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What Do You Really Hear On The Wireless?

What Do You Really Hear On The Wireless? (1932)

Great illustration of how sound effects are created for a radio play.

Voice Grafting

Voice Grafting (1932)

Good footage of HMV studios in 1932.

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 18

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 18 (1935)

Baby animals, a futuristic puppet show and Charles Parker tap dances on records.

Tv Comes To Alexandra Palace

Tv Comes To Alexandra Palace (1938)

Television studio in Alexandra Palace, London.

Machine Made Voices!

Machine Made Voices! (1939)

Lucille Ball demonstrates a method of making sounds from records into words.

Musical Instruments Issue Title Ok For Sound

Musical Instruments Issue Title Ok For Sound (1939)

Musical instruments of past and present with diagrams and girls in traditional costumes.

The Inward Light

The Inward Light (1945)

Making gramophone recordings of novels for Talking Book Library for blind.

BBC Effects Girl Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Youth

BBC Effects Girl Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Youth (1947)

The sound effects girls at work during studio broadcast of the "Dick Barton" radio show.

Fall Of A Feather

Fall Of A Feather (1949)

A giant amplifier exaggerates the sound of a falling feather millions of times over. London.

Birth Of A Record

Birth Of A Record (1955)

Ruby Murray and Ronnie Harris go to a "hit publishers" to find a new song each.

New Rca Studio Opens In Rome

New Rca Studio Opens In Rome (1962)

New RCA Studio opens in Rome, Italy.

Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline (1965)

Great stuff of DJs aboard Radio Caroline ship - Tony Blackburn, Simon Dee and others.

And The World Listened

And The World Listened (1964)

Liverpool landmarks and sights including Music Venues and performances. Beatle links.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 536 -  Reel 2 Of 2 - Radio Caroline

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 536 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Radio Caroline (1965)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for stories featured in CP 536.

Beatles Win Caroline Award

Beatles Win Caroline Award (1965)

DJ Simon Dee presents award to The Beatles on the set of the film "Help".

Folk Singer Joan Baez In Paris

Folk Singer Joan Baez In Paris (1966)

American singer Joan Baez on stage in Paris.

The Kinks Sing

The Kinks Sing "Wonderboy" (1968)

Fabulous footage of British pop group The Kinks.

Disc Jockey

Disc Jockey (1970)

Shots of disc jockeys are work in a radio station.

Tribute To Disc Stars

Tribute To Disc Stars

Variety Club thanks music industry stars for their contribution to Variety's charity work.

Let's All Be Beatles!

Let's All Be Beatles! (1963)

A factory in London manufactures wigs which resemble The Beatles' haircuts.

The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope

The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Beatles on stage in Manchester - Technicolor & Techniscope - not wide screen.

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "The Beatles Come to Town" - 63/104 - Technicolor & Techniscope.

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "The Beatles Come to Town" - 63/104 - Technicolor & Techniscope.

The Mersey Sound AKA Liverpool - Home Of The Mersey Sound

The Mersey Sound AKA Liverpool - Home Of The Mersey Sound (1964)

An item about youth culture in Liverpool, including a look at new bands performing in The Cavern.

Beatles Welcome Home

Beatles Welcome Home (1964)

Classic Beatlemania scenes as the Fab Four come back to the UK.

Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award

Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award (1964)

The Beatles get their Variety Club Silver Hearts. Presented by Harold Wilson.

Beatles Take Over Holland

Beatles Take Over Holland (1964)

Beatle-mania scenes from Amsterdam - Jimmy Nichol stands in for Ringo who is ill.

Beatles Conquer Aussies

Beatles Conquer Aussies (1964)

Beatle-mania stretches to Australia. Ringo joins the band late after illness.

The Beatles Arrive Back In Australia

The Beatles Arrive Back In Australia (1964)

Screaming girls waiting for the arrival of Beatles in Brisbane, Australia.

The Beatles A Hit In Australia

The Beatles A Hit In Australia (1964)

The Beatles arrive to Australia.

