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COAL COLLIER WRECKED OFF MARGATE

Coal Collier Wrecked Off Margate (1939)

Footage of people collecting coal from a grounded tanker on...

MARSEILLES aka SPANISH REFUGEES HOSPITAL SHIP

Marseilles AKA Spanish Refugees Hospital Ship (1939)

Footage of Spanish refugees on board a French...

BALTIMORE aka THE CORONATION SCOT ARRIVES IN THE US

Baltimore AKA The Coronation Scot Arrives In The Us (1939)

The Coronation Scot arrives in...

PRINCE RIDA OF IRAN ARRIVES AT CAIRO

Prince Rida Of Iran Arrives At Cairo (1939)

Footage of the arrival in Cairo of Prince Rida of Iran -...

BELFAST - RMS ANDES

Belfast - Rms Andes (1939)

Footage of the launch of the RMS Andes in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

BISCAROSSE

Biscarosse (1939)

Footage of Franc's new flying boat in the Bay of Biscay.

CALSHOT - aka TRAINING PIGEONS FOR THE RAF

Calshot - AKA Training Pigeons For The RAF (1939)

The RAF train pigeons to send messages from...

BRUSSELS PLANE CRASH

Brussels Plane Crash (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of a Belgium mail plane, Brussels, Belgium.

STATE VISIT OF THE FRENCH PRESIDENT

State Visit Of The French President (1939)

President Lebrun arrives in Britain and is greeted by King...

THE CITY'S WELCOME TO THE FRENCH PRESIDENT'S

The City's Welcome To The French President's (1939)

Footage of President Lebrun at the Guildhall...

SCOTLAND aka PRIME MINISTER RECALLED

Scotland AKA Prime Minister Recalled (1939)

Neville Chamberlain is forced to cut short his holiday...

FAMOUS LINER ABLAZE

Famous Liner Ablaze (1939)

Footage of the remains of the French liner SS 'Paris' in Le Havre dock in...

NEW AIR SERVICES INAUGURATED AT HESTON

New Air Services Inaugurated At Heston (1939)

New air service to Warsaw is inaugurated by Sir...

SS PARIS ABLAZE - FIRST LAND PICTURES OF THE FIRE

SS Paris Ablaze - First Land Pictures Of The Fire (1939)

Good footage of the SS 'Paris' ablaze in...

GERMANY aka GERMAN EXPLORATION SHIP

Germany AKA German Exploration Ship (1939)

Arrival of the 'Schwabenland' back in Germany after...

ON BOARD THE DOMINION MONARCH aka WALLSEND

On Board The Dominion Monarch AKA Wallsend (1939)

Footage of the large merchant ship the Dominion...

GIGANTIC RUNNER GOES BY ROAD TO BIRKENHEAD aka CROSS COUNTRY

Gigantic Runner Goes By Road To Birkenhead AKA Cross Country (1939)

Footage of large rudder...

LIFEBOAT TRAGEDY AT ST. IVES

Lifeboat Tragedy At St. Ives (1939)

Footage of the wrecked lifeboat on the rocks near St. Ives,...

SHE DEFIES A QUEEN

She Defies A Queen (1939)

Queen Wilhelmina attempts to launch the ship the 'Queen Emma', Holland /...

FLYING WING

Flying Wing (1939)

Footage of a new aircraft which has been designed with no fuselage, Southampton,...

HATFIELD TRAIN CRASH

Hatfield Train Crash (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of a train crash in Hatfield, Greater London.

SPANISH REFUGEES IN FRANCE

Spanish Refugees In France (1939)

Refugees of the Spanish Civil War arrive in France.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1939)

Stories included in this item include footage of the new Agricultural Minister...

NEW SOUTH WALES

New South Wales (1939)

Footage of the ship the Delowrie breaking up off the cost of new South Wales,...

SPANISH REFUGEES STRUGGLE TO SAFETY

Spanish Refugees Struggle To Safety (1939)

Footage of Spanish Refugees escaping across the Pyrenees...

