Footage of match between England and Wales at Twickenham.
Footage of Queen Elizabeth II opening the New Zealand Parliament in 1954.
Various shots of the new Saxonia liner being built in Scotland.
Record breaking twins are seen, also their parents and siblings.
Ceremony to mark the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Dock at the mouth of the Manchester Ship Canal.
Lord and Lady Mountbatten are given the freedom of Edinburgh.
Impressive footage of an atomic submarine being launched.
Hillary is seen getting into the lift of the Empire State Building and admiring the view from the top.
Gas heaters are installed outside French cafes to keep the customers warm while they sit outside.
Large snow falls cause problems for some and pleasures for others.
Trotting races at Addington, New Zealand attended by Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh.
Various shots of schoolboys enjoying exhibits at the Horticultural Hall.
The wedding of Barbara Hutton and Porfirio Rubirosa.
Students have fun at a fancy dress new year's eve party.
Davis cup is won by Lewis Hoad.
Funny stuff at a pram race where adults dress as babies and drink pints of beer.
A short item celebrating the fact that comedian George Robey is now "Sir" George Robey.
Footage of skiing tournament in Upper Bavaria - international competition.
Footage of 1954 F.A. Cup final between Arsenal and Aston Villa.
Newlyweds Jimmy and Isabel Goldsmith arrive in London.
Jimmy Edwards visits the pub run by his friend Ronald Shiner.
Footage of rugby match played in Dublin - All Blacks vs Ireland.
Various shots of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their tour of New Zealand.
A movie camera attached to a supersonic rocket reveals which wing shape works best.
Investigation of political situation in Kenya under the shadow of the Mau Mau.
Aga Khan celebrates his 70 years as a leader of Ismail Muslim sect.
Some of the secrets of Jacques Fath's new summer and spring collections revealed.
Britain's giant turbo jet plane crash-lands into river Severn.
Two French naval officers break a world record in deep sea diving in their bathyscaph.
"Saxonia", first of three Cunarders for Canadian service is launched by Lady Churchill.
Royal Marines train on Scottish mountains while RAF troups train mountain rescue in Wales.
John Cunningham brings record breaking 'Comet II' back from Africa.
Queen greeted by thousands of children in Sydney.
Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attend surf carnival at Bondy Beach.
Some of America's best divers show their skills during water carnival in Palm Springs.
Great treasure accumulated by ex-King Farouk during his reign is put for auction.
First pictures of the new Victor Stiebel designed uniforms for the W.R.A.F.
Princess Margaret attends a charity film premiere at Leicester Square.
Norman Hartnell, the Queen's dress designer shows his new Spring Collection.
Princess Margaret attends a charity film premiere at Leicester Square.
Gospellor Billy Graham arrives in Britain - women stampede the barriers at Waterloo station.
At the Harringay Arena, American evangelist Billy Graham begins his crusade.
General Neguib regains power as President of Egypt but Colonel Nasser stays a Premier.
Bodmin in Cornwall suffers from a plague of starlings - millions wreck bamboo plantation.
At Barrow-in-Furness, the Navy's new submarine "Explorer" is launched.
Two swimming stars decide to get married in water.
Goal keeper Sam Bartram celebrates his 500th match with Charlton Athletic.
The Oxford and Cambridge boat race crews train for their traditional race.
15 year old Cedric Crossfield has become a trainee lion tamer.
Top honours in the downhill ski race at Aare, Sweden, go to Austrian Christian Pravda.
Horse racing in Canada - they hold trotting races on a frozen lake.
Japanese fashion influenced by western styles - Tokyo fashion show.
Introducing Nash Metropolitan built by Austin Motor Works for sale in United States only.
Victoria Tower will soon be freed of nearly 100 miles of scaffolding covering it since 1950.
Oxford beat Cambridge in the 100th traditional boat race between Putney and Mortlake.
Princess Margaret visits Calverton Colliery coal mine in Nottinghamshire.
The Bishop of Lewis blesses the pets brought to a service held at Royal Pavilion grounds.
Britain's wonder-runner Gordon Pirie is named the Sportsman of the Year.
The Queen's milliner, Aage Thaarup, designs hats with a "Royal Tour" flavour for spring.
The body of Inca child is found in Andes - perfectly preserved.
Polar bear twins, only few weeks old, will soon face the public in Nuremberg Zoo.
How Britain spends four-day Easter Holiday.
Queen and Duke of Edinburgh receive loyal welcome when they visit Ceylon.
A new British designed and made fire pump makes its debut.
Mrs Petrov being pushed into plane by Russians as Nikolai Khoklov surrenders to Americans.
Senator McCarthy is accused of improper pressure during probes into Communism in Army.
Eden, Molotov, Dulles, Bidault and other ministers meet for Far East conference in Geneva.
