British Pathé Originals

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The Story of British Pathé – The Birth of the News

For more than half a century, the film and newsreel company British Pathé documented almost every aspect of every
59 minutes

The Story of British Pathé – Voice of Pathé

The voice that was synonymous with Pathé, above all others, belonged to Bob Danvers-Walker. His son Michael and f
59 minutes

The Story of British Pathé – Entertaining Britain

While the company was famous for its pioneering news reports, it also produced immensely popular “cinemagazines
59 minutes

The Story of British Pathé – Around the World

For more than half a century, film and newsreel company British Pathé documented almost every aspect of British l
59 minutes

Heights of Danger

A 1953 motor racing adventure in which the Burton Family must win an Alpine car rally’s prize money in order
57 minutes

Le Mans 1955

Documentary covering the 1955 Le Mans endurance race – the one with the terrible crash that influenced the f
30 minutes

Revolution in Colour

Narrated by Allen Leech, this unique documentary tells the story of the Irish Easter Rising, why it happened and h
1 hours 30 minutes

Variety Acts and Turns of the Mid 1930s

A nostalgic celebration of a rich diversity of variety entertainers. There are balancing acts, jugglers, dance ban
3 hours 16 minutes

Variety Acts and Turns of the Late 1930s

By the late 1930s, Pathé had refined its way of filming performers by mixing in evocative filmed locations such a
3 hours 18 minutes

Variety Acts and Turns of the Pre War Years 1938-1939

This programme includes performances by The Peters Sisters, Leslie Henson, The Hillbillies, Douglas Byng, Issy Bon
3 hours 19 minutes

Variety Acts and Turns of the Second World War 1939-1945

A programme full of performances by the morale-boosting variety acts and singers of the Second World War. Artists
3 hours 38 minutes

Variety Acts and Turns of the Post War Years 1946-1949

Musical and comic turns include The Beverley Sisters, Flanagan & Allen, Gracie Fields, Tommy Trinder, The Cra
2 hours 44 minutes

Edward and George: Two Brothers, One Throne

The complex relationship between royal brothers Edward VIII and George VI, who were both at the heart of the infam
52 minutes

Wallis Loved and Lost

The story of Wallis Simpson, an infamous, twice-divorced American who changed the course of history by marrying Ed
52 minutes

George VI Coronation Special

With its vintage commentary, this marvellous timepiece is the original 1937 coverage of the coronation of King Geo
51 minutes

Mirror to the Soul, Part 1

This feature-length documentary, newly divided into two parts, is a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records
57 minutes

Mirror to the Soul, Part 2

This feature-length documentary, newly divided into two parts, is a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records
58 minutes

Britain by Jove – Episode 1

Famous comedy travelogue produced by British Pathé in the 1960s to promote holidays in Great Britain. The shows w
33 minutes

Britain by Jove – Episode 2

Famous comedy travelogue produced by British Pathé in the 1960s to promote holidays in Great Britain. The shows w
17 minutes

Britain by Jove – Episode 3

Famous comedy travelogue produced by British Pathé in the 1960s to promote holidays in Great Britain. The shows w
25 minutes

Britain by Jove – Episode 4

Famous comedy travelogue produced by British Pathé in the 1960s to promote holidays in Great Britain. The shows w
25 minutes

Welcome the Queen!

The newly-crowned Queen Elizabeth II visits her Commonwealth realms aboard her beloved Britannia in an epic journe
46 minutes

Elizabeth Is Queen

This spectacular 1953 documentary, released in cinemas, records the events of Elizabeth II’s coronation day in g
47 minutes

Royal Review

This 1953 documentary short chronicles, in wonderful colour cinematography, the activities of Elizabeth II during
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Royal Tour – West Indies

The first of three marvellous films documenting the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth by Queen Elizabeth II and Princ
26 minutes

Royal Tour – Fiji and Tonga

The second of three marvellous documentaries chronicling the 1953-54 Royal Tour sees the Queen and Prince Philip e
26 minutes

Royal Tour – New Zealand

In the third and final film documenting the 1953-54 Royal Tour of the Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince
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Royal Tour of India

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh sail the royal yacht Britannia to India where they tour that ancient land followed
33 minutes

