Tag: Film

Happy Christmas! Festive Footage

Posted by Published on December 20, 2019

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 discover. With Hannukah celebrated and Christmas around the corner, the festive season is truly here! Discover…

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Summer through history on film

Posted by Published on June 27, 2019

”Summertime is always the best of what might be” – Charles Bowden   We’re in June, and summer is on the way! As this most beloved of seasons arrives we’re casting our eyes back into our footage archive and it isn’t all beach balls and sand! In addition to the obligatory beach family shots, you’ll find travelogues, classic 50’s coastlines and water-related sports, some weird…

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Historic Women on Film

Posted by Published on February 11, 2019

”She has fought many wars, most internal. The ones that you battle alone. For this, she is remarkable. She is a survivor.” — Nikki Rowe, Author   This week in footage, we cast our eyes to the past to spotlight some of history’s fantastic female icons. Regardless of their place of birth, these women or their organisations are remembered by history – some for their achievements…

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Cinema History: On Film

Posted by Published on January 25, 2019

“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, Metropolis and Charlie Chaplin, as well as rare footage of pioneering early filmmakers at work….

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Footage: A Healthy New Year!

Posted by Published on January 8, 2019

“Health is not valued till sickness comes” — Thomas Fuller   Have you broken any New Year’s Resolutions yet? Wellness is such a huge topic on everyone’s lips at the minute, and every little helps – especially when it comes to the way you treat your body! Get inspired with some fitness lightboxes, and discover the different ways health topics are covered in footage.   Diet…

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Halas&Batchelor: An Animated History

Posted by Published on July 1, 2018

Bridgeman Footage proudly represents the legendary Halas & Batchelor collection. Formed in 1940, the Halas & Batchelor animation studio occupies a unique place in British cinema. Pioneered by John Halas and Joy Batchelor, the studio became one of Europe’s most influential producers of animated films right up into the 1970s. Bridgeman Footage represents a wide selection of short and feature length films from this collection,…

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Auguste and Louis Lumière: In Focus

Posted by Published on May 15, 2018

To mark 70 years since the death of Louis Lumiere on June 6th, 1948 we’re selecting highlights from the archive featuring the Lumiere brothers – pioneers of the moving image. The two boys were born in the early 1860s in Besançon, France, but grew up in Lyon where much of their experimentation took place. Their father, Charles-Antoine Lumière owned a small factory with his wife, Jeanne Joséphine…

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Archival footage captures the head-to-head battle between America’s astronauts and the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts to be the first to land a man on the moon. Get in the know about this legendary scientific competition ahead of the upcoming 60 year anniversary of the establishment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the 1st of October 2018. Lasting 17 years, from 1955-1972, the epic…

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Looking for something to make you jump out of your skin this Halloween? Next year, on the 15th of March 2018, it will be the 75th birthday of the man heralded as the ‘King of Venereal Horror’ and the ‘Baron of Blood’. Unearth facts about his gory films in our quiz or muster the courage to discover works by other talented directors in the horror genre….

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Top Art Exhibitions: June

Posted by Published on June 2, 2017

Looking for creative ways to spend your summer? Look no further. The sunny June weather isn’t the only thing that’s been eagerly anticipated… this month sees the opening of a number of big blockbuster exhibitions we can’t wait to visit. Whether you’re an art connoisseur, Hollywood film buff or science geek, there’s an exhibition to suit every taste this month. Raphael: the Drawings, Ashmolean Museum…

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