Entire British Pathé Archive of 85,000 films is now on YouTube

The British Pathé Archive, an extraordinary visual record of the 20th century, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.  Spanning the period 1896 to 1976, the collection totals 85,000 films which were produced as short news programmes to be shown in cinemas.

The collection includes coverage of major historical events, as well as sport, fashion, culture, travel and celebrity news, and it’s fully searchable.

HT: Jane Ruffino.

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