1955

A Star Is Born Premiere

A Star Is Born Premiere (1955)

Lots of glamorous stars attend the premiere of the new Judy Garland & James Mason film.

The Cup Final

The Cup Final (1955)

Newcastle meet Manchester City for the F.A. Cup Final - Newcastle wins 3-1.

Animal Farm AKA The Making Of 'animal Farm' Cartoon

Animal Farm AKA The Making Of 'animal Farm' Cartoon (1955)

Step by step creation of ONE frame of the cartoon 'The Animal Farm'.

Coffee House

Coffee House (1955)

Great footage of a groovy coffee house in Kensington.

Dam Busters Royal Premiere

Dam Busters Royal Premiere (1955)

Princess Margaret attends premiere of the film "Dam Busters" in aid of RAF Charities.

"Night Of The Stars" (1955)

Variety Club premiere of film "A Star Is Born" attracts top stars.

Soho Goes Gay

Soho Goes Gay (1955)

London's cosmopolitan quarter stages Soho Fair in truly continental sunshine.

Drobny Defeated

Drobny Defeated (1955)

Last year's Wimbledon Champion Jaroslav Drobny loses to the young American Trabert.

Sport - Trabert Wins

Sport - Trabert Wins (1955)

American Tony Trabert wins Wimbledon singles final.

The Big Fortnight Opens AKA Wimbledon Tennis Opens

The Big Fortnight Opens AKA Wimbledon Tennis Opens (1955)

Tennis players arrive to Wimbledon and first matches are played.

Newcastle Crowds Cheer Cup Heroes AKA Newcastle Crowds Greet Cup Heroes

Newcastle Crowds Cheer Cup Heroes AKA Newcastle Crowds Greet Cup Heroes (1955)

The victorious Wembley team, Newcastle United, brings home F.A. Cup.

Review Of The Year

Review Of The Year (1955)

Pathe News Review for 1955.

Shrove Soccer

Shrove Soccer (1955)

Atherstone holds its annual no-holds-barred football game.

Chelsea Champions

Chelsea Champions (1955)

Chelsea wins football League Championship.

London - Attlee In Lambeth

London - Attlee In Lambeth (1955)

Mr and Mrs Attlee visit new housing estate in Lambeth.

Elder Statesmen - Attlee Resigns

Elder Statesmen - Attlee Resigns (1955)

Mr Clement Attlee ends his 20 years of Labour Party leadership and 33 years in the Commons.

Cyprus - New Governor Meets Makarios

Cyprus - New Governor Meets Makarios (1955)

New Governor meets opposing parties in Cyprus conflict, island's Orthodox and Islamic leader.

Command Performance AKA Royal Command Film Performance

Command Performance AKA Royal Command Film Performance (1955)

Queen meets film stars and executives at the Royal Command Performance in London.

Death Of Einstein

Death Of Einstein (1955)

US newsreel item remembering life of Albert Einstein.

National Press Strike Ends

National Press Strike Ends (1955)

Fleet Street comes to life again -scenes before and after the strike is ended.

News Flashes - West Bromwich Bus Strike

News Flashes - West Bromwich Bus Strike (1955)

Bus strike over employment of an Indian man as trainee conductor.

Rail Strike Threatens Industry

Rail Strike Threatens Industry (1955)

Industry begins to suffer as the rail strike chaos grows.

Dock Strike

Dock Strike (1955)

Docks remain abandoned as 18,000 dock strikers negotiate their rights.

Rail Strike Chaos

Rail Strike Chaos (1955)

Nation is paralysed due to rail strike.

No-Clippie Buses Cause Strike

No-Clippie Buses Cause Strike (1955)

Sheffield Corporation's use of private coaches in rush hours, causes bus crews strike.

Strike Crisis

Strike Crisis (1955)

Railway strike talks in Unity House, London and Standard workers' meeting in Coventry.

Le Mans Disaster

Le Mans Disaster (1955)

79 people die in the worst tragedy in the history of motor racing.

Rebuilding Stands At Le Mans

Rebuilding Stands At Le Mans (1955)

French motor racing track is reconstructed after this year's tragic disaster.

Ruth Ellis Special

Ruth Ellis Special (1955)

Murderer Ruth Ellis was sentenced to death on June 21st and hanged on July 13th.

Moss Wins Mille Miglia

Moss Wins Mille Miglia (1955)

Young ace Stirling Moss becomes the first Briton to win Mille Miglia (thousand miles) race.

F.A. Cup Replay - Newcastle V. Huddersfield

F.A. Cup Replay - Newcastle V. Huddersfield (1955)

Newcastle wins FA Cup 6th round replay match against Huddersfield Town - score 2-0.