The Beatles Wet Reception In Sydney

The Beatles Wet Reception In Sydney (1964)

The Beatles arrive to Sydney in pouring rain.

The Beatles Arrive In New York

The Beatles Arrive In New York (1964)

The Beatles arrive to New York.

Beatles Return From States In Triumph

Beatles Return From States In Triumph (1964)

Guess Who!

Guess Who! (1965)

Fans turn out to welcome The Beatles back from their tour of America. London Airport.

John Lennon

John Lennon (2011)

Want A Fight? Liston's Here!

Want A Fight? Liston's Here! (1963)

World Boxing Champion Sonny Liston is star guest at Variety Club luncheon.

The Beatles Come To Town - Two Stories - Technicolor & Techniscope

The Beatles Come To Town - Two Stories - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Beatles on stage in Manchester - Technicolor & Techniscope.

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "The Beatles Come to Town" - 63/104 - Technicolor & Techniscope.

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town - Technicolor & Techniscope (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "The Beatles Come to Town" - 63/104 - Technicolor & Techniscope.

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town

Selected Originals - The Beatles Come To Town (1963)

Material related to newsreel story "The Beatles Come to Town" - 63/104.

Beatles Off To America

Beatles Off To America (1964)

Beatlemania scenes at London Airport as the Fab Four set off for a tour of the USA.

Beatles Conquer America

Beatles Conquer America (1964)

More scenes of Beatlemania as the Fab Four land in New York.

Duke Meets Beatles

Duke Meets Beatles (1964)

The Beatles are given awards by Prince Philip. The Fab Four play around with their awards.

Selected Originals - Beatles Welcome Home

Selected Originals - Beatles Welcome Home (1964)

Material relating to newsreel story - "Beatles Welcome Home" - 64/18.

Selected Originals - Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award

Selected Originals - Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award (1964)

Material relating to newsreel story - "Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award" - 64/25.

Selected Originals - Beatles Take Over Holland

Selected Originals - Beatles Take Over Holland (1964)

Material relating to newsreel story - "Beatles Take Over Holland" - 64/49.

Cliff The Top Solo Star

Cliff The Top Solo Star (1964)

New Musical Express poll winners award concert. Cliff, The Shadows and The Beatles attend.

Tonsils Good-Bye

Tonsils Good-Bye (1964)

Ringo Starr, drummer of the Beatles, leaves hospital after having tonsils removed.

Xmas Toys Preview

Xmas Toys Preview (1964)

Footage of the latest British toys on display in London.

The Beatles Performing In Sydney

The Beatles Performing In Sydney (1964)

The Beatles at concert in Sydney, Australia.

The Beatles Arrive In New Zealand

The Beatles Arrive In New Zealand (1964)

The Beatles arrive at Wellington airport, New Zealand.

The Beatles Arrive In Washington

The Beatles Arrive In Washington (1964)

British band Beatles arrive to Washington D.C.

Beatles At Palace

Beatles At Palace (1965)

The Beatles collect their MBEs at Buckingham Palace.

And The World Listened

And The World Listened (1965)

Great colour documentary film about the life and music of Liverpool in the early 60s.

Premier At The Cavern

Premier At The Cavern (1966)

Prime Minister reopens the 'Cavern Club' in Liverpool.

The Beatles In Germany

The Beatles In Germany (1966)

The Beatles play a gig in Germany - lots of screaming fans.

John Lennon's Rolls Royce

John Lennon's Rolls Royce (1967)

A look at John Lennon's Rolls Royce inside and out. Chertsey, Surrey.

Beatles Boutique AKA Beatles' Apple Boutique Opens

Beatles Boutique AKA Beatles' Apple Boutique Opens (1967)

Opening party for the Beatles' Apple shop - great swinging sixties item.

Dutch Teenagers At Home

Dutch Teenagers At Home (1971)

The bedroom of two teenage girls - covered with pictures of pop stars.

