Devon

Derelict Village

Derelict Village (1960)

Ruined village of Old Hallsands, Devon, and the sole inhabitant, Elizabeth Prettejohn.

Nation Honours Sea Heroes

Nation Honours Sea Heroes (1951)

Ceremonies are held to honour Sir Francis Drake and Horatio Nelson.

Come On Miss Steve

Come On Miss Steve (1923)

Miss Stringer, the first woman to hold a jockey's licence, races at Bideford.

Ten Tors Hike On Dartmoor AKA Whitsun Playtime

Ten Tors Hike On Dartmoor AKA Whitsun Playtime (1964)

Youth groups prepare for a long days hiking on Dartmoor.

Westward Ho!

Westward Ho! (1961)

Lovely travelogue showing the pleasures that await holidaymakers in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset.

Pony Postman

Pony Postman (1949)

Postman Henry Moore rides pony when delivering mail remote parts of Dartmoor.

Highlands Of The West Country AKA High Of The West Country

Highlands Of The West Country AKA High Of The West Country (1969)

Travelogue extolling the virtues of Dartmoor.

Eve At The Round-Up

Eve At The Round-Up (1931)

Wild Dartmoor ponies are rounded up.

Dave And Dusty - Dart Meet

Dave And Dusty - Dart Meet (1948)

Little boy hiker resting, his dog drops his shoes into the river to help him cool off - quirky!

Dave And Dusty Hiking

Dave And Dusty Hiking (1948)

Little boy and his pet Scottie dog go hiking on Dartmoor, Devon.

Dave And Dusty

Dave And Dusty (1949)

Item about young boy and his dog playing on Dartmoor in Devon.

Dartmoor Travelling Beautician AKA Travelling Hair

Dartmoor Travelling Beautician AKA Travelling Hair (1957)

A story about a former model who has become a mobile hairdresser and beautician on Dartmoor.

Dartmoor Prison Mutiny

Dartmoor Prison Mutiny (1932)

Great aerial shots of Dartmoor Prison - inside prisoners are rioting.

Dartmoor Postman Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Dartmoor Postman Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1957)

Little film about postman who delivers mail on horseback. Great shots of countryside.

Dartmoor

Dartmoor (1948)

Item showing Dartmoor in Devon.

Animals' Friend

Animals' Friend (1946)

George Pampion attends to sick animals on Dartmoor farms.

Watersmeet

Watersmeet (1948)

National Trust beauty spot - streams at Watersmeet passing through woodland.

Watersmeet

Watersmeet (1957)

A look at picturesque Watersmeet where the West Lyn and East Lyn rivers meet up to go to the sea.

Torquay Regatta

Torquay Regatta (1910)

Boats in the Torquay Regatta. Devon.

King Edward VII At Dartmouth

King Edward VII At Dartmouth (1902)

King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra visit Dartmouth Naval College.

Liliput Line

Liliput Line (1959)

A man in Torquay makes model boats to perfection.

Fisherman Artist AKA 'mad' Artist

Fisherman Artist AKA 'mad' Artist (1962)

Clive Gunnell is a ship's carpenter who paints and sculpts in his spare time.

Late News - Queen Of Sail

Late News - Queen Of Sail (1936)

Crew begin to dismantle the Finnish Windjammer 'Herzogin Cecilie' after it has run aground near Salcombe, Devon.

Boat Preparation

Boat Preparation (1947)

Mr and Mrs Tom Hepworth prepare their boat for a trip to the West Indies. Brixham.

Postcard To Devon

Postcard To Devon (1946)

Great educational film tracing the travels of a postcard through the postal system to its recipient.

Queen At Agricultural Show

Queen At Agricultural Show (1952)

Queen Elizabeth II visits the Royal Agricultural Show. Newton Abbot, Devon.

Pigs And Poodles

Pigs And Poodles (1952)

Mrs Watts puts down milk for piglets and poodle puppies at farm in Newton Abbot, Devon.

All Blacks At Newton Abbot News In A Nutshell

All Blacks At Newton Abbot News In A Nutshell (1935)

New Zealand All Blacks rugby team in training in Newton Abbot.

Devon - Playing With Fire

Devon - Playing With Fire (1965)

Bizarre Guy Fawkes' night tradition in Devon - men run holding burning barrels.

His Majesty's Tour In The West

His Majesty's Tour In The West

King George VI tours Cornwall and Devon.

Rain!

Rain! (1959)

Scenes of in Devon after a summer of severe drought.

Duke At Lynmouth

Duke At Lynmouth (1952)

Prince Philip visits the town that was wrecked by the terrible floods.

Waters Meet AKA Watersmeet

Waters Meet AKA Watersmeet (1937)

A look at the flowing river at Watersmeet in Devonshire.

West Country Scenes

West Country Scenes (1963)

Caves in Cheddar Gorge and apple harvest in Devon - good scenes.

