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Beauty in the Borough

An amateur film of floral colour in Haringey.

Southgate Celebrates the Coronation

Newsreel footage of celebrations in Southgate for the 1953 Coronation

Local views of Friern Barnet

Local footage from the Friern Barnet area

Arsenal May 1971

Arsenal victory parade after the team's legendary 1971 double victory.

What Future for Haringey?

A municipal film considering Haringey's future.

The Changing Years: The History and Development of Wood Green

The history of Wood Green. Development from tiny hamlet to…

About Hampstead

A film celebrating the surrounds of Hampstead.

Bazaar Nov'64/Edmonton Dec'64 onwards

Christmas scenes and Street scenes of Edmonton.

Change in Friern Barnet

Local 2 local footage around Friern Barnet

Hampstead Old & New

Amateur film featuring some of Hampstead's buildings and notable locations.

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Highlights

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About Hampstead

A film celebrating the surrounds of Hampstead.

Beauty in the Borough

An amateur film of floral colour in Haringey.

Uxbridge Past and Present

Film taken c1968-1973 of Uxbridge redevelopment and new film…

Topical Budget: £100,000 Damage! 1,500 Out-Of-Work!, Chiswick (1928)

40 fire engines unsuccessfully battle a raging fire that…

Let's Go to the Fair!

A lively promotional film for the "many unusual attractions"…

Your Home

Film explaining how the Borough is modernising its old…

Croydon in the 1970s, Part 1

Opening title is 'A Round Up. Croydon Walk' A…

Greek Dances, Staff Matches, 1940 Forestry Rhyader, 1950…

A collection of different scenes featuring students undertaking a…

Bond First School: A Parent's Guide

A video guide to Bond Primary School aimed at…

Topical Budget: London’s Choice, Hayes Common (1929)

Nice footage of the May Queen festival at Hayes…

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Themes

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Piccadilly Circus Time-lapse

A time-lapse film of the Piccadilly Circus roundabout.

Buses at Ilford Broadway

Sequences of various London buses circa 1983, navigating High Road,…

Topical Budget: ‘Johnnie’s’ Welcome Home, Croydon (1930)

Incredible scenes as an estimated one million people descend on…

Joan Littlewood Pleasure Roll 54 - underground station, people

Going underground. Take a trip on the tube in 1963 with…

Street Scene (Muswell Hill II)

Amateur film of Muswell Hill railway station.

Heathrow Airport

Amateur film of construction work at Heathrow Airport.

Old Lorries 1979 and Old LTOB Run Cars

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Uneasy Rider

A road safety film aimed at schoolchildren.

What is Traffic?

Road safety film aimed at primary schoolchildren.

Erith Road Safety

Road safety demonstrations for local school children in Erith. Street…

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Highlighted collection

 

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Barking & Dagenham Heritage and Archives Service

The Barking and Dagenham Archives holds two key collections amongst the road safety films and home movies. The collection of Samuel Williams and Sons, Dagenham Dock films feature three hours of colour footage of dockside activities throughout the 1960s. This includes the launch of the first Hydrofoil on the Thames. This collection is available to view on DVD with DigiBeta tapes for reproductions. The Dagenham Film Coopoerative Society produced films (1947-1964) highlighting contemporary activities and life in Dagenham, some DVD and Digitbeta reproductions are available.

 

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