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Fashions - Stencil Colour Pos

Fashions - Stencil Colour Pos

Beautiful early colour item - girls posing in their undies.

A Leaf From Life

A Leaf From Life (1929)

Lovely film showing the daily work of nurse in a tuberculosis unit for children.

Leather Fair

Leather Fair (1955)

Nifty new handbags, suitcases and leather devices are shown - couple of great novelty items.

Leslie Weston

Leslie Weston (1932)

Leslie Weston sings a song about how terrible life is once you are married.

Lily Morris

Lily Morris (1932)

Great "turn" - Lily Morris dancing and singing "Don't Have Any More Mrs Moore."

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 5

London's Famous Clubs And Cabarets No. 5 (1926)

Various acts at Murray's Club - Daly Sisters, the Three Equals, Musty the Mysterious etc.

Luxury Bed

Luxury Bed (1959)

Mighty bed - get it and you won't need to get up. Rather like the Internet but more comfortable.

Male Fashions

Male Fashions (1951)

Camp fashions for men by designer Dale Cavahnaugh.

Men's Hair Styles

Men's Hair Styles (1956)

A fabulous 'Elephant Trunk' quiff is created for a teddy boy at Cyril's Hairdressers.

Miss Winnie Ryland

Miss Winnie Ryland (1935)

Winnie Ryland and her acrobatic dance act - from PT 260.

Modern Furniture

Modern Furniture (1958)

An introduction to this season latest furniture designs by Christopher and Anthony Heal.

Motorised Bath

Motorised Bath (1960)

Engineering students invent a motorised bath, seen in Kingston, Surrey.

Mountain Climbers AKA Mountaineering School AKA Youth Mountain Climbers

Mountain Climbers AKA Mountaineering School AKA Youth Mountain Climbers (1955)

Boys from the Outward Bound School in Aberdyfi, Wales go mountaineering.

Movie Anniversary

Movie Anniversary (1944)

Pathe celebrates 50th anniversary of film.

Murgatroyd And Winterbottom AKA Ronald Frankau And Tommy Handley - Seaside Sketch

Murgatroyd And Winterbottom AKA Ronald Frankau And Tommy Handley - Seaside Sketch (1935)

Murgatroyd and Winterbottom (Frankau and Handley) in seaside sketch - from PT 275.

Necessity - The Mother Of Invention

Necessity - The Mother Of Invention (1940)

Inventiveness takes over the British as things become scarce in wartime.

New School

New School (1959)

Marvels of 50's comprehensive education - boys are operating machines while girls cook and iron.

Inside The Playboy Paradise

Inside The Playboy Paradise (1966)

Fabulous story allows us a peek at the glamorous life of a Bunny Girl.

"Impressing Her" A Slow-Motion Novelty

How to impress women - leaping over gates and hedges apparently!

Fashion Fair

Fashion Fair (1958)

A look at some of the latest fashions on display at the first International Fashion Fair.

Fashion Goes To The Navy AKA Navy Fashions

Fashion Goes To The Navy AKA Navy Fashions (1958)

Four models take part in a fashion shoot on H.M.S. Victorious in Portsmouth.

First Aid Post

First Aid Post (1914)

Soldiers and German prisoners at first aid post plus dead German soldiers in trenches.

Fishing Net Hat Issue Title Is Hands Wanted

Fishing Net Hat Issue Title Is Hands Wanted (1939)

Old fisherman makes hat for young lady from rope and fishing net.

Focus On Children

Focus On Children (1959)

Children at a holiday camp in Kent enjoy games and competitions.

For Ladies Only

For Ladies Only (1929)

The very latest in swimwear is modelled - nice posing by the river.

Front Line Civilians Issue Title - Chins Up

Front Line Civilians Issue Title - Chins Up (1940)

Footage of the front-line servicemen in action including ARP Wardens and Firemen.

Girl With Portable Wireless On Leg AKA Wireless Girl

Girl With Portable Wireless On Leg AKA Wireless Girl

Fantastic film showing the forerunner of the Sony Walkman - tuning control is in a garter!

Hands Free Umbrella

Hands Free Umbrella (1936)

A hands free umbrella is attached to the shoulders with the handle down the back leaving you free to carry your shopping.

Hats And Flowers AKA Spring Hats

Hats And Flowers AKA Spring Hats (1958)

Models display the very latest designs in hats inside a Mayfair florist shop.

Hats Issue Title Is Out And About

Hats Issue Title Is Out And About (1944)

Fashionable hats for women inspired by armed forces, with hat pattern by Anne Edwards.

Heatherwood Hospital Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks On The Sunny Side

Heatherwood Hospital Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks On The Sunny Side (1947)

Children in beds outdoors at Heatherwood Hospital are looked after by smiling nurses.

Here And There

Here And There (1933)

New ideas and inventions, including some great motorcycle goggles with windscreen wipers.

Homes On Wheels

Homes On Wheels (1965)

Film demonstrates multiple uses of caravans - recommended to 'revival of the 60's design' searchers.

Housewife's Story

Housewife's Story (1948)

Good item showing housewife Mrs Mary Cannon dealing with rations etc. on day to day basis.

