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Meet ... America's New President

Meet ... America's New President (1932)

Nice shots of Franklin D. Roosevelt - he has just won the race for the White House.

Edward And Simpson   Record A

Edward And Simpson Record A (1930)

Newreel items related to the Abdication of King Edward VIII and his relationship with Mrs Simpson

Goodbye Whiskey - America July 1st 1919

Goodbye Whiskey - America July 1st 1919 (1910)

Footage of people pouring barrels of alcohol away. United States of America.

Ypres Reel 1

Ypres Reel 1 (1914)

Dramatic reconstruction of events during the Battle of Ypres in the First World War.

Pathe Cameramen Are Everywhere! AKA Painting Brooklyn Bridge

Pathe Cameramen Are Everywhere! AKA Painting Brooklyn Bridge

Excellent item showing men painting the Brooklyn Bridge, with some stunning views of Manhattan.

The Roosevelt Story Reels 3 & 4 Spliced

The Roosevelt Story Reels 3 & 4 Spliced (1930)

Biopic of the American President - lots of good footage.

New York 1948

New York 1948 (1948)

Great shots New York City landmarks in the 1940s.

Finger Painting!

Finger Painting! (1939)

Children at a New York school try a method of painting with their fingers - it's good!

New York Scenes

New York Scenes (1940)

Aerial shots of New York and landmarks.

Uncle Sam Tackles A Problem

Uncle Sam Tackles A Problem (1939)

Good shots of New York slums and the flats built to replace them.

Miami Boom Town

Miami Boom Town (1946)

Item showing glitzy life in Florida - beaches, shopping and nightclubs.

The Truman Story

The Truman Story (1948)

Item made of library footage. The life of President Harry Truman.

The Perfect Secretary

The Perfect Secretary (1932)

Kathleen Kramer, 'Ideal Secretary' of the United States, tells us the qualities she thinks the ideal secretary should have.

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.

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village (1929)

Bohemian types of Greenwich Village are featured - artists, a band, night club antics.

The Office Of A Dream!

The Office Of A Dream! (1939)

Great footage of the exterior and interior of a new office designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Papooses!

Papooses! (1928)

Various shots of Native American Indian babies being weighed by Caucasian nurses.

"Thanks For The Buggy Ride" New Style (1933)

Novel way to get about town - in an ostrich drawn buggy.

World's Fair Parade

World's Fair Parade (1939)

Footage of the World's Fair Parade in New York, United States of America.

Churchill And Roosevelt

Churchill And Roosevelt

Churchill talks to allies & encourages troops - he visits France, USA, Canada, Russia, Africa.

Harlem  AKA Harlem, New York  - Correct Speed Version

Harlem AKA Harlem, New York - Correct Speed Version (1930)

Great views of Harlem - plus Duke Ellington and his band at the Cotton Club.

Gateway To Adventure

Gateway To Adventure (1966)

Promotional film made for Oxo - lots of cattle and shots of Fray Bentos corned beef.