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THE KING GOES HOME

The King Goes Home (1949)

King George returns for his convalescence to Sandringham.

GURKHAS ACTIVE IN MALAYA

Gurkhas Active In Malaya (1949)

Gurkha troops fight against Communist insurgents in the jungles of...

ONE MINUTE NEWS

One Minute News (1949)

Rita Hayworth poses for pictures in Switzerland and a tornado hits a town in...

BRITAIN MOURNS TOMMY HANDLEY

Britain Mourns Tommy Handley (1949)

Library story about comedian Tommy Handley at the time of his...

WHO'S FOR THE CUP?

Who's For The Cup? (1949)

Third round of the FA Cup - Blackpool and Arsenal go through to the next...

THE PEOPLE SAY GOODBYE TO TOMMY

The People Say Goodbye To Tommy (1949)

Emotional scenes at the funeral of comedian Tommy Handley.

ACHESON SUCCEEDS MARSHALL

Acheson Succeeds Marshall (1949)

Dean Acheson takes over from George Marshall as American Secretary of...

JUNE IN JANUARY

June In January (1949)

Fashion show from the Dorchester Hotel. Summer clothes shown in January.

AEROBATICS THRILL MIAMI

Aerobatics Thrill Miami (1949)

Stunt flying by the All American Air Circus thrills the Florida crowds.

CUP FEVER GRIPS YEOVIL

Cup Fever Grips Yeovil (1949)

Yeovil Town celebrate their success in getting through a long away into...

WALES BEAT ENGLAND

Wales Beat England (1949)

Welsh rugby team beat England in an international match from Cardiff Arms...

ONE MINUTE NEWS

One Minute News (1949)

Heavy snow in California, Winston Churchill in Paris and Robert Schumann in...

PACIFIC SCOUTS JAMBOREE

Pacific Scouts Jamboree (1949)

Scouts from all around the Pacific come together at gathering in...

AUSTRALIA'S £8,000,000 GIFT

Australia's £8,000,000 Gift (1949)

The Australian Govt gives Britain Eight Million Pounds to help...

NEW YORK WELCOMES THE

New York Welcomes The "Caronia" (1949)

The New Liner 'Caronia' arrives in New York after first...

KING RECEIVES COMMONWEALTH STATESMEN

King Receives Commonwealth Statesmen (1949)

Commonwealth leaders gather in London for meetings with...

YUM YUM!

Yum Yum! (1949)

Children celebrate the great day when sweets and chocolate come off the ration.

WHERE IS RICHARD SWANN?

Where Is Richard Swann? (1949)

A woman makes an appeal for her missing husband to come forward - he is...

THEY FLY 727 HOURS NON- STOP

They Fly 727 Hours Non- Stop (1949)

American pilots keep flying for ages - they pass petrol up from a...

EIRE LEAVES THE EMPIRE

Eire Leaves The Empire (1949)

Southern Ireland leaves the British Commonwealth - celebrations in...

'YOYO' WINS GREAT MET

'yoyo' Wins Great Met (1949)

Yo-Yo wins the Great Metropolitan Horse race at Epsom.

RANGERS DO IT AGAIN!

Rangers Do It Again! (1949)

Glasgow Rangers beat Clyde 4-1 in Scottish Cup Final.

KING FAROUK OPENS CAIRO FAIR

King Farouk Opens Cairo Fair (1949)

King Farouk and his sisters pay a visit to Egypt's Agricultural...

PARIS WAITERS CAN'T WAIT

Paris Waiters Can't Wait (1949)

The Annual Paris waiters' race - they have to serve customers as they...

MALAYAN STATE CROWNS NEW RAJAH

Malayan State Crowns New Rajah (1949)

His Highness Tuan Syed Putra becomes leader of Perlis, part of...

CUMBERLAND: SHEEP EPIDEMIC - SHEPHERDS ACT

Cumberland: Sheep Epidemic - Shepherds Act (1949)

Lakeland shepherds bring in their flocks to check...

