British Pathé DVDs

British Royal Children of the 20th Century

Relive the formative years of the British Royal Children of Twentieth Century with this newsreel celebration of our most famous young Princes and Princesses.

British Air Disasters - 1920-1973

The aftermath, physical remains and survivor testimonies of some of the most notorious air crashes, both civilian and Royal Air Force, are covered in this extensive overview of the period 1920 to 1973.

The British Circus - 1898-1972 The Golden Years

This DVD is a veritable non-stop celebration of circus acts of yesteryear, starting with 1898 footage of the Barnum and Bailey Circus arriving in Sunderland. It also includes the 1948 short film A Circus Story.

Mirror To The Soul: Music Culture And Identity In The Caribbean 1920-72

A documentary film about British Pathé's coverage of life in the West Indies in the years 1920-72, packaged with 2 CDs of Caribbean music and a 72-page book.

Queen Elizabeth In The 1950s

A collection of five British Pathé documentaries celebrating the early years of Queen Elizabeth's reign, including colour footage of the Coronation.

British Royal Weddings Of The 20th Century

A nostalgic collection of official newsreels from all the major Royal Weddings of the Twentieth Century.

Time To Remember

The TV series Time to Remember was a benchmark in documentary-making. Originally produced in the 1960s, it touched on all aspects of life in the first half of the Twentieth Century using British Pathé’s unique blend of political, social, and cultural history.

This revised BBC version re-interprets the material thematically in 12 episodes, while retaining the enduring charm of the original series and narration by celebrated actors, including Sir Michael Redgrave and Sir Ralph Richardson.

Fabulous Fashions of the 1940s

Since its earliest days, cinema has been the world's shop window for fashion. In that darkened emporium, audiences were introduced to a new world of trends and styles from around the globe. From the ground-breaking glamour now synonymous with the 1940s, to the plight of wartime women trying to make the most of their clothing coupons, these British Pathe Cinemagazines captured it all.

Entertaining the Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force "Astra Gazette" newsreels were made by Pathé in the 1950s to be shown to serving RAF personnel in the RAF's very own Astra Cinemas that were on their air bases all over the world. 192 mins approx.

Know The British In 1974

Fabulous documentary made in 1974 to educate American businessmen on the peculiar ways, customs, etiquette and traditions of the British.

Britain By Jove

Four episodes of the famous comedy travelogue from the 1960s promoting holidays in Britain.

The Battle of Ypres

The original 1925 British Instructional Films documentary re-enacting key moments of the Battle of Ypres in the actual battle trenches.

The Curse of the Swastika

Historic documentary from 1940 illustrating the insidious rise of the Nazi Party. The set includes a wealth of bonus materials.

Keep Calm And Carry On: News Reports From The British Home Front 1939 - 1945

Keep Calm And Carry On Newsreels From The British Home Front 1939 1945. A triple disc, 8 hour digest of newsreels reporting on war-related activities and news events occurring on the British Home Front during the Second World War.

Variety Acts And Turns Of The Second World War

A collection of performances and songs sung by the populist, morale boosting variety acts and singers of the Second World War. Artists who helped the frontline troops and home front civilians alike to Keep Smiling Through the dark days of war.

Churchill The Man The Classic 1954 Pathé Documentary

A fascinating collection of four historic documentaries celebrating the life and achievements of Sir Winston Churchill.

The FA Cup Finals

Some of the earliest, incredible memories of the FA Cup to be caught on film can be seen in this fascinating insight into the finals from the 20s to the early 70s, through the lens of the Pathe news cameras.

The Greatest England Games

The years 1920 to 1966 witnessed many of the greatest and most enduring moments in the rich history of the England national football team. With remarkable rarely seen match footage and fascinating commentary from the news reporters of the day, this programme is a charming insight into the earlier years of the national team. It culminates in a ten-minute, full colour report on the 1966 World Cup.

Pathé Pictorial - Britain In Colour In The 1930s

Hand-coloured shorts showcasing Britain in the 1930s as it was seen by those who lived at that time.

A Year To Remember - The 1930s

A series of comprehensive programmes on each year of the 1930s, the decade that saw the the Great Depression and record unemployment and economic hardship. Amelia Earhart and Malcolm Campbell thrilled the world and Edward VIII abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson. The 1930s saw the rise of Adolf Hitler and, according to Neville Chamberlain, "peace in our time". On a happier note Fred Perry won Wimbledon and the first indoor ski slope was built!

A Year To Remember - The 1940s

A series of comprehensive programmes on each year of the 1940s, the decade that witnessed the horrors of the Second World War and the innovations of the post-war Labour government.

A Year To Remember - The 1950s

An extraordinary overview of the 1950s, this set features all the key political, social, and cultural events of that decade. Relive everything from the Suez Crisis, the coronation of Elizabeth II, and the launch of Sputnik to Bing Crosby playing golf and the last ride on the London Tram.

A Year To Remember - The 1960s

Using rare news footage and interviews, this extraordinary series provides a unique look at what made the news of yesteryear. With a comprehensive hour long programme on each year of the 1960s, this 3 disc - set provides the definitive insight into the decade that 'swung' under the shadow of the bomb.

Relive all these events and many more with "A Year To Remember: The 1960s". RUNNING TIME = 9 hours 45 mins; Black and White / Colour

A Year To Remember - The 1970s

Relive the 1970s with this series that features the rise of Margaret Thatcher, Britain's entry into the European Common Market, the breakup of the Beatles and the death of Elvis Presley. The set contains an hour-long programme for each year of the decade.

A Year To Remember - The 1980s

Using rare news footage and interviews from the BBC, this extraordinary series provides a unique year by year look at what was making the news in that most colourful of decades - The 1980s.

Heights of Danger

A continental motor racing adventure in which a big garage profiteer seeks to sabotage a British father and his children's chances of winning an Alpine motor car rally, the £500 prize money from which would preserve their small and struggling garage business.