Full title reads: "Weston-Super-Mare. 'The Dynasphere' ...its other name is 'Jumbo'! Dr J. A. Purves, FRSE demonstrates his remarkable invention in 'spherical locomotion', which it is claimed, will one day revolutionise modern transport."
Group of people gathered...
A demonstration of the Dynasphere - a strange form of circular transport.
A swimming device, a street sculptor, a puppet maker and a Douglas Fir flagpole at Kew.
Truly hilarious pastiche of the "March of Time" film series - chimps make a newsreel!
A look at the obsession with speed and travel during the late 1920s.
A range of television commercials made by Pathe are shown includes some brilliant ads!
Footage of mechanical tortoise in Bristol.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for the stories featured in CP 224
Retrospective of news stories from the year of 1963.
Quirky invention: a bicycle that can be ridden on water.
Mens and Womens swimming race in the lake in Roath Park, Cardiff.
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1927
Various new transport inventions - snow plough, motorcycle for two, new aircraft etc.
Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe, the aircraft pioneer, demonstrates his new invention, the Bicar.
War Minister John Profumo visits Army Catering Corps training centre at Aldershot.
SS 'United States' arrives in Le Harve and Southampton as it attempts to gain the Blue Riband.
Stories in this item include novelty inventions and a rare white porcupine in the United States of America.
New inventions: substance that stops bleeding, a perpetual motion machine and a folding plane.
A new 'Egg-O-Matic' vending machine in action at a farm near Chichester, West Sussex.
Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.
Rowland Emett's bizarre automaton of tractor and farmers at Norwich Agricultural Show, Norfolk.
A quirky item about a puppet maker and his displays of moving gnomes.
Good item showing what a woman's chemical make-up consists of.
Quirky inventor Alfred Tabb makes miniature bicycles that work!
Mark Shaw's new design of life jacket is demonstrated by a schoolgirl jumping in the River Thames.