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Politics on Film? Yes please!

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” ― Ingmar Bergman Film has captured our attention for generations. From footage on the battlefield to elections and assassinations, we turn to the reel and relive the moments that have so prominently defined the…

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The year 2019 will mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, one of the most historic events in British History. Discover the impact and significant this event had on the winning of World War II. On June 6th 1944, Allied forces launched a full forced attack to regain Nazi-occupied France. This date marked the beginning of The Battle of Normandy. Code-named Operation Overlord, it began the slow and lengthy process…

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The Golden Age of Hollywood(land)

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

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 suburban housing development in the Hollywood Hills overlooking Los Angeles. The “billboard” was massive with each of…

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The Vietnam War on Film

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

The Vietnam War – often referred to in the US as “America’s longest war” and in Vietnam, as the Resistance War Against America – grew out of the American commitment to the containment of communism during the Cold War. For around 15 years, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in the North fought against an American-supported Republic of Vietnam in the South. The war for the…

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Vaudeville in Early Motion Film

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

Roll up, roll up! Come in and watch a collection of weird and wonderful vaudeville acts from the very beginnings of motion picture. Dating back to the 1890s, this enchanting collection is a treasure trove of wacky performances and unique talents, eternally captured on film by the pioneering experimental work of Thomas Edison, his peers and their newly invented motion picture cameras. Come and see…

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  Bridgeman Footage is proud to represent this collection of exquisitely staged historical establishing scenes, from the award-winning production company, Sullivan Entertainment. If you’re looking for an authentic, high quality cut-away, or a richly detailed establishing shot for your period drama, educational film, historical documentary or commercial, this collection could be just the ticket. The Sullivan Entertainment collection provides beautifully cinematic clips of period houses,…

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Skip the tuition fees and take a crash course at the Manchester School of Art, the second oldest art school in the UK, through their vintage prospectus videos   It was the year of the Wall Street Crash, the first Academy Awards ceremony, and the beginning of Sartre and de Beauvoir’s love affair. It was the former school of painter L.S. Lowry and suffragette Sylvia…

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BPP: The Black Panther Party

Posted by Published on April 12, 2017

On October 15, 1966, American political activists Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party, a Black Nationalist and socialist organization. The main focus of this revolutionary group was monitoring the country’s police force and battling police brutality, specifically in Oakland, California. Though mainly recognized as being a “militant group” due to the practice of arming their members with weapons, the Black…

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Australia’s WWI Heroes on Film

Posted by Published on April 5, 2017

Bridgeman Footage goes down under with clips of the Australian armed forces in World War One, including the Gallipoli and Sinai-Palestine campaigns. Watch fascinating and rarely seen footage from our new Australian war collection, commemorating the brave soldiers of the Great War. Highlights include scenes of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Battle of Gallipoli.  Gallipoli Campaign In the early hours…

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Call Yourself a Film Buff?

Posted by Published on March 23, 2017

Welcome to Buff Films, a fascinating private collection from renowned filmmaker John Edwards. Covering the history of flight, NATO promo films from the 70s and 80s, and historical documentary and newsreel footage throughout the 20th century, this rich and exclusive collection is fully available through Bridgeman Footage. First flights Charting the progression of aircraft technology from the very beginning, Buff Films is home to a…

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