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LADDER AND HORSESHOE aka LADDE AND HORSESIDE

Ladder And Horseshoe AKA Ladde And Horseside (1938)

A horseshoe attached to a ladder annuls its bad...

WISHING POOL issue title -

Wishing Pool Issue Title - "Yours And Mines" (1940)

Girls leave their footprints in clay on stones...

LATEST MASCOTS

Latest Mascots (1914-1918)

Mascot dolls worn on string round neck by fashionably-dressed woman in Paris.

WELL DRESSING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Well Dressing Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1965)

Villagers make decorative...

LUCKY GATE

Lucky Gate (1938)

A gateway made up of horseshoes brings luck to those who see it. Burton-on-Trent. ...

TRIANGLE

Triangle (1941)

A look at triangular shaped objects and their uses.

HORSE SHOES aka HORSESHOES

Horse Shoes AKA Horseshoes (1943)

A look at the work of village blacksmith Arthur Booth. Near...

SUPERSTITIOUS?

Superstitious? (1933)

Is Friday the 13th a good day to get married? This London couple don't think so.

WHAT OF THE FUTURE

What Of The Future (1937)

Astrologer Edward Lyndoe of the 'People' newspaper announces his predictions...

MASS HONEYMOON

Mass Honeymoon (1957)

Torquay entertains couples on their honeymoons.

BETTER SAVE THAN SORRY

Better Save Than Sorry (1950)

Great cartoon to encourage people to save with the Post Office National...

NEWS FROM FRANCE - VIRGIN CELEBRATED IN LOURDES

News From France - Virgin Celebrated In Lourdes (1957)

Thousands of pilgrims come to place where...

VERYAN

Veryan (1938)

Lovely travelogue of Veryan in Cornwall where houses are round and have crosses on roofs.

SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions (1943)

Cartoonist Joe Noble explores various superstitions and lucky charms. No soundtrack.

HOGMANAY IN SCOTLAND

Hogmanay In Scotland (1962)

MARRIAGE OF THE SEA CEREMONY

Marriage Of The Sea Ceremony (1963)

Annual 'Marriage of the Sea' religious ceremony held at beach in...

WELSH GUARDS ON  ST. DAVID'S DAY, 1916 aka ST. DAVID'S DAY

Welsh Guards On St. David's Day, 1916 AKA St. David's Day (1916)

St. David's Day ceremony at...

EXIT WINTER

Exit Winter (1934)

Footage of an ancient festival to wash away the winter in Austria.

THE CAUSEWAY OF THE GIANTS

The Causeway Of The Giants (1935)

A look at the Giant's Causeway on the coast of Northern Ireland.

HERE'S LUCK

Here's Luck (1937)

A look at luck charms through ages, with cartoons by Noble and explanation of original...

PRAY OR PERISH

Pray Or Perish (1962)

Hindus in Delhi pray to ward off apocalypse.

VOODOO FESTIVAL

Voodoo Festival (1962)

Good coverage of people observing Voodoo rituals in Haiti.

TOWER RAVENS

Tower Ravens (1952)

Footage of Beefeater looking after the ravens in the Tower of London.

SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions (1953)

The Windmill Theatre girls explain some theatrical superstitions to a new girl.

NEW YEAR IN VIETNAM

New Year In Vietnam (1949)

Carnival atmosphere in Vietnam to celebrate News Year's day.

NEW YEAR IN VIETNAM

New Year In Vietnam (1950)

Carnival atmosphere in Vietnam to celebrate News Year's day.

 TORQUAY PREPARES FOR EASTER

Torquay Prepares For Easter (1957)

The Devon seaside resort gets ready for Easter time visitors.

ITALIAN SCENES

Italian Scenes (1958)

Scenes of Rome and Pompeii in Italy.

LUCKY CHARMS PRESENTED

Lucky Charms Presented (1914-1915)

Lucky charms presented to regimental mascot and troops in garden party...

ST PATRICK'S DAY

St Patrick's Day (1914-1918)

Shamrocks for soldiers presented by Earl Cavan.

OLD SUPERSTITIONS

Old Superstitions (1961)

Some superstitions and rituals are seen in Cornwall.

MATHESON LANG

Matheson Lang (1932)

Actor Matheson Lang is seen in his garden, then in an excerpt from the long-running...

INDIA DAY BY DAY

India Day By Day (1930)

Travelogue style film - street scenes, preparation of food, men at work,...

LITTLE BARDFIELD issue title is HAPPY DAYS

Little Bardfield Issue Title Is Happy Days (1938)

Travelogue item about Essex village, including...

FAREWELL OLD YEAR

Farewell Old Year (1962)

Bavarians get rid of evil spirits, and Britain becomes snowbound for new year...

DIG THAT GHOST

Dig That Ghost (1964)

A haunted public house is shown to the cameras in Amersham.

SPRING FLOWERS

Spring Flowers (1948)

Flowers being picked, packed and transported to mainland from Scilly Islands.

SWEEP AT WEDDING

Sweep At Wedding (1948)

Chimney sweep John Lewis brings luck at wedding of Ken Morris and Doris Alvarez....

BOMBS AND MORE BOMBS

Bombs And More Bombs (1943)

Good shots of women building bombs for the American Air Force.

COL. JOHN GLENN RECEIVES SUPERSTITION AWARD

Col. John Glenn Receives Superstition Award (1962)

13 Senators gather for the Anti Superstition...

NATIVE FISHING IN AFRICA

Native Fishing In Africa (1962)

Traditional rituals accompany fishing in the Logone River.

"Orienta" (1930)

Various scenes in India - including children who are reputedly married at an early age.

PATHE PROBES THAT GHOST

Pathe Probes That Ghost (1957)

Pathe reporter visits haunted house - medium gets in touch with...

FENCE SAVES ANIMALS

Fence Saves Animals (1962)

Wire fence is put up around Kruger Park Game Reserve in South Africa to keep...

COMFORTABLE LOOK FOR IN DRESSES FOR THE NEW SEASON aka U.S. FASHIONS IN ROME.

Comfortable Look For In Dresses For The New Season AKA U.S. Fashions In Rome. (1962)

Lovely...

ISLE OF MAN

Isle Of Man (1959)

Great Isle of Man travelogue - fantastic countryside, strange creatures and mysterious...

HOODOO FORTUNES

Hoodoo Fortunes (1937)

Artefacts in British Museum from around world that are thought to have sacred...

GARDEN PARTY FOR THE BRITISH EMPIRE SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND.

Garden Party For The British Empire Society For The Blind. (1952)

Traditional African dancing...

CHINA FISH PEOPLE

China Fish People (1930)

Various shots showing life in China. Overcrowding on the river and a religious...

MAKING HON. MOVIE

Making Hon. Movie (1930)

Behind the scenes shots of the making of a Japanese Samurai film.