British Pathe

35,000 hours of video, 90,000 web pages, 75 years of British Pathe

Welcome to Version 3.2 of the world’s first digital news archive.

Now you are here you can preview items from the entire 3500 hour British Pathe Film Archive which covers news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970.

A friend writes:

I just wanted to share this great resource for teaching the history of the modern middle east:

There you can download British newsreels covering 75 years from 1894 onwards – for free. My students love it and I don’t have to talk: long live technology!


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