Beatles Like Home Best

Beatles Like Home Best (1966)

Beatles come back to London from Manila - fans greet them at the airport.

Rishikesh - Beatles With The Maharishi

Rishikesh - Beatles With The Maharishi (1968)

The Beatles in India at the Maharishi's retreat + library footage of Beatles during Beatlemania.

Rolling Stones Gather Moss

Rolling Stones Gather Moss (1964)

Great live material of the Rolling Stones playing in concert at Hull ABC Cinema.

Selected Originals - Rolling Stones Gather Moss

Selected Originals - Rolling Stones Gather Moss (1964)

Material relating to newsreel story - "Rolling Stones Gather Moss" - 64/80.

Audience At Rolling Stones

Audience At Rolling Stones (1964)

Great shots of teenage fans watching the Rolling Stone - lots of screaming.

"Rolling Stones" Receive Award On The Thames AKA "Rolling Stones" Get Award (1965)

Keith Richard, Charlie Watts & Brian Jones receive Radio Luxembourg award from Anita Harris

The Rolling Stones Arrive In Sydney For Another Tour.

The Rolling Stones Arrive In Sydney For Another Tour. (1966)

The Rolling Stones arrive at Sydney Airport for their second tour.

Rolling Stones Freed

Rolling Stones Freed (1967)

Mick Jagger at press conference after Rolling Stones appeal upheld in drugs case. London.

Rolling Stones Concert

Rolling Stones Concert (1969)

Rolling Stones hold concert in Hyde Park after death of Brian Jones. London.

Rolling Stones On Stage

Rolling Stones On Stage (1970)

'The Rolling Stones' performing 'Jumping Jack Flash' live on stage.

Rolling Stones At Saville Theatre

Rolling Stones At Saville Theatre (1970)

'The Rolling Stones' performing live on stage.

The Rolling Stones Arrive In Sydney

The Rolling Stones Arrive In Sydney (1965)

Rolling Stones arrive to Sydney - crowd of teenagers waiting at the airport.

Rolling Stones Concert

Rolling Stones Concert (1969)

Rolling Stones hold concert in Hyde Park after death of Brian Jones. London.

Rolling Stones Sing Satisfaction

Rolling Stones Sing Satisfaction (1970)

'The Rolling Stones' performing 'Satisfaction' live on stage.

The Master Of The King's Musick Sic

The Master Of The King's Musick Sic (1931)

Sir Edward Elgar with London Symphony Orchestra play 'Land of Hope & Glory' (Pomp & Circumstance.)

Museum Of Sound

Museum Of Sound (1943)

A look at the work of the B.B.C. in recording sounds for posterity. London.

Harlem  AKA Harlem, New York

Harlem AKA Harlem, New York (1930)

Great views of Harlem - plus Duke Ellington and his band at the Cotton Club.

Harlem  AKA Harlem, New York  - Correct Speed Version

Harlem AKA Harlem, New York - Correct Speed Version (1930)

Great views of Harlem - plus Duke Ellington and his band at the Cotton Club.

Noble Sissle And Band

Noble Sissle And Band (1931)

Nice film of Noble Sissle and band performing two songs.

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (1933)

Brief but excellent footage of the jazz band leader Duke Ellington playing with his band at the Cotton Club in New York in the United States of America.

Juke Box Story

Juke Box Story (1958)

An informative look at the increasingly respectable juke box and its complex production.

Beat School

Beat School (1961)

A progressive school in Hertfordshire is featured - pupils smoke and listen to jazz in the classroom.

It's The Age Of The Teenager

It's The Age Of The Teenager (1958)

Great item about the fads and pleasures of the 1958 teenager.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 365 - 1 Of 3 - Beat School

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 365 - 1 Of 3 - Beat School (1961)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for the story "Beat School" featured in CP 365

Beat School Neg Version

Beat School Neg Version (1961)

A progressive school in Hertfordshire is featured - pupils smoke and listen to jazz in the classroom.