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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.

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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The Changing Years: The History and Development of Wood Green

The history of Wood Green. Development from tiny hamlet to…

Kingston in Decay?

Interesting film documenting architecture in Kingston upon Thames. Comparing old…

Belmont School, Harrow Weald

Amateur film recording pupils of Belmont School in Harrow Weald.

Hendon Festival (1952)

A film from the 1952 Hendon Show. The film begins…

Hackney Housing Estates

Amateur film of new housing developments across the borough of…

Public Gas Tests June 7th 1941 Borough of Bexley

Amateur film of a civil defence exercise. Tear gas is…

Topical Budget: Donning Boots For The Soccer Season, Tottenham (1922)

Heading, tumbling, skipping and tomfoolery at White Hart Lane as…

Northumberland Heath Secondary Boys School: 21 Years

Northumberland Heath Secondary Boys School: 21 Years

From Greenhill to Marlborough

A film of primary school life in the 1960s and…

Opening Day at Leamington Spa

Film of the opening of an extension at the Retail…

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

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

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…

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.

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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Redbridge Museum and Heritage Centre

Redbridge Museum, Local Studies & Archive's film collection is mainly comprised of digital films produced by the Museum and Archive, the majority of which are oral history interviews of local residents and reflect the diverse nature of the borough of Redbridge. Films by the Museum include: Collecting the Olympics - the impact on Redbridge (2011); Teen Dreams - 60 years of Redbridge teenage life (2011); the Restoration of Valentines Mansion (2009); ARIANA - refugee heritage project with a local Afghani group (2006); Childhood in Redbridge (2006);the history of Highlands Primary School (2006); the centenary of Hainault Forest Country Park (2006);…


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