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KING AND QUEEN AT A CAMP SCHOOL

King And Queen At A Camp School (1940)

The King and Queen pay a visit to a school in Berkshire.

HOME FRONT HEROES

Home Front Heroes (1940)

Shots of various civilians and soldiers who have won medals for gallantry.

WRECKED GERMAN AIRCRAFT aka GRAVEYARD OF NAZI PLANES

Wrecked German Aircraft AKA Graveyard Of Nazi Planes (1940)

RAF men check over wrecks of German...

HEAVY GEAR

Heavy Gear (1940)

Heavy tracked vehicles and light tanks are put through their paces over heavy ground.

BREAKING 'EM IN

Breaking 'em In (1940)

Horses are shown being trained for use by the Cavalry.

RAF FIGHTERS IN CLOSE UP

RAF Fighters In Close Up (1940)

RAF pilots scramble to attack a formation of German bombers.

YOUR HOME AS AN AIR RAID SHELTER

Your Home As An Air Raid Shelter (1940)

Civilians prepare a room in their house as an air raid...

THE SILENT CITY

The Silent City (1940)

Good footage showing the evacuation and deserted streets of Strasbourg in France.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 91

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 91 (1940)

Storage system designed by London businessman and latest...

ON TOP!

On Top! (1940)

Men work on the new cable car system on Mont Blanc.

WILL MAHONEY

Will Mahoney (1940)

Will Mahoney and friends perform a flag waving song 'It's Up To You' - no soundtrack.

LINKS IN THE CHAIN

Links In The Chain (1940)

Good footage of enormous anchor chains being made at an Italian steelworks.

LISTENING POST!

Listening Post! (1940)

BBC radio editors monitor broadcasts that come in from all over the world.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 92

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 92 (1940)

A torch fits in gas mask boxes for the blackout, a cycle...

CONQUERING THE DESERT

Conquering The Desert (1940)

Italian immigrants arrive in Tripoli, North Africa by boat from Genoa.

BEHIND THE BLACKOUT

Behind The Blackout (1940)

Singer Adelaide Hall is among the cabaret artists at The New Florida Club in...

LISTENING POST

Listening Post (1940)

Duplicate story - BBC radio editors monitor overseas broadcasts (this version...

UNDER THE SURFACE

Under The Surface (1940)

Tropical fish and sea animals seen at the Trieste Aquarium in Italy.

"Backs To The Land" (1940)

Good footage of land girls at work on a farm in Northamptonshire.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 93

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 93 (1940)

A new road is built at Port Elizabeth and a cat pulls darts...

PRESCO AND CAMPO

Presco And Campo (1940)

Presco and Campo entertain with their comedy acrobatic act.

ART-FULL!

Art-Full! (1940)

Japanese artists at work on pieces for an art exhibition at Ueno Park in Japan.

FAIRY FILAMENTS

Fairy Filaments (1940)

Demonstrations of glassblowing, the making of fibreglass and inflammable fabric.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 94

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 94 (1940)

Midgets board a liner for Europe and children watch a...

THE HUMAN OSTRICH!

The Human Ostrich! (1940)

A man eats glass and razor blades, lies on a bed of nails and bends an iron...

"Time, Please!" (1940)

A look at the machinery that works Rome's speaking clock.

HOLLAND STAMPS!

Holland Stamps! (1940)

A new charity stamp for the Netherlands is designed and printed.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 95

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 95 (1940)

Latest beach fashions from Miami and a water ballet in...

MOUNTAIN MILITAIRES!

Mountain Militaires! (1940)

French mountain troops cross rugged terrain as part of their training.

DARK HARVEST

Dark Harvest (1940)

African workers gather in cotton and wheat harvests by hand.

RICKSHAW WHOOPEE!

Rickshaw Whoopee! (1940)

Chinese people pull rickshaws through the 'Chinese Village' area of San...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 96

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 96 (1940)

Seaweed belts, New York jewels and women roller skaters...

BIRDMEN!

Birdmen! (1940)

Geoffrey Richardson does some stunts in his glider.

DENNIS NOBLE

Dennis Noble (1940)

Baritone Dennis Noble sings 'The Little Ships'.

ALOFT OVER ALASKA!

Aloft Over Alaska! (1940)

Road engineers fly over Alaska in preparatory work for a new highway.

BALKAN HOTCH POTCH

Balkan Hotch Potch (1940)

Good shots of a Balkan village on the border of Hungary and the Russian...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 97

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 97 (1940)

Motorcycle trials and skiers in the Italian Alps and trains...

JABULA!

Jabula! (1940)

Africans take part in a war dance contest in a Durban arena, South Africa.

EDDIE POLA

Eddie Pola (1940)

Eddie Pola introduces and sings some well-known tunes that sound alike.

FINLANDIA

Finlandia (1940)

The Finnish National Orchestra plays Finlandia.

EYES ON THE SKIES!

Eyes On The Skies! (1940)

Good footage of men of the Observer Corps working at their posts.

THEY ROAM OVER ROME!

They Roam Over Rome! (1940)

Babies are cared for in a nursery while their mothers go sightseeing in...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 99

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 99 (1940)

Japanese billiards champions do tricks and people skate on...

SERGEANT OF THE LINE!

Sergeant Of The Line! (1940)

On the anniversary of the death of Andre Maginot we look at the Maginot...

COMING UP!

Coming Up! (1940)

Mushroom spores are incubated, cultivated picked in Australia.

"Darting Dinghies!" (1940)

Men and women race dinghies around the Long Island Sound in New York.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 100

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 100 (1940)

The latest Mississippi riverboat in a US shipyard, and water...

JILLS WITHOUT FRILLS!

Jills Without Frills! (1940)

Danish women do formation exercises at a stadium in Johannesburg.

BILLY SCOTT COOMBER

Billy Scott Coomber (1940)

Billy Scott Coomber and His Singing Grenadiers

MERCY RADIO!

Mercy Radio! (1940)

The International Radio Medical Station in Rome assists ill people on board ships at...