About British Pathé – Who We Are

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.

Who We AreSpanning 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.

An in-depth history of British Pathé can be found here.

The entire archive is available to view online for free via the British Pathé website and YouTube channel. The company also has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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