Queen and Prince Philip attend military parade in Aden, Queen holds investiture in public.
Molotov, Eden, Dulles and Bidault arrive at conference in Berlin.
With short stubs in place of wings, a new plane goes through its paces.
The finals of the cookery contest for young people are held at Manchester.
India celebrates her fourth Republic Day with a huge parade through New Delhi streets.
Report on the big frost-up around the country.
British Industrial Fair is opened in London - great tools exhibited.
Queen arrives to London after her Commonwealth tour and attends banquet in her honour.
Roger Bannister achieves every runner's ambition to run the mile in under 4 minutes.
London's Y.M.C.A. building is decorated with night pot.
First pictures of he interior of "Britannia" - the Royal Yacht.
King Hussein reviews his army at a mammoth parade a few miles from capitol.
Two tight rope walkers are married in the air by a priest on firemen's ladder.
New race course track is opened in Aintree where international car race is soon to be held.
American Evangelist Billy Graham finishes his crusade through UK at Wembley Stadium.
Diane Leather misses the mile-in-five-minute-record
Churchill addressess mass meeting of Women's National Advisory Committee at Albert Hall.
Material relating to newsreel story "Sir Winston Speaks" - 54/40.
Cameras record the full coverage of the 1954 Derby.
Bannister, Chataway, Brasher and Pirie run with money for 'Save the Churches' campaign.
Clipper-ship "Cutty Sark" finds its permanent resting place in Greenwich.
At Woking's Shah Jehan Mosque Moslems celebrate end of Ramadan, thirty day religious fast.
Wivelsfield's donkey Derby attracts many.
Film stars having a garden party in Battersea Pleasure Gardens - looks entertaining.
Hot air balloon rises to the sky over Bury St. Edmunds.
Billy Smart's circus comes to Glasgow and perform for disabled girl in front of her house.
Cyclist continue their Round-Britain Cycle Race, they are on their way to Torquay.
Spectacle and Pageantry as Queen takes part in Trooping the Colour.
24 hour Grand Prix sports car race held in Le Mans - Argentinean Gonzales wins.
17 years old Princes Alexandra carries out her first important public engagement alone.
Sir Winston Churchill is installed as Knight of the Garter in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
Junior motorcycle race is held on Isle of Man - New Zealander Coleman wins.
Helicopters are permitted to use the South Bank in London as their air-station.
Police dog Rex attends opening ceremony of a new dog training centre in West Wickham.
Sir Winston Churchill answers question from leading American pressmen.
Queen invites her guests King Gustav and Queen Louise to Royal Opera House.
Negotiations over establishing a new junta which would lead Guatemala until the peace with rebels.
As Germany recovers, Britain and US accept it as allied power - despite French objections.
Typical weather of British summer... rain... rain... rain...
British summer - regatta in Ramsgate and International Eisteddfod in Llangollen.
Women queuing to get into shops for summer season sale.
Princess Margaret opens an home for blind babies in Southerndown.
Eileen Sheridan keeps breaking cycling records.
Swim suits fashion show in U.S. - great costumes and sexy girls.
In Hyde Park, Queen and Prince Philip review 10 000 strong police force.
Queen holds the first garden party of the year with great success.
The moments of signing of peace agreement.
Mr Anthony Eden arrives back to Britain after signing of Indochina peace treaty.
R.S.P.C.A. officers try to rescue Sally the seal from rocks off Scilly Isles but she escapes.
Government increases old age pensions for 4 shillings - not enough according to pensioners.
President Eisenhower receives a portrait of himself from Field Marshal the Earl Alexander.
A lavish parade through the streets is the prelude to traditional battle of flowers.
Anglo-Egyptian agreement about future of Suez Canal is signed in Cairo.
Full report from the opening of the British Empire Games in Vancouver, Canada.
At Folkestone 17 entrants train for cross-Channel swim.
On anniversary of beginning of WW I, people show little interest and almost no tributes at all.
French Prime Minister Mendes-France arrives to Britain to meet with Churchill and Eden.
Baptista Pereira wins Channel swim race, Hassan Hammad comes second, Brenda Fisher third.
Patricia Butler of Hoylake wins bathing beauty competition held in Morecambe.
Great flowers and suspiciously large vegetables on display at Southport Flower Show.
Wilfred and Mabel Pickles perform a stunt in a pub to raise funds to aid spastic children.
Five ton Rhino tractor is new vehicle with new type of wheels - virtually unstoppable.
Bannister wins 1500 m race, Chataway beats Zatopek and Thelma Hopkins wins high jump.
Ten U.K. and ten U.S. cars race from Edinburgh to Goodwood - performance, not speed wins.
Delicacies from around the world fill Olympia for Britain's food fair.
Hurricane devastates large areas of America's Atlantic coast - 50.000 homes destroyed.
137 boys and girls set off from Willesden for a day in Le Touquet.
