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PONY ROUNDUP

Pony Roundup (1959)

New Forest Ponies are rounded up three times a year.

COMMUNAL VILLAGE

Communal Village (1959)

The Society of Brothers run a communal village in Shropshire.

GLASS CITY OF THE FUTURE

Glass City Of The Future (1959)

Pilkington Brothers have developed a scheme for a glass city.

INDUSTRIAL MODELS

Industrial Models (1959)

A demonstration of industrial model making at a London factory.

FLOWER PARADE beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Flower Parade Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1955)

Amazing floral procession in...

LONDON AIRPORT

London Airport (1955)

Heathrow Airport 45 years ago - EMPTY! Some great panoramic shots of central London...

MARZIPAN beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Marzipan Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1955)

A confectioner who makes great...

PORTLAND STONE

Portland Stone (1955)

Famous Portland stone before and after - from rocks off Dorset coast to St. Paul's...

SPEEDPACK aka CAR BY AIR

Speedpack AKA Car By Air (1955)

Lovely red MG flies to Germany in an aeroplane capsule referred to as...

TROUT FARM

Trout Farm (1955)

Story of a trout farm or how to safely keep, breed and transport trout around the...

WONDER DRUG

Wonder Drug (1955)

Pfizer plant produces new antibiotic terramycin for medicinal use and "for fattening...

CRASH HELMETS

Crash Helmets (1955)

Weird film about testing crash helmets - very high standards but "these standards...

BAMPTON FAIR

Bampton Fair (1955)

How ponies are sold at auction - interesting (although painful) watch for animal...

GIANT DRAGLINE aka GIANT DRAG LINE

Giant Dragline AKA Giant Drag Line (1955)

The world's largest mobile dragline (giant bulldozer) in...

BUTTERFLIES aka BUTTERFLY FARM

Butterflies AKA Butterfly Farm (1955)

Butterfly farmer develops a new skill - preserving dead...

POODLE BEAUTY PARLOUR

Poodle Beauty Parlour (1955)

Poodles being painted green and pink under disapproving eye of a Great...

MODEL AIRCRAFT FOR TESTING USE

Model Aircraft For Testing Use (1956)

Wind tunnel tests for aircraft design are carried out using...

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

Scientists taste and test food...

SOUTH SEA BARBER

South Sea Barber (1956)

A barber shop in Hounslow has been transformed into a South Sea paradise.

PYLON MEN

Pylon Men (1956)

Men at work on pylons, constructing and maintaining England's National Grid.

CRICKET BALLS

Cricket Balls (1956)

The craft of making hand made cricket balls.

THEATRE MASKS

Theatre Masks (1956)

Dyke Richens and his partner design and make lifelike masks and animal costumes for...

MODEL BOAT BUILDING

Model Boat Building (1956)

Large model boats are seen in detail - Mr Prior is seen at work on a new one.

RUBBER TOYS aka RUBBER ANIMALS

Rubber Toys AKA Rubber Animals (1957)

Processes involved in making bendy rubber toys.

CLOTH FLOWERS aka ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS

Cloth Flowers AKA Artificial Flowers (1957)

Processes involved in making artificial flowers.

ROCK MAKING FACTORY

Rock Making Factory (1957)

A little story about making of London Rock - a sweet!

ROAD RESEARCH

Road Research (1957)

Road safety research conducted by using some quirky looking constructions and some...

PICKING AND PACKING ORANGES

Picking And Packing Oranges (1957)

Little film about orange growing in the new state of Israel.

BUS ROAD TEST

Bus Road Test (1957)

Buses are tested for stability at Aldenham, and double-checked at Chiswick skid...

GUARD DOG TRAINING

Guard Dog Training (1956)

Dogs are trained to jump through fire and attack criminals at Britain's only...

SHOP WINDOW BUBBLE BATH

Shop Window Bubble Bath (1957)

'BB lookalike' takes bubble bath in a shop window!

WOOD CARVING STORY

Wood Carving Story (1957)

One of the world's best woodcarving schools is in Bavarian village of...

TRAINING FIREMEN

Training Firemen (1957)

Firemen drill - great display of skill, knowledge and courage.

BARBADOS FISHING aka TRINIDAD FISHING

Barbados Fishing AKA Trinidad Fishing (1957)

A little film about Barbados fishermen at work.

TRAINS OLD AND NEW

Trains Old And New (1957)

Old locomotives being destroyed and new locomotives being made - all in one...

COCKLE FISHING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Cockle Fishing Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1957)

Cockle fishermen in action -...

SCHOOL RADIO STATION

School Radio Station (1957)

Great short film about radio station run by school children interested in...

CANADIAN STYLE HOMES

Canadian Style Homes (1958)

Exhibition of the new Canadian house designs which encourage use of timber...

CHINESE VILLAGE aka CHINESE CITY

Chinese Village AKA Chinese City (1958)

Scenes from shooting of 'Inn of the Sixth Happiness' - great...

TRANSISTORS

Transistors (1958)

Film reminds us that transistor revolution of the 50's was as big as the microchip...

PIG RESEARCH aka PIGGERY

Pig Research AKA Piggery (1958)

A look round a pig research centre where the pigs are scientifically...

LAVENDER HARVEST

Lavender Harvest (1958)

A look at the lavender harvest in Norfolk and how it is distilled to make the...

ITALIAN KNITWEAR

Italian Knitwear (1958)

Great 1950s cardis and jumpers are made and modelled.

CUSTOMS / DISTILLERS

Customs / Distillers (1958)

Customs officials at work and whisky being blended.

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Research into dehydrated foods...

FUR FARMING

Fur Farming (1959)

Small furry animals are bred for the fifties fur trade.

ROSE PETAL CIGARETTES

Rose Petal Cigarettes (1959)

For those with sensitive lips - cigarettes with rose petal tips.

NOVELTY DECORATIONS

Novelty Decorations (1959)

A look behind the scenes at the intricate craft work which goes into window...

PLASTIC FLOWERS

Plastic Flowers (1959)

Ronald Lane specialises in floral decorative lights.

HISTORIC TAXIS

Historic Taxis (1959)

Skilled restoration of early London taxi cabs.