Brazil!

By Elizabeth Bowley.   With the Olympics taking place in Rio this month, we thought we would delve in the archive to see what we could find on Brazil. As both Latin America’s and South America’s largest country there turned out to be quite a few interesting clips, from football
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History of Plastic Surgery: Pathé News went under the knife

We were surprised to find this archived newsreel of a plastic surgery pioneer in 1947, Dr Archibald McIndoe, and his harem of men that went under his largely experimental knife. Known as ‘The Guinea Pigs’ club, these guys were a band of ex-RAF men who had been severely burnt or
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Kitchen Hats: Where No Gaga Has Gone Before

The latest evidence of our long-term suspicion that Lady Gaga is inspired almost exclusively by the British Pathé film archive comes in the form of Kitchen Hats, a 1959 newsreel in which British housewives literally shove a kitchen appliance on their head and pose for a designer who then recreates
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