Housewife Cyclist

Housewife Cyclist (1956)

Champion cyclist Eileen Sheridan trains in her garage in between her housewife duties.

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Lovely film of an all girls holiday in an "Adamless Eden".

Nylon Fair Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Nylon Fair Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1958)

A glamour filled item filmed at the Nylon Fair's fashion parade.

Slim Jim

Slim Jim (1961)

Large and slim men fit into cut out shapes in a competition at Butlin's Holiday Camp, Clacton in Essex.

Smallest Warden Issue Title - Much In Little

Smallest Warden Issue Title - Much In Little (1943)

Item showing A.R.P. warden Griffin at work, he is 3 feet 11 inches tall. Mill Hill, London.

Snogometer

Snogometer (1965)

Brilliant invention measures the power of teenage snogging.

Something Sweet In Harvests

Something Sweet In Harvests

Nice film showing the beetroot harvest in Holland - mostly women at work.

Sound Of Fashion

Sound Of Fashion (1967)

Wonderful '60s fashions with bells on are modelled in the grounds of Woburn Abbey.

Spaghetti Race AKA Eating Spaghetti Race

Spaghetti Race AKA Eating Spaghetti Race (1960)

Fast and furious macaroni eating race at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.

Spartans

Spartans (1930)

Women getting up to all sorts - cross country running, flying a plane, walking to work etc.

Specs For Showgirl

Specs For Showgirl (1959)

Vernons Girl Margaret Stredder visits the opticians and tries on some wild spectacles.

Stolen From Men

Stolen From Men (1962)

Shocking 60's fashion - green, white, golden nail polish, Mary Quant dresses, different colour toenails.

Sun Signs

Sun Signs (1962)

An item about a quirky new craze at Butlin's - sun tattoos!

Swinging Britain Print

Swinging Britain Print (1967)

Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of groovy new magazine 'Intro' (print version of story, in correct order).

Swinging London

Swinging London (1967)

Item which seems to say the swinging youth are responsible for mass demolition of old London buildings.

Tasty Models

Tasty Models (1968)

A cake in the shape of St Paul's Cathedral is decorated at Percy Ingle's Bakery.

The Three Cuties

The Three Cuties

Good item showing young women called The Three Cuties performing an energetic tap dancing routine in white top hat and tails.

The Twister

The Twister (1966)

A new game, The Twister, is demonstrated by teenage couples at a Butlin's Holiday Camp.

Tots Ballet

Tots Ballet (1956)

Tiny children demonstrate their ballet skills in the open air - gorgeous.

Showgirls Bowling

Showgirls Bowling (1962)

The girls from the Windmill Theatre and Murray's Cabaret club practice bowling for a showgirls league.

Shoe Shows

Shoe Shows (1929)

Lovely footage of shoes, ankles and legs. The latest in footwear is modelled.

Old Folks' Home Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Happiness

Old Folks' Home Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Happiness (1947)

Tea party for elderly people in garden of Orsett Lodge Hospital.

Outward Bound Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Outward Bound Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1961)

Young lads take part in activities at the Outward Bound Mountain School.

Painted Stockings

Painted Stockings (1940)

Good item showing a girl painting liquid stockings on her legs and drawing seams up the back.

Party Earrings

Party Earrings (1955)

Fabulous and bizarre earrings are modelled in a shop in Soho called "Going Gay".

Pathe Cameramen

Pathe Cameramen (1940)

Scenes taken in the studio for use in the newsreel as link shots between stories.

Pathe Pictures Ltd. Our Cameramen At Work

Pathe Pictures Ltd. Our Cameramen At Work (1948)

Cameramen pretending to film.

Picas Exercises

Picas Exercises (1956)

Great new exercise machine is demonstrated by foppish Spanish type and some showgirls.

Pogo Sticks

Pogo Sticks (1962)

An item about the re-emergence of the pogo stick craze!

Pram Race

Pram Race (1958)

A story about a race where adults are pushed around a course in prams at Butlin's in Clacton.

Pub Clinic

Pub Clinic (1958)

Mothers lectured on childcare by health visitor and children examined by doctor - in country pub!

Rations AKA Rationed Rags

Rations AKA Rationed Rags (1941)

Light-hearted item about clothes rationing.

River Holidays

River Holidays (1942)

The river replaces the seaside for wartime holidays.

Robot Gardening

Robot Gardening (1959)

Great garden without sweating - demonstration of devices which make gardening simple.

Rock Artists

Rock Artists (1959)

The Scottish Centre for Outdoor Training holds courses for schoolchildren and the Forces in the Cairngorms.

Ronald Frankau

Ronald Frankau (1940)

Ronald Frankau cracks a few jokes and sings "Don't Let's Sing About the War".

Shirt Fashions

Shirt Fashions (1957)

Saucy story shows girls modelling mens' shirts before a group of salesmen.

Toy Woollen Poodles AKA Poodle Story

Toy Woollen Poodles AKA Poodle Story (1956)

Glamorous showgirls at The Windmill Theatre knit woollen poodles for hospital children.

