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ANTIQUE CHESSMEN

Antique Chessmen (1959)

Alex Hammond's shop in Chelsea displays the craftsmanship of antique chess sets....

FRANKIE VAUGHAN

Frankie Vaughan (1959)

Frankie Vaughan visits and helps out at the Rugby Boys Club in Notting Hill.

HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS

House In The Clouds (1959)

The Ridge family live in a strange looking house converted from a water...

FOOD RESEARCH beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Food Research Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Research into dehydrated foods...

COBBLER ARTIST

Cobbler Artist (1959)

Cobbler artist, George Brockwell hammers out works of art onto the soles of shoes.

ANTIQUE SILVER

Antique Silver (1959)

The Silver Galleries in London carry out specialist restoration of antique silver.

FUR FARMING

Fur Farming (1959)

Small furry animals are bred for the fifties fur trade.

LIVING HISTORY

Living History (1959)

Margery Atthill makes historical figures with beautiful and accurate period...

ROSE PETAL CIGARETTES

Rose Petal Cigarettes (1959)

For those with sensitive lips - cigarettes with rose petal tips.

PRECISION MODELS

Precision Models (1959)

Rex Hays makes immaculate precision models of racing cars.

KITCHEN HATS

Kitchen Hats (1959)

If you like hats and being in the kitchen - this one's for you.

NOVELTY DECORATIONS

Novelty Decorations (1959)

A look behind the scenes at the intricate craft work which goes into window...

KATAMARS

Katamars (1959)

Some girls from the Windmill Theatre assist the launch of a new boat.

PENDULUM TO ATOM CLOCKS

Pendulum To Atom Clocks (1959)

An item on clocks and watches also visits the atomic clock at the...

BED POST SCULPTOR

Bed Post Sculptor (1959)

Alfred Betts makes sculpture from old bedposts and chair legs.

PLASTIC FLOWERS

Plastic Flowers (1959)

Ronald Lane specialises in floral decorative lights.

HISTORIC TAXIS

Historic Taxis (1959)

Skilled restoration of early London taxi cabs.

CANDLE MAKING beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Candle Making Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

A candle making factory in...

CHINESE PLATE SPINNERS

Chinese Plate Spinners (1959)

Chinese plate spinners at Murray's Cabaret Club.

LUXURY BED

Luxury Bed (1959)

Mighty bed - get it and you won't need to get up. Rather like the Internet but more...

YELLOW BIRD TALBOT BROTHERS

Yellow Bird Talbot Brothers (1959)

Talbot Brothers from Bermuda sing "Yellow Bird" - beginnings of...

STRONG MAN beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Strong Man Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Ireland's strongest man, Butty...

GOLD BEATING

Gold Beating (1959)

Bar of gold is thinned, cut and hammered until it became spreadable and used for...

LIFE ABOARD SHIP

Life Aboard Ship (1959)

People enjoy luxurious Mediterranean cruise aboard S. S. Arcadia - fantastic!

SOCCER STAR AT HOME

Soccer Star At Home (1959)

Fulham footballer Jim Langley has 60000 cigarette cards - he has been...

INDIAN MUSEUM

Indian Museum (1959)

At the Commonwealth Institute in London, children learn about Indian culture.

MODERN TELEPHONE

Modern Telephone (1959)

Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they...

HIGHLAND CATTLE

Highland Cattle (1959)

Little film about shaggy cattle of Scottish Highlands. Very cute animals - makes...

BEARD RESEARCH

Beard Research (1959)

Scientists use complex equipment to do research on shaving - unfortunately, no...

INK ARTIST

Ink Artist (1959)

Artist Peter Thompson modifies Chinese 'free brush' style to create unique images in...

TALBOT BROTHERS

Talbot Brothers (1959)

Talbot Brothers sing "Bermuda Buggy Ride".

RESEARCH INTO PILOTS EYES

Research Into Pilots Eyes (1959)

Research on effects of flying on pilots' eyes and balance is made...

TABLE TENNIS SQUASH

Table Tennis Squash (1959)

With this new 'Smash table', one can choose whether to play table tennis...

CRAZY CAFE

Crazy Cafe (1959)

Magician chef cooks egg shells, makes coffee out of nothing and toast by heating paper...

FLAGPOLE CLEANERS

Flagpole Cleaners (1959)

Men cleaning flagpoles on top of Selfridges - uncomfortable for those with fear...

ARMOURED CARS

Armoured Cars (1959)

Testing of new army vehicle 'Saladin' - "designed to be the principal reconnaissance...

GREYHOUND TRAINING

Greyhound Training (1959)

Greyhounds - from puppies to racetracks. Great shots of even greater dogs.

TV T.V. CAMERA HELPS BUILDING

Tv T.V. Camera Helps Building (1959)

TV camera is used for inspection of holes - prevents workers...

DO IT YOURSELF FLOWERS

Do It Yourself Flowers (1959)

Horrid looking plastic flowers being imported from Italy only to have...

INTERPLANETARY ART

Interplanetary Art (1959)

Enrico Baj, artist, creates a new painting on gallery floor - fantastic work....

NYLON FASHIONS

Nylon Fashions (1959)

Nylon Fair in London - Sneak Preview of 70's burst of colours and cuts. Polyester...

WORLD IN ONE ROOM

World In One Room (1959)

Foods of the World feast - pizza, hot dog, fish and chips & caviar, all served...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 224 - reel 2 of 2 - DO IT YOURSELF FLOWERS and NYLON...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 224 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Do It Yourself Flowers And Nylon... (1959)

Out...

FOLDING CARAVAN

Folding Caravan (1959)

Little caravan unfolds to accommodate two adults and a child.

DOG'S SAFETY SCHOOL

Dog's Safety School (1959)

Dogs learn road safety at their weekly instructional class.

NEW SCHOOL

New School (1959)

Marvels of 50's comprehensive education - boys are operating machines while girls cook...

DEBS RACING

Debs Racing (1959)

Susan Hampshire goes downhill in a soapbox on wheels - 'engineless car race'.

POINT TO POINT  POINT-TO-POINT

Point To Point Point-To-Point (1959)

In Friars Wash, Hertfordshire, people enjoy a local horse race.

LILIPUT LINE

Liliput Line (1959)

A man in Torquay makes model boats to perfection.

BRIDGE DEMOLITION

Bridge Demolition (1959)

Marvels of communication - engineers, ground troops and helicopters join in...