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nightlife
Culture, History

Historic Nightlife In Motion

“A history of nightlife!–what an interesting concept…activities that take place in the multitude of discos, dance parlors, and clubs…the way people live is determined on half-lit streets, in bars, and in smoky late-night restaurants.” — David Byrne Throughout history, nightlife has represented perhaps both the best and worst of many […]

cinema
Art, Culture, History

Cinema History: On Film

“Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out” — Martin Scorsese   Cinema can be both an exciting escape from reality as well as a fascinating reflection of society. From across the decades, we are proud to offer clips of classic cult masterpieces, such as Nosferatu, […]

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Art, Culture, History

Happy Christmas! Festive Footage

Step into our Winter Wonderland of footage clips – you’ll find ice skaters, presents, Christmas festivities and plenty of snow! “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” — Edna Ferber, Novelist   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to […]

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Culture

On the Road with Bridgeman Footage

With the sun coming out and the weather warming up, holiday booking season is upon us. To alleviate your work-head and inject some long-awaited wanderlust, we’re showcasing our favourite collections of contemporary travel footage, all available to license in stunning high-definition. Dorian Webber Wonderfully cinematic footage from Japan, Northern America, […]

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Culture, History

The Golden Age of Hollywood(land)

Hollywood, which represented not just a city, but also an industry, a lifestyle and, increasingly, an aspiration, was officially crowned when the “Hollywoodland” sign was erected in July 1923. The idea for the iconic sign originally came from H.J. Whitley, a real estate magnate, as an outdoor advertising campaign for a […]