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British Pathe Ltd

3.29 Canterbury Court,
1-3 Brixton Road,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7665 8340


British Pathé: 1896-1976- 3500 hours of filmed history.
Over 90,000 film items and 12 million stills.
Fully digitised and viewable online.
Original 35mm film available for hi-def Digital delivery

British Pathé recorded every aspect of global culture and news for the cinema. With their unique combination of information and entertainment, British Pathé's documentaries, newsreels, serials and films changed the way the world saw itself forever.

British Pathé is a rich resource for creative, media and education professionals worldwide, providing an expansive catalogue of footage and photography covering the historic moments, famous and infamous personalities, lifestyles and cultures that defined the 20th century.

With its unparalleled coverage of historical events and vast catalogue of changing social activity, British Pathé encompasses one of the world's most prodigious, fascinating and extensive documents of the modern age. In films on everything from fashion to warfare and sport to travel, British Pathé with its emblematic 'crowing rooster' is the definitive source for the 20th century in moving images, pictures and sound.

The British Pathe archive has been fully digitised and is available to view on the new website at The collection is available in its orginal film format and has been transfered to digi beta.