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Coupled Cookery

Coupled Cookery (1949)

Married and engaged couples are given cookery lessons together in Woolwich, London.

What's Cooking With Charlie Drake And Margaret Alden Reel One

What's Cooking With Charlie Drake And Margaret Alden Reel One (1960)

A Heinz home cookery service, demonstrating how to cook with Heinz and some comedy from Charlie Drake.

Cockney Party

Cockney Party (1960)

A cockney fancy dress party given by Fanny and John Cradock at their home in Blackheath, London.

What's Cooking With Charlie Drake And Margaret Alden Reel Two

What's Cooking With Charlie Drake And Margaret Alden Reel Two (1960)

A Heinz home cookery service, demonstrating how to cook with Heinz and some comedy from Charlie Drake.

The Gas Council Presents  - The Four Seasons

The Gas Council Presents - The Four Seasons (1962)

Fabulous film showing domestic bliss achieved by installation of new gas appliances!

Wartime Dish

Wartime Dish (1940)

Actress Wilma Vanne demonstrates how to make a wartime snack from roe and potatoes.

Trailer - Food Advice

Trailer - Food Advice (1941)

A trailer advertises Food Advice Centres to help people get the most out of their food.

School For Landladies

School For Landladies (1948)

Landladies in Hastings learn about cookery. East Sussex.

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips (1957)

Little film showing a few tips on how to present food graciously.

What's Cooking?

What's Cooking? (1951)

Mrs Cunliffe wins the North West Area Festival Fare cookery finals. Manchester.

Avocado Pears

Avocado Pears (1966)

Top chefs and confectioners do unexpected things with avocados in a culinary competition.

Macaroni

Macaroni (1939)

Pasta factory in Scotland.

Dinner Cooked In Seconds

Dinner Cooked In Seconds (1965)

Good item showing quick meals made by early microwaves in restaurant in Chester, Cheshire.

Breakfast On Way To Work Via Ferry

Breakfast On Way To Work Via Ferry (1965)

People eating breakfast on Sydney harbour ferry.

Bacon For Breakfast

Bacon For Breakfast (1916)

Soldiers cooking meat in pans and chopping greens.

Egg-Breaking

Egg-Breaking (1962)

Operation "Big Breakfast" - great egg breaking and frying to feed thousands of people breakfast.

Growing And Eating AKA Mushrooms

Growing And Eating AKA Mushrooms (1966)

Everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms, including several ideas for mushroom party nibbles.

Nurses Off Duty

Nurses Off Duty (1948)

Off-duty nurses have breakfast in bed and are allowed to wear make-up for work!

Scottish Breakfast At London Scotch House

Scottish Breakfast At London Scotch House (1964)

People eat porridge, Scottish piper, girls do Scottish dance, piper with punchbowl, guests drink

Industrial One-Arm Bandit  AKA Industrial One Armed Bandit

Industrial One-Arm Bandit AKA Industrial One Armed Bandit (1968)

Spooky glimpse of the year 2000, where people are served breakfast and champagne by a robot arm.

Know The British Reel 2

Know The British Reel 2 (1974)

Fantastic film educating Americans on the bizarre customs, etiquette and traditions of the British! c. 1974

Know The British Reel 3

Know The British Reel 3 (1974)

Fantastic film educating Americans on the bizarre customs, etiquette and traditions of the British! c 1974

The Questioning City

The Questioning City (1963)

The Colleges and Student life of Cambridge.

The Super Caravan Camp

The Super Caravan Camp (1937)

A look at holidaymakers in recently opened caravan camp in Florida

Housewives For A Day

Housewives For A Day (1951)

Nice item about Mr Smith who performs domestic chores in his house in Slough, Berkshire.

Sugar Beet Harvest

Sugar Beet Harvest (1948)

Sugar beet harvest in Essex.

Coal And The War

Coal And The War (1941)

Item about coal production and economical use of fuel.

Happy Holiday For Disabled

Happy Holiday For Disabled (1955)

Disabled men and women at Gorleston-on-Sea Holiday Camp enjoying their holidays.

