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'MADE IN GERMANY' - OUT TO CAPTURE WORLD MARKET

'made In Germany' - Out To Capture World Market (1949)

Hanover Trade Fair and view of car...

NEW LIFEBOAT SPEEDS SEA RESCUE

New Lifeboat Speeds Sea Rescue (1949)

British and American designs for ships lifeboats are...

MARATHON TESTS OLD FAITHFULS

Marathon Tests Old Faithfuls (1949)

Marathon runners race from Windsor to Chiswick - Vintage car race...

ESCAPE SCENES FILMED ON MINED 'ASTRID'

Escape Scenes Filmed On Mined 'astrid' (1949)

An American man relives his experiences on a sinking...

VIKINGS SAIL AGAIN

Vikings Sail Again (1949)

Danish rowers try to recreate their forefathers by setting sail for Kent in a...

CAMPBELL II OUT TO BEAT SPEED RECORD

Campbell II Out To Beat Speed Record (1949)

Donald Campbell takes over his father's mantle as he...

HUSH- HUSH PLANE FLIES OK

Hush- Hush Plane Flies Ok (1949)

Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.

YORKSHIRE'S ROYAL WEEK.

Yorkshire's Royal Week. (1949)

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip spend time in Huddersfield,...

KENT GREETS VIKING INVADERS

Kent Greets Viking Invaders (1949)

Men of Denmark land in Kent after sailing across the North Sea in a...

53 HOME AFTER MID OCEAN AIR ACCIDENT

53 Home After Mid Ocean Air Accident (1949)

Danny Kaye is among those who return to America after...

GOLD CUP SPEEDBOAT CLASSIC

Gold Cup Speedboat Classic (1949)

Speedboat racing from Detroit River.

NEW YORK GREETS NEW ILE DE FRANCE

New York Greets New Ile De France (1949)

Rebuilt French liner gets a warm welcome on its arrival in...

CHURCHILL FOLLOWS THE SUN

Churchill Follows The Sun (1949)

The Churchill's take a holiday at the Grand Hotel on the banks of Lake...

SPORT TOPS HOLIDAY LIST

Sport Tops Holiday List (1949)

King's Cup Air Race - Yachting in Norfolk - Athletics from White City...

PRINCE PHILIP GOES BACK TO SEA

Prince Philip Goes Back To Sea (1949)

Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth pay a visit to the Isle of...

LOS ANGELES, USA

Los Angeles, USA (1949)

San Francisco Hell Drivers perform stunts with cars in front of crowds.

LAKE CONISTON

Lake Coniston (1949)

Donald Campbell prepares for a record breaking run in his boat Bluebird II.

SMITH BROTHERS GO HOME

Smith Brothers Go Home (1949)

Colin and Stanley Smith return to their home port after sailing the...

JOHN BULL GOES TO WASHINGTON

John Bull Goes To Washington (1949)

Stafford Cripps and Ernest Bevin set sail for talks with President...

WELCOME BACK TO 'AMETHYST' HEROES

Welcome Back To 'amethyst' Heroes (1949)

The crew of HMS Amethyst - safe from the Chinese - are feted...

UNLUCKY CAMPBELL JUST MISSES SPEED TITLE

Unlucky Campbell Just Misses Speed Title (1949)

Donald Campbell fails to break his father's record...

IRISH PILGRIMS FLY TO LOURDES

Irish Pilgrims Fly To Lourdes (1949)

Ill and disabled people join a plane in Dublin - they are making...

MID-AIR REFUELLED JET METEOR FIGHTER BREAKS RECORD

Mid-Air Refuelled Jet Meteor Fighter Breaks Record (1949)

New refuelling methods allow a Meteor...

BROTHERS CROSS ATLANTIC IN YACHT

Brothers Cross Atlantic In Yacht (1949)

The Smith Brothers arrive in Dartmouth having sailed the...

BRITISH BOY 'AMBASSADORS' TOUR CANADA

British Boy 'ambassadors' Tour Canada (1949)

Group of boys from around England are invited on a tour...