Fashions In Leather

Fashions In Leather (1959)

Models parade some elegant fashion garments in leather and fur.

Abe And Mawruss

Abe And Mawruss (1936)

Comedy Jewish double-act, Abe and Mawruss, perform sketch - 'Another Misunderstanding'.

A Simple Butter-Cooler

A Simple Butter-Cooler (1933)

Woman demonstrates an easy way of keeping butter cool without a fridge.

A Tribute To Women

A Tribute To Women (1945)

Pathe pays tribute to housewives for their war efforts.

A Worth While Invention

A Worth While Invention (1939)

Footage of the inventor George Truro demonstrating his new fire proof suit.

Baby Carrier Issue Title Is Miles And Smiles

Baby Carrier Issue Title Is Miles And Smiles (1936)

Man carries his young daughters around beach using milkmaid's yoke!

Baby In Basket Issue Title Waggers And Jokers

Baby In Basket Issue Title Waggers And Jokers (1936)

A hiking couple carry their baby along in a wicker basket.

Baby Show

Baby Show (1956)

Babies beauty contest - dog show type of judging but babies make fantastic faces.

Baseball Belles

Baseball Belles (1929)

Chorus girls have a game of baseball under the guidance of Ernest Truex.

Bathing Costume AKA Towel Bathing Costume Issue Title -

Bathing Costume AKA Towel Bathing Costume Issue Title - "Free And Easy" (1941)

Actress Wilma Vanne shows how to make a bathing costume out of seven face cloths.

Battle Of The Mops

Battle Of The Mops (1967)

Children have a bun fight as part of an advertising gimmick for a new floor mop.

Beatnik Beauty AKA Beautiful Beatnik

Beatnik Beauty AKA Beautiful Beatnik (1963)

Beatnik girl is transformed into a glamorous young lady at beauty parlour, Mayfair London.

Beauties Of The Beach

Beauties Of The Beach

Bathing belles are seen posing at the beach.

Britain's First Beauty Farm

Britain's First Beauty Farm (1960)

Women exercising and having treatments at Britain's first Beauty Farm.

Beauty Queen Dressmaker

Beauty Queen Dressmaker (1965)

Jackie Kelk enters a beauty contest then makes a frock for the winner Tracey Ingram.

Bells Of St Mary's

Bells Of St Mary's (1945)

The premiere of the Bells of St Mary's at the Savoy Cinema, Dublin

Big Family

Big Family (1950)

A look at Mr and Mrs O'Hare and their 16 children at home. Anfield, Liverpool.

Bikini Competition

Bikini Competition (1961)

Fabulous story shows girls making bikinis from tea towels and modelling them in a competition at Butlin's.

A Real All-Rounder From France

A Real All-Rounder From France (1933)

Super sporty girl flies aircraft, rides motorbike, plays football etc. and still has time to darn a sock!

A Passing Glance

A Passing Glance (1924)

Nice keep fit footage - girls wear swimsuits or leotards.

Air Raid Booties Issue Title - All's Well !

Air Raid Booties Issue Title - All's Well ! (1940)

Footage of designer Miss Ashfield making protective rubber boots.

Amazons Of Yesterday

Amazons Of Yesterday (1928)

Women boxers - 1910s style contrasted with modern boxers of 1920s.

Amphibious Caravan

Amphibious Caravan (1955)

Amphibious caravan for dream holiday - a week in the countryside and a week at sea (or river). Great!

Another Fashion Note

Another Fashion Note (1928)

All-weather gaiters are shown to the camera - lots of nice leg shots.

An Electric Rushabout!

An Electric Rushabout! (1930)

Motorised tricycle is demonstrated - the inventor is stopped by a policeman who checks his licence.

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous?

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous?

Great film contrasting the elegant women of yesteryear with modern sportswomen.

Armchair Cycling

Armchair Cycling (1932)

A new kind of bicycle is taken for a spin in Paris.

Athletic Waitresses

Athletic Waitresses (1920)

A look at the tug of war competition at the Lyons' waitresses' annual sports day.

Austerity Baby On Sleeve As Ausie Strong Baby Issue Title Is Look Out

Austerity Baby On Sleeve As Ausie Strong Baby Issue Title Is Look Out (1943)

Item about super healthy Australian toddler, Henry Morton.

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.

A Bath With A View

A Bath With A View (1931)

Silly film showing a man who is having a bath suspended below a hot air balloon!

A Brush Up

A Brush Up (1929)

Glamour girls at the zoo - they bath a baby elephant and brush the skin of a camel.

A Camisole Note

A Camisole Note (1921)

A pretty bra is made from some handkerchiefs.

A Chair Novelty

A Chair Novelty (1926)

Novel folding chair is demonstrated - a hoop for holding a walking cane and a place for hat & briefcase.

A Little Slimming A Day - Keeps The Avoirdupois Away

A Little Slimming A Day - Keeps The Avoirdupois Away (1932)

Keep fit routine demonstrated by Edith Mezey.

A New Bathing Note - For Eve

A New Bathing Note - For Eve (1929)

Novel beach outfit - tabard and skirt are removed to reveal a swimsuit underneath.