Brighton And Beach

Brighton And Beach (1950)

Good shots of the beach and landmarks of Brighton.

Spaghetti Race AKA Eating Spaghetti Race

Spaghetti Race AKA Eating Spaghetti Race (1960)

Fast and furious macaroni eating race at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.

Children Round Table Eating Beans

Children Round Table Eating Beans

Children at table in garden eating.

Jellied Eel Eating Competition

Jellied Eel Eating Competition (1965)

Stomach turning shots of an Essex based Jellied Eel Eating Competition.

Old Age Pensioners

Old Age Pensioners (1970)

Elderly people eating, exercising, shopping and going to bed.

Eats For Lonely Men!

Eats For Lonely Men! (1940)

Good shots of ATS girls preparing food for soldiers at lonely army guard posts.

Grandpa!

Grandpa! (1930)

Performing chimp eats soup, drinks beer and smokes a cigarette.

Indoor Barbecue

Indoor Barbecue (1970)

Excellent quality footage of people of all ages eating food.

Family Party

Family Party (1950)

Sing songs and eating and drinking at a family party in a decorated barn.

Soho Food

Soho Food (1954)

Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.

The Pie-Eaters!

The Pie-Eaters! (1933)

A pie eating competition - all the competitors are young women.

Eating Shellfish

Eating Shellfish (1970)

Good close-up shots of guests feasting on jellied eels and cockles at private party

Snail Eating

Snail Eating (1965)

Diners in a Somerset pub restaurant enjoy a meal of snails in garlic.

Coffee Bar Studio

Coffee Bar Studio (1959)

Actor Tommy Yeardye opens 'art studio restaurant' - people paint, eat, or both while he chats up girls.

Eat Empire Fruit

Eat Empire Fruit (1927)

Children welcome the arrival of a cargo of apples from Australia.

Dining

Dining (1950)

People eating in a restaurant and close shots of people eating shellfish.

The Way To His Heart Eat More

The Way To His Heart Eat More (1942)

A Ministry of Information trailer suggesting you could loose you husband if you don't give him potatoes

Mayor Gives Chopstick Luncheon

Mayor Gives Chopstick Luncheon (1948)

Mayor of New York's Chinatown demonstrating eating with chopsticks.

Nina West Children's Home

Nina West Children's Home (1973)

Very young children eating sandwiches, crisps and jelly together.

Want To Slim? Then Eat Fat!

Want To Slim? Then Eat Fat! (1958)

Great story about diet and exercise methods to lose weight.

Hospital Egg Week - Victoria Hospital

Hospital Egg Week - Victoria Hospital (1914)

Children with bandaged heads eat eggs at a table.

Public School

Public School (1975)

Top view of boys and masters eating in school dining room.

Save Bread - Trailer

Save Bread - Trailer (1943)

Ministry of Information film urging people to eat less and save bread.

Children's Tea Party

Children's Tea Party (1970)

Young children enjoying a tea party, eating sweets, cakes, playing with toys.

Cream

Cream (1950)

Footage of strawberry picking and cream making in Devon.

Chopsticks Competition

Chopsticks Competition (1962)

A crazy Butlin's competition shows contestants trying to eat Chinese food very quickly with chopsticks.

Seaside Birthday

Seaside Birthday (1954)

Members of Brighton Swimming Club go for a dip in freezing weather and eat birthday cake.

GEC Factory Social Activity

GEC Factory Social Activity (1910)

Good footage of factory workers eating and playing sports at General Electric Company.

London Lights

London Lights (1949)

Shots of illuminated signs around London, people looking in shops and girl eating chocolate.

Astra Gazette No 15

Astra Gazette No 15 (1958)

Motoring Inn, 19th Century Cricket, Spaghetti Eating Contest & Airman's Mushroom Farm.

Village Wedding

Village Wedding (1962)

An unusual wedding with guests on bicycles, and beef to eat at the outdoor reception.

Holidays At Home

Holidays At Home (1942)

Lovely footage of people strolling and eating in London parks during wartime - very evocative.