Drums for a Queen

Journey with the Queen to West Africa through this wonderful 1961 documentary narrated by Anthony Quayle.
28 minutes

British Royal Children of the 20th Century

Relive the formative years of Britain’s most famous 20th-century princes and princesses – including Queen Eliz
2 hours 24 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1930

In this episode: Stock market crash – Britain’s second Labour government – Gandhi becomes national figure
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1931

In this episode: Charlie Chaplin becomes a celebrity – America’s Great Depression – World speed
1 hours 1 minute

A Year to Remember – 1932

In this episode: FDR’s New Deal – Amelia Earhart hailed as world’s foremost aviator – Hindenbu
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1933

In this episode: The Reichstag burns – Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor – Benito Mussolini tightens his iron gr
1 hours 1 minute

A Year to Remember – 1934

In this episode: The consolidation of the fascist heart of Europe – Hitler takes the title of Fuhrer –
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A Year to Remember – 1935

In this episode: Mussolini puts his imperial ambitions into practice – USA: Depression effects are still fel
55 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1936

In this episode: Spain: Civil war breaks out – Germany: Hitler hosts the Olympic games – Politically,
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1937

In this episode: The tragedy of the Spanish Civil War intensifies – The year of Guernica – Japan and C
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1938

In this episode: The threat of war – Spain: A bloody civil war rages between a left wing republican governme
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1939

In this episode: WW2 seems inevitable and yet unreal – Spain: The civil war ends – Hitler parades in P
55 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1940

In this episode: Finland: Stalin’s Red Army has been fighting a dogged opposition – The progress of the Ge
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1941

In this episode: The Germans widen their operations – Hitler orders the bombing of Dublin and other Irish to
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1942

In this episode: USA joining the Allied forces marks a turning point in the war – A significant victory prom
55 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1943

In this episode: The year in which the Allies made steady progress against the Nazis – In Russia, the bloody
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1944

In this episode: The Normandy landings, the world’s biggest combined land, sea and air operation – The All
56 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1945

In this episode: Hitler shoots himself at news of the Russian advance on Berlin – American and Russian troop
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1946

In this episode: Nations turn their attention to reconstruction and the prospects for the future – Winston C
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1947

In this episode: Hopes for new improvements in Anglo Russian relations fly high – Truman declares war on Sov
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1948

In this episode: Jamaicans arrive in Britain – The drama of Palestine – Mahatma Gandhi dies – Ge
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1949

In this episode: A year in which Europe’s regeneration gathers pace – The creation of the Federal Republic
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A Year to Remember – 1950

In this episode: In America, anti-communist hysteria gathers pace – Stalin and the new Chinese leader sign a
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1951

In this episode: The Korean War unfolds against the backdrop of growing nuclear tension – USA test its first
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1952

In this episode: USA’s first H-bomb test and Britain’s first atom bomb – Korean war continues: f
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1953

In this episode: Queen Elizabeth’s coronation – Britain’s Le Mans triumph – President Eisenhow
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A Year to Remember – 1954

In this episode: The conflict continues in Indochina between the Communist rebels lead by Ho Chi Minh and the Fren
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1955

In this episode: The emergence of a rival to NATO – The signing of the Warsaw Pact – Nationalist South
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1956

In this episode: The invasion of Hungary by Soviet forces – Khrushchev denounces Stalin – President Ei
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1957

In this episode: Eden resigns: Harold Macmillan becomes the leader of the Tory Party and the Government – Ne
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1958

In this episode: The first world exhibition since 1939 opens in Brussels – UN: Eisenhower outlines peace pla
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1959

In this episode: Paris: De Gaulle moves in – Hong Kong: Refugee problem nears crisis – USA: Biggest ca
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1960

In this episode: Agadir: A city dies – Eisenhower visits South America – India welcomes Nasser –
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1961

In this episode: JFK inaugurated as the 35th President of the USA – The grandeur of India – The first
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1962

In this episode: Haiti voodoo festival – Uganda wins independence – JFK triumphs – Prince Charle
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1963

In this episode: Alcatraz: Everybody out! – Moscow: The girl from space – Vatican City: Pope Paul is c
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1964

In this episode: Panama crisis – The Beatles conquer America – Get your spring hat – Royal weddi
56 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1965

