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British Pathe Ltd

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The Media Centre
3-8 Carburton Street

Tel: +44 0207 665 8340
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7665 9601


  Profile British Pathe are one of the oldest media companies in the world - our archive runs from 1896 to 1976 and includes footage from around the globe of major 20th-century events, lifestyle, famous faces, trends, fashion, travel, science and culture. Many later items are in color and original 35mm film is available for HD transfer.

The archive contains over 3500 hours of filmed history amounting to over 90,000 individual items, with stills available from all.

We offer same-day digital file delivery in a range of formats, free low-resolution downloads to production staff for use as screeners or in offline edits, and a free bespoke research service. The vast majority of our content is free of third-party rights issues, and the entire collection can be viewed via our website, where users can also create their own personal clip lists.


All images appearing on this web site are protected by UK and international copyright laws. You may NOT reproduce them in any way, for any purpose whatsoever, without the explicit permission of the resprective copyright holders.

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