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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.

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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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…

S.E.18: Impressions of a London Suburb

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

Hounslow Hospital: What It Means To You

A wartime film showing the work of Hounslow Hospital…

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.

Queen Mary's Hospital School

A film made at Queen Mary's Hospital for Children…

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

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother visits Latymer School to…

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

A collection of different scenes featuring students undertaking a…

North London Street Party - Reclaim the Streets…

An amateur film that captures the chaos and crowds…

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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…

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…

The Tale of Elsie Bossing

An animated road safety film.            

Uneasy Rider

A road safety film aimed at schoolchildren.

The Balloon

A road safety film for children promoting the green cross…

Erith Road Safety

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

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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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