Owner Mr Millett Denning tests his sand yacht racer.
England's test cricketers depart for Australia.
Discovery of a Roman Temple in the City halts building plans for a week.
Ex Battle of Britain pilots gather to mark the anniversary of the Battle.
Mrs Lorkin demonstrates use of new gadget which washes laundry by emitting sound-waves.
Queen Mother inspects Black Watch Regiment before they leave for British Guiana.
A 9-power conference is held to discuss rearmament of Germany.
At Brighton, world's top hair stylists compete in World Hairdressing Championship.
The Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie visits the George Cross Island on his way to Britain.
Two new schools, one at Paddington and one at Kidbrooke, are made in contemporary style.
A new trailer is made for United Nations Day - 24 October.
A man finds new way of beating the rush hour bus queues - a steam engine.
Sir Winston Churchill addresses the Tory delegates at their annual conference.
Royal yacht "Victoria & Albert" is stripped of its fittings before being broken up.
High spot of the London-Moscow athletic meeting is duel between Chataway and Kuts.
The new "free ascent" method of submarine escape is demonstrated in Gosport.
Mr D. Campbell tests underwater escape apparatus before making world water speed record bid.
Britain's cars - and glam girls - on parade at Earl's Court's Motor Show.
British troops will evacuate Egypt within 20 months under the agreement signed in Cairo.
Sir Winston Churchill receives 80th birthday present from his constituents - his wife's portrait.
Sir Winston Churchill receives telegrams of best wishes for his 80th birthday.
Tornado leaves trail of destruction across London.
Dublin suffers terrible damage due to tornado.
National Cat Show is held in London - great cats!
Famous clipper Cutty Sark is moved to a permanent berth at Greenwich.
Britain's beauty queen and muscle men compete for titles.
The Pope inaugurates a new religious feast by crowning an image of the Madonna.
Princess Margaret attends Dior fashion show in aid of the Red Cross - H-line is top attraction.
Alderman Seymour Howard, the new Lord Mayor, rides though London in triumph.
At Westerham, Sir Winston Churchill attends the christening of his newest granddaughter.
The President of USA greets Queen Mother to Washington and the White House.
The Queen rides to open Parliament and Sir Winston Churchill receives birthday presents.
The Queen Mother and Princess Margaret attend fashion show in London.
The new Bluebird jet speedboat is unveiled - it is designed to break world's water speed record.
England beats Germany by 3 goals to 1 - Stanley Matthews star of the match.
Sir Winston Churchill in uniform of Cinque Ports, shaking hands with naval officers.
Documentary about Wimbledon Tennis Championship - with behind the scenes footage
Co-production with the BBC.
Bannister and Green take the honours at White City AAA meet, 1954
Various cigarette holders designed to simplify certain lifestyles
Arrival of British troops, the Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry, in Bermuda
Home-made racing car on test drive - great speed.
Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Very small Princess Anne is seen riding on a tricycle in the grounds of Sandringham.
Underwater television camera tested from HMS 'Sea Salvor' off Malta.
Italian politicians gather at Quirinale Palace to discuss Government crisis. Rome, Italy.
Coverage of Connolly vs. Mortimer match.
Documentary about the work of the Pathe Film Studio - shots of a small studio at work - Good Stuff
Typical weather of British summer... rain... rain... rain...
David Hulme, son of Joe Hulme, tests out new cover that prolongs life of cricket bats.
Traditional highlights of the annual Royal Tournament.
Four little girls enjoy their birthday in a country setting despite the rain.
The Pope records one of his public appearances for Italian television.
British stars of film and radio appear at a charity garden party.
Leopold Stokowski visits Venice to conduct a series of concerts.
Official visit by the First Sea Lord to North Shields to open a dry dock and make awards.
High-level Anglo-American political discussions during British visit to Washington.
The inventor of penicillin receives presentation on 25th anniversary of its discovery.
Shots of London's famous meat market.
Pope Pius XII inaugurates Marian Year in Rome.
MG Car racing around track.
Divers preparing to leave shore in boat and divers at sea in the boat.
People watching an electric railway by Meccano and other exhibits.
Various models wearing Dior's 1955 collection.
Group on rafts, arriving on shore to a cheering reception.
Interior of the Chamber of Deputies on the debate of the EDC treaty.
The Tenth Anniversary of the D-Day landings celebrated.
At home in Switzerland, Chaplin receives a 5 million French franc Peace Prize.
Parents and their children go shopping for Christmas toys in Selfridges. London.
East coast sea walls are rebuilt in Aldbough and Canvey Island after storms batter them.
Various shots of snow covered cities and countryside in Italy.
Item about caravans - traditional Romany, holiday caravan camps and mobile homes.
Illuminated Piccadilly at night with quite heavy traffic.
Various shots of Piccadilly Circus at daytime.
