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THE TRACTOR PLOUGH KIDDIE

The Tractor Plough Kiddie (1929)

A young girl drives a tractor "just like daddy" - her name is Nita...

HIGH LIFERS

High Lifers (1920-1929)

Men who work very high in the air are featured - on towers and scaffolding.

LONDON CALLING!

London Calling! (1925)

Great film showing how radio broadcasts are recorded and transmitted.

FARM LIFE

Farm Life (1922)

An unidentified man is seen with pets and horses. Possibly an actor or sports...

THE SNOW TRAIN

The Snow Train (1929)

Steam driven vehicle used to tow logs through a snowy landscape.

THE PRUNER'S PROGRESS

The Pruner's Progress (1924)

A woman uses a new pruning device then takes a bite from an apple.

A NOVEL DREDGER

A Novel Dredger (1922)

"Modern" dredger is shown in action.

THE LUMBER TRAIN

The Lumber Train (1926)

Timber is transported by a cable car device - brave cameramen sit on top to get...

THE MODEL MAKERS - A SUNDERLAND INDUSTRY

The Model Makers - A Sunderland Industry (1927)

Model ships are built - craftsmen at work.

A REALLY OLD TIME JOB

A Really Old Time Job (1924)

An old fashioned tannery in the Cotswolds is featured - various processes...

"Poison Gas" - As A Help (1923)

Cotton crop is sprayed by a crop plane.

SILVER MINING IN ONTARIO

Silver Mining In Ontario (1925)

Various shots of silver being mined - all processes are featured from...

THE FREE LUNCH TREES... OF FLORIDA

The Free Lunch Trees... Of Florida (1922)

Papaya plantation in Florida is featured - eating the...

THREE MINUTES IN JAPAN

Three Minutes In Japan (1921)

Japanese scenes focusing on the making of parasols, artificial flowers...

SHAKING UP MOTHER EARTH

Shaking Up Mother Earth (1922)

Trick camera effects are demonstrated - film reversal and slow motion.

JACK STRAW COMES TO TOWN on sleeve as JACK STRAN COMES TO TOWN

Jack Straw Comes To Town On Sleeve As Jack Stran Comes To Town (1922)

Great film demonstrating...

BOOM

Boom (1931)

Footage of the side of a rock face being dynamited in a quarry.

OFFICE ROBOTS

Office Robots (1931)

Footage of several new inventions to help office staff.

MAN VERSUS NATURE

Man Versus Nature (1931)

Footage of a Japanese ice breaker cutting through the frozen waters near...

CITIES OF BRITAIN - BIRMINGHAM NO. 3

Cities Of Britain - Birmingham No. 3 (1931)

The sights of Birmingham are seen in this item, with...

THE GLASS MAKERS OF MURANO, VENICE

The Glass Makers Of Murano, Venice (1931)

The art of the glass blower is demonstrated.

A MIGHTY MAN IS HE!

A Mighty Man Is He! (1928)

Mr Price is an extremely strong blacksmith - shown at work and displaying his...

ONE O'CLOCK - A LIVERPOOL CAMEO

One O'clock - A Liverpool Cameo (1932)

What happens in Liverpool when one o'clock is announced by...

FIRE FIGHTERS OF FRANCE

Fire Fighters Of France (1931)

Powerful water hoses are tested over the River Seine in Paris.

CITIES OF BRITAIN - DERBY NO. 4

Cities Of Britain - Derby No. 4 (1931)

A visit to Derby show the recreational and industry sides of...

TAKEN FOR A RIDE

Taken For A Ride (1931)

A journey over the George Washington Bridge in New York.

STEEL MEN

Steel Men (1931)

Good footage of men at work on construction site at Marble Arch, London.

SPEEDING THE MAILS

Speeding The Mails (1931)

Good footage of the an airship docking with the Empire State Building, United...

TALL TIMBER TALES

Tall Timber Tales (1931)

Trees are felled in a snowy forest in America.

HITTING THE TRAIL

Hitting The Trail (1931)

The Lone Star Cowboys drive cattle from Texas to New Mexico, United States of...

THE PERFECT SECRETARY

The Perfect Secretary (1932)

Kathleen Kramer, 'Ideal Secretary' of the United States, tells us the...

TELEPRINTER

Teleprinter (1932)

A telegram is typed on a teleprinter machine in London, and is printed out in...

THE MAN AND THE MACHINE on the sleeve as THE MAN THE MACHINER

The Man And The Machine On The Sleeve As The Man The Machiner (1932)

Good footage of machinery...

AN OLD ITALIAN CUSTOM

An Old Italian Custom (1932)

Fishermen in Sicily carry out the long tradition of fishing for Honey...

THE SEAL HUNTERS

The Seal Hunters (1932)

Seals are hunted down in the Arctic.

MAKE WAY FOR THE AMBULANCE

Make Way For The Ambulance (1932)

A patient is taken to hospital by sledge and by boat during cold...

WE ARE SIX!

We Are Six! (1937)

The six Cave sisters are seen at work on their farm and with their cattle at an...

THE RIGHT SOUND BUT THE WRONG PICTURE aka RIGHT SOUND ON WRONG PICTURE

The Right Sound But The Wrong Picture AKA Right Sound On Wrong Picture (1932)

Jokey item shows...

RUSSIA TODAY

Russia Today (1932)

Story showing a huge coal plant and the dam being built over the River Dnieper in...

TAKING THE BOAT FOR A RIDE

Taking The Boat For A Ride (1932)

Boats are moved between varying water levels of a canal between...

TRAIN WRECK!

Train Wreck! (1932)

A train wreck is staged in an American Broadcasting Studio through the work of actors...

THE STORY OF A BRICK

The Story Of A Brick (1923)

Processes involved in making bricks are shown.

THE WINE BOATS OF THE DOURO RIVER

The Wine Boats Of The Douro River (1923)

Special boats used to transport wine on the Douro River are...

THE LENS LIAR - THE CAMERA CANNOT LIE....?

The Lens Liar - The Camera Cannot Lie....? (1921)

Special movie camera techniques are demonstrated...

CARDIFF SPECIAL                                                                 ...

Cardiff Special ... (1922)

The...

THE COMPLEAT HARVESTER aka THE COMPLETE HARVESTER

The Compleat Harvester AKA The Complete Harvester (1932)

An early kind of combine harvester is...

GAS FOR PESTS

Gas For Pests (1932)

Crops are sprayed to kill a plague of butterflies on a field in Krasnovar in Russia.

MOTHER OF 1,500,000 BABIES!

Mother Of 1,500,000 Babies! (1932)

We see a Mother Oyster that has yielded 1,500,000 offspring last...

A NEW PLANE

A New Plane (1931)

Item showing a new plane with huge double hulls beneath the main body.

BLACK DIAMONDS

Black Diamonds (1932)

Good footage of a working coal mine in Bestwood, Nottingham.