Oil For The Twentieth Century Reels 1 &… 1951

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On 18 September 2014 Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence. To mark this and in celebration of all things Scottish, British Pathé has created Scotland: The Heritage Collection.
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British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
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With just days to go before Scotland makes their big decision, Pathe looks at the best of Scotland.
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