Early film of a cycling competition from France.
Pathe News director Terry Ashwood operating camera - used in New Pictorial title sequence.
Queen Elizabeth II visits BBC Lime Grove Studios - good shots tv programmes being made.
Pathe News titles from the 1940s.
Nice shots of mobile generator outside British Pathe's office in Wardour St, London.
Turn of the Century scenes of people enjoying a funfair with swings and roundabouts.
Nice footage of British soldiers cooking Christmas pudding in makeshift stove in trenches.
Disturbing footage of shell shock victims, before and after treatment.
Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood takes a break in Cairo during Desert War - duplicate story.
Good footage from the Western Front during the First World War.
Pitch invasion at first Wembley FA Cup resulted in all ticket games ever after.
Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.
Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.
Amazing footage of men experiencing treatment for shell shock.
UN take-over starts and the first British Unit withdraws from Suez Canal.
Football - unemployed men from St. Mark's Fellowship beat the team from Oval House in the London Occupational Shield. Wembley Stadium.
Television studio in Alexandra Palace, London.
Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood reports from desert.
Events of 1914 - World War One begins and the recruits go off to fight.
Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.
Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world
Scenes from 1916 - From the Eastern, Western and Home fronts.
Documentary film about events of early months of 1940.
Documentary film about 1938 - people become aware of the growing threat of war.
Rehearsals for the stage show Belle of New York at the Daly's Theatre.
Fantastic look back at entertainers, celebrities, theatrical entertainments, authors and artists.
Wonderful promotional film made for soap company Hudson and Knight.
Film industry appeals for lower taxes.
Unique motor racing car is demonstrated for the Pathe camera.
Nazi leaders are indicted for their crimes against humanity at the Nuremberg tribunal.
Footage from 1912 & 1913 Derby with suffragette Emily Davison running into path of horse.
Newsreel cameramen are not allowed inside Wembley to film the Cup Final between Sheffield and Arsenal so they film it from above in a helicopter.
Newcastle United beat Blackpool 2-0 in FA Cup final at Wembley and receive cup from King.
A report on the latest in the German - Czechoslovakian crisis.
Chamberlain makes second trip to Germany to see Hitler; news of Czech mobilisation breaks.
Great shots of the BEF coming home from Dunkirk.
In record time and with few casualties Anglo-French troops take over the Canal Zone.
Good item showing dress rehearsal for first television broadcast after the war. London.
Coverage of the famous Siege of Sidney Street in London's East End.
Beach and swimwear modelled in London.
Footage of the Steeplechase de Paris horse race in progress.
Pathe in London link up with Paris and New York to improve international news coverage.
Crowds gathered at the Cenotaph to pay tribute to the dead with a minutes silence.
Truly hilarious pastiche of the "March of Time" film series - chimps make a newsreel!
King reviews Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
We should bomb Berlin - think people on the streets of London.
Crowds and horse racing at 1919 Grand National.
Documentary tracing the history of news reporting in the Pathe newsreel.
Exterior shots of cinemas.
Shots of cinemas advertising ambulance benefit.
This item shows the delegates at Four Powers conference in Munich, and Neville Chamberlain' s triumphant return with Hitler's signature and hopes of peace. London.
People interviewed in street all agree German POWs should be sent home.
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.
Great footage of Pathe staff at work in their Wardour Street offices in Soho.
American aviator John Moisant arrives in Rainham, Kent, having flown from Paris.
Early method of producing sound film is demonstrated.
Crowds turn out of the Empire Theatre in Leicester Square.
Abandoned tanks and bombed out buildings - signs of continuing civil war in Spain.
Shots of defendants in dock and exterior of courtroom.
Nuns attend evening classes to learn practical skills they can use at their convent.
Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany is in hiding at his castle in Oehls.
Item showing newsreel cameramen from different companies filming in Southampton.
Various shots of the signing of the Munich Pact.
Men and young boys on mountain hike plus train on mountain railway.