Black Out Ideas AKA Blackout Tips Item Title Is Ancient And Modern

Black Out Ideas AKA Blackout Tips Item Title Is Ancient And Modern (1939)

Road safety ideas for walking and cycling during the blackout.

Blind Gardener Issue Title - Hats Off !

Blind Gardener Issue Title - Hats Off ! (1940)

Footage of blind gentleman at work in his garden.

Cures For Hiccups AKA Unique Hiccup Cures

Cures For Hiccups AKA Unique Hiccup Cures (1960)

Scantily-clad showgirls try out hiccup cures in a dressing room at The Gargoyle Club in Soho, London.

Day Nursery Issue Title - Bless 'em All

Day Nursery Issue Title - Bless 'em All (1942)

Working mothers take their children to a day nursery in old convent building. London.

Day To Day Frock Issue Title - Shoulder Arms !

Day To Day Frock Issue Title - Shoulder Arms ! (1943)

Fashion item about how a woman can make the same dress look completely different everyday.

Destroyers At Sea And Sailors

Destroyers At Sea And Sailors (1914)

Destroyers at sea and sailors marching through city.

Dishmaster

Dishmaster (1952)

New household appliances - early dishwasher and water disposal unit.

Doll's Doctor Pathe Pictorial Looks At Happiness

Doll's Doctor Pathe Pictorial Looks At Happiness (1947)

Jack Birkett is a "toy doctor" - he fixes broken dolls at Hampstead Day Nursery.

Dolls' Surgeon

Dolls' Surgeon (1960)

Barry Elder mends Brigit Master's doll at his Dolls' Hospital in Hammersmith, London.

Donkey Visits Sick Friend AKA House Trained Donkey Visits Sick Child

Donkey Visits Sick Friend AKA House Trained Donkey Visits Sick Child (1958)

Sentimental story about a donkey who is trained to climb stairs in order to visit a sick child in bed.

Down On The Farm

Down On The Farm (1924)

Women at work on a farm in Watford.

Drying Cabinet In Film Lab

Drying Cabinet In Film Lab (1947)

Inside Pathe film laboratory.

Elegant Tramp

Elegant Tramp (1957)

Remarkable story about a homeless man who is given a makeover.

Eternal Youth

Eternal Youth (1931)

A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!

Eve At Ostend

Eve At Ostend (1923)

Great film showing beach scenes at Ostend - lovely changing huts and glamour girls.

Eve In The Swim

Eve In The Swim (1932)

Wonderful film about the change in size of women's swimsuits - they just get smaller and smaller!

Eve - Here There And Everywhere

Eve - Here There And Everywhere (1920)

Women perform various sports and exercises - water skiing, horse riding, keep fit, roller skating etc.

Explosions

Explosions (1914)

Shell explosions and bombing on Western Front.

Crazy Gala

Crazy Gala (1960)

Fun and jolly japes in the Campers' Pool at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips

Cookery Hints AKA Cooking Tips (1957)

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

Blind Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Other People's Problems

Blind Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Other People's Problems (1947)

Stanley Turner was once blind, an operation allows him to see his home and family again.

Blood Will Out - Blood Donation

Blood Will Out - Blood Donation (1943)

Ministry of Information trailer encouraging people to donate blood.

Bow And Arrow Girls

Bow And Arrow Girls (1922)

Nice footage of women learning archery - taught by an American Indian.

Boy Cooks Issue Title The Young Idea

Boy Cooks Issue Title The Young Idea (1942)

Nice shots of schoolboys learning how to cook and sew.

Breakfast Is Served!

Breakfast Is Served! (1935)

Tornado Smith takes his pet lioness for a walk and an alfresco breakfast.

Brevities

Brevities (1929)

Woman seductively models the latest in underwear.

Brightening Up The Parties

Brightening Up The Parties (1925)

Great film showing popular party games of the 1920s.

Caravan Issue Title - All In Good Time

Caravan Issue Title - All In Good Time (1943)

Item about vicar and wife who live in a caravan, Kent.

Carson And Sisters AKA The Carson Sisters Issue Title Is Fire, Finch And Fun

Carson And Sisters AKA The Carson Sisters Issue Title Is Fire, Finch And Fun (1936)

Glamorous comedy duo the Carson Sisters sing comic song - "We're Digging for Gold".

Cheating The Mud Spots

Cheating The Mud Spots (1926)

Fantastic film showing a new invention - button-up rubber stocking protectors!

Cinema Showing Propaganda Film

Cinema Showing Propaganda Film (1917)

Footage of crowds packed outside West End cinema. London.

Citrus!

Citrus! (1930)

Fabulous cheesecake item showing glamour girls picking oranges - gorgeous.

Clergy Conference

Clergy Conference (1961)

Brilliant story of parsons at play at a Butlin's Holiday Camp during a clerical conference.

Coffee House

Coffee House (1955)

Great footage of a groovy coffee house in Kensington.

Colours For Slimming

Colours For Slimming (1955)

Larger women are advised not to wear bright red frocks - more "slimming" styles are suggested.

