The Renown Pictures
GLIMPSES Collection Volume Five
Running Time: 625 mins.
Volume 5 of the hugely popular series ‘Glimpses’. 44 individual pieces of nostalgia from the 1930s to the 1970s.
A Day Begins in Manchester (1960s) Early morning in Manchester.
I Know What I Like (1973) A ‘lost’ short on beer brewing, with Bernard Cribbins OBE.
Sheffield Steel – Made in the 1950s. From Thaxted to Sheffield, a history of steelmaking with incredible snapshots.
Learning to Live A look at the 1941 Britisheducation system, with shots of Merton Park.
England in 1951 We visit London, Sheffield, Birmingham, Coventry, and more.
Travel to London in 1971 An advert for a new package holiday to London.
New ‘Light Orchestras’ (1939) Stars: Leslie Jeffries, Reginald King & Eugene Pini.
The Eternal Fire (1938) A tour of Vesuvius and Pompeii.
The Pacific Salmon Run The Pacific Salmon Run, 1930s.
Crosby Favourites 1949 sing-a-long of some Crosby favourites, with the King Sisters & Gene Morgan.
Speed Crazy A 1950s hair-raising adventure through the streets of London, ending with a train ride at 700mph.
Spectacular Disasters Not for the faint hearted, a 1940s documentary with footage of major disasters in the 1900s.
Running for Pleasure 1970s greyhound racing.
South of Naples 1964 Naples with Patricia Mortland.
Down to Lisbon by Sea Luxury sailing in1962.
The Outer Hebrides Rocket Range A journey around the Outer Hebrides in the late 1960s, by plane, by boat, on foot and by car! Astounding footage of the remotest areas.
It Happened Today A 1947 road safety film by the West Riding Constabulary, with Patrick Holt.
Precision Makes Perfect 1930s film from Austin.
School Dinners & Kitchen Safety Bernard Cribbins OBE investigates school dinners in the 1970s.
A Symphony of London London life in the late 30s.
Hook, Line and Sinker The maiden voyage of the ‘Glenstruan,’ (1950s-early 1960s) a great line fishing vessel.
MGB on Overdrive 1968 film on how to get more MPG!
Dixon of Dock Green in Paris Rare footage of Jack Warner OBE filming Dixon of Dock Green in Paris.
Lugano: The Pearl of Southern Switzerland Travelogue of a 50s holiday, with insight to life in that era.
Laughing Waters 1954 travelogue with Frederick Allen.
The Mail Goes Through 1947 British post-war cartoon.
Wot! No Murder 1940s public information film on boxing.
Devon and Cornwall in 1938 Family travelogue.
Charlie’s on Guard 1943 British Army film.
1950s Puzzle Corner Question and answer film.
Veteran Cars in 1953 with Kay Kendall, John Gregson and Genevieve, the car from the film!
The Channel Islands in the 50s Travelogue featuring a trip to the Odeon and the Methodist movement.
As Time Goes By 1940s Aeroplanes and Motor Cars.
Four Legged Lightning Film on racing greyhounds.
London in the 60s Playgrounds and housing in London.
Ploughman’s Holiday Ontario farmers in 50s England.
The British Isles in the 1930s Footage across Britain.
The Silent Hope London’s schools for the deaf, in 1959.
The Hillman Minx in the 1960s A road race featuring Sheila Van Damm, owner of the Windmill Theatre.
Overseas Trade Overseas trade in the Commonwealth.
Holiday Snapshots of 1958 Amateur film by the pupils of Lockleaze School and their teachers as they visit Europe.
Without the Option with Mavis Villiers Silent 1920s film. Mavis Villiers arrives in England on the Queen Mary.
Over the Hills & Far Away 1960s England & Wales.
Salvation Army Trip from London to Scarborough Life in the 1930s with the Salvation Army.