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MISS FRANCE

Miss France (1968)

Christiane Lillio from St. Etienne wins Miss France beauty contest.

LONDON - THE WEATHER CENTRE aka HOW WEATHER FORECASTS ARE COMPILED

London - The Weather Centre AKA How Weather Forecasts Are Compiled (1968)

Light-hearted item...

HYDERABAD - ALL INDIA'S CONGRESS

Hyderabad - All India's Congress (1968)

Siddavanahalli Nijalingappa is installed as new president of...

MURRAYFIELD - SCOTLAND V FRANCE

Murrayfield - Scotland V France (1968)

International rugby union at Murrayfield: France beat Scotland...

BREMERHAVEN - NEW ARMY FREIGHTER

Bremerhaven - New Army Freighter "Sir Tristam" (1968)

Army lorries board new freighter "Sir...

BRITISH TROOPS IN MALAYSIA

British Troops In Malaysia (1968)

British soldiers in Malaysia.

MR LEE ARRIVING AT LONDON AIRPORT

Mr Lee Arriving At London Airport (1968)

Kuan Yew Lee, Prime Minister of Singapore, arrives at London...

PORTLAND - NATO NAVAL FORCE

Portland - NATO Naval Force (1968)

First multinational NATO navel force at Portland: ships are from...

LONDON - SHOE FASHIONS aka LATEST LOOK IN FOOTWEAR

London - Shoe Fashions AKA Latest Look In Footwear (1968)

Fashion show at Savoy Hotel showing...

GALES IN GLASGOW aka HURRICANE RIPS THROUGH GLASGOW

Gales In Glasgow AKA Hurricane Rips Through Glasgow (1968)

Strong winds cause havoc in Glasgow; a...

RALLY FINISH aka BRITISH DRIVER WINS MONTE CARLO RALLY IN PORSCHE

Rally Finish AKA British Driver Wins Monte Carlo Rally In Porsche (1968)

British drivers Vic...

FURNITURE EXHIBITION

Furniture Exhibition (1968)

Modern furniture on display at Earls Court exhibition.

TOY FAIR

Toy Fair (1968)

Toy Fair in Brighton and look at work at Airfix Factory, London.

REPUBLIC DAY

Republic Day (1968)

Republic day parade in Delhi, India.

GYMNASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gymnastic Championships (1968)

British gymnastic championships at Albert Hall, London.

REFINERY FIRE aka ROTTERDAM THREATENED BY OIL REFINERY FIRE

Refinery Fire AKA Rotterdam Threatened By Oil Refinery Fire (1968)

Fire at Shell Oil Refinery...

DONALD CAMPBELL SPEED BOAT aka WATER-JET PROPELLED SPEEDBOAT

Donald Campbell Speed Boat AKA Water-Jet Propelled Speedboat "Jetstar" Developed... (1968)

Speedboat...

SCHOOLBOYS BUILD HOVERCRAFT

Schoolboys Build Hovercraft (1968)

Boys from Bedfordshire Secondary Modern show off the hovercraft...

SCHOOLBOYS BUILD RACING CAR

Schoolboys Build Racing Car (1968)

Schoolboys at Welwyn Garden City grammar school build their own...

ULTRASONIC TORCH

Ultrasonic Torch (1968)

New invention to help blind people - an ultrasonic torch replaces white stick.

NO FINGER TYPEWRITER aka NEW AID FOR HANDICAPPED PILOT CONTROL SYSTEM

No Finger Typewriter AKA New Aid For Handicapped Pilot Control System (1968)

Typewriter for...

WAGON TREK

Wagon Trek (1968)

South African man travels to Zimbabwe in wagon to show solidarity with white Rhodesians....

HAND SHAKING aka HANDSHAKING

Hand Shaking AKA Handshaking (1968)

Light-hearted item about German man who attempts to break world...

TOTTENHAM V MANCHESTER UNITED

Tottenham V Manchester United (1968)

FA cup tie replay match: Spurs beat Manchester United 1-0 at...

INTERNATIONAL COVER GIRL 1968

International Cover Girl 1968 (1968)

Model Sylvette Blanc wins the International Cover Girl award.

MISS LONDON AIRPORT

Miss London Airport (1968)

Beauty contest for air hostesses at Heathrow.

AMPHICAT aka GO ANYWHERE VEHICLE

Amphicat AKA Go Anywhere Vehicle (1968)

Versatile buggy with lots of wheels drives around Paris and...

SAMURAIS POP GROUP

Samurais Pop Group (1968)

Japanese pop group, the Samurais, perform in front of the Pathe cameras.

CYCLE CROSS

Cycle Cross (1968)

National Amateur cross country bicycle race at Crystal Palace.

CAMPING EXHIBITION

Camping Exhibition (1968)

Exhibition of camping equipment at Olympia.

WALES V SCOTLAND

Wales V Scotland (1968)

International Rugby Union at Cardiff Arms Park: Wales beat Scotland 5-0.

TOBOGGANING CHAMPIONSHIPS aka EUROPEAN TOBOGGAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tobogganing Championships AKA European Toboggan Championships (1968)

Luge championships in...

OLYMPIC PREPARATIONS aka LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS BEFORE OPENING OF WINTER...

Olympic Preparations AKA Last Minute Preparations Before Opening Of Winter... (1968)

Last...

NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS

New Year Celebrations (1968)

New Year celebrations take place in Trafalgar Square, London.

BOAT SHOW

Boat Show (1968)

Exhibits at the 1968 Boat Show. Earl's Court, London.

AUTOSPEED '68 aka RACING CAR SHOW

Autospeed '68 AKA Racing Car Show (1968)

Autospeed '68, racing car show in Horticultural Hall,...

EXHIBITION OF PAINTING BY DARTMOOR PRISONER

Exhibition Of Painting By Dartmoor Prisoner (1968)

Ex-prisoner Bernard Pearsall shows off his...

LONDON SALES

London Sales (1968)

Item showing workers tidying up after first day of the sales at Bourne and...

WORLD PRESS PHOTO AWARDS

World Press Photo Awards (1968)

Vereedken wins the Silver Camera at World Press Photo Awards. Holland.

RECORDS OFFICE

Records Office (1968)

Researchers gather at the Public Record Office to look at secret documents just...

END OF RAMADAN

End Of Ramadan (1968)

Muslims gather to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Regent's Park, London.

DEEP SEA TRIALS

Deep Sea Trials (1968)

US navy divers practise in royal navy's deep sea diving simulator. Gosport,...

MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

Model Engineering Exhibition (1968)

Model Engineering Exhibition is held in Seymour Hall, London.

OLD LOCOMOTIVE

Old Locomotive (1968)

A vintage locomotive comes out of museum to run again. Holland.

TRAIN CRASH

Train Crash (1968)

11 people die when train and transporter crash at level crossing. Hixon,...

RACING RESTARTS

Racing Restarts (1968)

Horse racing resumes after Foot and Mouth epidemic. Surrey.

VARIETY CLUB LUNCH

Variety Club Lunch (1968)

Sporting stars attend the Variety Club luncheon. Savoy Hotel, London.

TENNIS FASHIONS

Tennis Fashions (1968)

Models show off latest tennis fashions by Teddy Tinling. London.

HARRIER PLANE

Harrier Plane (1968)

Demonstration of Harrier vertical take off jet. Dunsfold, Surrey.

SOUTHAMPTON - NEW HOVERCRAFT aka HOVERMARINE 2

Southampton - New Hovercraft AKA Hovermarine 2 (1968)

British Rail hovercraft used to ferry...