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Italian and Greek Troops in Action: Italians Decorated by Prince of Wales
Mysterious unidentified footage of troops in WW1 featuring a glimpse of Edward, Prince of Wales
Government sponsored film 1917 7 mins Silent
A bashful Edward, Prince of Wales (later Duke of Windsor) appears at the end of this enigmatic WWI footage. It was probably shot for inclusion in a newsreel, possibly in Greece, and features a range of rugged landscapes and wartime activities, including Italian Alpini soldiers in action in the mountainous terrain. There are also convivial scenes of men dancing on the hillside and roasting meat on an open fire, as well as glimpses of an unknown town - do you recognise any of the locations?
1917 on Film
No Mischief Here Can Satan Find for Idle Hands to Do No Mischief Here Can Satan Find for Idle Hands to Do
1917 1 mins Silent
Pathe's series on WWI turns its eye homeward in this edition about the interning of enemy aliens
Non-Fiction 1917 3 mins Silent Location: Rushden
Flags and patriotism on show in Rushden as local businesses pull out all the stops in this carnival procession.
Documentary 1917 11 mins Silent
Don't be fooled - she's no baby. The Porte Baby's name belies the true size of this monster flying boat!
1917 7 mins Silent
High winds are not good for airships, especially when moored: this study demonstrates what happens when the winds blow
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1917 10 mins Silent
Anson Dyer imagines the characters behind newspaper adverts and brings them to life in this Kine Komedy Kartoon
Non-Fiction 1917 0 mins Silent Location: Haringey
A London concert singer attends a military religious service to bless two new ambulance held in a London park.
Industry sponsored film 1960 24 mins
A new luxury express is put through its paces. This film looks over the shoulders of the select band of craftsmen, engineers and operators, whose combined skills try to ensure that a train journey is a delightful experience.
Documentary 1973 15 mins
British Transport Films record the varied daily lives of their neighbours as seen from the high roof of their building in London’s Marylebone.
Industry sponsored film 1957 20 mins
Illustrating the efficiency of express freight trains, and how they link manufacturers with their customers at the other end of Britain.
Documentary 1952 30 mins
Examining a day in the life of what was then the busiest railway system in the world – British Railways.
Travelogue 1953 21 mins Location: York
The Stationmaster at York guides us through a typical day, from dawn to dusk.
Industry sponsored film 1957 9 mins
A 1957 film examining the future for British Railways, and some of the opportunities provided by a new modernisation plan.