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  • Facts on Friction

    Facts on Friction

     
    "Speed and still more speed. The breath taking speed of the past is just poking along today, faster trains, faster trucks and motor cars speed-up the work and play of the world. Each increase in speed

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 13 | Views: 1341 | Votes: 6 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Jan-21-2015 in Other Entertainment, History

  • Fully Fitted Freight,  P2/2

    Fully Fitted Freight, P2/2

     
    I had so many requests for Part 2 of the BTF (British Transport Film Library) spectacular 'Fully Fitted Freight' so here it is. The first 30 seconds or so is exactly the same as P1 so as to take the v

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 10 | Views: 1423 | Votes: 10 | Shared: 0
    Location: England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Nov-23-2014 in Other Entertainment, Yawn, History

  • Fully Fitted Freight - P1 of 2

    Fully Fitted Freight - P1 of 2

     
    a classic full colour Black and White classic from the British Transport Film Library - of 1957, a sardonic look at the freight side of the railway. this filum is aimed more at the cognoscenti and

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 7 | Views: 810 | Votes: 9 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Nov-20-2014 in Other Entertainment, History

  • Factory Town

    Factory Town

     
    old footage from before the war which altered the way of life for tens of millions of people... Do Note; this is a film from the History section, there's no gore decapitations or farting scenes, so

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 15 | Views: 632 | Votes: 12 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Jun-16-2014 in History

  • Balance - 'The Balanced Car'

    Balance - 'The Balanced Car'

     
    they don't make adverts like this anymore! a short programme in it's own right with great classic cars and other road vehicles of the period also showing America during the 1930's. What an

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 20 | Views: 732 | Votes: 11 | Shared: 0
    Location: United States | Leaked: Mar-25-2014 in Vehicles, History

  • Cyclists Special

    Cyclists Special

      
    A BTF classic film from 1955 - reclaim the streets... with a clipped accent that could cut glass at 10 paces 'Jolly good show old chap..'

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 5 | Views: 511 | Votes: 6 | Shared: 0
    Location: Rugby, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Feb-19-2014 in History

  • Driving North on the Great North Road

    Driving North on the Great North Road

      

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    A BP (blatant repost) but what a BP it is. Filmed in August 1939 just one month before the invasion of Poland which heralded in WW2. The opening shot shows a Barrage Balloon over London in this

    By: thecleaner001 | Comments: 3 | Views: 662 | Votes: 2 | Shared: 0
    Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) | Leaked: Jan-12-2014 in History

  • 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: 572 | 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: 1025 | 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: 1118 | 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: 1000 | Votes: 4 | Shared: 0
    Leaked: Jul-6-2013 in History