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MONKEY

Monkey (1937)

Quirky item about monkey who hates women - he throws rocks at them if they come near!

SHINTY

Shinty (1936)

Boys play a game of shinty, the Scottish version of hockey.

FRENCH RAIL STRIKE  aka WORSE THAN THE TUBES

French Rail Strike AKA Worse Than The Tubes (1920)

Parisians are forced to cram on to the few...

THE 'WHAT NEXT?' WAR CARTOON

The 'what Next?' War Cartoon (1916)

War-themed cartoon from 1916 - John Bull uses mad tank in warfare;...

BEDFORD RIVER PAGEANT

Bedford River Pageant (1920-1929)

People take part in re-enactment of Viking attack in Bedford Pageant.

MOTOR WAYS THIEF PROOF CAR

Motor Ways Thief Proof Car (1964)

Fabulous film showing "crooks" trying to steal a "thief proof" car. ...

ALEXANDER ZASS

Alexander Zass (1934)

Strongman Alexander Zass has his strength tested with iron chains, bars and...

ROUGH STUFF

Rough Stuff (1935)

Austrian police are trained to apprehend criminals in Vienna, Austria.

THE JAZZ DANCE - A BURLESQUE BY BILLY WELLS AND THE ECLAIR TWINS

The Jazz Dance - A Burlesque By Billy Wells And The Eclair Twins (1928)

Crazy dancing involving...

WOMAN-HATING PARROT issue title is PEACE AND WAR

Woman-Hating Parrot Issue Title Is Peace And War (1939)

Misogynist parrot in Northumberland that...

BAYONET DRILL SEQUENCE aka LANCS FUSILIERS

Bayonet Drill Sequence AKA Lancs Fusiliers (1914-1918)

Lancashire Fusiliers at Bayonet Exercise.

Mob Besieges Pacifists

Mob Besieges Pacifists (1914-1918)

Mob attempting to break into church where pacifists are held up.

Boxing: Men and Boys

Boxing: Men And Boys (1917)

Footage of boxing competitions for men and boys.

CRASH

Crash (1932)

An inventor demonstrates his new helmet for American footballers.

THIS EVE ALWAYS GETS HER MAN

This Eve Always Gets Her Man (1933)

Thirteen year old girl demonstrates how to use a pistol, United...

1905 - 1932!

1905 - 1932! (1932)

Great couple of female wrestlers from 1905 contrasted with "modern" girl wrestlers.

1905 - 1932!

1905 - 1932! (1932)

Great couple of female wrestlers from 1905 contrasted with "modern" girl wrestlers.

THE STARS

The Stars "Off-Stage" Miss Norah Blaney And Miss Gwen Farrar The Famous Revue... (1924)

Fabulous...

BOXING BABIES

Boxing Babies (1933)

A little girl and boy have a boxing match on Palm Beach - horrible!

STRENGTH!

Strength! (1930)

Strong man act by Saxon Brown - various stunts including lying on a bed of nails.

FOLLOWING DAD

Following Dad (1931)

Cute film showing two young boxers having a fight in the boxing ring.

THE WHIRLIGIG

The Whirligig (1931)

A couple perform an ice dance in the open air - some slow motion footage.

STRENGTHENING THE WEAKER SEX

Strengthening The Weaker Sex (1932)

Dorothy Darke and Arthur Owen demonstrate self defence techniques.

BOXING KANGAROO ATTACKS WOMAN

Boxing Kangaroo Attacks Woman (1930)

Boxing kangaroo has a fight with a man, then with a woman.

ME AND MY PAL

Me And My Pal (1932)

Remarkable acrobatic act performed by three children and an adult.

THE FASTEST GAME ON EARTH

The Fastest Game On Earth (1933)

Ice hockey match - good C/Us of the goalie's padded gloves and leg...

A QUEER RACE

A Queer Race (1933)

Men ride water buffalo bareback in a race down a street in the Philippines.

PATHE PICTORIAL CARTOON COMPETITION

Pathe Pictorial Cartoon Competition (1921)

The last of ten cartoons in the Pathe Pictorial cartoon...

SELF-DEFENCE - HINTS BY DOROTHY DARKE & ARTHUR OWEN

Self-Defence - Hints By Dorothy Darke & Arthur Owen (1931)

Great self defence demonstration by...

RISING GENERATION - AND SOME FALLS

Rising Generation - And Some Falls (1932)

Teenage girls practice self defence techniques and perform...

NURSEMAID YOUR EYE !

Nursemaid Your Eye ! (1933)

Joe the Chimpanzee with lion cubs. United States of America.

NEWS IN FLASHES - TROUBLE IN TUNISIA aka RIOTS IN TUNISIA

News In Flashes - Trouble In Tunisia AKA Riots In Tunisia (1952)

Unrest in Tunisia - fighting...

Selected Originals - NEWS IN FLASHES - TROUBLE IN TUNISIA

Selected Originals - News In Flashes - Trouble In Tunisia (1952)

Material relating to newsreel...

MALOFF, CHIKA AND TONY on sleeve as MALLAR, CHICKAR & TONY

Maloff, Chika And Tony On Sleeve As Mallar, Chickar & Tony (1936)

Famous acrobatic dancers have...

BOB GREGORY aka WOMAN JUDO SELF DEFENCE

Bob Gregory AKA Woman Judo Self Defence (1937)

Bob Gregory with attractive assistant and tough...

ST TRINIANS

St Trinians (1952)

Footage of schoolgirls dressed as St. Trinians attacking book shop in Piccadilly,...

STRIKE RIOTS - USA

Strike Riots - USA (1934)

Mounted police hold back strikers in America.

ANTI-GERMAN RIOTS

Anti-German Riots (1914)

Shots of aftermath of anti-German riots in England.

 ANTI-GERMAN DEMO

Anti-German Demo (1914-1918)

Large anti-German demonstration in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 WOMEN THROW ROLLING PINS AT DUMMY

Women Throw Rolling Pins At Dummy (1920-1929)

Bizarre game - throwing rolling pins at an effigy of a...

BEACH SCENES

Beach Scenes (1910-1919)

Teenagers dress as Pacific Island tribes and stage ceremony and battle on beach.

RIOTS IN CHICAGO

Riots In Chicago (1922)

Footage of riots in progress in Chicago. USA.

RIOTS IN VIENNA

Riots In Vienna (1927)

Rioting in Vienna, Austria.

RUBBER TOYS aka RUBBER ANIMALS

Rubber Toys AKA Rubber Animals (1957)

Processes involved in making bendy rubber toys.

COLLINSON AND DEAN

Collinson And Dean (1931)

The comedians Collinson and Dean perform a sketch for the camera.

THE TRIUMPH OF PAN BY DAWNYA & PETROVA

The Triumph Of Pan By Dawnya & Petrova (1930)

Acrobatic dance performed by Dawnya & Petrova.

THE WOODLAND PUNCH AND JUDY

The Woodland Punch And Judy (1932)

Footage of a German Punch and Judy show.

ALEXIS AND DORRANO

Alexis And Dorrano (1934)

Adagio dancers Alexis and Dorrano perform a passionate routine in the studio.

LIONS!

Lions! (1932)

Fantastic footage of a man being torn limb to limb by lions. (A dummy we think!)

SLING ALL ARMS!

Sling All Arms! (1932)

Cute shots of very young boys being taught how to box.