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CALIFORNIA OIL TANK BLAZE

California Oil Tank Blaze (1951)

A massive fire in a Los Angeles oil refinery sends up clouds of black...

SACRAMENTO, CAL. Part of NEWS IN FLASHES

Sacramento, Cal. Part Of News In Flashes (1951)

A toy lending library is set up for local children...

FLORIDA

Florida (1957)

Florida drivers show how much modern cars can stand at thrilling show.

OLD CARS BURN UP

Old Cars Burn Up (1958)

Scrap cars are fed into a smoke eliminating furnace in New York.

PONIES SWIM TO SALE

Ponies Swim To Sale (1959)

Wild ponies are herded across water to Chincoteague Island for annual horse...

DOUGHBOYS

Doughboys (1942)

American bakers make bread for servicemen.

STEEL TOWN

Steel Town (1953)

New furnace lit in major American steel works.

Selected Originals - LONDON - ATTLEE IN LAMBETH

Selected Originals - London - Attlee In Lambeth (1955)

Material relating to newsreel story "London...

NEWS FROM U.S.A. - GLASS AND STONE ROUND HOUSE

News From U.S.A. - Glass And Stone Round House (1954)

One of many proposed homes of the future is...

Selected Originals - CUMBERLAND - BRITAIN'S ATOM POWER STATION

Selected Originals - Cumberland - Britain's Atom Power Station (1955)

Material relating to...

Selected Originals - OLYMPIA - LONDON - NATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Selected Originals - Olympia - London - National Boat Show (1955)

Material relating to newsreel...

Selected Originals - BATTLE OF BARGAINS

Selected Originals - Battle Of Bargains (1955)

Material relating to newsreel story "Battle of...

NEWS FLASHES - U.S. JET SEA PLANE

News Flashes - U.S. Jet Sea Plane (1955)

The world's first multi jet flying boat is revealed to...

NEW YORK BUILDING COLLAPSES

New York Building Collapses (1955)

Workmen are trapped as the New York building under construction...

VOLUNTEERS IN PRACTICE CRASH

Volunteers In Practice Crash (1955)

Volunteer 'passengers' take part in sea crash rescue experiments...

USA BUILDS WEATHER ISLANDS

USA Builds Weather Islands (1955)

In the Atlantic Ocean off the US coast, towers are built to house...

TEN MILLION DOLLAR OIL BLAZE

Ten Million Dollar Oil Blaze (1955)

Fuel tanks explode killing two people in oil refinery blaze at...

WEEKEND SUBMARINERS

Weekend Submariners (1955)

Midget submarine for sportsmen and scientists is tried in California.

WAVE MAKING MACHINE

Wave Making Machine (1955)

New US machine simulates waves of hurricane force for testing sea wall...

AMERICAN WATERCOPTER

American Watercopter (1955)

A cross between a helicopter, a kite and a water skis, show its paces in...

30 SECONDS NEWS - TWO STORIES

30 Seconds News - Two Stories (1966)

Two year old motorcyclist in Camberley & money burning in...

PAINT FACTORY FIRE

Paint Factory Fire (1966)

Night time shots of a large fire at a paint manufacturing factory in Toledo,...

LONGLEAT - LIONS

Longleat - Lions (1968)

Marquess of Bath shows off his lions as publicity stunt to promote gin brand.

US CARS

Us Cars (1954)

Footage of soldiers having cars tested for safety at US airbase in Burtonwood, Lancashire.

THE TRIUMPH OF MECHANISED WARFARE

The Triumph Of Mechanised Warfare (1929)

Armoured vehicles take part in military manoeuvres in near...

FIRST ALL METAL AIRSHIP

First All Metal Airship (1929)

The first all metal airship takes to the sky in Detroit in the United...

PETROL STATIONS IN THE SKY ?

Petrol Stations In The Sky ? (1929)

Good footage of aeroplane being refuelled in mid-flight in the...

THE LINK OF TWO NATIONS

The Link Of Two Nations (1929)

The Ambassador Bridge to link America and Canada nears completion. ...

NEW MECHANICAL TUTOR aka NOVEL MECHANICAL TUTOR

New Mechanical Tutor AKA Novel Mechanical Tutor (1929)

A pilot demonstrates aeroplane tutor in...

NEW DEVICE SPEEDS AIR PILOT TRAINING

New Device Speeds Air Pilot Training (1929)

An aeroplane training device on display in Ohio in the...

 DROUGHT STORY: U.S.A

Drought Story: U.S.A (1930-1939)

American farmers are affected by lack of rain.

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER SURE PROSPERITY IS COMING BACK

John D. Rockefeller Sure Prosperity Is Coming Back (1932)

Rockefeller talks about economies rise...

MOTORBOAT SHOW IN NEW YORK aka MOTORBOAT SHOW IN NY

Motorboat Show In New York AKA Motorboat Show In Ny (1939)

Item showing off many of the products...

AMBRIDGE aka RIOTS IN USA BY METALWORKERS ON STRIKE AT AMBRIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA

Ambridge AKA Riots In USA By Metalworkers On Strike At Ambridge, Pennsylvania (1937)

A...

BOULDER DAM, COLORADO

Boulder Dam, Colorado (1934)

Work proceeds on the massive Boulder Dam in Colorado.

OU VONT LES VIEILLES VOITURES? aka OLD CAR DUMP, USA, 1931

Ou Vont Les Vieilles Voitures? AKA Old Car Dump, Usa, 1931 (1932)

Old cars are crushed and...

BLACK CANYON DAM, USA

Black Canyon Dam, USA (1924)

American workmen constructing the Black Canyon Dam.

LA FIN DU REGIME SEC aka END OF PROHIBITION IN USA

La Fin Du Regime Sec AKA End Of Prohibition In USA (1933)

Films covering the end of Prohibition in...

STRIKE RIOTS - AMERICA

Strike Riots - America (1937)

Footage from the Republic Steel strike in America. Violent clashes and...

HOOVER DAM

Hoover Dam (1933)

The Hoover Dam under construction in the Boulder Canyon, Nevada, United States of...

ASSEMBLY LINE FORD

Assembly Line Ford (1928)

Ford Motor Car production line in the United States of America.

THRONG WALL STREET AS STOCK MARKET CRASHES

Throng Wall Street As Stock Market Crashes (1929)

Crowds gather in the streets of New York as fears...

PICARD'S BALLOON AT CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR aka PICCARD'S BALLOON AT CHICAGO...

Picard's Balloon At Chicago World's Fair AKA Piccard's Balloon At Chicago... (1934)

Air...

COAL STRIKE IN AMERICA

Coal Strike In America (1941)

Strikers and workers during the coal strike in America in 1941.

AMERICAN B24 BOMBERS aka B29 BOMBERS

American B24 Bombers AKA B29 Bombers (1942)

Shots of wings of a B29 bomber being built in factory.

FLYING FORTRESS

Flying Fortress (1940)

US super plane Flying Fortress is being assembled in American factory.

TEXAS OIL FIRE

Texas Oil Fire (1947)

A terrible fire rages in oil storage drums in Texas City, USA.

IRON MONGERS

Iron Mongers (1948)

Women in a hardware shop in California trying on hats made of pots and pans.

WILD GEESE - TAKE A GANDER

Wild Geese - Take A Gander (1948)

An American farmer feeds wild geese at his farm in Texas.

POISON FOG

Poison Fog (1948)

Poison fumes blanket American town of Donora killing 20 people and leaving 400 sick.