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  • REFRESHMENT CARS AGAIN ON THE SOUTHERN (1946)

    🎬British Movietone - Southern Railway have converted Refreshment Cars into Snack Bars. Train pulls out of station. CU Refreshment Car on side of carriage. Interior - passenger at bar being served with whisky and sandwiches, also other passenger having drinks brought to them at their seats. Shots of people seated in carriage drinking.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    994 Views
  • RIDE AN AIR-CUSHION (1962)

    🎬British Movietone - It's the Westland SRN2 again for the first public demonstration over the Solent. Mr Peter Lamb, Chief Test Pilot for Saunders Roe was at the controls, and it wasn't long before the latest "Hoverbus" was bidding up to 60 miles an hour. She can carry up to 66 passengers, and the verdict, a very comfortable ride, with no more than slight pitch and roll. A number of American Naval experts were on this trip. So was the hovercraft's designer.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    883 Views
  • RIDING ON AIR (1964)

    🎬British Movietone - At Hythe by Southampton Water a full scale experiment is underway - Development Engineer Anthony Plunkett takes control of a rather ungainly contraption. Although it weighs three tons, air pressure raises it half an inch off the ground, allowing it to be pushed along with one finger. Enclose it in a aerodynamic shell and you have a hovertrain which could travel at a comfortable 200 mph.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    929 Views
  • SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

    🎬British Movietone - DATE UNKNOWN - NO SOUND - General views of various parts of Cathedral. Spires - Main Doors - Turrets etc. Across lawns - through trees. General scenes are mostly without persons.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    1001 Views
  • SCHOOLBOYS OPEN DAY AT LONGMOOR (1958)

    🎬British Movietone - We went down to the Army Railway Centre in Hampshire. And so did over 130 schoolboys. It was an open invitation from the Royal Engineers. "Come and see how we run a railway" - they said. And "just watch how we do it" said the kids.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    926 Views
  • SPANISH WEEK AT BOURNEMOUTH (1972)

    🎬British Movietone - Spanish Festival organised by the Bournemouth Corporation and various departments of the Spanish Embassy, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade. A 1926 Autogiro is also on display, invented in Spain. With a clip from Movietone News of the autogiro in flight in Spain.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    998 Views

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