Franz Reichelt shows off his new parachute by leaping to his death.
How a gramophone record is made - the various processes.
Unusual amphibious craft is demonstrated - boat that can be used on land or in water.
An inventor demonstrates his pioneering fire-resistant solution by kneeling in a bed of flames.
People enjoy rides on miniature steam train.
Cross between a car and a locomotive is presented to the camera.
Impressive shots as 10 tons of dynamite are used to blow up 700 feet of dangerous cliff.
A small windmill harnesses wind power and generates electricity.
Footage of a radio controlled plough in action.
A metal diving suit from Germany is being used to help search for victims of M.1 submarine.
A dog ambulance picks up sick animals from their homes. Fulham, Greater London.
London's latest Fire Float is capable of spraying 8 jets of water to a height of 180 feet.
Fire envelops and destroys tanks containing millions of gallons of oil in California.
Remarkable footage of a woman who produces electricity with her body.
12-year-old Robert Dodge tries out his home-made car, but is pulled over by the traffic cops for speeding!
New bullet proof glass is demonstrated by gangster types firing guns at it.
New safety device to rescue men trapped in submarines tried out in America.
An enormous telescope seen in Treptow, near Berlin.
Footage of several new inventions to help office staff.
Powerful water hoses are tested over the River Seine in Paris.
Good footage of the an airship docking with the Empire State Building, United States of America.
A demonstration of the Dynasphere - a strange form of circular transport.
An American pilot succeeds in taking off in his plane from the roof of a moving car.
A 22,000 ton American warship is controlled by radio from a nearby minesweeper.
A new rocket device which comes gently back to Earth is tested in Germany.
Australians show of a new design of deep sea diving suit in Sydney Harbour - it seems to work.
Strange predictions of trains with wings and propellors - demonstrated on model railway.
New development in aviation - I don't think it will take off.
Footage of electricity generating windmill in Russia.
Record breaking Soviet airmen take off in a balloon to study the high atmosphere.
Experiments using electricity to shatter different kinds of materials.
Retrospective look at some early flying machines.
Strange new motor wheel invention is demonstrated in Paris, France.
A young boy uses a new breathing apparatus - an artificial lung.
H G Wells visits the Moscow Experimental Zoo - animal research centre.
Ivan Silva tells us how personality can be read through handwriting.
Modern fire engine is contrasted with old fashioned fire fighting equipment.
1930's type of radiation treatment of cancer.
New scientific method of growing tomatoes without soil in California.
Italian inventor develops method of making fabric from milk.
Interesting item about how the speaking clock works, in the days when you just dialled 'TIM' for 'time'.
Demonstration of a car equipped with tear gas shells to deter thieves.
Proposals for construction 'perpetual motion' machines - none of them works.
Footage of new fire extinguishing bomb being demonstrated in France.
Tacoma bridge is shaken by wind to destruction.
American engineers demonstrate a petrol tank that can be shot at without setting fire.
Eccentric device for deflecting bombs - looks like whirling outsized house mop.
Artificial eyes are made at the Ministry of Pensions Optical Depot in London.
Interesting item charting the progress of photography on the 105th birthday of the camera.
Very good footage of Mount Vesuvius erupting and engulfing San Sebastiano. Italy.
Film explaining how penicillin was discovered and spores being incubated to produce drug.
Future of atom - not just the weapon.
How radar works - theory and practice.
Rescue dogs parachute to plane crash site in snow of Labrador.
Rollers and record player are used to send babies back to sleep.
A woman has plastic surgery to make nose smaller in Hampstead, London.
An exhibition of typewriters through the ages at Olympia, London.
Excellent footage of radio controlled robot in Saffron Waldren, Essex.
Ingenious invention for cleaning ultra modern New York Building, owned by Lever Brothers.
Good footage of powerful ejector seat being tested at Philadelphia Naval Base.
U.S. Navy reveals closest thing yet to flying saucer - quirky!
First films of Flying Bedstead - Britain's first vertical takeoff plane - in action.
British and Russian progress in atomic power station development.
Co-production with the BBC.
The oldest mechanical clock in the world returns to duty at Salisbury Cathedral.
France's fist vertical takeoff flying machine is tested in Villaroche.
Howitzer gun causes avalanche to disperse build up of snow in Rockies. Denver, Colorado.
Film reminds us that transistor revolution of the 50's was as big as the microchip revolution of the 80's.
Scientists at Harwell research into Nuclear fusion for power generation.
Russians blow up land to divert the River Terek near Pavlopodolsk.
New invention, the Hoverbarrow, is demonstrated on a wet and muddy work site in Rainham, Kent.
This new device transmits information about abdominal ailments from the patient's stomach.
Film about some bizarre crime prevention devices. Brilliant!
Break through hart operations are performed at Heart Surgery Institute, Moscow.
A new design of aircraft ejector seat is tests in the Solent.
Shots from inside Titan Two ballistic missile as it is launched in Florida. America.
Atlas-Centaur rocket explodes on launch pad at Cape Kennedy.
Fantastic story about a new 'Jump Jet' for use by astronauts being demonstrated.
New fireproof clothing demonstrated.
Safety belts tests in Germany - spectacular crashes.
Demonstrations of lasers are shown at the Services Electronics Research Laboratories.
A new video telephone enables callers to see each other. Taplow
Needle-less vaccinations made possible by new pressurised invention. Guys Hospital. London.
Material relating to newsreel story "Elastic Water" - 67/1.
Jan Garnier demonstrates new safety line to be used by workmen. Kentish Town, London.
A look around trunk telephone exchange in disused Underground tunnels beneath Holborn.
Modern surgery in Russia
New invention to help blind people - an ultrasonic torch replaces white stick.
Computer room typical of the 1970s - lots of large magnetic tape machines and flashing lights.