Devon Otter Hunting AKA Whitsun Playtime

Devon Otter Hunting AKA Whitsun Playtime (1964)

Men and women take their dogs out to hunt otters near the River Bovey on Dartmoor.

Range Holiday

Range Holiday (1955)

A group of young boys learn how to be cowboys.

Young Show People

Young Show People (1930)

Children's fancy dress and dog competition in Paignton, Devon.

West Country Idyll

West Country Idyll (1968)

Lovely travelogue showing holidaymakers having fun in Devon.

Vive Torbay AKA Vive Torquay

Vive Torbay AKA Vive Torquay (1968)

A little travelogue feature presenting Torbay - new resort along the 20 mile stretch of South Devon coast.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 505 - Paignton Zoo, Festiniog Railway And Burgh Island

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 505 - Paignton Zoo, Festiniog Railway And Burgh Island (1964)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 505.

Out Takes / Cuts - 1 Of 3 - From Cp 726 - West Country Idyll

Out Takes / Cuts - 1 Of 3 - From Cp 726 - West Country Idyll (1968)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for story featured in CP 726.

Ladies Of The Zoo Issue Title - Ladies Only

Ladies Of The Zoo Issue Title - Ladies Only (1941)

The animals at Paignton zoo are looked after by an all female staff. Devon.

Devonshire's Pageantry

Devonshire's Pageantry (1935)

Britannia leads the way in a procession of floats though the streets of Paignton.

Snowbound Animals

Snowbound Animals (1963)

Food transported in helicopter to snowbound animals at Yelverton.

Here And There By Air

Here And There By Air (1932)

Very good footage some famous landmarks in Devon including, Exeter Cathedral and Dartmoor Prison.

Snow In The West Country

Snow In The West Country (1955)

Clearing roads and feeding animals during snowy spell in Devon.

Gooseberry Pie

Gooseberry Pie (1951)

Footage of ancient gooseberry pie festival in Devon.

Discovering England - Glorious Devon

Discovering England - Glorious Devon

Travelogue showing scenes and inhabitants of Devon. Nice footage of holidaymakers and fishermen.

Mr Wilson's Son Marries

Mr Wilson's Son Marries (1968)

Harold Wilson's son Robin marries Joy Crispin. Dawlish, Devon.

Charter Train To Dawlish

Charter Train To Dawlish (1969)

Members of 18-Plus groups charter train to Dawlish for their Easter holiday.

Memorial To A Champion

Memorial To A Champion (1961)

Sculptor Skeaping makes a Statue of the famous horse race 'Hyperion'.

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo (1964)

An item about the animals in Paignton zoo including a chain smoking chimp.

Around Britain

Around Britain (1947)

Traditional celebrations at Widecombe Fair and Cardiff Castle is handed over to the people.

Princess Tours West Country

Princess Tours West Country (1949)

Princess Elizabeth pays a visit to Plymouth, Exeter and Dartmoor.

Flowers From The Sea

Flowers From The Sea (1960)

Flowers made from shells by Marguerite May David-Baker in Bovey Tracey, Devon.

Dogs To Guide The Blind

Dogs To Guide The Blind (1955)

Princess Alexandra watches the guide dogs in training and receives a Golden Labrador puppy.

£30k Sea Havoc Alternative Version

£30k Sea Havoc Alternative Version (1925)

Men try and repair the sea wall after giant waves have swept part of it away.

Sidmouth's New Park

Sidmouth's New Park

Duke of Connaught opens Sidmouth's Gardens.

Saved From The Waves & Cuts

Saved From The Waves & Cuts (1926)

Colonel Wilfred Ashley opens new sea wall at Sidmouth.

Great Gale In The Channel

Great Gale In The Channel (1924)

Winter weather threatens sea defences at Sidmouth.

Lord Baden Powell Visits Training Ship Exmouth

Lord Baden Powell Visits Training Ship Exmouth (1920)

Junior Naval cadets go through their paces watched by Lord Baden Powell on training ship.

Kiddies From The Ruins

Kiddies From The Ruins (1922)

Children on holiday in Exmouth with aid from French War Charities Society, Devon.

Diving By The Sea - On Sleeve As Driving By The Sea

Diving By The Sea - On Sleeve As Driving By The Sea (1924)

Women divers are seen practising for the Olympics - some slow motion footage.

Zoo By The Sea

Zoo By The Sea (1957)

A private zoo in Illfracombe - various animals including lions and dingoes.

Lion And The Lamb

Lion And The Lamb (1959)

A lamb and a lion pose for the Colour Pic cameras - rather reluctantly!

Army Exercises

Army Exercises (1939)

British troops undergo assault course at Woolacombe (?) during Second World War.

Fish Trap

Fish Trap (1962)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries keep track of sea trout with a trap on the River Axe.

Widecombe Fair

Widecombe Fair (1947)

Cuts from newsreel 47/74 - Widecombe Fair.

Skiing Dog

Skiing Dog (1969)

Quirky story about a dog who likes to water-ski.