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AvidFan
11-01-2005, 03:36 AM
another slightly weird thing that I like

old P.I.Films... I'm sure they're responsible for most of the british jokes that occur round the world:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/films/ (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/films/)

after 60 years they're quite funny now
what O Jeeves chin, chin!


enjoy!
AF.

GelfXIII
11-01-2005, 06:26 AM
There's some great similar stuff at

http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger (http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger)

I highly recommend the "Duck and Cover" video. Too scary.

AvidFan
11-01-2005, 11:15 AM
cool! seen the duck&cover one over here in the uk and it's scary what they used to tell use!!!

we had the protect and survive animations.... taker your doors off cover them with a matress and live under it for 2weeks with all your family!!!

trying to find an old 70's one with donald pleasance as Death! on the perils of drowning!


AF.

AvidFan
11-01-2005, 11:41 AM
some reading material:

http://www.cybertrn.demon.co.uk/atomic/ (http://www.cybertrn.demon.co.uk/atomic/)


AF.

GelfXIII
11-01-2005, 12:21 PM
some reading material:

http://www.cybertrn.demon.co.uk/atomic/ (http://www.cybertrn.demon.co.uk/atomic/)


AF.

Yikes!

AvidFan
11-02-2005, 06:31 AM
yes it was a very disturbed childhood!

they just dont write 'em like that any more, too politically correct :)


AF.

SteveZegers
11-02-2005, 06:55 AM
Ever seen the "Private Snafu" cartoons from WW2? Really funny stuff.

AvidFan
11-02-2005, 07:03 AM
seem to recall hearing about them, but never seen 'em
itsnt the Snafu an acronym for something? might just be my old altzheimers brain crackin' up though!

they online? you know of any links?


AF.