Various shots of some of London's landmarks.
Various shots of London theatres at night and daytime.
Travelogue featuring South Wales, Petershall in Northamptonshire and Richmond in Surrey. c 1954
Excellent documentary showing the environmental effects of air pollution.
The new Morris Series Two unveiled in Surrey. Good quality film.
Severe weather conditions in Rome create ice-front
Villagers in fear of moving mountain side are told to stay away from their homes
Medals handed to Britons for conquering Everest at the White House
Severe weather conditions in France bring thick frost and extensive damage
First session of federal parliament in Southern Rhodesia
Conqueror of Mount Everest receives sleeping bag on speaking tour of Canada
Various shots of ladies ski world championships in Sweden
Actress Monroe woos troops in Korea. Good
Sun striking strips of silicon, ferris wheel stopping and starting.
Gracie Fields swamped by fans at her gig in Rochdale.
Student demonstration in Dublin against British aggression and in support of IRA prisoners.
Thousands homeless as violent earthquakes ruin Thessaly
Captain tells story of how he saved Mrs. Petrov
Balloons used as support in the building of houses
German skiing championships. Excellent quality
NATO council opens in Paris, delegates including Dulles, Eden and Bidault.
British Foreign Secretary Sir Anthony Eden speaks about a forthcoming meeting of NATO.
St Mark's Square in Venice is flooded.
An electrically powered bed moves to make things more comfortable for American patients.
A second Paris fashion house (following Jacques Fath) shows off-the-peg clothes.
Various shots of scientists extracting cowpox bacillus from cows, processing it in the laboratory into a smallpox vaccine, clinical and open-air innoculations being given.
Molotov speaking to applauding communists.
Pandit Nehru India's Prime Minister alighting from plane and welcomed by officials in Hanoi.
Delegates signing the Paris pact - Germany joins NATO.
Nehru at packed stadium of jubilant people, demonstration of Indian youth of physical exercise.
Shots inside the court room of the judges and a witness.
Traffic lights changing - location of events unknown.
New buildings under construction at London's Heathrow Airport
Big sheet of canvas painted as Ukkers board, warriors acting as counters, huge elephant model.
The Star clock face & News of the World clock faces, men standing around on Fleet Street.
Crowd listening to speaker, march, outside various south London tube stations and bus depots.
Smoke billowing out of windows
Contestants parade, winner crowned, winners frolic with Stanley Baker in swimwear
Exteriors - Seymour Hall, Sir Arthur Deakin leaving.
Audrey White and her dogs model latest 'poodle' wool, made by special spinning process.
A look at the first skyscraper flats in London. Finsbury.
Mrs Hurst and Valerie demonstrate the latest folding pushchair. Golders Green, London.
Good footage of patients being treated at St. James Hospital in Balham, London.
Excellent footage of soap making at a factory in Middlesex.
Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.
Pictorial reporter John Parsons searching for pretty women on the streets of London.
A look at the maintenance of cherry and apple blossom orchards in Newington, Kent.
Peter Casson hypnotises film star Hildegarde Neff for a new film role. Chelsea.
Item showing relics gathered from the excavation of a Roman temple to god Mithras. London.
Frank Lincoln serves fish and chips to pensioners at 1914 prices. Hayes, Middlesex.
Men and women test imitation fur coats in cold and wet conditions. London.
A trip along the Regent's Canal from Paddington to Camden Town.
A man chooses a new moustache from a 'moustachier' in Paddington.
Violet Robinson is Southampton's only woman chimney sweep.
A day in the life of Margate during summer holiday season - good quintessential seaside shots.
Item about medical school that includes footage of Alexander Fleming, Paddington, London.
Young children rowing on lake at Regent's Park, London.
Footage of various fashions being displayed by teenagers at the Royal Festival Hall London.
Lost property at London Transport Office in London.
Schoolgirls learn how to play golf on a windy field.
Women bricklayers at work in Enfield, Middlesex.
A look at the Oasis, open air swimming pool in the heart of London.
Children learn about road safety then try out their skills on a model roadway in Eastcote.
Land at West Hangingfield is cleared to make way for a reservoir.
Item about how bees and their stings are used to help arthritis sufferers. Kensington, London.
Stuntman Nick Janson escaping from sack after being thrown in the Thames, London.
New Kitchen utensils being demonstrated. Regent Street, London.
Item about collection of wide variety of spoons. Baker Street, London.
The London dockers return to work, but almost at once comes another strike.
Equilibrist Igor Gridneff walks about a Soho rooftop on a ladder.
Events that have made headline news in 1954 are seen in this review of the year.
Antoni Klimowitcz who escaped from Polish ship faces cameras in London.
The mile of the century - Roger Bannister wins his race while Peters fails to 'cross the line'.
Britain suffers severe flooding following recent gales and rainstorms.