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CHILDREN'S VILLAGE

Children's Village (1956)

Scotland has a special children's village in Renfrewshire for 640 orphan...

HOME TURKISH BATH

Home Turkish Bath (1956)

A new bathroom device - a turkish bath that can be used in the home.

CAR MUSEUM  aka OLD MOTOR CAR RALLY AT BEAULIEU ABBEY and BEULLY sic MOTOR...

Car Museum AKA Old Motor Car Rally At Beaulieu Abbey And Beully Sic Motor... (1956)

Classic...

MODEL AIRCRAFT FOR TESTING USE

Model Aircraft For Testing Use (1956)

Wind tunnel tests for aircraft design are carried out using...

HOME MADE MOSAICS

Home Made Mosaics (1956)

Mosaics as a hobby.

EXOTIC GARDEN

Exotic Garden (1956)

Ernest Hepworth' s greenhouse and his wonderful collection of cacti.

CUT PRICE CASTLE

Cut Price Castle (1956)

Charlie Simpson and his family have bought a castle for their home.

RIVERSIDE ARTISTS

Riverside Artists (1956)

A group of artists gather at the Yacht public house in Greenwich to paint views...

RIVER FASHION SHOW

River Fashion Show (1956)

A fashion show for the larger lady takes place on a boat on the River Thames.

LOCH LOMOND POSTMAN

Loch Lomond Postman (1956)

Britain's most unusual postman serves communities around Loch Lomond using...

TOTS BALLET

Tots Ballet (1956)

Tiny children demonstrate their ballet skills in the open air - gorgeous.

CAMBERWELL BUTTERFLY

Camberwell Butterfly (1956)

Hugh Newman, a butterfly collector, releases the Camberwell Beauty in...

KITE FISHING aka KITE FISHERMEN

Kite Fishing AKA Kite Fishermen (1956)

Kites and Fishing on Worthing Pier.

FLYING CLUB

Flying Club (1956)

An RAF flying club has formed to fly Tiger Moths.

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

Scientists taste and test food...

TAME FOX beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Tame Fox Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

A London couple walk their tame fox...

SOUTH SEA BARBER

South Sea Barber (1956)

A barber shop in Hounslow has been transformed into a South Sea paradise.

CLAN GATHERING

Clan Gathering (1956)

A gathering of the Cameron Clan with highland dancing and pipe bands.

PYLON MEN

Pylon Men (1956)

Men at work on pylons, constructing and maintaining England's National Grid.

GREYWOOD MINIATURE RAILWAY

Greywood Miniature Railway (1956)

A visit to the Greywood miniature railway in Surrey.

BARNARDO CHILDREN

Barnardo Children (1956)

The Barnardo's children at Kelvedon enjoy being with pet animals.

CRICKET BALLS

Cricket Balls (1956)

The craft of making hand made cricket balls.

WATER SCOOTERS

Water Scooters (1956)

Girls in swimsuits at Ruislip Lido test new water scooters - great fun.

THEATRE MASKS

Theatre Masks (1956)

Dyke Richens and his partner design and make lifelike masks and animal costumes for...

CRIMINAL DETECTOR aka COSH

Criminal Detector AKA Cosh (1956)

New device which marks criminals with indelible dye.

TWO TONE HAIRSTYLES aka RAYMOND

Two Tone Hairstyles AKA Raymond (1956)

Crimper extraordinaire Raymond really excels himself with his...

MODEL HELICOPTERS aka MODEL PLANES

Model Helicopters AKA Model Planes (1956)

Model helicopters are demonstrated by their maker - Francis...

U.S.A.F. COLONELS FOR A DAY

U.S.A.F. Colonels For A Day (1956)

Children who have won a competition spend the day at Weathersfield...

RAG PARADE

Rag Parade (1956)

Fun and games at the student rag parade of 1956 in Newcastle.

JADE AND IVORY COLLECTION

Jade And Ivory Collection (1956)

Collection of ornate carved pieces of jade and ivory is presented to...

PARACHUTE SCHOOL

Parachute School (1956)

Club members at a parachute school practice fall techniques then two perform...

MODEL BOAT BUILDING

Model Boat Building (1956)

Large model boats are seen in detail - Mr Prior is seen at work on a new one.

AN ARTIST aka SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT, RA

An Artist AKA Sir William Russell Flint, Ra (1956)

Famous artist Sir William Russell Flint is seen...

FOREIGN STUDENTS

Foreign Students (1956)

A group of students dress in national costume and do "turns" to entertain each...

GUARD DOG TRAINING

Guard Dog Training (1956)

Dogs are trained to jump through fire and attack criminals at Britain's only...

NEW HELICOPTER aka MOBILE HELICOPTER and HELIPORT

New Helicopter AKA Mobile Helicopter And Heliport (1956)

New transportation system for a...

MODEL SHIPS

Model Ships (1956)

Model maker Duncan Haws shows Pathe his collection.

UNDERWATER PARTY

Underwater Party (1956)

Quirky stuff of people eating and drinking underwater at a party in a swimming...

ST. MORITZ

St. Moritz (1956)

Snow, skating, tobogganing and skiing in the beautiful Swiss town of St Moritz.

SCHOOLGIRL IN EGYPT

Schoolgirl In Egypt (1956)

Schoolgirl Gay Ashwood travels to Giza and Cairo in Egypt and tours the...

FOOTBALL BALL MANUFACTURE aka FOOTBALL STORY

Football Ball Manufacture AKA Football Story (1956)

A visit to a football factory plus scenes of...

PACKAGING SPECIALIST

Packaging Specialist (1956)

Packing factory shows how they package eggs, flowers and fish for safe...

TOY WOOLLEN POODLES aka POODLE STORY

Toy Woollen Poodles AKA Poodle Story (1956)

Glamorous showgirls at The Windmill Theatre knit woollen...

CHIMP IN PATHE CUTTING ROOM

Chimp In Pathe Cutting Room (1956)

Janet the Chimpanzee creates havoc in the reception and cutting...

DAN DARE

Dan Dare (1956)

Family members pose for artist Frank Hampson's Dan Dare comic strip at his home in Epsom.

HAIR STYLES beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Hair Styles Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1956)

Bizarre and futuristic hair styles...

HOUSEWIFE CYCLIST

Housewife Cyclist (1956)

Champion cyclist Eileen Sheridan trains in her garage in between her housewife...

SPANISH DANCER aka CASTINETS and CASTANETS

Spanish Dancer AKA Castinets And Castanets (1956)

Spanish dancer Margarita takes time out to show a...

BALLET SHOES

Ballet Shoes (1956)

Ballet shoes are made at the famous firm of Anello and Davide.

MEN'S HAIR STYLES

Men's Hair Styles (1956)

A fabulous 'Elephant Trunk' quiff is created for a teddy boy at Cyril's...