Very good shots of motor racing in France.
Malta convoy fights off attacks in the Mediterranean and arrives in Malta.
Footage of a Malta convoy battle in the Mediterranean.
Footage showing events around the siege of Sidney Street in 1911. Compelling stuff!
Good footage of London traffic, bus advertisements and jay walkers.
Illuminated lights of London including News Theatre.
Excellent footage of teenager dancing to the music of Humphrey Lyttleton and his band.
Pictorial reporter John Parsons searching for pretty women on the streets of London.
Street scenes in London around Piccadilly - during tube strike or closure?
A factory in London manufactures wigs which resemble The Beatles' haircuts.
Footage of Sir Malcolm Campbell braking land speed record on Lake Coniston in the Lake District.
New Jensen car is converted into travelling office - on display at Harrods.
Jarrow Crusade to re-enter working environment takes them to London. Excellent
As Israel invades Egypt, France and Britain are on the move to protect Suez Canal.
After D-day landing on Normandy beaches, allied troops press on into rural France.
Promotional film showing the suitability of British Pathe to make TV commercials.
Item showing Indian troops training and in camp during World War One.
French item tracing history of cinema in France.
Pathe go out into the streets to ask people about the Fuel Crisis and the position of Mr Shinwell.
Item showing women factory workers in Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
Army in attack, firing guns, buildings burning, parachutists dropping. Sunken ships in Canal.
Item showing 'Campbell Cricket' gyrocopters in flight. Newbury, Berkshire.
Trailer urging people to see Pathe News coverage in this cinema because it won't be televised.
Germany's crimes are no longer a secret.
Nice shots of an unidentified French town - including a cinema owned by Pathe Freres.
Nice shots of Pathe cameraman Frank Bassill in naval uniform operating camera.
Documentary about the work of the Pathe Film Studio - shots of a small studio at work - Good Stuff
Men in the street are interviewed as to their opinion on the prospect of Conscription.
Item showing people and traffic on foggy day in London.
The classic Newsreel story of the rescue of British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk.
BEF troops getting on various boats in channel of Dunkirk and leave for England.
Evacuation of BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk beaches.
Various people give their opinions on equal pay for women.
Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.
Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - Abbey ceremony & parade.
Coronation of the Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey - ceremony in the Abbey.
Nasser challenges the West by seizing the £35 million a year Canal Company.
British troops leave Egypt and UN troops take over.
Dog called Bessie climbs up a tree in Highgate.
Terry Ashwood documents attack on desert convoy with his camera.
Footage of Charles Pathe shown in tribute after his death.
Allied armies invade Normandy coast of France - D-day landings.
The crowds return to west-end cinemas. Excellent footage throughout.
Crowds in London wait to hear declaration of war, August 1914.
Rehearsal for Queen Elizabeth's Coronation, London.
Pathe enquires into the seedier side of London. Pornography, clubs and prostitutes.
Chris Kelly talks to Pathe staff about the history of the newsreels.
Pathe looks deeply into the issue of the Cinema Tax.
News Theatre in Birmingham celebrates 21st birthday.
Footage of Charles Pathe - probably outside the Pathe building in Wardour Street.
Fascinating film featuring Richard Todd - talking up the cinema industry. 1958 or 1959
Footage of newsreel cameramen who filmed the D-Day landings. London.
The Cameramen's Derby at Runnymede.
War cameramen prepare to leave for the Western Front, London.
Good C/U of a Union Jack flag.
British troops in France during World War One.
Harrowing pictures from inside Belsen concentration camp.
British soldiers in trench warfare, including some genuine footage from the Battle of the Somme.
The British evacuation of Port Said is under way.
Footage of election night at Trafalgar Square in 1964. London.
Oxford win the Boat Race of 1923.
RAF supplies bound for Biafra remain at RAF Lyneham as Nigeria refuse military aid.
Men get facials at beauty salon in London.
