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  • The Way to the Sea P2/2 1936

    The Way to the Sea P2/2 1936

     
    Part 2 of the idyll The Way to the Sea made in 1936 modernity comes to southern England with the electrification of the rail line to the coast - the modern era is coming. this is really only for

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 10 | Views: 461 | Votes: 2 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Dec-25-2013 in History

  • The way to the sea P1/2

    The way to the sea P1/2

     
    A 1936 documentary film about the London to Portsmouth Railway. A lesser known contemporary of Night Mail, also featuring the music of Benjamin Britten and poetry of W.H. Auden. A superb full colou

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 10 | Views: 392 | Votes: 8 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Dec-15-2013 in History

  • diesel train ride - 1959

    diesel train ride - 1959

     
    A BTF (British Transport Film Library) film made by the celebrated crew including Edgar Anstey and Paul Le Saux that made so many Transport Classic films. This film-ette reeks of the late 1950's

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 23 | Views: 785 | Votes: 12 | Shared: 0
    Location: England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Oct-10-2013 in History

  • Hydraulics

    Hydraulics

     
    the power of hydraulics explained in the way that only James Handy could do with his masterful use of his voice - basically, he was trying to sell you a motor... ;-)

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 10 | Views: 1088 | Votes: 11 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Aug-19-2013 in Science and Technology

  • Plantattion - 1950

    Plantattion - 1950

     
    I have little idea as to the authenticity of this piece, it may be a revisionist piece of history or it may portray a pretty good idea of the cotton-pickin' days...

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 34 | Views: 910 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
    Leaked: Jul-6-2013 in History

  • Driving through Old London - during the late 1950's

    Driving through Old London - during the late 1950's

      
    ...just 60 years ago .... (note; this is a BR, it was posted before way back in 2011 but to a very small audience... here we see London before the politicians went crazy and opened the doors to

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 26 | Views: 909 | Votes: 7 | Shared: 4
    Location: London, Greater London, United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Jun-11-2013 in History

  • From Dawn to Sunset

    From Dawn to Sunset

     
    a 1937 Vintage Car Workers Film as Europe gears up to tear itself apart through Total War, on the other side of the Atlantic men go off to work in the massive factories of vast mid western Sta

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 13 | Views: 664 | Votes: 2 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Apr-28-2013 in History

  • '...Today's motorcar is, All in One'.

    '...Today's motorcar is, All in One'.

     
    an off-beat little film from 1938, aka a shaggy dog's tale.. Please note; this is not for everyone, it's more for the admirers of the genre... apologies for film quality but, feel the wi

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 16 | Views: 818 | Votes: 5 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Mar-12-2013 in Science and Technology, History

  • Driving, Vocational Guidance Film, 1946

    Driving, Vocational Guidance Film, 1946

     
    from the ever popular ' Your Life Work Series ' utilising the ultra modern RCA Sound System and services of the Professor of Vocational Eduction from Iowa State College comes this guidance film f

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 2 | Views: 360 | Votes: 1 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Jan-8-2013 in Science and Technology

  • Your Permit to Drive  - 1951

    Your Permit to Drive - 1951

     
    charming little General Motors film from the early 1950's explaining the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving. And of course the importance of having a drivers license.

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 3 | Views: 450 | Votes: 2 | Shared: 1
    Location: United States | Leaked: Jan-8-2013 in History

  • The Works Outing

    The Works Outing

     
    an olde worlde look at days gone by when factories had Works Outings. Note; this is a long film and more for the admirer of the genre... a must for the sociologists and ethnographers among us ;-)

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 13 | Views: 511 | Votes: 5 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Dec-24-2012 in Yawn

  • Trader to Paris 1958

    Trader to Paris 1958

     
    a short film from the Ford Film Library f eaturing the new Ford Thames Trader truck and the ' Export Trade to Europe' . a great visual portrayal of early ro-ro ferries between France and the UK

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 6 | Views: 751 | Votes: 1 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Dec-4-2012 in History