Robot girl Miss Honeywell demonstrates computer equipment at an Olympia Exhibition.
Members of the Swedish Magic Circle gather for a conference.
Secrets of some magic tricks are revealed by Mr Goldston.
Conjuror Howard De Courcy does magic tricks with playing cards and coins.
Duplicate of story of same name found in NP 120 - see separate record for details.
Secrets of three magic tricks are revealed by Professor Warren.
French magician De Biere shows us how to do a trick with an egg and a bag.
Magic tricks are demonstrated then their secrets are revealed.
Magician De Courcy performs card tricks, some are shown in slow motion.
One of a series showing the secrets behind simple magic tricks using telephone books and tableware.
A man does sleight of hand tricks with two American coins.
Magicians arrive for their conference in Seattle and perform some tricks on the tarmac. USA.
Footage of the pickpocket Giovanni demonstrates skills to Policemen, United States of America.
The magician Professor Warren demonstrates the secret behind a magic trick.
Magic tricks are demonstrated by Professor Hunter.
A magician shows the secret behind a sleight of hand trick.
Magic tricks are demonstrated and the secrets revealed.
14 year old conjuror Lucille Barnette performs with rope.
Conjuror Newman Mond does trick with pack of cards and billiard ball.
Harry Baker Brown hammers nails, rides motorbike and a bicycle, all whilst blindfolded.
Erikson (Erickson ?) the magician performs slight of hand tricks with different coloured balls.
Mental marvel Harry Kahne doing several things at the same time.
Glamour girl magician June McComb does her act at the Stork Room club in London.
Magician Ed Morelle performs a few tricks and cracks some jokes.
Conjuror Erikson performs tricks and illusions with help of glamorous assistant.
Illusionist, Jasper Maskelyne, delivers comic monologue whilst swallowing razor blades.
Sutherland Felce delivers comic monologue whilst doing magic tricks.
Magician Jimmy Rogers does tricks with cigarettes and cigars.
Erikson the conjuror does a routine with handkerchiefs and cards whilst pretending to be drunk.
Magician Francis White performs in Pathe Studios.
Woman magician June McComb performs tricks in front of her baby son.
Magician Billy McComb has fun doing tricks in the kitchen. Edgware, London.
Psychic the Great Marlo projects thoughts to girl in box buried in ground.
Magician Jimmy Rogers doing tricks with birds.
Joker Paul Clive demonstrates some jokey gadgets - quirky.
The ventriloquist Arthur Prince with his puppet in naval uniform.
Ventriloquist Arthur Prince and his puppet in a Navy routine.
Ventriloquist Arthur Prince performs a routine with his sailor boy dummy.
The comedians Collinson and Dean perform a sketch for the camera.
Dead pan comic juggler, Rebla, performs some juggling tricks unenthusiastically!
Entertainer Sutherland Felce keeps up a comic banter whilst performing a trick with string and wooden posts.
An annoying man in a monocle wrecks the magic act of comedian conjuror Gordon Freeman.
Comedians Bennett and Williams perform a routine as air raid wardens.
Cowboy Cal McCord spins ropes and tells jokes.
Larry Kemble performs tricks on his unicycle.
The Montreals perform a variety of acrobatic stunts on their bicycles.
Frank Marx and Iris perform their balancing and juggling act with Russian (?) commentary.
Bert Wright juggles and does acrobatics routine.
Amazing acrobatic stunts on the high wire performed by the famous Wallendas.
Gaston Palmer juggles with sticks, hats and cigars amongst other things.
Children perform tricks and are made junior members of Institute of Magicians. London.
Cabaret at Piccadilly Hotel: big bands, dancing, singing, conjuring and acrobatics.
Italian magicians gather for a convention and show off their skills.
Congress of Jugglers and Magicians at meeting in Bologna, Italy.
German magician Kalanag performs some of his tricks for camera.
Early comedy film using photographic tricks. A magician uses his skills to help a beggar.
A magic trick involving a coin and matches is demonstrated by the Houston Sisters.
A young boy demonstrates a magic trick.
A sleight of hand trick is demonstrated in close up by the magician Professor Warren.
The secrets behind some simple magic tricks involving cigarettes, matchsticks and matchboxes.
Earl Mountbatten visits Magic Circle and sees various magicians in action.
Magician Alan Alan shows us the secrets behind some simple tricks - try the pencil one!
The Magic Circle invites photographers to expose the secrets behind the tricks.
Magician Erikson performs some fancy tricks with cards.
Illusionists Carboni and Carbonita perform a balancing trick atop a department store in Hastings.
Swedish illusionist Carbonita escapes from a plastic bag while partner Carboni holds a modesty curtain.
Britain's best magicians converge on Brighton
Magicians have fun at their convention in Hastings, East Sussex.
Magician chef cooks egg shells, makes coffee out of nothing and toast by heating paper bag - great!
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 485.
Max Templeton of the Magic Circle makes clever shadow characters on the wall with his hands.
A look at some of the high jinks at the International Magic Conference in Harrogate.
Secrets of a magic trick revealed - how to release yourself from handcuffs.
Funny, quirky item about phrenology - reading the bumps of the head.
The astrologer Gabriel Dee talks about facial characteristics.
Astrologer and Psychologist Gabriel Dee tells us how to judge character by looking at a person's eyes.
Superb story about the characteristic of those born under the star sign Libra.
Indestructible man Sirdani jumps on broken glass then eats a record.
Underwater man Monsieur de Lalyman plays the violin, eats and drinks then falls asleep - all at the bottom of a swimming pool!
Turns compilation: comedians Collinson and Dean, pianist Percival Mackey and juggler Rebla.
Excellent look at the entertainment on offer at London's Paradise Cabaret Club.
Michael Meaney buried alive for an endurance record.