Convalescing

Convalescing (1944)

Good item showing servicemen convalescing at a hospital somewhere in England.

Fabric Story

Fabric Story (1957)

Terrifying film about using the same fabric for clothes, curtains and furniture.

London Girls

London Girls (1954)

Pictorial reporter John Parsons searching for pretty women on the streets of London.

Pathe News Reviews 1956 - Year Of Turmoil

Pathe News Reviews 1956 - Year Of Turmoil (1956)

Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.

Pathe Opinion Poll -  Prisoners Send Them Back

Pathe Opinion Poll - Prisoners Send Them Back (1946)

People interviewed in street all agree German POWs should be sent home.

Peace Four Power Conference

Peace Four Power Conference

This item shows the delegates at Four Powers conference in Munich, and Neville Chamberlain' s triumphant return with Hitler's signature and hopes of peace. London.

Picture Houses

Picture Houses (1915)

Shots of cinemas advertising ambulance benefit.

Picture Houses  AKA Cinemas

Picture Houses AKA Cinemas (1910)

Exterior shots of cinemas.

The Passing Years

The Passing Years (1899)

Documentary tracing the history of news reporting in the Pathe newsreel.

Record Crowds AKA

Record Crowds AKA "Victory" Grand National (1919)

Crowds and horse racing at 1919 Grand National.

Reprisal Interviews - May 1941

Reprisal Interviews - May 1941 (1941)

We should bomb Berlin - think people on the streets of London.

Royal Naval Review AKA His Majesty Reviews His Fleet

Royal Naval Review AKA His Majesty Reviews His Fleet (1937)

King reviews Royal Navy in Portsmouth.

Scrutiny

Scrutiny (1963)

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

Service At The Cenotaph

Service At The Cenotaph

Crowds gathered at the Cenotaph to pay tribute to the dead with a minutes silence.

Special Announcement

Special Announcement (1945)

Pathe in London link up with Paris and New York to improve international news coverage.

Steeplechase - Paris

Steeplechase - Paris (1923)

Footage of the Steeplechase de Paris horse race in progress.

Swimwear Collection

Swimwear Collection (1970)

Beach and swimwear modelled in London.

Sydney Street Siege AKA Sidney Street Siege

Sydney Street Siege AKA Sidney Street Siege (1911)

Coverage of the famous Siege of Sidney Street in London's East End.

Televisions Dress Rehearsal AKA Television's Dress Rehearsal

Televisions Dress Rehearsal AKA Television's Dress Rehearsal (1946)

Good item showing dress rehearsal for first television broadcast after the war. London.

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.

Paris To London Moisant Flight AKA Moisant Flies His Aeroplane From Paris To London

Paris To London Moisant Flight AKA Moisant Flies His Aeroplane From Paris To London (1910)

American aviator John Moisant arrives in Rainham, Kent, having flown from Paris.

London Jazz Club

London Jazz Club (1950)

Excellent footage of teenager dancing to the music of Humphrey Lyttleton and his band.

London Lights

London Lights (1933)

Illuminated lights of London including News Theatre.

London Traffic Jams

London Traffic Jams (1946)

Good footage of London traffic, bus advertisements and jay walkers.

London - Sidney Street Siege

London - Sidney Street Siege (1911)

Footage showing events around the siege of Sidney Street in 1911. Compelling stuff!

Malta Convoy Battle

Malta Convoy Battle (1942)

Footage of a Malta convoy battle in the Mediterranean.

Malta Convoy - Further Pictures

Malta Convoy - Further Pictures (1942)

Malta convoy fights off attacks in the Mediterranean and arrives in Malta.

Motor Racing

Motor Racing (1900)

Very good shots of motor racing in France.

Mountain Climb And Railway

Mountain Climb And Railway (1920)

Men and young boys on mountain hike plus train on mountain railway.

Munich Agreement Signed. Hitler, Mussolini, Chamberlain, Daladier

Munich Agreement Signed. Hitler, Mussolini, Chamberlain, Daladier

Various shots of the signing of the Munich Pact.

Newsreel Cameramen

Newsreel Cameramen (1953)

Item showing newsreel cameramen from different companies filming in Southampton.

Not In To Photographers

Not In To Photographers (1923)

Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany is in hiding at his castle in Oehls.

Nuns Learn Woodwork

Nuns Learn Woodwork (1969)

Nuns attend evening classes to learn practical skills they can use at their convent.

Nuremberg Trials

Nuremberg Trials (1946)

Shots of defendants in dock and exterior of courtroom.

On The Aragon Front  AKA Spain

On The Aragon Front AKA Spain (1937)

Abandoned tanks and bombed out buildings - signs of continuing civil war in Spain.

Opening Of Empire Leicester Square - Crowds And Cars Outside Floodlit Cinema Where 'trelawney Of The Wells' Is Showing

Opening Of Empire Leicester Square - Crowds And Cars Outside Floodlit Cinema Where 'trelawney Of The Wells' Is Showing (1928)

Crowds turn out of the Empire Theatre in Leicester Square.

Operatic Singer With Synchronised Sound

Operatic Singer With Synchronised Sound

Early method of producing sound film is demonstrated.

