1920's footage

Northern Ireland Parliament

Northern Ireland Parliament (1920)

Politicians from Northern Ireland Parliament in Belfast.

Always First With The News

Always First With The News (1922)

Picture of Mr Bonar Law and his Cabinet seated around Cabinet table, Downing Street, London.

Camera Interviews - Mr W. Somerset Maugham

Camera Interviews - Mr W. Somerset Maugham (1929)

W. Somerset Maugham seen at his home on the Riviera, he plays with his dogs and walks in his garden.

Harewood House

Harewood House (1922)

Footage of large stately home, Harewood House in Yorkshire

Brightening Up The Parties

Brightening Up The Parties (1925)

Great film showing popular party games of the 1920s.

The Mystery Of Marriage AKA Secrets Of Marriage

The Mystery Of Marriage AKA Secrets Of Marriage (1931)

Amazing early sex education film - strange, funny and fascinating!

Jerry The Troublesome Tyke - There's Many A Slip...

Jerry The Troublesome Tyke - There's Many A Slip... (1926)

Animation featuring that naughty dog Jerry - this week Jerry goes to a Fancy Dress Ball.

Dry V Wet War In America

Dry V Wet War In America (1927)

Agents burn boxes of bottles of alcohol due to prohibition.

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper  1920s  - Reel 4

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 4 (1920)

Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.

British Depression

British Depression (1930)

Unemployed and working life in 1930s Britain

Lord Derby

Lord Derby (1920)

Government minister Lord Derby making speech.

Longest Telephone Call In The World!

Longest Telephone Call In The World! (1931)

Lord Mayors of London and Sydney have a long distance phone call.

Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks  AKA Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks Arrive

Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks AKA Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks Arrive

Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks arrive in England and are given a warm welcome by fans.

Traffic Scenes, Taxis And Horse Drawn Vehicles

Traffic Scenes, Taxis And Horse Drawn Vehicles (1920)

London traffic scenes from the 1930s.

Consequences - A Little Game Played In The Park And Elsewhere

Consequences - A Little Game Played In The Park And Elsewhere (1922)

Lovely little romance - protagonists seen from the waist down only - very cute.

All Home For Xmas

All Home For Xmas (1929)

British soldiers continue to leave the Rhine, making sure they say a proper goodbye to female acquaintances! Germany.

Presentation Pandas Dublin Issue

Presentation Pandas Dublin Issue (1942)

Two panda bears from China play in a room at San Francisco Zoo.

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 2

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 2 (1938)

Showgirls balance on balls in a dance routine, a baby panda flies off to meet her new husband and a new game is played on Miami Beach.

Fairbanks And Pickford In France

Fairbanks And Pickford In France (1920)

Film star couple Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks conclude their European tour in France and pose for the cameras.

London Calling!

London Calling! (1925)

Great film showing how radio broadcasts are recorded and transmitted.

His Majesties Speech To His Peoples

His Majesties Speech To His Peoples (1935)

King George V's Christmas speech with montage of shots of Britain and Empire.

Covent Garden Band

Covent Garden Band (1929)

Great 1920s jazz from the Covent Garden Band, plus Charlestoning flapper and small boy!

Charleston Dancing

Charleston Dancing (1930)

Good shots of Charleston and quick shot of Rudy Vallee.

Cea Conference

Cea Conference (1920)

Conference delegates at country house, touring industrial site and coming out of cathedral.

Time To Remember - Came The Dawn  1925  Reel 2

Time To Remember - Came The Dawn 1925 Reel 2 (1920)

Fantastic peek at the British Film Industry of the 1920s - clips from great silent films and newsreels.

Time To Remember - The Time When Little Happened  1921  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - The Time When Little Happened 1921 - Reel 3 (1921)

Events of 1921 - Irish treaty, mad stunts and newspapers at work.

1150 Mothers

1150 Mothers (1923)

1150 mothers show off their babies at Southwark Maternity Centre's Garden Party in Catford.

Will It Ever Happen Here? The Prohibition - Zion City U.S.A.

Will It Ever Happen Here? The Prohibition - Zion City U.S.A. (1920)

Prohibition - alcohol poured away in Zion City under new U.S. law.

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 1 - The Kit Cat Club

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 1 - The Kit Cat Club (1926)

Stars of stage and screen mix with the bright young things at the Kit Cat Club.

Britain Goes To International Court At The Hague Over The Albanian Question

Britain Goes To International Court At The Hague Over The Albanian Question (1948)

Sir Hartley Shawcross speaks at the Hague.

Mercy Gets The Verdict

Mercy Gets The Verdict (1962)

A woman who killed her baby after it was born damaged by Thalidomide is acquitted.

Grimsby's Trade Stimulant

Grimsby's Trade Stimulant

Sir Henry Betterton opens a new fish-dock at Grimsby.

First Cornish Oyster Feast

First Cornish Oyster Feast (1925)

Duchy of Cornwall oysters are enjoyed in first Cornish oyster feast. Falmouth, Cornwall.

Goodbye ... Prohibition?

Goodbye ... Prohibition? (1932)

America - crowds celebrate Roosevelt's election, while at the docks illegal alcohol is impounded.

Table Top Toes

Table Top Toes (1928)

Good dance item featuring Barrie Oliver and Betty Bolton who Charleston on a table top.

Emancipation Of Women

Emancipation Of Women (1890)

Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.

Scrapbook For 1922 - Reel 2 Of 2

Scrapbook For 1922 - Reel 2 Of 2 (1922)

Great film outlining the events of 1922.

Dizzy Dancing

Dizzy Dancing (1932)

Good footage of a dance marathon in America.

London Skyline Issue Title - The Sky's The Limit

London Skyline Issue Title - The Sky's The Limit (1938)

Good views of various striking chimneys around London including Statue of Justice, grasshopper on royal exchange and towers of St. Pancras station.

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper  1920s  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 3 (1920)

Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper  1920s  - Reel 2

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 2 (1920)

Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper  1920s  - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 1 (1920)

Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.

Time To Remember - On Stage In The Twenties  1927  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - On Stage In The Twenties 1927 - Reel 3 (1920)

A look behind the scenes of the theatre during the 1920's.

The Latest In Dances - The Charleston

The Latest In Dances - The Charleston (1925)

A new variation on Charleston steps is demonstrated by Barbara Miles and Maxwell Stewart.

End The Strikes

End The Strikes (1946)

Herring drifters in East Anglia and workers at Savoy Hotel, London go on strike.