British Pathe YouTube Uploads

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Wow

British Pathe have uploaded their entire collection of 85,000 videos to YouTube

Absolutely soddin fantastic

May I suggest

The Man Behind The Bailey Bridge (1945)

Latest In Military Mechanisation (1965)

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From the news release

Newsreel archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000historic films, in high resolution, to its YouTube channel. This unprecedented release of vintage news reports and cinemagazines is part of a drive to make the archive more accessible to viewers all over the world.

Seriously, this is incredible and very welcome

I expect to be lost to world for several weeks now

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:) I had a Ministry of Truth moment looking at a film from 1962 showing a human powered aeroplane built by Southampton University. About 20 seconds in there is footage of a female engineering student adjusting a control surface. Now everybody knows that prior to 1968 when feminism was invented all women were excluded from engineering and all other manly endeavors such as, well, adjusting control surfaces. I call shenanigans. :)

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