Girls in the Legat School of Ballet doing Yoga exercises to improve their dancing technique.
Jill Day's gym attracts celebrities as well as some seriously hot men. Sexy bodies! Testosterone feast!
Wonderful footage of new town Stevenage - looks rather soulless from a modern perspective.
Women exercising and having treatments at Britain's first Beauty Farm.
Great new exercise machine is demonstrated by foppish Spanish type and some showgirls.
Glamour girls in stilettos demonstrate the latest equipment at a new mechanised gym.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 322.
Family of ten go for a ride on their tandem bicycles in Lincolnshire.
An item about a fish and chip shop decorated with all the trimmings of Queen Victoria's days.
Birmingham schoolboys go hill walking in Wales.
Sensational sportswear designed by Teddy Tinling is modelled by glamour girls and a tennis player.
King George V opens the British Empire Exhibition.
Ramsay MacDonald visits the British Empire Exhibition.
Half naked men pump up their muscles in the gym through exercise and toning machines.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 605.
Great footage of a health farm as the Colour Pic Ginger Man visits Buxted Park Health Hydro.
In the chase towards equality, women are still bent on keeping their looks - claims film. Glamorous & cool!!!
Men swing dumbbells in display of PT skills at Colchester's Searchlight Tattoo.
Great footage of slimming machines - group of chorus girls use electric vibrating belt devices.
Fabulous film of overweight policemen being vibrated in slimming belts!
A "health machine" or "health wheel" is demonstrated.
Demonstration of some "health wheels".
A "health wheel" is demonstrated.
Fantastic film showing women and men using "health wheels".
Mussolini watches young men and women doing exercises in formation in his stadium.
The Women's League of Health and Beauty demonstrate body exercises at Wembley Stadium, London.
Girls are are taught improved exercise techniques by Captain Welsh.
A look at life in the Southern Railway Children's Home in Woking, Surrey.
A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!
American soldiers are put through fitness tests and given vitamins by scientists.
A Colour Pic trip to fun, relaxing and peaceful places around the world.
Ways for girls to look their best! We see a beauty contest, exercises on the beach and an early indoor rowing machine to keep that figure in trim.
Girls prance about a field, then a 'living statue' poses as a modern Diana - quite funny!
Fabulous item - 40s glamour girls use exercise machines in a gym with a swinging soundtrack.
Dancers Gaston and Andree demonstrate home gymnasium.
Footage of a woman using a new electronic fitness device.
Nice item about how neighbour can baby sit from own home with help of radio. Coventry.
Wax bathing parlour for women attempting to lose weight, London.
Documentary about night life in Britain - clubs, cabarets, restaurants, comedy, plays etc. c. 1953
Footage of girl weight lifters in action at gym in Paddington, London.
Simone Simon visits London, and girls take part in beauty contest and exercise routines.
Varied designs of shoe on show at the Shoe and Leather Fair from Olympia.
A heatwave hits London and people try ways to keep cool.
The Women's League of Health and Beauty perform mass Physical Training display.
Great story about diet and exercise methods to lose weight.
Recruits receive various lessons in the Air Training Corps.
Drinking a yard of ale from long glass in one go at pub in Darlington, Durham.
Nice travelogue about Grenada and Barbados.
Footage of young lady enjoying new kind of bubble bath at London's White House.
Nice gentle exercise routine in a picturesque setting.
Chimps play in a cage in America.
Strange fish and creatures from the depths of the ocean.
Men do quick change formation exercises in a hall.
Major Ellershaw's troop of little girls do exercises in a garden.
New factory built houses may solve housing problem.
Great footage - women of League of Health and Beauty in floaty tunics dancing about a garden.
Bizarre exercise contraption - doesn't look very good for your back!
Delightful documentary showing how "Carelessness Causes Crime".
Scenic shots of Stonehenge at dawn in the snow.
People move up and down on hinged exercise beds to lose weight - looks very funny!
Girls at gym class in school gymnasium.
Shots in a small supermarket and views of tower blocks in a city.
Good scenes of people drinking and enjoying themselves in a pub.
Footage of cake eating competition in Paris, France.