AUTOMATIC HANDLING EQUIPMENT CALLED 'VERSATRAN'.
Various shots of the 'Versatran' - an artificial arm and a hand construction grab which is controlled from large panels. Developed in the USA by American Machine & Foundry Company. The grab is seen picking up...
Disabled men demonstrate the latest in artificial limbs in America.
Documentary about Parsons - designer of turbines and generators - good shots of work and science.
People in the news.
King George VI visits the Festival of Britain Exhibition.
An exhibition of aids for disabled people takes place in Goldsmith's Hall, London.
Astra Gazette containing seven stories, including football, bombing Heligoland / Helgoland and hot wax!
The Conservative party win the 1951 General Election with a small majority.
A charity fete in Paris; a tiger and her three cubs in America; and an aeroplane which appears to be back to front in Italy are this week's cineviews in brief.
The Comet airliner returns home after record breaking trans-Atlantic flight.
A young boy learns to walk with his artificial legs in County Durham.
Pedal-powered plane tested out by De Havilland experts at Hatfield Aerodrome.
Detailed look at plans to modernise Britain's railway system.
A promotional film for the Red Cross. The servicemen return home.
Latest labour-saving devices at Olympia's Ideal Home Exhibition.
Flight Lieutenant Schofield wins the King's Cup Air Race at Hatfield.
Automatic vending machines on display at Horticultural Hall, London.
Artificial limb making factory in Italy.
An invention by John Lambert distributes mortar along a wall enabling bricks to be laid quickly.
News in a Nutshell includes a frozen town in Quebec, German artillery units on manoeuvres in Bavarian Alps, and Women's Amateur Billiards Championship.
News in a Nutshell - inspection of naval cadets, fencing in Japan, motorboat, aeroplane and yacht races, a building on fire, Eton v. Harrow cricket, and animals at Bristol zoo.
Roundup of the world's latest news
Fabulous frocks, negligees, stockings, anoraks, nightwear etc. all made of Nylon!
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.
A strange story about boys practising for a pram relay race at Hatfield College.