Outdoor Restaurant

Outdoor Restaurant (1955)

Barbecue at Orrery Restaurant in Chelsea.

Feeding Kitchener's Army

Feeding Kitchener's Army (1914)

Footage of new recruits being fed at training camp.

Picnics - Past And Future

Picnics - Past And Future (1944)

A look at picnics past and future.

Cherry Picking

Cherry Picking (1943)

Women pick cherries and strawberries during the season in Kent.

Kids Picnic

Kids Picnic (1945)

Children from Dr. Barnardo's go on a country picnic. Essex.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 534 - Cockle Fishing, Snail Eating, Blind Flying

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 534 - Cockle Fishing, Snail Eating, Blind Flying (1965)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for stories featured in CP 534.

Veg Stew

Veg Stew (1941)

A look at how special wartime vegetable stew is mass produced.

Salt Mine

Salt Mine (1948)

A close look at the process of mining salt in Cheshire.

High Speed Cookery

High Speed Cookery (1931)

Making ice cream wafers - the various processes involved.

Babies Eating - Colour

Babies Eating - Colour (1972)

Shots of the babies feeding themselves - Colour.

Mobile Fish Shop

Mobile Fish Shop (1948)

Henry Macroy's mobile fish and chip shop is popular with land girls. Sidcup, Kent.

Trench Cooking

Trench Cooking (1914)

Soldiers cooking in camp and in trench.

Dining Room

Dining Room (1951)

Tiny living room that can be instantly transformed into the dining room.

Savoy Chef

Savoy Chef (1946)

Head chef of the Savoy hotel, Mr Payard, teaches apprentices how to cook. London.

Catering Course School

Catering Course School (1952)

Footage of catering course at restaurant in London.

Making The Biscuit

Making The Biscuit (1932)

Nice footage of the processes involved in making biscuits.

Lunch Delivered AKA Hot Lunch Seller Issue Title Okay For Hounds

Lunch Delivered AKA Hot Lunch Seller Issue Title Okay For Hounds (1937)

Enterprising girl delivers hot meals door-to-door.

Army Cooks

Army Cooks (1960)

Students preparing food at Army Catering Corps' Training Centre in Aldershot, Hampshire.

World In One Room

World In One Room (1959)

Foods of the World feast - pizza, hot dog, fish and chips & caviar, all served in the same room.

Oldest Inn

Oldest Inn (1958)

An item about a pub that serves old English food and drink such as jugged hare and mulled ale.

Rosina Dixon Singing Cook

Rosina Dixon Singing Cook (1937)

Rosina Dixon, singing cook, sings for Pathe.

Party Cakes Issue Title - OHMS

Party Cakes Issue Title - OHMS (1938)

Footage of Mr Pal Gottl demonstrating how to make cookies.

Jacobean Tavern AKA Jacobean Party

Jacobean Tavern AKA Jacobean Party (1957)

A Jacobean banquet is held to mark the opening of the sixth Antique Dealers' Fair.

Barbecue

Barbecue (1950)

A whole white deer is roasted on spit at barbecue in Brockhampton Park. Cheltenham.

Ox Roasted Whole

Ox Roasted Whole (1959)

Whole ox roasted in town square of Ross-on-Wye, then served to public with cider.

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns (1919)

Children help out baking Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday.

Stratford Banquet

Stratford Banquet (1966)

American businessmen are treated to an Elizabethan banquet at a Warwickshire hotel.

A Note For Housewives - The Food School

A Note For Housewives - The Food School (1947)

Students at a catering college prepare non austerity food for foreign tourists.

Catering Made Easy

Catering Made Easy (1964)

The Hotel and Catering Exhibition at Olympia, London.

Victorian Fish Bar

Victorian Fish Bar (1962)

An item about a fish and chip shop decorated with all the trimmings of Queen Victoria's days.

Charlie Drake Stirs It Up

Charlie Drake Stirs It Up (1960)

Charlie Drake and Cliff Richard stir gigantic Christmas Pudding.

The Trout Inn

The Trout Inn (1963)

Old fashioned pub in Oxford where you can order your lunch by weight.