Museum Presentation

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (1933)

Brief but excellent footage of the jazz band leader Duke Ellington playing with his band at the Cotton Club in New York in the United States of America.

'revolution' Fashion Show

'revolution' Fashion Show (1968)

Ossie Clark and Alice Pollock show off their fashion designs at the Revolution club. London.

A Trip To The Seaside

A Trip To The Seaside (1898)

Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn of the Century day at the beach.

Hair Styles Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title

Hair Styles Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This Title (1955)

The remarkable hairstylist "Raymond" (known as "Teasie-Weasie") creates some stunning hairdos.

Coventry The Martyred City

Coventry The Martyred City (1940)

Shots of Coventry - destroyed by terrible bombing raid by Germans. The King pays a visit.

Their Night Out

Their Night Out (1921)

Various exploits take place during the "Fleet Street Revel" when the media people have a night out.

Garden Fete

Garden Fete (1914)

People dressed up in fancy dress costumes for fete.

Kursaal Southend

Kursaal Southend

Good footage of fun at the fair - the Kursaal in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

Dream Kitchen

Dream Kitchen (1945)

Commander Campbell shows Grandma Buggins around a modern kitchen.

Invasion

Invasion (1940)

Footage of D-Day landings in Northern France - compilation of newsreel material.

Rural England  AKA This Blessed Plot - This Other Eden

Rural England AKA This Blessed Plot - This Other Eden (1940)

Appeal film for the Council for the Preservation of Rural England - a call for National Parks in England.

Hometown - Derby

Hometown - Derby (1959)

A brief view of the local buildings and important sights

Swinging Britain Neg

Swinging Britain Neg (1967)

Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of groovy new magazine 'Intro' (neg version - see note in description).

The Passing Years

The Passing Years (1899)

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

Pathe News Titles

Pathe News Titles (1952)

Pathe News titles from the early 1950s.

Pathe News Titles

Pathe News Titles (1930)

Pathe News titles from the 1930s (?).

Titanic Disaster - Genuine Footage

Titanic Disaster - Genuine Footage (1911)

Extended coverage of events surrounding the sinking of the Titanic.

Death Of Marilyn Monroe

Death Of Marilyn Monroe (1962)

Retrospective story about the life of the icon - Marilyn Monroe.

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria arrives at a garden party to meet guests.

Lakeland Glimpses - With Camera And Car Around The English Lakes  - Pathecolor Sic  In Can Labelled

Lakeland Glimpses - With Camera And Car Around The English Lakes - Pathecolor Sic In Can Labelled "Pathetone Early Colour" (1930)

Beautiful stencil colour travelogue showing views of the lake district - rather scratched.

Actual Zeppelin Crash! AKA Hindenburg Airship Disaster, 1937

Actual Zeppelin Crash! AKA Hindenburg Airship Disaster, 1937

Good version of fire and crash that brought an end to the airship Hindenburg.

Factory Girls On Strike

Factory Girls On Strike

Women workers are on strike in London's Camden Town.

Victory Edition

Victory Edition (1945)

A short film highlighting the main events of war.