Pre-history

In Those Good Old Days - Filmed At Crystal Palace

In Those Good Old Days - Filmed At Crystal Palace (1922)

Life sized model dinosaurs are posed in the gardens of Crystal Palace.

Druids Hail The Dawn

Druids Hail The Dawn (1948)

Druids await first rays of midsummer sun to start ritual which acclaims the longest day.

"In Earliest Britain" (1931)

Aldershot Tattoo sees reconstruction of the invasion of Britain by the Ancient Romans.

Athens

Athens (1961)

A travelogue around Athens, Piraeus and Vouliagmini.

Dance Poetry

Dance Poetry (1932)

Elegant dance routine performed by girls in flimsy frocks - Ancient Greek style movements.

Olympic Flame Leaves Greece

Olympic Flame Leaves Greece (1948)

Olympic flame, symbol of Olympic Games, leaves Greece and starts its journey to Wembley.

Roaming Over Rome!

Roaming Over Rome! (1935)

Great aerial shots of Rome as we see some of the major historical sights of the city.

Pompeii - The Relic Of A Great Calamity

Pompeii - The Relic Of A Great Calamity

Various shots of Pompeii - empty streets, ruins, deserted buildings.

The City That Vanished

The City That Vanished (1932)

Good footage of the excavation of the ancient town of Herculaneum in Italy.

Roman Feast

Roman Feast (1961)

Guests dress in togas for a party at the Roman Baths to mark the beginning of the Bath Festival.

Roman Chariots

Roman Chariots (1953)

Roman gladiators from Chipperfield's circus practise their chariot racing in Hackney. London.

Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun (1963)

The wonders of Egypt - Tutankhamun's tomb, the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids etc.

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Alladin's Cave

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Alladin's Cave (1922)

Thebes ancient Egyptian tomb is discovered by Howard Carter, Egypt.

The Sphinx Revealed

The Sphinx Revealed (1926)

Restoration work on the famous Egyptian monument.

Pyramids

Pyramids (1939)

A story of the pyramids.

Farm By Pyramids

Farm By Pyramids (1943)

British soldiers visit an Egyptian farm and see how it is run.

Cave Art AKA Modern Artist

Cave Art AKA Modern Artist (1960)

Reproduction prehistoric silk screen paintings by Douglas Mazonowicz at his studio in Farnham, Surrey.

Cave Men Of Sicily

Cave Men Of Sicily (1935)

Good footage of the ancient caves on the island of Sicily.

Discovery Of Prehistoric Footprint

Discovery Of Prehistoric Footprint (1938)

Dr Barnum Brown shows us a prehistoric dinosaur footprint at the American Museum of Natural History.

Prehistoric Art

Prehistoric Art (1932)

Footage the art work ancient civilisation in the United States of America.

Prehistoric Wonders

Prehistoric Wonders (1933)

Crowds of people visit the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico.

Recreating The Life Of 5,000,000 Years Ago

Recreating The Life Of 5,000,000 Years Ago (1930)

A look at various fossils.

Twenty Thousand Years Ago!

Twenty Thousand Years Ago! (1931)

Bones of a dinosaur are lifted from the bottom of a lake in Florida.

Pyramids From The Air

Pyramids From The Air (1923)

The pyramids in Egypt are explored by British aviators.

The Charioteers

The Charioteers

Circus performers drive Roman style chariots around the grounds of Crystal Palace.