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RHYTHM ON ROLLERS

Rhythm On Rollers (1938)

Girls in plaid skating skirts glide about a rink.

FIRST ROAD SKATING & CUTS

First Road Skating & Cuts (1926)

Roller skating race between Paris and Versailles.

HOLIDAY SPORTS - ROLLER SKATING TIME EVENT AT WEMBLEY

Holiday Sports - Roller Skating Time Event At Wembley (1938)

The British team win a 5,000 metres...

PARIS aka ROLLER SKATING IN A NEW WAY IN PARIS

Paris AKA Roller Skating In A New Way In Paris (1939)

New roller skating competition in Paris,...

NEW AUSTRALIAN CRAZE

New Australian Craze "Roller Boarding" (1964)

Roller boarding in Australia - old type skateboards.

ROLLER HOCKEY

Roller Hockey (1950-1959)

Various shots of young men playing roller hockey on an outdoor roller skating rink.

HOCKEY ON ROLLER SKATES - VIENNA

Hockey On Roller Skates - Vienna (1938)

A new roller-skate with a brake on the front enables hockey...

FRENCH BIRD MAN ON SKATES

French Bird Man On Skates (1938)

A French inventor creates huge wing like attachments for the arms in...

BOXING ON SKATES aka BOXERS ON SKATES

Boxing On Skates AKA Boxers On Skates (1937)

Novelty item about two men boxing whilst wearing roller...

TENNIS ON SKATES

Tennis On Skates (1941)

Novel tennis matches take place on roller-skates.

LANGLEY - WORK SKATES ALONG

Langley - Work Skates Along (1965)

Clerks in factory warehouse speed up work by doing it on roller...

WOMEN SPEED SKATERS

Women Speed Skaters (1947)

Women speed skaters have their hair done before their race. France.

ROLLER SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Roller Skating Championships (1930-1939)

Young men in roller skating race along roads of Sienna, Italy.

A DOUBLE CHAMPION

A Double Champion (1933)

London professional speed skating competition won by Benny Lee.

WHEELED HOCKEY

Wheeled Hockey (1932)

Hockey match played on roller skates in Switzerland.

SPORT!  AS SOME PEOPLE KNOW IT

Sport! As Some People Know It (1920)

Man roller skates being towed by a motorcycle. Various stunts.

SKILL ON SKATES!

Skill On Skates! (1940)

Pretty Italian girls do spins and stunts on roller-skates at Turin.

ROLLER HOCKEY!

Roller Hockey! (1940)

Young men play roller hockey on the promenade of a seaside town in Holland.

HUMAN BIKES SOUTH AMERICA

Human Bikes South America (1929)

People strap wheels to their feet and propel themselves along with...

SKATERS KEEP 'EM ROLLING

Skaters Keep 'em Rolling (1950)

The roller skating show 'Skating Vanities with Gloria Nord' are a big...

ITALY

Italy (1957)

Roller skating race in streets of Palermo, Italy.

ROLLER SKATING GROCER aka SKATING GREENGROCER

Roller Skating Grocer AKA Skating Greengrocer (1937)

Greengrocer on roller skates pushes a tea...

NEWS FLASHES - ITALIAN ROLLER SKATING

News Flashes - Italian Roller Skating (1954)

Renzo Castagna of Palermo wins Tour of Palermo roller...

ROLLER SKATING

Roller Skating (1948)

Police diverts traffic for roller skate race in Moorgate, London.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 339 - reel 2 of 2 - BOY WONDER and MUZZLE LOADERS

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 339 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Boy Wonder And Muzzle Loaders (1961)

Out takes...

ROLLER SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN WETTEREN

Roller Skating Championships In Wetteren (1965)

Roller skating championship in Wetteren, Belgium.

TRACKING SHOT TRAIN - VARIOUS

Tracking Shot Train - Various (1920-1930)

Tracking shot from a train.

RINK HOCKEY

Rink Hockey (1954)

Female roller hockey team the Folkestone Stars seen in action in a match.

WORKERS ON SKATES

Workers On Skates (1965)

Workers use roller skates to help them get around a large warehouse.

PLAYGROUND FOR ALL NEW

Playground For All New (1935)

The official opening of a new sports arena in the suburbs of Rome.

CROWNING OF BRISBANE QUEEN aka LARGS

Crowning Of Brisbane Queen AKA Largs (1936)

The Brisbane queen is crowned in Largs, Ayrshire,...

ROAD SKATING!

Road Skating! (1933)

A man roller-skates before the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

ROLLING HOME

Rolling Home (1929)

Various shots of a roller skating race - includes some slow motion footage.

THE FOUR COMETS

The Four Comets (1937)

Acrobatic roller-skating act; the quartet spin around small mat, lifting each...

CIRCUS IN GERMANY

Circus In Germany (1938)

Roller-skating bears and a human cannonball at a Berlin circus.

EVE - HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE

Eve - Here There And Everywhere (1920-1929)

Women perform various sports and exercises - water skiing,...

NORTHERN GRACE

Northern Grace (1932)

Icelandic girls perform a graceful exercise routine.

THE LOG ROLLER

The Log Roller (1933)

Excellent log rolling stunts including log rolling on roller skates!

STEEL GRAVITY RIDE OPENED - S. SHIELDS

Steel Gravity Ride Opened - S. Shields (1938)

Lord Stabolgi opens a new roller coaster in South...

SKATE PUSHBALL!

Skate Pushball! (1933)

Men on roller skates play with a huge football and girl skaters play 'musical...

SOCCER ON SKATES!

Soccer On Skates! (1934)

Girls play football on roller-skates at Forest Gate roller rink.

AUTO SKATES issue title is STEP ON IT

Auto Skates Issue Title Is Step On It (1944)

Inventor Tom Hancocks demonstrates his new motorised...

GERMANY - ROLLER SKIS

Germany - Roller Skis (1955)

A new ski on rollers open the way to all year skiing.

MAN ON SKATES

Man On Skates (1947)

A city gent roller skates to work to save money and get fit. London.

ROLLER SKATING

Roller Skating (1954)

Woking to Pirbrigth roller skating race in Surrey.

ROLLER HOCKEY

Roller Hockey (1950)

Footage hockey match aided by roller skates at Victoria Park, London.

PETROL ON SKATES

Petrol On Skates (1952)

Girls provide service at petrol station on roller skates. Birmingham, West...

CAMERA TAKES EASTER HOLIDAY aka BLACKPOOL BEACH

Camera Takes Easter Holiday AKA Blackpool Beach (1949)

Fair rides in action, aerial views of...

SKATING VANITIES ROLLER SKATING aka ICE SKATING SHOW

Skating Vanities Roller Skating AKA Ice Skating Show (1940)

Various shots of an ensemble roller...

BIRD MAN ON ROLLER SKATES

Bird Man On Roller Skates (1964)

Man on roller skates strapped to kite is pulled along by a car and...