NEWS FROM THE AIR

News From The Air (1949)

Stafford Cripps arrives back in London - A Dakota airliner crashes on the moors...

SPEED KING TEST NO ROLL SHIP

Speed King Test No Roll Ship (1949)

Ex Speed boat racer Gar Wood tests out his new design of ...

BRABAZON GIANT PREPARES FOR MAIDEN FLIGHT

Brabazon Giant Prepares For Maiden Flight (1949)

A prototype of Brabazon's new giant airliner is...

MODEL JETS PUT A ZIP IN FLYING

Model Jets Put A Zip In Flying (1949)

Model plane enthusiasts show off rubber band, petrol, and jet...

REME TRAILER

Reme Trailer (1949)

This is a short trailer film about joining the Royal Electrical and Mechanical...

130 - TON COLOSSUS TAKES THE AIR

130 - Ton Colossus Takes The Air (1949)

The huge Bristol Brabazon airliner takes to the skies about...

WORLD BUYERS ACCLAIM BRITISH 'PLANES

World Buyers Acclaim British 'planes (1949)

Various military and civil aircraft are on show at the...

HOLLAND CELEBRATES QUEEN'S FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Holland Celebrates Queen's First Anniversary (1949)

Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard get warm...

TRAGEDY MARS US AIR SHOWS

Tragedy Mars Us Air Shows (1949)

Round-the-World aviator Bill Odium crashes during air race in...

HMS LONDON COMES HOME FROM YANGTSE

HMS London Comes Home From Yangtse (1949)

The men of HMS London gets a warm welcome when it arrives...

BRITAIN REMEMBERS THE FEW

Britain Remembers The Few (1949)

A fly past of air force planes above London is an act of remembrance...

IT CAN ONLY HAPPEN IN AMERICA....

It Can Only Happen In America.... (1949)

Beauty contests at Atlantic City - Air Circus in Virginia -...

AND NOW THE APOLLO!

And Now The Apollo! (1949)

Good shots of construction and testing of the Armstrong Whitworth Apollo...

FRANCE MOURNS MARCEL CERDAN

France Mourns Marcel Cerdan (1949)

France pays tribute to boxing champion Cerdan who died in an air...

DOWN AND UP SPEEDS RAILWAY UPS AND DOWNS

Down And Up Speeds Railway Ups And Downs (1949)

A double decker train is introduced on London's...

FREAK PLANE PASSES WITH FLYING COLOURS

Freak Plane Passes With Flying Colours (1949)

A new design of plane is demonstrated by its designer...

'AMETHYST' HOME IN TRIUMPH

'amethyst' Home In Triumph (1949)

HMS Amethyst receives a great welcome on her return to Plymouth...

WINDSORS HOLIDAY IN ITALY

Windsors Holiday In Italy (1949)

Duke and Duchess of Windsor pay a visit to the Italian spa town of...

FIVE NATIONS JOIN IN GIANT AIR MANOEUVRES

Five Nations Join In Giant Air Manoeuvres (1949)

Huge joint air force exercise over the skies of...

MOTOR SHOW ON TIME - DESPITE STRIKE

Motor Show On Time - Despite Strike (1949)

Strikers go back to work in time for the British motor...

HORSHAM ST. FAITH

Horsham St. Faith (1949)

Prime Minister Attlee inspects an RAF station in Sussex.

MARHAM

Marham (1949)

Clement Attlee inspects US bomber crew at Marham Airforce base in Norfolk.

MIAMI GOES FUTURISTIC!

Miami Goes Futuristic! (1949)

Brilliant futuristic architecture of new University campus in Miami, plus...

PRINCESS TOURS WEST COUNTRY

Princess Tours West Country (1949)

Princess Elizabeth pays a visit to Plymouth, Exeter and Dartmoor.

£200,000 SHOW FINDS WONDERS ON TWO WHEELS

£200,000 Show Finds Wonders On Two Wheels (1949)

Lots of great motorbikes on show at the British...