The Army Goes In

The Army Goes In (1956)

In record time and with few casualties Anglo-French troops take over the Canal Zone.

The Battle Of Dunkirk. The War Latest

The Battle Of Dunkirk. The War Latest (1940)

Great shots of the BEF coming home from Dunkirk.

Tv Comes To Alexandra Palace

Tv Comes To Alexandra Palace (1938)

Television studio in Alexandra Palace, London.

Unemployed Football Match

Unemployed Football Match

Football - unemployed men from St. Mark's Fellowship beat the team from Oval House in the London Occupational Shield. Wembley Stadium.

UN Force Gets Down To Work

UN Force Gets Down To Work (1956)

UN take-over starts and the first British Unit withdraws from Suez Canal.

War Neuroses Version A Reel 1

War Neuroses Version A Reel 1 (1917)

Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.

War Neuroses Version B Reel 1

War Neuroses Version B Reel 1 (1917)

Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.

War Neuroses Version B Reel 2

War Neuroses Version B Reel 2 (1917)

Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.

Wembley Fa Cup

Wembley Fa Cup (1923)

Pitch invasion at first Wembley FA Cup resulted in all ticket games ever after.

Western Front Scenes - Part 2

Western Front Scenes - Part 2 (1910)

Good footage from the Western Front during the First World War.

When Our Cameraman Is 'resting'

When Our Cameraman Is 'resting' (1942)

Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood takes a break in Cairo during Desert War - duplicate story.

Wonderful Shell Shock Recovery

Wonderful Shell Shock Recovery (1914)

Disturbing footage of shell shock victims, before and after treatment.

Xmas  Christmas  In The Trenches

Xmas Christmas In The Trenches (1914)

Nice footage of British soldiers cooking Christmas pudding in makeshift stove in trenches.

Fairground Scenes

Fairground Scenes (1896)

Turn of the Century scenes of people enjoying a funfair with swings and roundabouts.

Mobile Generator In Wardour St

Mobile Generator In Wardour St (1947)

Nice shots of mobile generator outside British Pathe's office in Wardour St, London.

Pathe News Titles

Pathe News Titles (1962)

Pathe News titles from the early 1960s.

Queen Visits BBC Tv Studio

Queen Visits BBC Tv Studio (1953)

Queen Elizabeth II visits BBC Lime Grove Studios - good shots tv programmes being made.

Terry Ashwood

Terry Ashwood (1940)

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

Tripoli And Beyond

Tripoli And Beyond (1943)

Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood reports from desert.

Time To Remember - Over By Christmas  1914  - Record B - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Over By Christmas 1914 - Record B - Reel 1 (1914)

Events of 1914 - World War One begins and the recruits go off to fight.

The Crisis

The Crisis (1938)

Chamberlain makes second trip to Germany to see Hitler; news of Czech mobilisation breaks.

The Crisis - Latest

The Crisis - Latest

A report on the latest in the German - Czechoslovakian crisis.

The Cup Final

The Cup Final (1951)

Newcastle United beat Blackpool 2-0 in FA Cup final at Wembley and receive cup from King.

The Cup Final

The Cup Final (1936)

Newsreel cameramen are not allowed inside Wembley to film the Cup Final between Sheffield and Arsenal so they film it from above in a helicopter.

The Derby - 1912 & 1913

The Derby - 1912 & 1913 (1912)

Footage from 1912 & 1913 Derby with suffragette Emily Davison running into path of horse.

The Nuremberg Trials

The Nuremberg Trials (1945)

Nazi leaders are indicted for their crimes against humanity at the Nuremberg tribunal.

The Smallest Racing Car!  An Action Picture At Brooklands

The Smallest Racing Car! An Action Picture At Brooklands

Unique motor racing car is demonstrated for the Pathe camera.

This Light Must Not Go Out

This Light Must Not Go Out (1957)

Film industry appeals for lower taxes.

This Was News

This Was News (1951)

Wonderful promotional film made for soap company Hudson and Knight.

This Was Yesterday - Reel 1

This Was Yesterday - Reel 1 (1955)

Fantastic look back at entertainers, celebrities, theatrical entertainments, authors and artists.

Those Rehearsals

Those Rehearsals (1931)

Rehearsals for the stage show Belle of New York at the Daly's Theatre.

Time To Remember -  Wind Up Week  1938  - Reel 4

Time To Remember - Wind Up Week 1938 - Reel 4 (1938)

Documentary film about 1938 - people become aware of the growing threat of war.

Time To Remember -  Run Rabbit Run  1940  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - Run Rabbit Run 1940 - Reel 3 (1940)

Documentary film about events of early months of 1940.

Time To Remember - The Better 'ole 1916 - Reel 4

Time To Remember - The Better 'ole 1916 - Reel 4 (1916)

Scenes from 1916 - From the Eastern, Western and Home fronts.

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century  1896 - 1902  - Record B - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Turn Of The Century 1896 - 1902 - Record B - Reel 1 (1896)

Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer  1905 - 1910  - Record A - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Edwardian Summer 1905 - 1910 - Record A - Reel 1 (1902)

Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.

