ENTERTAINMENT MASTER ORDER

Wireless Set

Wireless Set

Shots of a modern wireless set taken for 'The Peaceful Years'.

Max Miller At Policemens Ball - Waxworks

Max Miller At Policemens Ball - Waxworks (1947)

Good close up shots of comic Max Miller.

Keep Fit Over The Radio

Keep Fit Over The Radio (1946)

Light hearted item about people joining in keep fit programme broadcast over the radio. France.

Flanagan And Allen Entertain Troops

Flanagan And Allen Entertain Troops

Good footage of Bud Flanagan and Chesney Allen entertaining the troops.

Marray's Club London

Marray's Club London (1945)

People in London celebrating VJ-Day.

Cinema Celebrates 21st Birthday

Cinema Celebrates 21st Birthday (1953)

News Theatre in Birmingham celebrates 21st birthday.

The B.B.C. Brains Trust Answering

The B.B.C. Brains Trust Answering "Any Questions?" Reel 1 (1945)

The Brains Trust meet and answer questions spontaneously on camera - fascinating stuff.

Windmill Girls Issue Title Is Let's Join The Ladies

Windmill Girls Issue Title Is Let's Join The Ladies (1944)

Vivian Van Damm oversees showgirls' rehearsal at Windmill Theatre.

Fire Brigade AKA Blitz And Pieces

Fire Brigade AKA Blitz And Pieces (1943)

Men and women from a London fire station tour the country with their concert party.

Us Troops In England

Us Troops In England (1949)

US troops jitterbugging, cycling, at church and a plane arriving.

Reconstruction Of Elstree Studios

Reconstruction Of Elstree Studios (1947)

Framework of the new studios, equipment and props.

Daily Express Film Ball

Daily Express Film Ball (1949)

Gracie Fields singing 'You Made Me Love You' at Albert Hall.

London Children Spend A Happy Day

London Children Spend A Happy Day (1937)

Fulham children go to Littlehampton for a day trip.

News In A Nutshell Warspite Inspection At Grays, New Road In France, New Police Headquarters At Manchester, Gymnastic Display In Italy, King's Cup Shooting At Bisley, Making Work Play AKA Packing To Music In London Factory

News In A Nutshell Warspite Inspection At Grays, New Road In France, New Police Headquarters At Manchester, Gymnastic Display In Italy, King's Cup Shooting At Bisley, Making Work Play AKA Packing To Music In London Factory (1937)

Roundup of the world's latest news

The Ritz AKA Opening Of Ritz, Edgware

The Ritz AKA Opening Of Ritz, Edgware (1930)

Scenes outside the opening of the new Ritz cinema in Edgware, London.

London Theatres

London Theatres

Various shots of London theatres at night and daytime.

Various Audience Reactions

Various Audience Reactions

Interesting footage of theatre audience reacting to unknown show.

I Came Back

I Came Back (1940)

A promotional film for the Red Cross. The servicemen return home.

Home Front- Blitz.  Reel 2.

Home Front- Blitz. Reel 2. (1940)

Life going on in London during the Blitz. Some items from newsreels.

Murgatroyd And Winterbottom AKA Ronald Frankau And Tommy Handley - Seaside Sketch

Murgatroyd And Winterbottom AKA Ronald Frankau And Tommy Handley - Seaside Sketch (1935)

Murgatroyd and Winterbottom (Frankau and Handley) in seaside sketch - from PT 275.

Itma He Go He Come Back

Itma He Go He Come Back (1946)

Tommy Handley and the ITMA gang in farewell party comedy sketch set at Albany Club.

Show Girl

Show Girl (1946)

Great story shows a day in the life of Windmill Theatre showgirl Anita D'Ray.

The Fruits Of Victory

The Fruits Of Victory (1945)

V.E. Day celebrations - King, Queen & Churchill on balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Holidays At Home This Year

Holidays At Home This Year (1941)

A range of activities, including many sports, are offered as an alternative to the annual holiday.

Flanagan And Allen - Underneath The Arches

Flanagan And Allen - Underneath The Arches (1941)

Comedians Flanagan and Allen sing "Underneath the Arches" at Kentish Town feeding centre.

Oh Listen To The Band

Oh Listen To The Band (1941)

Great shots of RAF dance, band are servicemen who played in professional bands before war.

Wartime Panto In London

Wartime Panto In London (1941)

Westminster ARP Services put on panto to raise money for Defence Workers' Rest Fund.

Famous Stars Entertain The Forces

Famous Stars Entertain The Forces (1940)

Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Gracie Fields and Jack Hylton and his band at Ensa Concert.

Entertaining The Troops

Entertaining The Troops (1939)

Footage of cinema projectors being loaded into a van bound for the from line, London.

Is It Peace Or War ? - Pathe Reviews Vital Days In Britain's History

Is It Peace Or War ? - Pathe Reviews Vital Days In Britain's History (1939)

Good story showing how Britain is preparing for the outbreak of war.

Stage Door Canteen Closes

Stage Door Canteen Closes (1947)

Favourite venue for forces entertainment closes down - two years after the end of the war.

Change Partners

Change Partners (1945)

Excellent footage about dance hostess at Stage Door Canteen club in London.

Players At Work

Players At Work (1946)

Actors repair bomb damage Embassy Theatre.

Here's To The Memory Part 6

Here's To The Memory Part 6 (1940)

Excellent retrospective looking back over 50 years - this reel features the Second World War.

Invasion - Pictorial Reports From France

Invasion - Pictorial Reports From France (1944)

After D-day landing on Normandy beaches, allied troops press on into rural France.

On The Steps Of St Paul's

On The Steps Of St Paul's (1942)

An ENSA-sponsored pageant is performed on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral.

Coal Trailer

Coal Trailer (1942)

Item urging people to order their coal early and substitute 10% for coke or anthracite.

Variety Parade 3 & 4

Variety Parade 3 & 4 (1940)

A look at entertainment on offer to American and Canadian servicemen in Britain.

Margaret Harris And Valerie Tandy On Sleeve As Marg Harris & Val-Tandy Issue Title Is Blitz & Pieces

Margaret Harris And Valerie Tandy On Sleeve As Marg Harris & Val-Tandy Issue Title Is Blitz & Pieces (1941)

Windmill Girls Margaret and Valerie perform tap routine + shots of backstage at Windmill Theatre.

Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley (1951)

Excellent story about the music industry at Denmark Street, London - includes many film stars.

'happy Go Lovely' Dance

'happy Go Lovely' Dance (1950)

Excellent footage behind the scenes at Elstree Studios for the 'Happy Go Lovely' Dance.

Bright Moments In The Blitzkrieg

Bright Moments In The Blitzkrieg (1940)

Londoners have a jolly time while hiding from the Blitz in a air raid shelter.