Browse Films


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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.

Southgate Newsreel

Lord Mayor of London sets the foundation stone for a…

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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Mountview High School: The Video

The end of an era at Mountview High School…

Edmonton 1965

Amateur compilation reel of a dramatic bus rescue and…

Belmont Boys School Activities 1959

Footage of sports and gardening.        

S.E.18: Impressions of a London Suburb

Woolwich scenes: the Queen Mother's visit; football; Woolwich Arsenal;…

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…

What Future for Haringey?

A municipal film considering Haringey's future.

Belmont School, Harrow Weald

Amateur film recording pupils of Belmont School in Harrow…

Uxbridge Bed Race

Amateur video record of Uxbridge's annual charity bed race.

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

A collection of different scenes featuring students undertaking a…

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Topical Budget: One Way Of Solving The Traffic Problem (1924)

Walking, crammed on to trucks or gleefully riding bikes, commuters…

Piccadilly Circus Time-lapse

A time-lapse film of the Piccadilly Circus roundabout.

Joan Littlewood Pleasure Roll 54 - underground station, people

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

Steam Engines and Station

Rare film record of the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light…

Heathrow Airport

Amateur film of construction work at Heathrow Airport.

Grand Union Canal Summer Outing 1966

Trip on the Grand Union Canal from Brentford to Rickmansworth.…

Old Lorries 1979 and Old LTOB Run Cars

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The Balloon

A road safety film for children promoting the green cross…

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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an image from the collection

Museum of London

The Museum's moving image items are integrated into other collection groups. For example, the Museum holds moving image related to its working history collections which record workplaces and work practices that have since disappeared e.g. Whitefriars glass, Marshall & Snelgrove department store, Richard Oliver, London’s last traditional watchmaker and Greorge Payne& co., London’s last tea blender & packer. The Museum also holds ‘video-histories’, life story interviews with individual Londoners. This part of the collection has a strong bias towards capturing London’s cultural diversity. Moving image material is also held in our art collections…