French Cycle Grand Prix

French Cycle Grand Prix (1908)

Early film of a cycling competition from France.

London Buskers  AKA London Street Scenes

London Buskers AKA London Street Scenes (1910)

Street scenes in London around Piccadilly - during tube strike or closure?

Tulip Parade

Tulip Parade (1959)

Huge flower parade in Lincolnshire - Dutch floral artist hired to help!

Biafra Supplies

Biafra Supplies (1970)

RAF supplies bound for Biafra remain at RAF Lyneham as Nigeria refuse military aid.

Boat Race - Oxford V. Cambridge

Boat Race - Oxford V. Cambridge

Oxford win the Boat Race of 1923.

Britain's Decision

Britain's Decision (1964)

Footage of election night at Trafalgar Square in 1964. London.

British Evacuation Starts

British Evacuation Starts (1956)

The British evacuation of Port Said is under way.

British Tommies On The Somme

British Tommies On The Somme (1916)

British soldiers in trench warfare, including some genuine footage from the Battle of the Somme.

British Troops Enter Belsen

British Troops Enter Belsen (1945)

Harrowing pictures from inside Belsen concentration camp.

British Troops

British Troops (1914)

British troops in France during World War One.

British Union Jack

British Union Jack (1970)

Good C/U of a Union Jack flag.

British War Correspondents Leave Fo The Front

British War Correspondents Leave Fo The Front (1939)

War cameramen prepare to leave for the Western Front, London.

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.

Cameramen Who Filmed D-Day Landings

Cameramen Who Filmed D-Day Landings

Footage of newsreel cameramen who filmed the D-Day landings. London.

Candid Camera Visits ABC Preston

Candid Camera Visits ABC Preston (1958)

Fascinating film featuring Richard Todd - talking up the cinema industry. 1958 or 1959

Charles Pathe

Charles Pathe

Footage of Charles Pathe - probably outside the Pathe building in Wardour Street.

Cinema Celebrates 21st Birthday

Cinema Celebrates 21st Birthday (1953)

News Theatre in Birmingham celebrates 21st birthday.

Cinema Tax Must Go

Cinema Tax Must Go (1958)

Pathe looks deeply into the issue of the Cinema Tax.

Clapperboard

Clapperboard (1972)

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

Beauty Treatment For Men

Beauty Treatment For Men (1970)

Men get facials at beauty salon in London.

Beauty Competition  AKA Pathe's Beauty Competition

Beauty Competition AKA Pathe's Beauty Competition (1920)

An item showing some of the young hopefuls in Pathe's Beauty Competition.

Twenty-Four Hours To History

Twenty-Four Hours To History (1963)

Documentary following the Rover BRM Gas Turbine car as it is entered in the 1963 Le Mans race. c. 1963

Unit Four Plus Two Concrete And Clay

Unit Four Plus Two Concrete And Clay (1965)

One of the greatest pop songs of all time performed as the Barbican is built around the band.

West Country Idyll

West Country Idyll (1968)

Lovely travelogue showing holidaymakers having fun in Devon.

Wheels, Whirls And Girls

Wheels, Whirls And Girls (1936)

German women keeping fit with the Athletic Wheel - a sort of human sized hamster wheel.

Whirr-Away Ballet

Whirr-Away Ballet (1941)

Men from Royal Australian Air Force practise ballet dancing in tutus for their review.

Whoa!

Whoa! (1929)

Various camera tricks are used to spice up an aviation film.

Woman's World AKA Womans World

Woman's World AKA Womans World (1968)

In the chase towards equality, women are still bent on keeping their looks - claims film. Glamorous & cool!!!

Yoga Dancing

Yoga Dancing (1956)

Girls in the Legat School of Ballet doing Yoga exercises to improve their dancing technique.

16,000 Feet Up  AKA 16,000m Up Or 16,000 Ft Up  - Short Version

16,000 Feet Up AKA 16,000m Up Or 16,000 Ft Up - Short Version

Stunning aerial shots of snow capped mountains.

16th October 1946 - The End Of The Nazis

16th October 1946 - The End Of The Nazis (1946)

In wake of Nazi war criminal hangings, Pathe asks should we screen official film of executions.

50th Anniversary Of Pathe

50th Anniversary Of Pathe (1961)

Item made up of memorable and historic news stories to celebrate Pathe's 50th anniversary.

Aerial View Bombers, Gliders

Aerial View Bombers, Gliders (1944)

Various shots of troops and ships in the D Day invasion fleet.

Assassination Of King Alexander

Assassination Of King Alexander

Assassination of King Alexander of Yugoslavia and Mr Barthou the French Foreign Minister.

A Mass Of Huns

A Mass Of Huns (1914)

German prisoners being rounded up by British soldiers in 'the latest push' of First World War.

A Smoke Attack

A Smoke Attack (1914)

British soldiers advance across field, hidden by smoke shield.

A Sporting Chance

A Sporting Chance (1910)

People queuing in a city street - good shots of people fascinated by camera!

Clubs Galore!

