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Animals Male And Female

Animals Male And Female (1962)

Male superiority in animal world - male animals prettier then their female counterparts - claims the film.

Careers For Girls

Careers For Girls (1944)

A bored secretary at work does everything she can to avoid typing 'dreary letters'.

School For Mannequins

School For Mannequins (1944)

Great story shows fashion models in training, 1944-style.

Dream Of Tomorrow

Dream Of Tomorrow (1946)

Newest automatic washing machine on display.

Les Nudistes Et Le Soleil AKA Ancient Dance

Les Nudistes Et Le Soleil AKA Ancient Dance (1930)

Scantily clad dancers perform ancient sun worshiping rites - not as exciting as it sounds.

Factory Girls On Strike

Factory Girls On Strike

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

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria At Garden Party

Queen Victoria arrives at a garden party to meet guests.

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.

Village Charm School

Village Charm School (1960)

Girls learning how to sit, walk and behave at village school at Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset.

Butlin's Holiday Magazine No. 1

Butlin's Holiday Magazine No. 1 (1950)

Great Butlin's footage - hula girls, a limbo contest, glamour girls, a collection of model stagecoaches (!)

The Derby - 1912 & 1913

The Derby - 1912 & 1913 (1912)

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

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper  1920s  - Reel 1

Time To Remember - Teenage Flapper 1920s - Reel 1 (1920)

Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.

Aida Foster School

Aida Foster School (1959)

Lovely young ladies with great legs being trained for entertainment industry in a special school.

Pigmy Princess In Australia

Pigmy Princess In Australia

Midget woman - "Pigmy Princess" - dances and speaks to camera in her mother tongue.

"Sauce Piquante" Fashions (1950)

Good footage of evening fashion wearing being displayed by models at Cambridge Circus.

So Nice To Come Home To

So Nice To Come Home To (1945)

Kathleen Saunders wins the 'perfect girl to come home to' competition in Sunday Pictorial.

"More Wonderful Than Ever ... Amy" (1932)

Aviator Amy Johnson receives a rapturous welcome on return to England after flight from South Africa.

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.

The Mystery Of Marriage AKA Secrets Of Marriage

The Mystery Of Marriage AKA Secrets Of Marriage (1931)

Amazing early sex education film - strange, funny and fascinating!

Shake!

Shake! (1929)

Great footage of slimming machines - group of chorus girls use electric vibrating belt devices.

Shadow Shrinking

Shadow Shrinking (1929)

Various keep fit routines are demonstrated - some amusing acrobatics.

For Mighty Little Mites

For Mighty Little Mites

A novelty chair for young children is demonstrated.

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous?

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous?

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

"Fast Women!" (1931)

Various shots of women racing at an athletics meeting.

The Rival Sex

The Rival Sex (1932)

What the modern girl of 1932 was up to - rowing, football, decorating, keep fit etc.

A Simple Butter-Cooler

A Simple Butter-Cooler (1933)

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

Britain Has Made It - Shop Window

Britain Has Made It - Shop Window (1946)

King and Queen visit exhibition of British fashion, toys and ultra modern household devices.

Feminine Pictorialities No. 10

Feminine Pictorialities No. 10 (1934)

Excellent item shows us the features of a simplistic art deco living room and bedroom.

"Kitchen Thinks" (1934)

The latest kitchen gadgets are tried out in the studio.

Aircraft Factory / Mrs Roosevelt

Aircraft Factory / Mrs Roosevelt (1942)

Mrs Roosevelt visits women at work in aircraft factory.