Icon: The One Show

"Angers" And French Floods (1936)

Floods in various parts of France cause devastation and set off a landslide in Marsanne.

A Policeman's Lot

A Policeman's Lot (1962)

A look at the Metropolitan Police Force's methods of crime prevention.

Eve, Ad 2000!

Eve, Ad 2000! (1939)

Fab story predicts what women and one unfortunate man will be wearing in the year 2000.

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.

Avocado Pears

Avocado Pears (1966)

Top chefs and confectioners do unexpected things with avocados in a culinary competition.

Dinner Cooked In Seconds

Dinner Cooked In Seconds (1965)

Good item showing quick meals made by early microwaves in restaurant in Chester, Cheshire.

Soho Food

Soho Food (1954)

Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips (1957)

Little film showing a few tips on how to present food graciously.

Pathe Newsreel Staff At Work

Pathe Newsreel Staff At Work (1953)

Great footage of Pathe staff at work in their Wardour Street offices in Soho.

Hats

Hats (1953)

Pathe cameraman Stan Goozee films a man trying on hats from concealed position.

Pathe News Titles

Pathe News Titles (1952)

Pathe News titles from the early 1950s.

Pathe News Titles

Pathe News Titles (1962)

Pathe News titles from the early 1960s.

'with It' Fashions At London Premiere Of 'kaleidoscope' AKA Kaleidoscope Premiere

'with It' Fashions At London Premiere Of 'kaleidoscope' AKA Kaleidoscope Premiere (1966)

60s male and female fashion contestants parade their clothes at the premiere of Kaleidoscope.

Careers For Girls

Careers For Girls (1944)

A bored secretary at work does everything she can to avoid typing 'dreary letters'.

Star Turn!

Star Turn! (1946)

Horrabin, cartoonist for 'Star' newspaper at work.

Extra ! Hippy Wigs

Extra ! Hippy Wigs (1969)

Pathe Cameraman Steve Plummer swaps his 'John Citizen' look for hippy style London.

Clapperboard

Clapperboard (1972)

Chris Kelly talks to Pathe staff about the history of the newsreels.

Desert Convoy Attacked

Desert Convoy Attacked (1942)

Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood films attack on convoy of British army trucks in the desert.

Cameraman's Derby AKA The Movie Cameraman's 'derby'

Cameraman's Derby AKA The Movie Cameraman's 'derby' (1922)

The Cameramen's Derby at Runnymede.

Pathe News At Work

Pathe News At Work (1962)

Good coverage of the work of British Pathe's newsreel making operation.

Terry Ashwood

Terry Ashwood (1940)

Pathe News director Terry Ashwood operating camera - used in New Pictorial title sequence.

Scrutiny

Scrutiny (1963)

Truly hilarious pastiche of the "March of Time" film series - chimps make a newsreel!

Bygones

Bygones (1978)

A look behind the scenes at Pathe in the 1970s - including Larry McKinna in a red jumper!

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.

Britain's Tops With The Teens AKA British Teenagers' Top Ten Personalities

Britain's Tops With The Teens AKA British Teenagers' Top Ten Personalities (1967)

Results of survey asking teenagers who their top 10 people were - some surprising results!

How To Be Man About Town

How To Be Man About Town (1964)

Surrey youth worker tries to teach teenage boys how to be smart.

Special - C.E.A. News  AKA Cea News

Special - C.E.A. News AKA Cea News (1954)

Working day of the two executives of the CEA.

Beau Modern

Beau Modern (1963)

Long item tracing some of the history of male fashion up to the modern day peacock suit.