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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.

Uxbridge Past and Present

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

Belmont Boys School Activities 1959

Footage of sports and gardening.        

Taken from East Lane Bridge

A film of traffic shot from East Lane Bridge…

Let's Go to the Fair!

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

Hounslow Hospital: What It Means To You

A wartime film showing the work of Hounslow Hospital…

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…

VE Day Street Party in Ridsdale Road, Anerley…

A VE Day street celebration documenting a joyful day…

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Themes

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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…

Seatbelt Sense

Road safety film promoting the wearing of seat belts in…

The Tale of Elsie Bossing

An animated road safety film.            

Heathrow Airport

Amateur film of construction work at Heathrow Airport.

Old Lorries 1979 and Old LTOB Run Cars

Film opens with a car.                  

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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Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service

Our moving image collection consists of nearly 100 films and videos, now copied to DVD. They range from films produced for the local councils, home movies and commercial films made in the area. Films made at the nearby Denham film Studios are now being collected on DVD.

 

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