An item showing some of the young hopefuls in Pathe's Beauty Competition.
People queuing in a city street - good shots of people fascinated by camera!
British soldiers advance across field, hidden by smoke shield.
German prisoners being rounded up by British soldiers in 'the latest push' of First World War.
Assassination of King Alexander of Yugoslavia and Mr Barthou the French Foreign Minister.
Various shots of troops and ships in the D Day invasion fleet.
Item made up of memorable and historic news stories to celebrate Pathe's 50th anniversary.
In wake of Nazi war criminal hangings, Pathe asks should we screen official film of executions.
Stunning aerial shots of snow capped mountains.
Girls in the Legat School of Ballet doing Yoga exercises to improve their dancing technique.
In the chase towards equality, women are still bent on keeping their looks - claims film. Glamorous & cool!!!
Various camera tricks are used to spice up an aviation film.
Men from Royal Australian Air Force practise ballet dancing in tutus for their review.
German women keeping fit with the Athletic Wheel - a sort of human sized hamster wheel.
Lovely travelogue showing holidaymakers having fun in Devon.
One of the greatest pop songs of all time performed as the Barbican is built around the band.
Documentary following the Rover BRM Gas Turbine car as it is entered in the 1963 Le Mans race. c. 1963
Huge flower parade in Lincolnshire - Dutch floral artist hired to help!
Glamorous showgirls at The Windmill Theatre knit woollen poodles for hospital children.
Tiny children demonstrate their ballet skills in the open air - gorgeous.
A new game, The Twister, is demonstrated by teenage couples at a Butlin's Holiday Camp.
Good item showing young women called The Three Cuties performing an energetic tap dancing routine in white top hat and tails.
A cake in the shape of St Paul's Cathedral is decorated at Percy Ingle's Bakery.
Item which seems to say the swinging youth are responsible for mass demolition of old London buildings.
Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of groovy new magazine 'Intro' (print version of story, in correct order).
An item about a quirky new craze at Butlin's - sun tattoos!
Shocking 60's fashion - green, white, golden nail polish, Mary Quant dresses, different colour toenails.
Vernons Girl Margaret Stredder visits the opticians and tries on some wild spectacles.
Women getting up to all sorts - cross country running, flying a plane, walking to work etc.
Fast and furious macaroni eating race at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.
Wonderful '60s fashions with bells on are modelled in the grounds of Woburn Abbey.
Nice film showing the beetroot harvest in Holland - mostly women at work.
Brilliant invention measures the power of teenage snogging.
Item showing A.R.P. warden Griffin at work, he is 3 feet 11 inches tall. Mill Hill, London.
Large and slim men fit into cut out shapes in a competition at Butlin's Holiday Camp, Clacton in Essex.
The girls from the Windmill Theatre and Murray's Cabaret club practice bowling for a showgirls league.
Lovely footage of shoes, ankles and legs. The latest in footwear is modelled.
Saucy story shows girls modelling mens' shirts before a group of salesmen.
Ronald Frankau cracks a few jokes and sings "Don't Let's Sing About the War".
The Scottish Centre for Outdoor Training holds courses for schoolchildren and the Forces in the Cairngorms.
Great garden without sweating - demonstration of devices which make gardening simple.
The river replaces the seaside for wartime holidays.
Light-hearted item about clothes rationing.
Mothers lectured on childcare by health visitor and children examined by doctor - in country pub!
A story about a race where adults are pushed around a course in prams at Butlin's in Clacton.
An item about the re-emergence of the pogo stick craze!
Great new exercise machine is demonstrated by foppish Spanish type and some showgirls.
Cameramen pretending to film.
Scenes taken in the studio for use in the newsreel as link shots between stories.
Fabulous and bizarre earrings are modelled in a shop in Soho called "Going Gay".
Good item showing a girl painting liquid stockings on her legs and drawing seams up the back.
Young lads take part in activities at the Outward Bound Mountain School.
