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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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About Hampstead

A film celebrating the surrounds of Hampstead.

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…

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…

Taken from East Lane Bridge

A film of traffic shot from East Lane Bridge…

Your Home

Film explaining how the Borough is modernising its old…

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.

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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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.

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…

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.

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Imperial War Museum

IWM has managed a Film Archive from its very beginnings as an institution, and the film collection now covers all aspects of conflicts in which British, Commonwealth or former Empire countries have been involved since the start of the twentieth century. Our constantly growing collection now extends to over 23,000 hours of moving images, representing a wide and diverse range of material from public and service information films, documentaries and unedited combat film, through to official newsreels and amateur film.

 

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