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PRINCESS ROYAL AT HAVERFORDWEST

Princess Royal At Haverfordwest (1939)

Footage of the Princess Royal visiting the County War Memorial...

ALDERSHOT TATTOO NIGHT REHEARSAL

Aldershot Tattoo Night Rehearsal (1939)

Footage of the rehearsal of the Aldershot Tattoo at Rushmoor...

ILKLEY

Ilkley (1939)

Footage of a women's cricket match between Yorkshire and Lancashire at Ilkley.

LIVERPOOL

Liverpool "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Footage of the Mauretania in Liverpool,...

TURKEY

Turkey (1939)

Footage of launch of new Turkish Submarine in Istanbul.

SHEEP SHEARING IN LONDON

Sheep Shearing In London (1939)

Sheep shearing competition in Hyde Park, London.

THIS WEEKS NEW WARSHIP

This Weeks New Warship "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Footage of the launch of the...

TRAGIC RAIL SMASH IN NORFOLK

Tragic Rail Smash In Norfolk (1939)

Footage of the wreckage of tragic rail crash in Norfolk.

BRITISH SUBMARINE DISASTER OFF NORTH WALES

British Submarine Disaster Off North Wales (1939)

Rescue attempt by lifeboats and the Royal Navy to...

SAILOR - NORWAY'S PRINCE SKIPPERS IN RACE

Sailor - Norway's Prince Skippers In Race (1939)

Footage of the Norway's Crown Prince Olaf...

US SUBMARINE DISASTER

Us Submarine Disaster (1939)

US ships attempt rescue of submarine crew off the coast of New York in the...

FRENCH WARSHIPS VISIT ENGLAND

French Warships Visit England (1939)

Warships of the French Navy visit England.

THEIR MAJESTIES TOUR CONTINUED - OTTAWA

Their Majesties Tour Continued - Ottawa (1939)

Footage of King George the VI and the Queen in Ottawa...

TEL AVIV aka JEWISH PROTEST PARADE IN PALESTINE

Tel Aviv AKA Jewish Protest Parade In Palestine (1939)

Footage of Jewish demonstration in Tel Aviv...

FELLING WIRELESS MASTS AT CAERNARVON

Felling Wireless Masts At Caernarvon (1939)

Old radio masts are felled in Caernarfon in Wales.

NEW PAINT FOR BLACKPOOL TOWER

New Paint For Blackpool Tower (1939)

Footage of the Blackpool Tower being painted - Lancashire.

NEW MOTORBOAT SLIPWAY AT RIPON

New Motorboat Slipway At Ripon (1939)

A new motorboat slipway is opened in Littlethorpe, North...

CLIPPER - TRANS ATLANTIC MAIL SERVICE

Clipper - Trans Atlantic Mail Service (1939)

Flying boat with mail for Europe leaves Port Washington...

LONDON aka SOAP BOX DERBY

London AKA Soap Box Derby (1939)

Footage boy scouts racing in a soap box derby at Crystal Palace in...

CUBA CELEBRATES

Cuba Celebrates (1939)

Footage of Cuba's celebration of it's independence in Havana.

COUNTY DURHAM aka CYCLE MEET AT DURHAM

County Durham AKA Cycle Meet At Durham (1939)

Footage of cycle meet in County Durham.

WOOLLY WONDERS AT SYDNEY SHOW

Woolly Wonders At Sydney Show (1939)

Footage of a sheep show in Sydney Australia.

ATHLETICS - HARVARD - YALE V OXFORD - CAMBRIDGE

Athletics - Harvard - Yale V Oxford - Cambridge (1939)

Footage of athletic competition between...

THE KING'S PRIZE AT BISLEY

The King's Prize At Bisley (1939)

Footage of the King's Prize shooting competition at Bisley in...

IRISH VOLUNTEERS COMMISSIONED

Irish Volunteers Commissioned (1939)

Footage of Irish volunteers taking the oath at Portobello...

THE ECLIPSE STAKES

The Eclipse Stakes (1939)

Footage of the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown in Surrey.

AQUATIC CHAMPIONS AT MINEHEAD

Aquatic Champions At Minehead (1939)

Footage of swimming competition in Minehead in Devon.

CROSSING THE ROAD BY NUMBERS

Crossing The Road By Numbers (1939)

Footage of hundreds of children being directed across London...

FELIXSTOWE

Felixstowe (1939)

Footage of new American flying boat at Felixstowe, Suffolk.

PHILADELPHIA - USA

Philadelphia - USA (1939)

An autogyro delivers mail to the Post Office building in Philadelphia in the...

LONDON aka FA CUP

London AKA Fa Cup (1939)

Footage of ceremony which sees the FA Cup over to Lord Athlone for exhibition...

US FLEET VISIT SAN FRANCISCO

Us Fleet Visit San Francisco (1939)

Footage of the warships of the American navy passing into San...

THE KING SAILS TO GREENWICH

The King Sails To Greenwich (1939)

Footage of King George VI visiting the Royal Naval College in...

SECRET GUN DEMONSTRATED

Secret Gun Demonstrated (1939)

Footage of large field gun being demonstrated in the United States of...

AT NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR

At New York World's Fair (1939)

Footage of boy scouts on parade at the New York World's Fair in the...

BUCKINGHAM PALACE YEOMAN

Buckingham Palace Yeoman (1939)

King George VI inspects the Yeoman of the Guards at Buckingham Palace,...

HARROGATE

Harrogate (1939)

Footage of the Lord Mayor of London in Harrogate, Yorkshire to open extension to Royal...

AUSTRALIAN NAVAL MANOEUVRES aka AUSTRALIAN NAVAL EXERCISES

Australian Naval Manoeuvres AKA Australian Naval Exercises (1939)

The Australian Navy...

OUTBOARD REGATTA

Outboard Regatta (1939)

Footage of a speed boat regatta at Le Clos in the United States of America.

DUCHESS OF KENT RENAMES A CRUISER

Duchess Of Kent Renames A Cruiser (1939)

The Duchess of Kent renames a cruiser in Portsmouth,...

KING AND QUEEN AT ROYAL SHOW

King And Queen At Royal Show (1939)

The King and Queen attend the Royal Show in Berkshire.

GARDEN PARTY AT ST JAMES PALACE

Garden Party At St James Palace (1939)

Good footage of Queen Mary attending a Garden Party at St...

DEFENCE OF JIBUTI

Defence Of Jibuti (1939)

Good footage of the French colonial city of Jibuti.

AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WHITE CITY

Aaa Championships At White City (1939)

Footage of AAA championships at White City in London.

MAURETANIA

Mauretania (1939)

Footage of the Mauretania crossing the Atlantic.

ST ANDREWS

St Andrews (1939)

Footage of the golfer Dick Burton after winning the British Open at St Andrews,...

BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham (1939)

The Duchess of Kent opens Birmingham's new airport, West Midlands.

LIVERPOOL

Liverpool "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Duke and Duchess of Kent unveiling statues...

LITTLE SISTERS CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

Little Sisters Centenary Celebrations (1939)

Footage of the centenary celebrations of the "Little...

DUBLIN'S NEW AIRPORT

Dublin's New Airport (1939)

Footage of the Republic of Ireland's new airport under construction near...