NEW Canister Notes,
February 2011 Discovery: Jane Pritchard, curator of the Ballets Russes (Ballet Russe) exhibition at the V&A, and Susan Eastwood, a member of the London Ballet Circle, have confirmed that this short clip is rare footage of the Ballets Russes. Specifically, the June 1928...
A huge floating dock starts its sea journey from Newcastle to New Zealand.
Captured German floating dock is sent to breakers yard "because we've now built our own"!
Bridge sections are moved into place at Birkenhead.
A 160 ton bridge is lifted by a mammoth floating crane - breaking a World's record!
Captured German floating dock is launched into the sea with great splash.
Out takes (rushes, cuts, trims) for G 1078 - WONDERFUL PILOTING.
Good footage of decorated floats driving past crowds gathered outside Portsmouth Guildhall.