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In pictures: British Pathé Stills Archive
A 'teenage flapper' in the 1920s
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A collection of 12 million historic photographs from the British Pathé newsreel archive has gone online. This picture of a teenage 'flapper' dates back to the 1920s.
Charlie Chaplin in Venice (1930)
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All stills in the archive, including this image of Charlie Chaplin in Venice during 1930, are freely available to the public for research and teaching purposes.
Unidentified soldiers after their rescue from Dunkirk (1940)
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The images have been created by re-scanning the archive's 3500 hours of film. This image captures two unknown soldiers after their rescue from Dunkirk in 1940.
Winston Churchill at Wembley in 1941
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The stills are available alongside an existing video footage archive, and funded by a grant from the National Lottery. Here, Churchill watches England at Wembley in 1941.
Bridgitte Bardot at a Royal Film Premiere in 1956
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One of a number of Brigitte Bardot stills - this one taken at a Royal Film Premiere in 1956.
The Queen at the Chelsea Flower Show in 1960
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The Queen samples a bloom at the Chelsea Flower Show in 1960.
The Beatles at a press conference in 1964
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The Beatles at a press conference after their return from the USA in February 1964...
'Beatlemania' in Holland (1964)
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...as 'Beatlemania' continues to grip the world. This image is just one of many documenting social history.
Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Harold Wilson in 1966
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Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Harold Wilson celebrate England's triumphant World Cup campaign in 1966.
Salvador Dali in Paris (1970)
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Salvador Dali poses for the last ever Pathé Newsreel in 1970. The bi-weekly bulletins had played in cinemas since 1910.




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