In this episode: The death of Churchill – Undersea hunt for oil – “My Fair Lady” comes to town 
56 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1966

In this episode: India: Gandhi chosen for president – Vietnam War – England wins World Cup – Ron
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A Year to Remember – 1967

In this episode: The Concorde prototype – The Boston Strangler escapes – Cassius Clay refuses to join
56 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1968

In this episode: Roman Polanski marries Sharon Tate – Immigrants protest – The Beatles meditate –
1 hours 1 minute

A Year to Remember – 1969

In this episode: Man on the moon – Israel attacks Beirut Airport – The world’s first supersonic
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1970

In this episode: Civil war in Nigeria – London fashions – Growing unrest in Northern Ireland – V
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1971

In this episode: The Harrier jump jet – Frazier snatches the world heavyweight crown from Cassius Clay ̵
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1972

In this episode: Britain joins the common market – Bloodshed in Northern Ireland continues – Egyptian
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A Year to Remember – 1973

In this episode: Pablo Picasso dies at 91 – The world’s largest uncut diamond, the star of Sierra Leon
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1974

In this episode: John Wayne on a publicity trip to London – Cleaning up the Suez Canal – Violence in N
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A Year to Remember – 1975

In this episode: Northern Ireland: More than 150 prisoners are released – A belated knighthood for P.G. Wode
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A Year to Remember – 1976

In this episode: John Currie wins the men’s figure skating gold at the Winter Olympics – The big landowner
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1977

In this episode: Rolls Royce now produce 50 per cent more cars than five years ago – Holland: South Maluku t
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1978

In this episode: A mass exodus of tourists in Rhodesia – Super tanker Amoco Cadiz splits in two in heavy sea
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A Year to Remember – 1979

In this episode: The Shah of Iran is driven into exile – The end of 30 years of hostility between Egypt and
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1980

In this episode: The Soviet Union consolidates its invasion of Afghanistan – India: Indira Gandhi wins the e
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1981

In this episode: Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer engaged – The Yorkshire Ripper – Frank Sinatra
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1982

In this episode: Argentine troops invade the Falkland Islands – John Paul II becomes the first pope to visit
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1983

In this episode: Thousands of migrant workers pour out of Nigeria – The Queen makes her first visit to Holly
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1984

In this episode: Environmental awareness is growing: Acid Rain – Lebanon erupts into civil war – Marga
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1985

In this episode: Bob Geldof visits Ethiopia – Gibraltar joins the rest of Europe – One more death in t
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1986

In this episode: The Channel Tunnel – Dictator Marcos toppled after ruling the Philippines for 20 years R
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1987

In this episode: The kidnapping in Beirut of Terry Waite – Barbados: Mick Jagger’s friend, Jerry Hall,
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1988

In this episode: Australia’s 200th anniversary of the arrival of the country’s first settlers –
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1989

In this episode: George Bush becomes president – Japan: Emperor Hirohito, the world’s longest-serving
1 hours 0 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1990

In this episode: The Soviet Union really begins to fall apart – Rebel cricket tour – Iraq invades Kuwait – T
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1991

In this episode: India’s former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassinated – Boris Yeltsin is the new face o
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1992

In this episode: Slovenia and Croatia are formally recognised as independent states – Mike Tyson is beginnin
59 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1993

In this episode: Peace talks in the Middle East, South Africa and Northern Ireland – War in Bosnia and Somal
58 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1994

In this episode: Royal family under fierce media spotlight – War in Bosnia – The 50th anniversary of t
57 minutes

A Year to Remember – 1995

In this episode: Britain’s Hugh Grant gets caught with his trousers down – Jonathan Edwards triple jumps t
59 minutes

Time to Remember – 1896-1902: Turn of the Century

Scenes from life at the turn of the century – life in Britain and around the world. Narrated by Basil Rathbo
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1905-1910: Edwardian Summer

A period of technological and political change. Narrated by Sir Ralph Richardson.
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Time to Remember – 1911-1913: Time of the Suffragettes

Narrated by Dame Edith Evans.
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Time to Remember – 1914: Over by Christmas

World War One begins and recruits go off to fight. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave.
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Time to Remember – 1915: Your Country Needs You

