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Religion on Film through history

Posted by Published on May 17, 2019

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” — Buddha The world’s religions each follow a specific set of rules as defined in their historic texts. Discover our world of Religious footage, from ceremonies to celebrations, religious sculptures to art. Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and a selection of other popular religions are well-represented in the archive. If you need some inspiration for footage of buildings, artwork or people,…

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Historic Nightlife In Motion

Posted by Published on April 18, 2019

“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 cultures – from the lively Jazz clubs of America to the glittering cabarets and theatres of Weimar…

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The Joys of Spring! In Footage

Posted by Published on March 29, 2019

“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs   Spring is finally here! The dark, long evenings are fading, replaced with early, bright mornings. Give your branding a fresh touch with our spring-themed footage collections. From Spring’s effect on culture to scientific time-lapse studies of flowers in bloom, there’s something for every…

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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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Politics throughout history

Posted by Published on November 15, 2018

“Voters don’t decide issues, they decide who will decide issues” — George Will, Journalist   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing anything from the archive. In the meantime, why not take a look at some highlights below?   Politics – a word with multiple connotations…

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Historic Sports on Film

Posted by Published on November 12, 2018

“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” — Robert Griffin III, Athlete   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing anything from the archive. In the meantime, why not take a look at some highlights…

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“Playing dress up begins at age 5 and never really ends.” — Kate Spade   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. Footage of fashion from all eras and styles can be found in the archive. From 70’s sun-soaked beach fashion photoshoot films to silent catwalk showreels there’s all kinds of style, attitude and design…

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The Bridgeman Archive features work from many of history’s greatest photographers. However, a lesser-known fact is that the archive also contains footage of these greats at work and at home, directly in front of the camera – history on record. Today we’re looking at this footage and spotlighting iconic works from other photographers whose work is held in the archive. Ansel Adams   These clips…

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