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£3,000,000 FASTEST EMPIRE SHIP aka FATEST EMPIRE SHIP

£3,000,000 Fastest Empire Ship AKA Fatest Empire Ship (1930)

The Prince of Wales launches the...

FIRST

First "Formation" Atlantic Flight (1930)

Italian airmen, led by Marshal Balbo, start on their flight...

GIANT BRITISH AIR LINER

Giant British Air Liner (1930)

First flight of the Handley Page 'Hannibal' aeroplane - it's big!

RADIO AND CRYSTAL SET

Radio And Crystal Set (1930)

Shots of an old fashioned Radio and crystal wireless set.

LIVERPOOL HORSE PARADE

Liverpool Horse Parade (1930)

People come out to see a parade of decorated horses in the streets of...

THE LOCUST BATTLE

The Locust Battle (1930)

Men battle locusts in Palestine - by stamping on them - and using flame...

SAILPLANING FOR EVERYONE SOON!

Sailplaning For Everyone Soon! (1930)

Herr Kronfield shows off his skills in his glider - he uses a...

MOVING MECHANICAL MOORING MAST

Moving Mechanical Mooring Mast (1930)

A new mooring system helps to berth the airship Graf Zeppelin.

THE

The "George Bennie" Railplane! (1930)

Nice shots of a very odd and futuristic looking method of...

VESUVIUS WAKES UP AGAIN aka VESUVIOUS

Vesuvius Wakes Up Again AKA Vesuvious (1930)

Mt Vesuvius starts once again to let out smoke and...

QUICK WORK!

Quick Work! (1930)

American soldiers build a pontoon bridge across the Chatahoochee River in 46 minutes.

"The Princess Mary" (1930)

Duke of Gloucester names a new lifeboat in Padstow.

"Like An Earthquake" (1930)

An explosion in a Yorkshire chemical factory killed 12 and injured hundreds.

WHEN THE EARTH TREMBLED!

When The Earth Trembled! (1930)

Massive earthquake in Southern Italy leaves thousands dead.

CLOUDBURST IN YORKSHIRE

Cloudburst In Yorkshire (1930)

The flooded River Esk washed away a bridge nears Sleights in Yorkshire.

WHEN THE EARTH TREMBLED - Cuts

When The Earth Trembled - Cuts (1930)

Cuts from story about devastating earthquake in Southern Italy.

"The Ram Laugh" (1930)

An annual sheep or ram fair sees fine specimens being auctioned off in Oxford.

"Well Done R-100!" (1930)

Shots of the R100 airship as she returns to England after a flight from...

MALTA AND BACK IN 2 DAYS!

Malta And Back In 2 Days! (1930)

Aviator C D Barnard is welcomed back to Croydon after a flight to...

REVOLUTIONARY ELECTRICAL INVENTION

Revolutionary Electrical Invention (1930)

A Dublin man has devised a new battery to power railway...

GERMANY TO AMERICA BY FLYING BOAT!

Germany To America By Flying Boat! (1930)

Captain Von Gronau and his crew have flown across the...

CLOUDBURST IN GERMANY!

Cloudburst In Germany! (1930)

Heavy rain in Bavaria blocks roads and causes chaos.

FIRST PORTABLE MOORING MAST

First Portable Mooring Mast (1930)

A Goodyear airship attaches to a mobile mooring mast on top of a...

NEW TYPE CATAPULT

New Type Catapult (1930)

The RAF try out a new mechanical device to speed the launch of planes.

FLOODS IN FRANCE

Floods In France (1930)

Areas near Paris suffer from bad floods.

OUR EVER GROWING AIR FLEET

Our Ever Growing Air Fleet (1930)

A large new flying boat - the Blackburn Sydney - joins the RAF.

OPENING OF RATCLIFFE AERODROME BY SIR SEFTON BRANKER

Opening Of Ratcliffe Aerodrome By Sir Sefton Branker (1930)

New Aerodrome is opened near...

FLOODED OUT!

Flooded Out! (1930)

The Braemar Gathering is marred by heavy rain - it doesn't stop the caber tossing.

WOMAN'S AIR ENDURANCE RECORD aka WOMENS AIR ENDURANCE RECORD

Woman's Air Endurance Record AKA Womens Air Endurance Record (1930)

French woman pilot Maryse...

WORLD'S TRACTOR TRIALS

World's Tractor Trials (1930)

Various methods of ploughing a straight furrow are tested out in a...

HARD AND FAST ON THE ROCKS

Hard And Fast On The Rocks (1930)

Ship 'City of Osaka' is wrecked on coastal rocks off Peterhead.

TRAGEDY MOST PROFOUND

Tragedy Most Profound (1930)

The British Airship, the R-101, crashes into a French hillside in a rain...

WHAT WAS THE CAUSE

What Was The Cause (1930)

British air ministry experts investigate the crash site of the R-101 airship.

EMPEROR CALIGULA'S STATE GALLEY

Emperor Caligula's State Galley (1930)

Italian archaeologists raise the wreck of an ancient Roman...

"A Railway Zeppelin" (1930)

Brilliant new and modern design of railway engine - looks like it is from...

WORLD'S LARGEST SEAPLANE

World's Largest Seaplane (1930)

The Short 'Valetta' seaplane is tested out in waters off Kent.

THE DUCK PLANE - AVIATION'S LATEST!

The Duck Plane - Aviation's Latest! (1930)

A look at a very odd design of aeroplane from Germany.

"Hounds Hard And Horses Healthy" (1930)

Hounds and huntsmen of the Quorn set out to catch a fox.

AIRSHIPS FOR ALL?

Airships For All? (1930)

Mini-airship is put through its paces at an American airfield.

WINTER'S BEAUTIFUL BUT ... ICY MANTLE

Winter's Beautiful But ... Icy Mantle (1930)

Wintery scenes in Northumberland and flooding scenes in...

150 MILES AN HOUR ON A MOTORCYCLE!

150 Miles An Hour On A Motorcycle! (1930)

J S Wright breaks speed records on super streamlined...

APPALLING LANDSLIDE DISASTER

Appalling Landslide Disaster (1930)

A landslide in Lyons causes devastation. Edouard Herriot comes out...

"Safety In The Air" (1930)

An autogyro is demonstrated in Berlin to show off its safety potential.

THE CHILDREN'S MEET

The Children's Meet (1930)

Young children are brought into the very adult world of the fox hunt.

THE SUPER AIR DETECTOR

The Super Air Detector (1930)

French troops demonstrate a device for listening to enemy aircraft.

WATCH WAYS

Watch Ways (1930)

Two tiny clocks are shown - one inside a coin, the other a very small box.

BIRDS FREE AND FANCY aka PEACOCKS

Birds Free And Fancy AKA Peacocks (1930)

The common Gull is compared in beauty to the Peacock.

THE WHEEL OF LIFE

The Wheel Of Life (1930)

Fantastic film showing women and men using "health wheels".

MRS PORKER AT HOME - FILMED AT SHAWLANDS, LINGFIELD

Mrs Porker At Home - Filmed At Shawlands, Lingfield (1930)

A mother pig and her brood are seen -...

LION CUB PET

Lion Cub Pet (1930)

Woman who has a lion cub as a pet - story unfortunately badly decomposed.