COSSACKS LEAD ANTI-SOVIET RIOTS

Cossacks Lead Anti-Soviet Riots (1949)

Cossacks and other East Europeans lead anti-Soviet...

TRAILER - ARMY RECRUITMENT

Trailer - Army Recruitment (1949)

A short trailer film tries to convince parents to send their sons to...

MALAYAN STATE CROWNS NEW RAJAH

Malayan State Crowns New Rajah (1949)

His Highness Tuan Syed Putra becomes leader of Perlis, part of...

ITALY WELCOMES 'LA BELLA PRINCESSA'

Italy Welcomes 'la Bella Princessa' (1949)

Princess Margaret pays a visit to Naples.

YANGTSE HEROES

Yangtse Heroes (1949)

Men of British ships injured in engagements near Shanghai are taken to Hong Kong.

PATHE NEWS SPECIAL - CUP FINAL 1949

Pathe News Special - Cup Final 1949 (1949)

Wolves beat Leicester City 3-2 in Football's FA Cup.

WALES HONOURS PRINCESS AND DUKE

Wales Honours Princess And Duke (1949)

Duke of Edinburgh is installed as Chancellor of University of...

POLICE STOP COMMUNIST MAY DAY MARCH

Police Stop Communist May Day March (1949)

Police ride in to break up march by Communists in London.

PAINTERS SET UP STRANGEST WORLD-RECORD

Painters Set Up Strangest World-Record (1949)

House painters try for speed record while car smashers...

BRITISH TROOPS INSTRUCT WESTERN UNION ARMIES

British Troops Instruct Western Union Armies (1949)

British anti-aircraft troops show off their...

WOLVERHAMPTON WELCOMES ITS CUP HEROES!

Wolverhampton Welcomes Its Cup Heroes! (1949)

Wolverhampton Wanderers return to a massive greeting...

U.S. FAIRY VISITS LONDON BABY aka US FAIRY VISITS BRITISH BABY

U.S. Fairy Visits London Baby AKA Us Fairy Visits British Baby (1949)

An American Air Hostess...

SNOWSTORMS SWEEP AMERICA

Snowstorms Sweep America (1949)

Washington and New York experience heavy snow storms.

FRANCE OPENS UP ATOMIC PILE

France Opens Up Atomic Pile (1949)

President Auriol opens a new atomic research centre for France.

RITA AND ALY FLY TO FRANCE aka RITA HAYWORTH AND THE PRINCE DROP IN

Rita And Aly Fly To France AKA Rita Hayworth And The Prince Drop In (1949)

Rita Hayworth and...

PARIS SHOW REVEALS NEW FIGURES aka PARIS ELECTS MISS FRANCE 1949

Paris Show Reveals New Figures AKA Paris Elects Miss France 1949 (1949)

Pretty young women in...

DRAMA OF THE ARCTIC: 13 MEN FACE ICE CAP TERROR

Drama Of The Arctic: 13 Men Face Ice Cap Terror (1949)

American fliers and the men sent to rescue...

MIDNIGHT REVEL GREETS NEW YEAR

Midnight Revel Greets New Year (1949)

People get boisterous at the annual Chelsea Arts Ball.

INDIA HONOURS GANDHI'S MEMORY

India Honours Gandhi's Memory (1949)

Meeting of Congress unveils a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.

ONE MINUTE NEWS

One Minute News (1949)

The Schoolboys' Own Exhibition in London and an Alsatian cares for a lion cub.

STORMS IN JANUARY

Storms In January (1949)

Heavy storms cause problems around the country while bus strikes cause problems...

MAN OF THE WEEK

Man Of The Week (1949)

A man climbs up to the top of the Statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus in London.

TWO EX-KINGS PLAY GOLF TOURNEY

Two Ex-Kings Play Golf Tourney (1949)

Duke of Windsor and exiled King Leopold of Belgium play golf in...

BRITAIN HONOURS IKE

Britain Honours Ike (1949)

British military leaders honour Eisenhower - he sends a recorded message to...