Soviet Mission to the Daleks

On a Soviet Cultural Mission to Britain in 1966, the Deputy Chief of the Soviet Star Film Industry Committee, Nadezhda Volchenko, visited Shepperton Studios to see the completion of filming for ‘Daleks invasion of Earth 2150AD’. 6 more words


Dalek Playsuit

This 1966 photo features a child wearing a Berwick Toy Company Dalek Playsuit, first manufactured in 1965, and costing 66s 6d, quite a sum in those days. 11 more words


Things to Come

A scene from the 1936 film “Things to Come”, written by H.G.Wells, and based on his 1933 novel “The Shape of Things to Come”, … 12 more words


Victory in Europe Day

Today, 8th May, is the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Here are a few scenes from VE Day 1945.

Original B&W photos:


A Night to Remember

A scene from the 1958 film “A Night to Remember”, widely regarded as the most accurate cinema account of the sinking of the Titanic. 6 more words


A Nazi Christening

Adolf Hitler, acting as Godparent, at the Christening of Hermann and Emma ‘s only child, Edda. Edda hit the news recently when she tried, for a second time, to reclaim some of the art works stolen by her father during the war, and given to her when she was a child. 10 more words



A poster for the 1942 film “Casablanca”.

Original B&W photo.