Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.
Air is pumped into a Teddy bear to simulate slow breathing - calms and cures insomnia in children!?
Entertaining fantasy item showing how things might be after the war has ended.
Novel way to get about town - in an ostrich drawn buggy.
Bizarre teenage craze of dressing in odd clothes to go jiving at Tollington Park Dance Club, London.
Crowds gather to hear results in Trafalgar Square, New Cabinet visits the Palace.
Boillot wins the French motor grand prix in a Peugeot.
Coverage of a turn of the century cricket match from Lords.
A prisoner is executed by firing squad.
Novelty sunshades are presented to the camera - one is in the shape of a flower, another a cat.
William 'Red' Hill is killed trying to ride the falls in a rubber barrel.
Harry Daves eats, drinks, cleans and takes a nap on rope spread between two mountain peaks.
Footage showing events around the siege of Sidney Street in 1911. Compelling stuff!
Basketball match featuring the Harlem Globetrotters before they tour Britain.
The singer and comedian entertains British troops in France.
The scuttling of the German liner "Columbus' and the warship "Graf Spee".
Czech schoolgirls dance wearing gas masks, an ancient tradition in Austria and a plague of grasshoppers in Mexico.
Bodmin in Cornwall suffers from a plague of starlings - millions wreck bamboo plantation.
An item about a housewife with an unusual hobby - making dolls of famous personalities.
Various babies are seen at Brooksville zoo - African rhino, hippopotamus and wallaby. America.
Modern male fashions on show at gathering of European designers in Cologne.
Very weird item about strange realistic masks.
Weird dancing style is demonstrated - the unnamed woman is dancing to a Chopin waltz.
U.S. Navy reveals closest thing yet to flying saucer - quirky!
Thirteen year old girl demonstrates how to use a pistol, United States of America.
Footage of stuntman who hangs by rope attached to airship. Los Angeles.
Fashion designers debate whether men or women are better at creating outfits.
A midget is compared to a giant.
Mr Buck has a baby elephant for a pet - he doesn't seem to treat it very kindly.
Japanese suicide bombers at training and in action against American warship in Pacific.
Quirky item showing a man in a bowler hat testing a water scooter on the Thames by Parliament.
A cute baby bear cub makes her first appearance at London Zoo.