British Pathé is considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world and is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance.
Spanning the years from 1896 to 1976, the collection includes footage from around the globe of major events, famous faces, fashion trends, travel, science and culture.
Over the last 40 years, this material has been used extensively by broadcasters, production companies, corporations, publishers, teachers and museums, among many others.
Here is an example
“The Prince of Wales opens 3 Bridges – Chiswick – Twickenham & Hampton Court – within the hour, one of the most remarkable of the many public ceremonies he has performed.”