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SOFTER THAN FLEECE

Softer Than Fleece (1937)

Angora rabbits are sheared and their soft coats are made into items of...

THE JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE

The Japanese Earthquake (1923)

Footage of the Japanese earthquake which had devastating effects on the...

ROPE MAKING

Rope Making (1939)

A look at the processes involved in making rope, Charlton, London.

TREWEY PLATE SPINNING

Trewey Plate Spinning

Classic early film - Trewey Plate Spinning - by Lumiere.

HIGH HOOPS!

High Hoops! (1933)

The Four Robeys juggle hoops and plates while balancing in precarious positions.

HOSIERY on sleeve as HOISERY issue title is LET'S JOIN THE LADIES

Hosiery On Sleeve As Hoisery Issue Title Is Let's Join The Ladies (1944)

Rayon stockings being...

WEAVING

Weaving (1952)

A man demonstrates the old skill of weaving in Canterbury.

DOGS' WOOL

Dogs' Wool (1951)

Footage of Miss Singer who makes wool from the coats of her dogs, Walthamstow.

ANGORA RABBITS

Angora Rabbits (1953)

Mrs Hare keeps Angora rabbits for their fur which she spins and knits into jumpers.

AN OLD RUMANIAN CUSTOM

An Old Rumanian Custom (1967)

Traditional dancing in old Rumanian village.

RUMANIAN FACTORIES AT WORK

Rumanian Factories At Work (1969)

Shots of Iassy, pan over industrial town.

ROPE TWIRLING TRICKS aka COLONIAL TROOPS SPORTS

Rope Twirling Tricks AKA Colonial Troops Sports (1914-1918)

Rope twirling exhibition by Colonial...

A HIGHLAND WEEKEND

A Highland Weekend (1934)

Good item on the ancient way of life of the crofters in the Highlands of...

ETHIOPIA AT HOME

Ethiopia At Home (1935)

A look at life in an Ethiopian village.

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 68

Caught By The Camera No. 68 (1936)

Good Caught by the Camera items about a beautiful ornate mechanical...

HARVEST TIMES IN HUNGARY

Harvest Times In Hungary (1936)

The people of Budapest harvest their crops and fruit, then celebrate...

ALONG THE STOUR

Along The Stour (1929)

Scenic shots of the river Stour near Canterbury. Pretty buildings, weavers,...

VERY DOGGY!!

Very Doggy!! (1940)

Samoyed dogs are combed for their 'dog wool' which is knitted into socks for the...

LACE OF LONG AGO

Lace Of Long Ago (1931)

Demonstration of lace making techniques.

NAVY LEAGUE WOOLIES issue title - BE PREPARED

Navy League Woolies Issue Title - Be Prepared (1941)

Navy League sponsors drive to make woollen...

GIRL JUGGLER

Girl Juggler (1951)

Juliet Foster juggles in circus arena whilst on horseback. Essex.

DOG WOOL

Dog Wool (1942)

Betty Lewis spins excess hair from her Chow dog into wool and makes garments from it.

MAKING WOOL FROM CATS FUR - SYDNEY

Making Wool From Cats Fur - Sydney (1965)

Caroline Walker uses 300 year old spinning wheel to make...

HAMPSTEAD HEATH FAIRGROUND

Hampstead Heath Fairground (1920-1939)

Good footage of people having fun on rides at Hampstead Heath...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 55

Caught By The Camera No. 55 (1935)

Fishermen in the Bahamas hit fish on the head, Austrian women...

THE WORLD'S LONELIEST ISLAND

The World's Loneliest Island (1933)

A visit to the secluded island of Tristan da Cunha in the South...

HAL YATES AND COOPER LAWLEY

Hal Yates And Cooper Lawley (1933)

Americans Hal Yates and Cooper Lawley sing two sentimental Irish...

THE WHEEL AND THE WAY

The Wheel And The Way (1937)

A brief history of the wheel includes car wheels being made at a factory -...

THE EMPIRE COMES TO TOWN!

The Empire Comes To Town! (1938)

A visit to the the huge Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, Scotland.

NAVY COMFORTS issue title is TAKE THAT

Navy Comforts Issue Title Is Take That (1944)

South Africans knit jumpers and make sheepskin clothes...

ST MICHAEL'S ABBEY

St Michael's Abbey (1953)

Excellent of St. Michael's Abbey and the monks that live there in Farnborough,...

HOW FIBRES ARE SPUN

How Fibres Are Spun (1940-1949)

Educational film showing processes involved in spinning yarn.

THE POSTMAN

The Postman (1940-1949)

Great educational film detailing a day in the life of a postman.

FIBRES TO FABRICS

Fibres To Fabrics (1940-1949)

Educational film tracing the production of various textiles.

ROAD TO THE ISLES

Road To The Isles (1955)

Travelogue featuring the Scottish Highlands - Killiecrankie, Loch Tummel, Blair...

ALMOST ARCADY

Almost Arcady (1930-1939)

Educational film about Cyprus - landscape, people, work, traditions etc.

PINEWOOD STOCK CAN - CAMBODIA / VIETNAM reel 2

Pinewood Stock Can - Cambodia / Vietnam Reel 2 (1961-1962)

Various shots of Cambodia and Vietnam -...

MAJESTY IN THE AIR

Majesty In The Air (1955)

Travelogue of Britain urging us to 'travel royally in this new Elizabethan...