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Beauty in the Borough

An amateur film of floral colour in Haringey.

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…

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.

Edmonton 1965

Amateur compilation reel of a dramatic bus rescue and…

Hounslow Town Centre - The Way Ahead

A local government film seeking public comment of redevelopment…

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

40 fire engines unsuccessfully battle a raging fire that…

Your Home

Film explaining how the Borough is modernising its old…

AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE PRACTICE IN ILFORD, ESSEX

Amateur film shot by Raymond Beck while serving with…

Uxbridge Bed Race

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

Queen Mother's Visit to Latymer School 1966 (Original)

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother visits Latymer School to…

VE Day Street Party in Ridsdale Road, Anerley…

A VE Day street celebration documenting a joyful day…

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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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.

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…

Steam Engines and Station

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

Seatbelt Sense

Road safety film promoting the wearing of seat belts in…

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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What is Traffic?

Road safety film aimed at primary schoolchildren.

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Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives

About 120 films, videos and sound recordings of local interest are held.

 

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