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The Brian Trenerry Archive

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

The delightful, nostalgia-inducing Brian Trennery collection is a treasure trove of fleeting everyday moments from the 20s through to the 60s. Rare and unique home movies and documentary footage, from the UK and Europe, are offered up online exclusively through Bridgeman Footage. Heigh-ho, heigh-ho   Fishermen catch salmon and row back to shore, Scotland c.1940 / Brian Trenerry Archive / Bridgeman Footage   The Brian Trenerry…

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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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With Father’s Day soon approaching, we took a look at the literary characters that we’ve come to cherish as great men and parental figures. Who’s your favourite? King Lear As Shakespeare’s King Lear prepares to step down from his throne and divide his kingdom evenly between his three daughters, a misguided test of his daughters’ love gets him in a whole heap of trouble. He disowns…

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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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The Cold War on Film

Posted by Published on May 23, 2017

Archival footage captures the tension and turmoil between the Democratic West and Soviet East after World War Two.  The Cold War began soon after the end of WWII and escalated into a long period of fraught tension between the world’s two “superpowers”: the democracies of the Western world, led by the United States, and the communist states of Eastern Europe, led by the Soviet Union….

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August 2019 will see the 45th anniversary of the death of America’s most famous male aviator. We rediscover the Lone Eagle’s most famous moments through archival photography and footage 26th August 2019 marks 45 years since the death of Charles Lindbergh: pilot, author and activist. From an early age, the aviator extraordinaire was fascinated by automobiles and motorbikes, briefly studying mechanical engineering and, in 1924,…

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Black History Month

Posted by Published on May 22, 2017

Observed annually in the US (in February) and the UK (in October), Black History Month remembers the pivotal events and pioneering individuals in the history of the world’s African diaspora. Our historical footage archive documents African-American civil rights campaigns, as well as communities and artists from throughout the 20th century. In combat Although the U.S. armed forces remained segregated through World War I, many African Americans eagerly…

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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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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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