Clubs Galore! (1958)

Pathe enquires into the seedier side of London. Pornography, clubs and prostitutes.

Coronation Rehearsal

Coronation Rehearsal (1953)

Rehearsal for Queen Elizabeth's Coronation, London.

Frank Bassill, War Cameraman

Frank Bassill, War Cameraman

Nice shots of Pathe cameraman Frank Bassill in naval uniform operating camera.

Marseille Street Scenes

Marseille Street Scenes

Nice shots of an unidentified French town - including a cinema owned by Pathe Freres.

German Atrocities

German Atrocities (1945)

Germany's crimes are no longer a secret.

Grand National Trailer

Grand National Trailer (1959)

Trailer urging people to see Pathe News coverage in this cinema because it won't be televised.

Gyrocopters

Gyrocopters (1970)

Item showing 'Campbell Cricket' gyrocopters in flight. Newbury, Berkshire.

Headline Highlights 1956 - Suez Canal Crisis

Headline Highlights 1956 - Suez Canal Crisis (1956)

Army in attack, firing guns, buildings burning, parachutists dropping. Sunken ships in Canal.

Huddersfield Factory Workers

Huddersfield Factory Workers (1948)

Item showing women factory workers in Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

If You Were Mr Shinwell

If You Were Mr Shinwell (1947)

Pathe go out into the streets to ask people about the Fuel Crisis and the position of Mr Shinwell.

Il Y A 50 Ans AKA 50th Anniversary Of Cinema

Il Y A 50 Ans AKA 50th Anniversary Of Cinema (1946)

French item tracing history of cinema in France.

Indian Troops

Indian Troops (1914)

Item showing Indian troops training and in camp during World War One.

Introducing Ourselves Part 1 [ History Of Pathe ]

Introducing Ourselves Part 1 [ History Of Pathe ] (1956)

Promotional film showing the suitability of British Pathe to make TV commercials.

Invasion - Pictorial Reports From France

Invasion - Pictorial Reports From France (1944)

After D-day landing on Normandy beaches, allied troops press on into rural France.

Israel Invades Egypt - Britain Acts

Israel Invades Egypt - Britain Acts (1956)

As Israel invades Egypt, France and Britain are on the move to protect Suez Canal.

Jarrow Unemployed March To London

Jarrow Unemployed March To London (1936)

Jarrow Crusade to re-enter working environment takes them to London. Excellent

Jensen Office Car

Jensen Office Car (1969)

New Jensen car is converted into travelling office - on display at Harrods.

Lake Coniston AKA Sir Malcolm Campbell

Lake Coniston AKA Sir Malcolm Campbell (1939)

Footage of Sir Malcolm Campbell braking land speed record on Lake Coniston in the Lake District.

Four Minutes From Piccadilly

Four Minutes From Piccadilly (1954)

Documentary about the work of the Pathe Film Studio - shots of a small studio at work - Good Stuff

For National Safety And  British Freedom - Conscription

For National Safety And British Freedom - Conscription (1939)

Men in the street are interviewed as to their opinion on the prospect of Conscription.

Crowds At Trafalgar Square And Stock Exchange

Crowds At Trafalgar Square And Stock Exchange (1914)

Crowds in London wait to hear declaration of war, August 1914.

Crowds Return To Cinema

Crowds Return To Cinema (1961)

The crowds return to west-end cinemas. Excellent footage throughout.

D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History

D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History (1944)

Allied armies invade Normandy coast of France - D-day landings.

Death Of Charles Pathe

Death Of Charles Pathe (1957)

Footage of Charles Pathe shown in tribute after his death.

Desert Convoy Gets Through - 1942

Desert Convoy Gets Through - 1942 (1942)

Terry Ashwood documents attack on desert convoy with his camera.

Dog Climbs Tree

Dog Climbs Tree (1969)

Dog called Bessie climbs up a tree in Highgate.

E-Day

E-Day (1956)

British troops leave Egypt and UN troops take over.

Egypt Grabs Suez

Egypt Grabs Suez (1956)

Nasser challenges the West by seizing the £35 million a year Canal Company.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 3

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 3 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - ceremony in the Abbey.

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 4

Elizabeth Is Queen - Reel 4 (1953)

Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - Abbey ceremony & parade.

Emancipation Of Women

Emancipation Of Women (1890)

Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.

'equal Pay For Women' - Pathe Opinion Poll

'equal Pay For Women' - Pathe Opinion Poll (1946)

Various people give their opinions on equal pay for women.

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

Evacuation of BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk beaches.

Evacuation Of Dunkirk - June 1940

Evacuation Of Dunkirk - June 1940

BEF troops getting on various boats in channel of Dunkirk and leave for England.

Evacuation Of The BEF AKA Dunkirk - Combined Print

Evacuation Of The BEF AKA Dunkirk - Combined Print (1940)

The classic Newsreel story of the rescue of British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk.

Foggy Day In London Town

Foggy Day In London Town

Item showing people and traffic on foggy day in London.

Let's All Be Beatles!

Let's All Be Beatles! (1963)

A factory in London manufactures wigs which resemble The Beatles' haircuts.