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 FIRE ACCIDENT - TRAILER

Fire Accident - Trailer

A short trailer film about the use of fire guards to prevent children...

POLICEMEN DRILL

Policemen Drill (1910-1920)

Police and firemen practise their drill.

FIRE DRILL AT FACTORY

Fire Drill At Factory (1910-1920)

Item showing fire drill at factory.

TESTING GAS MASKS

Testing Gas Masks (1914-1918)

Scientists try out new gas masks on British soldiers.

OUR FIRE-MEN NURSES

Our Fire-Men Nurses (1914-1918)

Nurses train as firefighters to replace men fighting at the front.

TESTING FIRE FLOAT

Testing Fire Float (1914-1918)

Fire fighting boat is tested on River Thames at Greenwich, London.

BULLET PROOF VEST

Bullet Proof Vest (1915)

Invention: the Bullet-proof vest; or Steel Waistcoat.

FIRE ENGINES

Fire Engines (1915)

Good shots of firemen and fire engines leaving station and policemen on training...

WITHIN RANGE OF THE GUNS

Within Range Of The Guns (1916)

Children attend school near Verdun, France despite the danger of...

BRAVE FIRE FIGHTERS

Brave Fire Fighters (1918)

Footage of fire fighters in action.

AMERICAN NON-CAPSIZABLE LIFEBOAT

American Non-Capsizable Lifeboat (1920)

Non-capsizable lifeboat built in America.

LIVERPOOL LIGHTSHIP

Liverpool Lightship (1920-1929)

Father Christmas delivers gifts to people on ships at sea.

Lifeboats Launched

Lifeboats Launched (1920-1929)

Footage of lifeboats being launched in Blackpool.

BULLET PROOF SHIELD

Bullet Proof Shield (1920-1929)

Policemen demonstrate bullet-proof shields.

A BIG LIFT

A Big Lift (1920-1929)

Floating crane at Ipswich Docks lifts lock gate for inspection.

MOTOR RACING

Motor Racing (1920-1929)

Motor racing in progress.

INDUSTRIAL NEWS SUPPLEMENT  SODA WATER FACTORY

Industrial News Supplement Soda Water Factory (1920-1939)

Good footage of Schweppes soda water...

BOAT DRILL ON MAURETANIA aka AQUITANIA?

Boat Drill On Mauretania AKA Aquitania? (1920-1930)

Boat drill on Mauretania and rowing team from...

LIFEBOAT LAUNCHING AND RESCUE

Lifeboat Launching And Rescue (1920)

Footage of lifeboat being launched and rescue mission.

BOYS' VOCATIONAL BOARDING SCHOOL c 1920s PART 1

Boys' Vocational Boarding School C 1920s Part 1 (1920-1929)

Various shots of boys at work and play at...

Coast Guard Exercises

Coast Guard Exercises (1920-1929)

Footage of coast guards in action in Dover, England.

MODERN LIFESAVING AT SEA AKA LIFE SAVING ON THE AQUITANIA

Modern Lifesaving At Sea AKA Life Saving On The Aquitania (1921)

Lovely documentary detailing...

BRITISH AIRWAYS AT WORK

British Airways At Work (1924)

Good footage of British Airways staff at work at Croydon Airport.

Girl Guides Trip to AfricA  aka Jh Thomas for south Africa

Girl Guides Trip To Africa AKA Jh Thomas For South Africa (1924)

Shots of variety of people...

BILL ADAMS - HANDS OVER

Bill Adams - Hands Over (1926)

Lovely film celebrating the life and work of Kent lifeboatman Bill...

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY DEVICE DEMONSTRATED - BERLIN 1927

Pedestrian Safety Device Demonstrated - Berlin 1927 (1927)

Footage of new pedestrian safety...

SAFETY LIGHTS

Safety Lights (1928)

Inventions are demonstrated - a torch in an umbrella and a walking stick with light...

NEW LINER - 'DUCHESS OF ATHOLL'

New Liner - 'duchess Of Atholl' (1928-1929)

Liner ship 'Duchess of Atholl' undergoes lifeboat tests.

MOTOR NOVELTIES

Motor Novelties (1929)

Inventions - an automatic road roller, emergency exit on a bus and an "Expando"...

AN ELECTRIC RUSHABOUT!

An Electric Rushabout! (1930)

Motorised tricycle is demonstrated - the inventor is stopped by a...

THE KERB STEP

The Kerb Step (1930)

Bobby Howes from "Mr Cinders" and a group of chorus girls demonstrate road safety...

MR. FACING-BOTH-WAYS

Mr. Facing-Both-Ways (1930)

Crazy car which has two bonnets and drives forwards and backwards with two...

SAFETY FOR CYCLISTS

Safety For Cyclists (1930-1939)

A demonstration of a new safety device for bike - lowerable stabiliser...

SAFEGUARDING   aka SAFEGUARDING A NATION  record b

Safeguarding AKA Safeguarding A Nation Record B (1930)

Interesting film about protection of...

SAFEGUARDING  aka SAFEGUARDING A NATION

Safeguarding AKA Safeguarding A Nation (1930)

Film about protection of British industries against...

TRAFFIC TRIFLES

Traffic Trifles (1931)

A school in Germany uses models to explain road safety.

THE TRAFFIC SCHOOL!

The Traffic School! (1931)

Young girls are given instruction on road safety.

CALAMITY !

Calamity ! (1932)

Footage of model train accident for the benefit of children in the United States of...

SAFETY FIRST - NO. 1

Safety First - No. 1 (1934)

Road safety item with good shots of light traffic on suburban roads.

SAFETY FIRST NO 2

Safety First No 2 (1934)

Sir Malcolm Campbell gives driving advice to members of the public.

THE CAR STUNTER

The Car Stunter (1934)

Car stunts in a large city in the United States of America.

PEEPS THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE WORLD NO. 32

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 32 (1935)

A tiny South African car, a plague of locusts...

PEEPS THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE WORLD NO. 71

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 71 (1936)

Mobile beauty counter, hiker's safety disc and...

ARROW SLEEVES

Arrow Sleeves (1936)

Arrows on sleeves prove to be useful to cyclers.

NON SKID CAR aka NOW SKID CAR

Non Skid Car AKA Now Skid Car (1936)

Mr Shoffman tests his new non skid car in London.

GIRL CYCLIST'S SIGN

Girl Cyclist's Sign (1936)

Girl on a bicycle with a big sign across her back.

KIDS ROAD SAFETY issue title is CHILDREN FIRST AND LAST

Kids Road Safety Issue Title Is Children First And Last (1936)

Children learn road safety in...

CYCLING TIPS

Cycling Tips (1936)

Evelyn Hamilton, women's professional cycling champion, gives us safe cycling tips.

TORTOISE AND BELISHA CROSSING

Tortoise And Belisha Crossing (1936)

A Belisha Beacon is built in a London garden for a tortoise to...

SAFETY FIRST GIRL

Safety First Girl (1936)

A young woman attaches reflectors to her legs to be seen at night in dark...