USA

Usa (1939)

Footage of the rescue mission for the crash of the Imperial Airways Cavalier, United States of...

ENGLAND - CAPETOWN RECORD

England - Capetown Record (1939)

Alex Henshaw claims new England to Capetown record.

LIVERPOOL aka LAUNCH OF LIFEBOAT AT LIVERPOOL

Liverpool AKA Launch Of Lifeboat At Liverpool (1939)

Footage of a Lifeboat Launch in Liverpool,...

WAR !

War ! (1939)

Footage of children being evacuated at outbreak of war and European countries preparing for...

M. DALADIER IN FRANCE

M. Daladier In France (1939)

The French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier on a state visit to Tunisia.

HMS REPULSE aka PORTSMOUTH

HMS Repulse AKA Portsmouth (1939)

Footage of the refurbishment of the HMS Repulse for the Royal Tour.

HMAS HOBART OF AUSTRALIAN NAVY aka AUSTRALIA

Hmas Hobart Of Australian Navy AKA Australia (1939)

The HMAS Hobart arrives in Australia from the...

CROYDON aka THE PETER'S SISTERS FLY TO PARIS FROM CROYDON

Croydon AKA The Peter's Sisters Fly To Paris From Croydon (1939)

The Peter's sisters leave...

PREMIER LEAVES FOR ROME

Premier Leaves For Rome (1939)

Neville Chamberlain leaving London for Rome, Italy.

BRIAN GROVER HOME AT LAST

Brian Grover Home At Last (1939)

Brian Grover and his Russian wife Ileana arrive back in London.

PREPARING CORONATION SCOT FOR US TRIP

Preparing Coronation Scot For Us Trip (1939)

Preparing the steam locomotive the Coronation Scot for...

FRENCH TROOPS EMBARK FOR JIBUTI

French Troops Embark For Jibuti (1939)

The French army leaves Marseilles for Jibuti.

BROOKLYN / SILVERDASH

Brooklyn / Silverdash (1939)

Large ship the Silverdash on fire in Brooklyn dock, New York in the United...

THE PRIME MINISTER IN ROME

The Prime Minister In Rome (1939)

The Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax arrive in...

TROOPSHIP 'ETTRICK' LEAVES SOUTHAMPTON ON MAIDEN VOYAGE

Troopship 'ettrick' Leaves Southampton On Maiden Voyage (1939)

British soldiers board the...

CHINESE REFUGEES SEEK SAFETY IN HONG KONG

Chinese Refugees Seek Safety In Hong Kong (1939)

Footage of refugees from China in Hong Kong.

PREMIER'S VISIT TO MUSSOLINI

Premier's Visit To Mussolini (1939)

Chamberlain on a tour of Rome which includes a trip to the opera...

PALESTINE TODAY - TROOP MOVEMENT

Palestine Today - Troop Movement (1939)

British soldiers arrive in Haifa in Palestine.

ICE BREAKERS IN HOLLAND

Ice Breakers In Holland (1939)

Ice breaking ship and plenty of Ice off the coast of Holland.

UP THE PERUVIAN ANDES

Up The Peruvian Andes (1939)

Footage of the views of the Peruvian countryside in the Andes, Peru.

US LINERS SUBSIDISED

Us Liners Subsidised (1939)

Footage of the ships of the former Dollar Steamship Line, San Francisco,...

PREMIER'S VISIT TO MUSSOLINI

Premier's Visit To Mussolini (1939)

Neville Chamberlain visit the Vatican and attends the opera on a...

CORONATION SCOT LEAVES FOR THE US

Coronation Scot Leaves For The Us (1939)

Footage of the steam train the Coronation Scot being lifted...

LAUNCH OF THE GOLDEN HIND

Launch Of The Golden Hind (1939)

Footage of Britain's new flying boat the 'Golden Hind' in Rochester,...

MAURETANIA'S MAIDEN VOYAGE

Mauretania's Maiden Voyage (1939)

Footage of the new Mauretania setting sail from Liverpool on...