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British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube

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Came across this story on Engadget of all places. 3,500 hours of footage from 1896 to 1976. Digitised courtesy of a National Lottery grant and recently uploaded.

 

A quick search on "Isle of Man" unearthed this gem:

This resource could be a serious time waster over the next few weeks...

 

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I've seen some of the old Pathé films on the beeb in the recent past and often thought how ace it would be to have access to more, that's a fantastic resource and I'll definitely be dipping into it for sure, thanks for sharing. :)

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Love the old-style narration. Half expect Paul Whitehouse and Harry Enfield to pop up at any time...

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Love the old-style narration. Half expect Paul Whitehouse and Harry Enfield to pop up at any time...

 

Do you mean working up Manx Radio or watching these old films?

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Smashy & Nicie have been there a long time.

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