River Nith, Enterkinfoot, Scotland.
Several shots of a very scared boy holding a chain hanging on ropes over river Nith. As the ropes are pulled, he moves along with chain towards the camera and on the other bank. Several shots of the two boys being pulled over the river together. Voiceover...
Pathe enquires into the Murder rate and the effect of hanging as a deterrent.
Reflective jacket, portable grindstone and basket for baby.
Unusual film exploring images of war and peace - some nice footage - a hippie feel to the film.
Fabulous amphibious car goes for a drive in the Thames.
Miss Violet Pope is the only woman ferry operator on the Thames. She rows across the River.
Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh on Royal Tour of Canada.
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1927
Great film showing the very latest in babies prams including a funky motorised pram.
Unedited footage and two American newsreel items featuring scenes of the Sino-Japanese war.
Seaplane made for a child to pilot, a model which is demonstrated on a lake by a boy named Tony Porter
A girl with her hands tied behind her back pulls a boat full of men across a river - bizarre!
Cross between a car and a locomotive is presented to the camera.
Variety of sea creatures are caught in a net, man proclaims that we are descended from fish not monkeys!
Novelty car is demonstrated - only two wheels.
Traditional wedding celebrations in Hungary.
3-year-old Daphne Gregory and the tiny car built for her by her father.
Library material montage promoting Bleriot Anniversary race.
Lovely scenic views around Stockton and Durham on the Tees river.
Documentary showing jungle warfare - possibly in Malaysia although location not specified.
Good montage footage of US troops in France, mostly dating end of First World War.
Quirky item showing a man in a bowler hat testing a water scooter on the Thames by Parliament.
Margaret Jane Cassidy and her brother Michael demonstrate the ayro wheel.
Man carries his young daughters around beach using milkmaid's yoke!
Young boy gives trial run to his small seaplane in Wentworth, Cambridgeshire.