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ANTIQUE CHESSMEN

Antique Chessmen (1959)

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

HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS

House In The Clouds (1959)

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

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...

KITCHEN HATS

Kitchen Hats (1959)

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

PENDULUM TO ATOM CLOCKS

Pendulum To Atom Clocks (1959)

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

PLASTIC FLOWERS

Plastic Flowers (1959)

Ronald Lane specialises in floral decorative lights.

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...

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!

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...

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".

FLAGPOLE CLEANERS

Flagpole Cleaners (1959)

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

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...

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...

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'.

LILIPUT LINE

Liliput Line (1959)

A man in Torquay makes model boats to perfection.

BATTLE OF THE BROOK

Battle Of The Brook (1959)

Annual tug-of-war contest in village of Geddington - the main prize is firkin...

HEIFER'S SHAMPOO

Heifer's Shampoo (1959)

Beauty regime behind the cattle show - heifer being washed, brushed and oiled to...

ST. IVES

St. Ives (1959)

Barbara Hepworth, Leonard Fuller and Bernard Leach are some of the artists of St. Ives...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 224 -1 OF 2 - INTERPLANETARY ART + TV T.V. CAMERA HELPS...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 224 -1 Of 2 - Interplanetary Art + Tv T.V. Camera Helps... (1959)

Out...

COFFEE BAR STUDIO

Coffee Bar Studio (1959)

Actor Tommy Yeardye opens 'art studio restaurant' - people paint, eat, or both...

CONCRETE SCULPTOR

Concrete Sculptor (1959)

Contemporary artist Sean Rice presents his sculptures. Some made of concrete -...

HOME ZOO

Home Zoo (1959)

Deer, otter, seal, birds, fox, badger... live in a private zoo in Surrey.

HACKNEY HORSES

Hackney Horses (1959)

Short film about fantastic looking horses - Hackney horses and ponies.

CRIME PREVENTION

Crime Prevention (1959)

Film demonstrates effectiveness of various crime prevention devices.

ICING ARTIST beware - other Colour Pics share this title

Icing Artist Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1959)

Art of cake decoration -...

AIDA FOSTER SCHOOL

Aida Foster School (1959)

Lovely young ladies with great legs being trained for entertainment industry...

ROBOT GARDENING

Robot Gardening (1959)

Great garden without sweating - demonstration of devices which make gardening...

LATEX IN THE HOME aka DO-IT-YOURSELF IN RUBBER

Latex In The Home AKA Do-It-Yourself In Rubber (1959)

Do it yourself in rubber - by making...

FASHIONS IN LEATHER

Fashions In Leather (1959)

Models parade some elegant fashion garments in leather and fur.

ORIENTAL HAIRSTYLES

Oriental Hairstyles (1959)

The orient has inspired the hairdresser, Dumas, for his latest range of hair...

SPECS FOR SHOWGIRL

Specs For Showgirl (1959)

Vernons Girl Margaret Stredder visits the opticians and tries on some wild...

STUDENTS DRESS UP aka ART SCHOOL

Students Dress Up AKA Art School (1959)

Old fashioned clothes are modelled for art students.

PERIOD REGATTA

Period Regatta (1959)

Art students have a day out on the river in costumes from the 1800s.

G.P.O. ART

G.P.O. Art (1959)

Artworks commissioned by the Post Office for posters or telegrams are featured.

DRESS IN 90 SECONDS aka DUKE OF BEDFORD DRESSING

Dress In 90 Seconds AKA Duke Of Bedford Dressing (1959)

His Grace the Duke of Bedford has his...

HATS FOR SCHOOLGIRLS aka CHILDREN'S HATS

Hats For Schoolgirls AKA Children's Hats (1959)

Milliner Victor Hyett shows off his new range of...