Tea party for elderly people in garden of Orsett Lodge Hospital.
A glamour filled item filmed at the Nylon Fair's fashion parade.
Lovely film of an all girls holiday in an "Adamless Eden".
Marvels of 50's comprehensive education - boys are operating machines while girls cook and iron.
Inventiveness takes over the British as things become scarce in wartime.
Murgatroyd and Winterbottom (Frankau and Handley) in seaside sketch - from PT 275.
Pathe celebrates 50th anniversary of film.
Boys from the Outward Bound School in Aberdyfi, Wales go mountaineering.
Engineering students invent a motorised bath, seen in Kingston, Surrey.
An introduction to this season latest furniture designs by Christopher and Anthony Heal.
Winnie Ryland and her acrobatic dance act - from PT 260.
A fabulous 'Elephant Trunk' quiff is created for a teddy boy at Cyril's Hairdressers.
Camp fashions for men by designer Dale Cavahnaugh.
Mighty bed - get it and you won't need to get up. Rather like the Internet but more comfortable.
Various acts at Murray's Club - Daly Sisters, the Three Equals, Musty the Mysterious etc.
Great "turn" - Lily Morris dancing and singing "Don't Have Any More Mrs Moore."
Leslie Weston sings a song about how terrible life is once you are married.
Nifty new handbags, suitcases and leather devices are shown - couple of great novelty items.
Lovely film showing the daily work of nurse in a tuberculosis unit for children.
Fabulous story allows us a peek at the glamorous life of a Bunny Girl.
How to impress women - leaping over gates and hedges apparently!
Champion cyclist Eileen Sheridan trains in her garage in between her housewife duties.
Good item showing housewife Mrs Mary Cannon dealing with rations etc. on day to day basis.
Film demonstrates multiple uses of caravans - recommended to 'revival of the 60's design' searchers.
New ideas and inventions, including some great motorcycle goggles with windscreen wipers.
Children in beds outdoors at Heatherwood Hospital are looked after by smiling nurses.
Fashionable hats for women inspired by armed forces, with hat pattern by Anne Edwards.
Models display the very latest designs in hats inside a Mayfair florist shop.
A hands free umbrella is attached to the shoulders with the handle down the back leaving you free to carry your shopping.
Fantastic film showing the forerunner of the Sony Walkman - tuning control is in a garter!
Footage of the front-line servicemen in action including ARP Wardens and Firemen.
The very latest in swimwear is modelled - nice posing by the river.
Children at a holiday camp in Kent enjoy games and competitions.
Old fisherman makes hat for young lady from rope and fishing net.
Soldiers and German prisoners at first aid post plus dead German soldiers in trenches.
Four models take part in a fashion shoot on H.M.S. Victorious in Portsmouth.
A look at some of the latest fashions on display at the first International Fashion Fair.
Beautiful early colour item - girls posing in their undies.
Models parade some elegant fashion garments in leather and fur.
Terrifying film about using the same fabric for clothes, curtains and furniture.
Shell explosions and bombing on Western Front.
Women perform various sports and exercises - water skiing, horse riding, keep fit, roller skating etc.
Wonderful film about the change in size of women's swimsuits - they just get smaller and smaller!
Great film showing beach scenes at Ostend - lovely changing huts and glamour girls.
A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!
Remarkable story about a homeless man who is given a makeover.
Inside Pathe film laboratory.
Women at work on a farm in Watford.
Sentimental story about a donkey who is trained to climb stairs in order to visit a sick child in bed.
Barry Elder mends Brigit Master's doll at his Dolls' Hospital in Hammersmith, London.
Jack Birkett is a "toy doctor" - he fixes broken dolls at Hampstead Day Nursery.
New household appliances - early dishwasher and water disposal unit.
Destroyers at sea and sailors marching through city.
Fashion item about how a woman can make the same dress look completely different everyday.
Working mothers take their children to a day nursery in old convent building. London.