Training of Kitchener’s volunteer army, the Dardanelles, etc. Narrated by Stanley Holloway.
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Time to Remember – 1916: The Better ‘Ole

From the Eastern, Western and Home Fronts. Narrated by Stanley Holloway.
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Time to Remember – 1917: Enough of Everything

Including the Russian Revolution, the US entry into the war and women at work. Narrated by Stanley Holloway.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1918: The Eleventh Hour

The Americans have an impact on the war – then, finally, there is peace. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1919: The Peace Makers

Celebrations of the Armistice and negotiations at Versailles. Narrated by Sir Ralph Richardson.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1920: The Plunge into Peace

Events of 1920 – weddings, women’s rights, industrial unrest and problems in Ireland. Narrated by Sir
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1921: The Time When Little Happened

Irish treaty, mad stunts and newspapers at work. Narrated by Roland Culver.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1922: Sitting Still and Going Slowly

Review of the events in 1922 including Irish Troubles, war between Greece and Turkey, and developments in aviation
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1924: A Trip to Europe

A look at political and social life in Europe and beyond during 1924. Narrated by John Ireland.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1925: Came the Dawn

Fantastic peek at the British film industry of the 1920s – clips from great silent films and newsreels. Narr
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1926: Short Sharp Shower

Documentary about 1926 – the General Strike, international politics, dancing, weather and record-breaking fe
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1927: Fast and Far in the Twenties

A look at the obsession with speed and travel during the late 1920s. Narrated by Roger Livesey.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1928: The Time of the House at Bognor

Good documentary about the world in 1929. Illness of King George V and economic depression. Narrated by Sir Michae
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1920s: Teenage Flapper

Excellent documentary about women’s lives in the 1920s. Narrated by Joyce Grenfell.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1920s: On Stage in the Twenties

A look behind the scenes at the theatre during the 1920s. Narrated by Basil Rathbone.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1931: A New Era

Good documentary about the world in the early 1930s. Narrated by Anthony Quayle.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1932: Around the Corner

Diary of events in 1932 in the United States of America – Franklin Roosevelt becomes the President. Narrated
17 minutes

Time to Remember – 1933: The Time of the Monster

Documentary film about events of 1933 – the rise of Roosevelt and Hitler. Narrated by Roland Culver.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1936: The Time of the Three Kings

Good documentary about events of the year of the abdication crisis. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1937: Sense of Values

War in the Far East and the build-up to war in Europe. Narrated by Niall MacGinnis.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1938: Wind Up Week

People become aware of the growing threat of war. Narrated by Richard Greene.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1939: The Reluctant Warriors

Documentary about events of 1939 – preparations for war and then hostilities break out. Narrated by Sir Mich
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1930s: Some People in the Thirties

Focusing on famous characters of the time. Narrated by Anthony Quayle.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1930s: The Tough Guys

About life in the Depression and gangster-hit America. Narrated by John Ireland.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1930s: The Powers That Were

Good documentary about various important figures of the 1930s. Narrated by Anthony Quayle.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1940: Standing Alone

Documentary film about the events of the later months of 1940. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1940: Run Rabbit Run

Documentary film about the events of the early months of 1940. Narrated by Niall MacGinnis.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1941: Operation Barbarossa

Documentary film about events of 1941, on the Eastern Front and at Pearl Harbor. Narrated by Anthony Quayle.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1942: The End of the Beginning

Documentary film about the events of 1942 and America’s entry into the war. Narrated by Stanley Quayle.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1943: Struggle for a Planet

Documentary film about the events of 1943, especially the Battle of the Atlantic. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1943-1944: The Path to Rome

Documentary film about the events of 1943 and 1944 – the Italian campaign. Narrated by a citizen of Rome.
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1943-1944: Round the Clock

Documentary film about the events of 1943-1944, mainly bombing missions over Europe. Narrated by William Bendix.
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1944: Liberation

Documentary of events in Europe from just before D-Day until the liberation of Paris. Narrated by a citizen of Par
25 minutes

Time to Remember – 1944-1945: The Last Winter

Documentary about the last winter of WWII – Allied troops surround the German forces. Narrated by John Irela
26 minutes

Time to Remember – 1945: The End and the Beginning

Documentary film about the last months of WWII – the end of fighting in Europe and the Far East. Narrated by
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