A visit to the island of Portland, off the coast of Dorset.
Tolpuddle Martyr's Day celebrations in Dorchester.
Town Criers give their best shouts in a competition in Bodmin,
Prospectors test for oil and build wells in Weymouth, Dorset.
Princess Elizabeth inspecting 16th Lancers in Lulworth. Dorset.
Chesil Bank swan breeding ground at Abbotsbury, Dorset.
Footage of the Territorial army action. Weymouth, Dorset.
Flock of ewes and lambs with shepherd in Dorset field.
Working day of lobster fisherman, Mr Jack Comben.
Royal Navy fleet leaves Weymouth.
Girls play game of sea cricket beside Bournemouth Pier.
Girls naval training at Royal Naval Training Centre in Pool.
New panda, Lien Ho, arrives at London Zoo from Tibetan mountains.
Lord and Lady Digby take on the job of delivering milk in their electric float. Cerne Abbas.
The Lord Mayor of London pays a visit to Dorchester in Dorset.
A look at beautiful Lulworth in Dorset with its cove and many thatched cottages.
World champion log roller Bob Bradbourne shows off his skill in a Bournemouth pool.
Travelogue item showing pretty seaside town of Poole in Dorset.
King George VI visits the fleet and attends a concert on HMS Courageous.
A look around picturesque Dorset village, home of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.
King George VI reviews the reserve fleet off the coast of Weymouth, Dorset.
Footage of town criers competition in Lyme Regis, Dorset.
Travelogue item about picturesque Dorset town of Shaftesbury.
Coastal defence obstacles removed from Bournemouth beach so people can bath again.
Swans return to swannery at Chesil beech to breed - supervised by Mr Joseph Gill.
Sailors based at Weymouth examine retrieved torpedoes fired at sea in Royal Navy exercise.
A Pathe 'personality', William Knott, makes caravans, enjoys golf, cars, amateur radio and boats.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles visit HMS Eagle and see demonstration of aircraft.
Inter-Service kart races held in Blandford, Dorset.
A local church holds a ceremony to bless Mothers and babies in Dorset.
An item about picturesque Brownsea Island in Dorset once owned by a recluse, it is now up for sale.
An item about a fox hunt in Dorset.
An offshore oil rig drills for oil under English Channel. Off Weymouth, Dorset.
These homemade vehicles are being raced from Christchurch to Poole in Dorset.
Contenders for the Americas Cup Yacht race try out in Weymouth Bay.
Alan Marsh delivers mail by boat to the inhabitants of islands in Poole Harbour.
Angling competition is held in Bournemouth.
Ferne Animal Sanctuary is run by four devoted women.
Chesil beach - the only natural swannery in the world.
Latest hair fashions in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Footage of swimsuit competition in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Footage of Hawaiian evening at the Queen's Restaurant in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Queen Elizabeth II visits Dorchester and Lere, Dorset.
At Bovington Camp, Dorset, tank demonstration take place.
Women making fishing nets by hand in traditional manner at Bridport, Dorset.
Conservative Party in Bournemouth opens with Chancellor Butler's 'formula for success'.
Famous Portland stone before and after - from rocks off Dorset coast to St. Paul's Cathedral.
Dramatic shots of the raising of the sunken submarine 'Sidon' in Portland Harbour.
13 people died when submarine 'Sidon' sank in Portland Harbour.
Reverend Bill Rodda collects parishioners by bus to attend church services in Corfe Mullen, Dorset.
The funeral of Lawrence of Arabia also includes library footage of his life and the locations where he spent his final few days.
Lady Jean Hamilton winds the first ladies point to point horse race.
Mr Eric Peacock demonstrates Motorcycle skills with only one arm.
Hundreds of racing pigeons are released in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Lady members of South and West Wiltshire Hunt compete in point to point race.
A huge 32,000 ton dock is towed along by 6 tugs to Portland.
Grandmother Mrs E. Craven practices for her Channel swim in Weymouth, Dorset.
Lord Louis Mountbatten's motorboat 'Shadow' beats 'Gee Wiz' in race at Bournemouth.
Sailors from H.M.S. Leamington are among winners at Regatta in Weymouth, Dorset.
Mr A. Goodwin and Miss E.V. Walbridge, both under 4 feet tall, marry in Weymouth.
Ships from the Atlantic fleet assemble in Portland for spring manoeuvres.
King George V commands Home Fleet of the Navy at sea off the coast of Weymouth.
Princess Beatrice and King George V and Queen Mary out and about.
Oxford and Cambridge teams in yachting race off the Dorset coast.
Various shots of Australian troops as they leave their camp in Weymouth.
The author Thomas Hardy is buried in Stinsford, Dorset.
Mr Lansbury unveils memorial in village of Tolpuddle.
Fred Perry and Dorothy Round continue to be the first man and first woman of British tennis.
King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor) inspects the fleet in Portland, Dorset.
Walter Abbott of Lyme Regis wins the Town Criers contest at Bridport in Dorset.
Various scenes of Australian & British troops in England.
Shots of French warship anchored in the harbour at Weymouth.
Construction of concrete oil tankers in Hanworthy, Dorset.
U-boat on post-war tour of England.
The power of the tank is shown in a display in Poole, Dorset.
Sailors entertain party of children on board H.M.S. Repulse.
Promotional film featuring the attractions of Bournemouth - lovely holiday footage.
Cyclist couple arrive to wedding on bicycles and depart on a tandem.
Amy Johnson opens a hospital fete in Bournemouth.
Boys in Dorset compete with their toy boats on a small pond.
A town criers' competition held in Lyme Regis in Dorset. Lots of bells and loud voices.
Royal inspection of the Home Fleet - nice shots of an aircraft carrier and a bit of propaganda thrown in.
King George V and the Prince of Wales see at display of British naval power.
The speedboat 'Miss Britain III' bursts into flames after successful run.
Stunt skater Phil Taylor demonstrates his skills on the rink, Bournemouth, Dorset.
Prince of Wales opens new harbour in Weymouth. He had a forced landing on his flight down.
New bridge in Weymouth - the mayor prepares to lay foundation stone 25 feet below the water. Dorset.
Footage of British warships in the harbour off Portland in Dorset.
Speed boat on trials off the court of Poole, Dorset.
Mr. Bridgeman, first Lord of Admiralty, visits Portland dockyard.
A race for aeroplanes takes place at Bournemouth racecourse.
The Prince of Wales makes an eventful visit to Bournemouth.
Marathon runners tackle Portland Bill.
The Atlantic Fleet on display at Portland
A sailor undergoes the rites of Noble and Ancient Order of the Bath watched by King Neptune.
Patriotic item showing British warships in the Atlantic Battle Fleet Manoeuvres - great shots of aircraft landing on HMS Eagle.
The crew from H.M.S. "Heather" win Whalers' race for H.M. ships at Weymouth town regatta. Dorset.
The last part of a 150 year old bridge is demolished because it is too narrow for traffic. Dorset.
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, opens Bournemouth's new pavilion.
Footage of a motorcycle race in action on an ice rink in Bournemouth, Dorset.