Reuters, the world’s largest international news agency, employs more than 2,600 journalists in nearly 200 bureaux and delivers news in over 17 different languages. Known around the globe for speed, accuracy and fairness, Reuters provides insight, depth and understanding to more than a billion people every day. Website: www.reuters.com/newsagency
THE REUTERS HISTORICAL COLLECTION
British Pathé represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 136,000 items from Reuters-owned news agencies. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website.
A silent-era newsreel which ran from 1910-1932 and gave coverage to sporting events, city scenes and travelogues. Perfect for those historical vistas and snapshots of the past!
One of the first major sound newsreels, British Paramount used new technology to bring the news to life like never before between 1931 and 1957.
Running from 1934 to 1959, Gaumont British specialised in documentaries and was British Pathé’s competitor in current and exciting news film.
Supplying news to over 400 broadcasters at its peak, Visnews had a monopoly on television news images filmed outside the UK. You can view Visnews content from 1957-1984 on the British Pathé website.
Empire News Bulletin
Shown every Monday and Thursday in cinemas between 1926 and 1930, workers at the Bulletin strove hard to create up-to-date newsreels on global events and foreign affairs, but particularly on issues concerning Britain.