Buskers perform at a concert and outside a cinema.
Mike Meaney brought to surface after 61 days spent inside coffin underground.
Steve Baker recreates escape stunt originally performed by Houdini.
Yva dug up, his face from above, helped out and carried away.
Item all about con artists, some good pieces performed by actors, one plays a spiv!
Early trick film from Robert W. Paul - A statue comes to life and the sculptor falls in love with his creation.
An item showing how the eye is affected by certain illusions.
Chinese robes and accessories seen at the Balham home of magician Col Ling Soo (Herbert Collings).
Bizarre stamp-covered objects in the 'stamp room', owned by comedian Tommy Cooper, Chiswick.
Comedian Tommy Cooper has as an assistant Prince Philip at Variety Club luncheon.
Prince Philip meets with members of the Variety Club at a lunch at the Savoy Hotel.
Funny india rubber man dance performed by "Le Danseur Elastique".
A man eats glass and razor blades, lies on a bed of nails and bends an iron bar with his teeth.
8 year old boy does strongman stuff including balancing a motorcycle on his knees!
Magic trick is demonstrated and secret revealed.
Accordion player accompanies two shabby men doing a turn to entertain theatre queue.
A young boy learns the tricks of the trade as a circus clown apprentice.
Compilation of funny stories - performing chimps, making movies, flea circus, tightrope walking etc.
The secret of a magic trick is shown to the viewer by the conjuror Percy Rossiter.
Various feats of strength are demonstrated by a French strong man.
Early acrobatic act is updated with 1930s intertitles. Female contortionists.
Dancer Hilda Heath demonstrating suppleness of her body.
Adagio dancers Gaston and Andree perform in the studio.
A good item about fortune telling with playing cards.
Footage of clown the Three Bonos performing stunts and tricks.
Magician Max Waldorf shows us some magic tricks.
Professor Collins demonstrates fancy shuffling and card tricks - some slow motion footage.
Magic tricks involving corks and string are demonstrated.
Magic tricks are demonstrated by Giovanni a musician from the Piccadilly Cabaret.
The two comedians the O'Gorman Brothers provide comical entertainment.
Larkspur wins Derby, good sequence showing other entertainment on offer at Epsom Downs.
Comedian Billy Bennett does some tricks and tells jokes in the studio.
A Northumberland man shows off his pigeon circus.
Trained birds perform various tricks.
Magician Claudine Chandler at her home in Kent. Good quality throughout.
Ex-G.I. Sebastian Ross from USA makes silhouette portraits.
American Silhouette artist cuts profile of a person in seconds.
Illusionist Howard De Courcy does tricks with newspaper and rope to aid the salvage drive.
Personalities Eric Robinson & David Nixon introduce us to the musical instrument the Mellotron, London.
A sneak preview of the new revue at the Prince of Wales Theatre - chorus girls, magicians and tap dancing.
Great story shows how a magician makes a person appear inside a trunk!
Trailer asking people to save paper and bones for recycling.
Professor Wully Lindsay makes amazing shadow pictures on a wall with his hands.
Clever silhouette show - birds, rabbits, snails, two men boxing and Charlie Chaplin are demonstrated.
Ernest Dillon does his trampoline act in the studio.
Billiards experts trade trick shots.
Magicians, hypnotists and mediums show-off talents on Paris streets.
A Government Official film to promote the sale of National Savings Certificates
Motorcyclist going round and round in circles in a large basket suspended from a frame.
Magic trick demonstration by Mr Rossiter.
The secret of a magic trick is shown to the viewer by the conjuror Percy Rossiter.
Magicians go to Brighton, Halifax bomber crashes in Yorkshire, Judges' Procession in London.
Slapstick stuff from the girls of the Piccadilly Revels' Cabaret who fool around by the river.
Magician Robert Harbin performs some clever disappearing tricks.
Magician Voltaire makes lightbulbs light up just by touching them.
Great colour story of the build up to Christmas in London.
Mr. Savinac and his Wild West circus performers practice at farm in Boksburg, S. Africa.
Two clowns put on a clowning workshop for children during their school holidays.
A Czech trick cyclist performing acrobatic feats on a bicycle.
Trick shots by a billiards expert.
Father and son William Tell shooting act and clay pigeon shooting in Austria.
Trainer André asks Mick the dog various questions which he answers in barks.
Footage of flea circus at Bingley Hall, Birmingham.
18-year-old John Bowd writes different things with both hands simultaneously.
Performing sea lions do some tricks.
Conjurer Howard De Courcy does some tricks with hoops and half crowns.
Performing elephants are made to do all sorts of tricks in India.
Two ten years old boys ride a motorcycle and sidecar with fascinating skills - dangerous!
American skittles champion, Andy Varipapa, demonstrated trick bowling shots.
Lengthy item where Walter Lindrum demonstrates several billiard tricks and breaks.
Illusionist Maurice Fogel hypnotises people for entertainment at Butlin's in Pwllheli.
John and Mary Holmes' dogs perform tricks with the help of some rabbits, ducks and goats.
American players perform clever billiard tricks.
Martin Collins and his wife Elizabeth perform a knife throwing act at Hackney Empire, London.
Hi Li champion Joan Beech demonstrates her technique with bat and ball.
A girl learns to become animal trainer - Gloria Smart learns to train ponies in her father's circus.
Quirky stuff - probably designed for children - a high diver and an escape artist. c. 1950
Cavalcade of car stunts featuring the Reg Kavanagh Crash Squad.
Indian performers and entertainers including snake charmers, dancers, musicians and a fakir.
Psychic Uri Geller and another man bend spoons with the power of their minds.
Nice item giving a brief history of the playing card.
Compilation of stunt footage and "curiosities" - unusual people, Hollywood extras etc.