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Combined Table And Chairs

Combined Table And Chairs (1949)

Table with seats attached to its legs save space in London's restaurant.

Madame Will You Walk And Talk?

Madame Will You Walk And Talk? (1946)

A walkie talkie device proves useful where there are no telephones handy.

Four Minute Mile AKA 4minute Mile

Four Minute Mile AKA 4minute Mile

Roger Bannister achieves every runner's ambition to run the mile in under 4 minutes.

Olympic Sports In Berlin

Olympic Sports In Berlin

Adolf Hitler watches the Olympic Games in Berlin as Jesse Owens wins the 100 metres, and Tilly Fleischer wins Germany's first gold meal for the javelin.

Air Raid Victim

Air Raid Victim (1940)

An elderly victim of the blitz tells what befell her when her home was bombed.

Edward And Simpson   Record A

Edward And Simpson Record A (1930)

Newreel items related to the Abdication of King Edward VIII and his relationship with Mrs Simpson

The Spirit Of The People

The Spirit Of The People (1940)

Great interview with London woman who is staying put despite the Blitz.

Auto Skates Issue Title Is Step On It

Auto Skates Issue Title Is Step On It (1944)

Inventor Tom Hancocks demonstrates his new motorised roller skates.

Dumb Man Speaks Dublin Issue

Dumb Man Speaks Dublin Issue (1942)

Man left mute by a throat operation shows us the home-made device that enables him to speak.

Kiss-Of-Life Invention

Kiss-Of-Life Invention (1969)

Resuscitation aid invented by Sussex policeman demonstrated on beach at Worthing.

Spring Cleaning The Eiffel Tower

Spring Cleaning The Eiffel Tower (1946)

Workmen doing maintenance work on Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Cleaning The Eiffel Tower

Cleaning The Eiffel Tower (1946)

Workmen Spring cleaning the Eiffel Tower.

Historical Pageant

Historical Pageant (1934)

Signing of Magna Carta is re-enacted in Runnymede - same place where it happened in 1215.

Hitler & Mussolini Meet

Hitler & Mussolini Meet (1940)

Hitler and Mussolini meet for talks in a railway carriage in the Italian Alps.

Naples - Il Duce

Naples - Il Duce (1939)

Footage of new railway train moving along track near Naples in Italy.

Bedford River Pageant

Bedford River Pageant (1920)

People take part in re-enactment of Viking attack in Bedford Pageant.

Americans In London -  Independence Day

Americans In London - Independence Day (1914)

American troops parade in London on Independence Day.

Bath Celebrates Independence Day

Bath Celebrates Independence Day (1914)

American troops celebrate Independence Day with parade in Bath.

"Aah ... Aah!" (1930)

Various shots of firework display at Crystal Palace.

Abdication Speech By Edward VIII

Abdication Speech By Edward VIII (1936)

Sound only version of the abdication speech of King Edward VIII.

Completion Of Wembley AKA For Next Year's Cup Final

Completion Of Wembley AKA For Next Year's Cup Final (1922)

Footage of Wembley Stadium nearing completion and safety checks being performed, Wembley, Middlesex, (Greater London).

Modern Telephone

Modern Telephone (1959)

Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.