Full title reads: "Boring for Oil. Britain's first venture".
Engineers start drilling for oil in England after petroleum soaked rocks are found. Panning shot of oil drilling works. C/U of man - he makes a speech explaining the machinery about to be started will...
A visit to Porchester Castle and cricket pitch at Portsmouth in Hampshire.
Cyclists brave the mud in a cross country cycle race.
New torpedo boat zooms over the water at Portsmouth.
Crowds wave at the dockside at Portsmouth.
Football - Portsmouth beat West Ham by 3 goals to 2.
Good footage of submarine and crew off the coast of Portsmouth, Hampshire.
The world's largest submarine, 350 foot long X1, leaves from Portsmouth.
New British battleships shown to public.