Scantily-clad showgirls try out hiccup cures in a dressing room at The Gargoyle Club in Soho, London.
Fun and jolly japes in the Campers' Pool at Butlin's Holiday Camp in Clacton, Essex.
Little film showing a few tips on how to present food graciously.
Good item showing servicemen convalescing at a hospital somewhere in England.
Larger women are advised not to wear bright red frocks - more "slimming" styles are suggested.
Great footage of a groovy coffee house in Kensington.
Brilliant story of parsons at play at a Butlin's Holiday Camp during a clerical conference.
Fabulous cheesecake item showing glamour girls picking oranges - gorgeous.
Footage of crowds packed outside West End cinema. London.
Fantastic film showing a new invention - button-up rubber stocking protectors!
Glamorous comedy duo the Carson Sisters sing comic song - "We're Digging for Gold".
Item about vicar and wife who live in a caravan, Kent.
Great film showing popular party games of the 1920s.
Woman seductively models the latest in underwear.
Tornado Smith takes his pet lioness for a walk and an alfresco breakfast.
Nice shots of schoolboys learning how to cook and sew.
Nice footage of women learning archery - taught by an American Indian.
Ministry of Information trailer encouraging people to donate blood.
Stanley Turner was once blind, an operation allows him to see his home and family again.
Footage of blind gentleman at work in his garden.
Road safety ideas for walking and cycling during the blackout.
Fabulous story shows girls making bikinis from tea towels and modelling them in a competition at Butlin's.
A look at Mr and Mrs O'Hare and their 16 children at home. Anfield, Liverpool.
The premiere of the Bells of St Mary's at the Savoy Cinema, Dublin
Jackie Kelk enters a beauty contest then makes a frock for the winner Tracey Ingram.
Women exercising and having treatments at Britain's first Beauty Farm.
Bathing belles are seen posing at the beach.
Beatnik girl is transformed into a glamorous young lady at beauty parlour, Mayfair London.
Children have a bun fight as part of an advertising gimmick for a new floor mop.
Actress Wilma Vanne shows how to make a bathing costume out of seven face cloths.
Chorus girls have a game of baseball under the guidance of Ernest Truex.
Babies beauty contest - dog show type of judging but babies make fantastic faces.
A hiking couple carry their baby along in a wicker basket.
Man carries his young daughters around beach using milkmaid's yoke!
Footage of the inventor George Truro demonstrating his new fire proof suit.
Pathe pays tribute to housewives for their war efforts.
Woman demonstrates an easy way of keeping butter cool without a fridge.
Super sporty girl flies aircraft, rides motorbike, plays football etc. and still has time to darn a sock!
Nice keep fit footage - girls wear swimsuits or leotards.
Novel beach outfit - tabard and skirt are removed to reveal a swimsuit underneath.
Keep fit routine demonstrated by Edith Mezey.
Novel folding chair is demonstrated - a hoop for holding a walking cane and a place for hat & briefcase.
A pretty bra is made from some handkerchiefs.
Glamour girls at the zoo - they bath a baby elephant and brush the skin of a camel.
Silly film showing a man who is having a bath suspended below a hot air balloon!
Inventor Tom Hancocks demonstrates his new motorised roller skates.
Item about super healthy Australian toddler, Henry Morton.
A look at the tug of war competition at the Lyons' waitresses' annual sports day.
A new kind of bicycle is taken for a spin in Paris.
Great film contrasting the elegant women of yesteryear with modern sportswomen.
Motorised tricycle is demonstrated - the inventor is stopped by a policeman who checks his licence.
All-weather gaiters are shown to the camera - lots of nice leg shots.
Amphibious caravan for dream holiday - a week in the countryside and a week at sea (or river). Great!
Women boxers - 1910s style contrasted with modern boxers of 1920s.
Footage of designer Miss Ashfield making protective rubber boots.
Comedy Jewish double-act, Abe and Mawruss, perform sketch - 'Another Misunderstanding'.