB

Sherlock Holmes Pub (1958)

A tongue-in-cheek account of a reconstruction of Sherlock's Holmes' study in...

MODERN SCALES

Modern Scales (1958)

Scales are not just for cooking but are also scientific tools as this item about...

ELECTRIC PORTABLE TYPEWRITER aka WORLD'S FIRST ELECTRIC PORTABLE TYPEWRITER aka...

Electric Portable Typewriter AKA World's First Electric Portable Typewriter Aka... (1958)

A...

STUDENTS DRESS UP aka ART SCHOOL

Students Dress Up AKA Art School (1959)

Old fashioned clothes are modelled for art students.

PERIOD REGATTA

Period Regatta (1959)

Art students have a day out on the river in costumes from the 1800s.

VIKING VILLAGE

Viking Village (1959)

Reconstruction of a Viking settlement - lots of people in costume.

LLOYD'S COFFEE HOUSE

Lloyd's Coffee House (1960)

A recreation of the early days of Lloyd's Coffee House in the City of...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 411 - reel 1 of 2 - VILLAGE WEDDING

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 411 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Village Wedding (1962)

Various shots of a country...

AVIATION'S PIONEERS

Aviation's Pioneers (1932)

A monument is unveiled to the Wright Brothers on the site of their early...

FLASHING STEEL - SOME OLD AND NEW FENCING CONTRASTS

Flashing Steel - Some Old And New Fencing Contrasts (1926)

Old fashioned and modern fencing...

THAT RESTLESS SPIRIT!

That Restless Spirit! (1926)

Item which contrasts the ladylike woman of yesteryear with the high...

REGIMENTAL PAGEANTRY

Regimental Pageantry (1930)

Regimental uniforms through from 1537 to 1930 at a pageant of the Royal...

THE EVOLUTION OF EVE

The Evolution Of Eve (1922)

Fabulous stage costumes from "Pins and Needles" are modelled - fashions...

THE GIRLS OF THE OLD BRIGADE

The Girls Of The Old Brigade (1924)

Old fashioned outfits of the 1880s are contrasted with modern...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 14

Caught By The Camera No. 14 (1934)

The influence of Victorian dress on modern evening gowns,...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MR ALFRED PRAGA

Camera Interviews - Mr Alfred Praga (1927)

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