Inventor Rowland Emett is seen working on a mechanical automated 'computer'; commissioned as a show piece for a famous computer firm. He fits a bone with a small lampshade and adds a wheel to the end.
Various shots show 'The Forget-Me-Not Computer'; an amazing and surreal contraption...
Out takes (cuts, rushes) for stories featured in CP 617.
Mad inventor and artist Roland Emett makes his own quirky computer.
Comic strip style inventor presents totally insane construction - automatic home. Excellent!
Rowland Emett's bizarre automaton of tractor and farmers at Norwich Agricultural Show, Norfolk.
Festival Emett train at Battersea Park, London & Olympic horse trials at Gloucester.
Labour saving devices for office workers on display at Olympia.
Peter Zinovieff composes music on his computer. Putney, London.
A woman perfects her swimming strokes in a living room using a specially designed frame.
Bizarre item about inventor Emett Roland and his strange flying machine. Ditchling, Sussex.
At Smithfield Show in London, 1250 animals and 400 machines are displayed.
Comedian Hugh Rene shows us some of his comical inventions including a lie detector.
Hi Li champion Joan Beech demonstrates her technique with bat and ball.
Robot girl Miss Honeywell demonstrates computer equipment at an Olympia Exhibition.
Inventor E.W. Davies and his machine that plays noughts and crosses.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for the stories featured in CP 224
A swimming device, a street sculptor, a puppet maker and a Douglas Fir flagpole at Kew.
Handy Stacatruc lifts parked cars out of their spaces when they are stuck.
With this new 'Smash table', one can choose whether to play table tennis alone or to have company.
A look at the obsession with speed and travel during the late 1920s.
Patients are connected to computer that monitors their health at Middlesex Hospital.
Some glorious waistcoats are modelled - club members include Jon Pertwee and Peter Cushing.
Naunton Wayne does a stand-up and we see an Apache dance by Berinoff and Charlot.
Funny, quirky item about phrenology - reading the bumps of the head.
Demonstration of new anti theft device - throw a brick through a window and a shutter falls down.