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Emett's Computer

Emett's Computer (1966)

A mechanical 'computer' is seen in action as inventor Roland Emett adds the finishing touches.

Selected Originals - Rolling Stones Gather Moss

Selected Originals - Rolling Stones Gather Moss (1964)

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

London In Caracas

London In Caracas (1969)

Latest London fashions can be bought in shopping centre in Caracas, Venezuela.

Age - AKA Slot Machine Age

Age - AKA Slot Machine Age (1964)

A look at the marvellous invention of the slot machine rounded off with a song from Sandra Barry.

Rock Group In Pub

Rock Group In Pub (1962)

A pub normally frequented by Businessmen is taken over by teenagers listening to a rock band.

Swinging Britain Neg

Swinging Britain Neg (1967)

Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of groovy new magazine 'Intro' (neg version - see note in description).

Cricket Balls

Cricket Balls (1956)

The craft of making hand made cricket balls.

R. A. F. RAF Survival School

R. A. F. RAF Survival School (1957)

Pilots dropped on snowy Alpine mountain top must find their way to a base - RAF survival exercise.

Gentle Giant AKA Robot

Gentle Giant AKA Robot (1958)

A demonstration of a new robot which can do many things including sing and dance.

Bridge Demolition

Bridge Demolition (1959)

Marvels of communication - engineers, ground troops and helicopters join in bridge demolition.

Men's Hair Styles

Men's Hair Styles (1956)

A fabulous 'Elephant Trunk' quiff is created for a teddy boy at Cyril's Hairdressers.

Drum Fire Dance

Drum Fire Dance (1957)

The Ivor and Basil Kirtchen Band rehearse a jazz number in the big band style.

Transistors

Transistors (1958)

Film reminds us that transistor revolution of the 50's was as big as the microchip revolution of the 80's.

River By Night AKA London By Night

River By Night AKA London By Night (1958)

A look at night time London from the point of view of the river Thames.

Scooter Tent

Scooter Tent (1959)

Great invention - a tent that is constructed on the side of a scooter.

Aircraft Sale

Aircraft Sale (1959)

An item about a second hand aeroplane sale at Oxford Airport.

Britain By Jove - Programme 2 - Part 1

Britain By Jove - Programme 2 - Part 1 (1960)

Travelogue with dummy Lord Charles and Ray Alan covers Scotland.

Oxford Redecoration AKA Oxford Restoration

Oxford Redecoration AKA Oxford Restoration (1961)

Historic buildings are cleaned and restored in Oxford.

Oxford Undergrad's Ball

Oxford Undergrad's Ball (1961)

After their end of term ball, Oxford students go punting on the river, fall in and have breakfast.

Beat School

Beat School (1961)

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

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.

Beatnik Beauty AKA Beautiful Beatnik

Beatnik Beauty AKA Beautiful Beatnik (1963)

Beatnik girl is transformed into a glamorous young lady at beauty parlour, Mayfair London.

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.

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.

Slot Machine - AKA Slot Machine Age

Slot Machine - AKA Slot Machine Age (1964)

A look at the marvellous invention of the slot machine rounded off with a song from Sandra Barry.

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.

Scooter Rally Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Scooter Rally Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1964)

Good stuff of a scooter rally in Southend - great bikes.

Acoustic Chamber

Acoustic Chamber (1962)

A look inside an acoustic chamber where electrical sound equipment is tested.

Morecambe And Wise

Morecambe And Wise (1960)

Brilliant film of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise adding to their collection of beer mats in Battersea.

Wall Of Death Girl

Wall Of Death Girl (1963)

Cindy Willis performs motorcycle stunts on 'Wall of Death' but can't pass her scooter test!

Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline (1965)

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

Hammersmith Palais

Hammersmith Palais (1960)

History of the dance hall - montage of shots & stills across the decades, with interviews.

American Aircraft

American Aircraft

Poor quality shots of American airliners.

Cures For Hiccups AKA Unique Hiccup Cures

Cures For Hiccups AKA Unique Hiccup Cures (1960)

Scantily-clad showgirls try out hiccup cures in a dressing room at The Gargoyle Club in Soho, London.