Greatest Olympians of the Twentieth Century

幸运飞艇前一玩法All the Olympic excitement of Rio has made us think we should delve back in time with our pick of the 10 greatest Olympians from the previous century.

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Fanny Blankers-Koen

Fanny Blankers-Koen

Muhammad Ali

幸运飞艇前一玩法Muhammad Ali

The 10 Happiest Jobs in the UK

Thinking about a career change? Why not apply for one of these - the supposed top 10 happiest jobs in the UK!

Dentist

Dentist

Architect

Architect

Physiotherapist

Physiotherapist

Elizabeth: A Life in Pictures

To celebrate the Queen's 93rd birthday, we have put together a selection of 93 stills from her life and reign. By Elizabeth Bowley.

Queen of Hearts today - she may one day be Queen of England

幸运飞艇前一玩法Queen of Hearts today - she may one day be Queen of England

Elizabeth as a baby

Elizabeth as a baby

Elizabeth as a baby, c.1928

幸运飞艇前一玩法Elizabeth as a baby, c.1928

Things You May Not Have Known about the Oscars

幸运飞艇前一玩法The highlight of the film year, the Oscars, will soon be upon us. So we thought, why not take a look at some things you may not have known about the Academy Awards. By Elizabeth...

The Oscars Used to Award Films from the Last Two Years

The Oscars Used to Award Films from the Last Two Years

The Winners Used to Be Known before the Ceremony

The Winners Used to Be Known before the Ceremony

Bob Hope Has Hosted the Most Oscar Ceremonies

Bob Hope Has Hosted the Most Oscar Ceremonies

Common Misconceptions

幸运飞艇前一玩法Some facts to make you look clever at dinner parties! 23 things everyone believes but that are actually completely wrong. By Elizabeth Bowley.

The Forbidden Fruit Eve Eats Is Not an Apple

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Forbidden Fruit Eve Eats Is Not an Apple

Sugar Does Not Make Kids Hyper

Sugar Does Not Make Kids Hyper

JFK Never Said

JFK Never Said "I Am a Jelly Doughnut"

Who Should Be on the New £20 Note?

The Bank of England are asking members of the public to choose who will be the face on the new £20 note. The face has to be a famous figure from the world of visual arts, so we...

Introduction

幸运飞艇前一玩法Introduction

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth

10 Bizarre Marathon Races

With the London marathon coming up, we take a look at some of the more unusual marathons that have taken place. By Elizabeth Bowley.

Mothers' Pram Marathon

Mothers' Pram Marathon

Dancing Marathon

幸运飞艇前一玩法Dancing Marathon

Bed Pushing Marathon

幸运飞艇前一玩法Bed Pushing Marathon

Pathé's Hollywood Hunks

Forget about the Brad Pitts and Leonardo DiCaprios of modern Hollywood. Take a look at the original Hollywood hunks! By Elizabeth Bowley.

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

Some Advice on Love

Take a look at some helpful tips on love and marriage for this St. Valentine's Day.

Oscar Wilde

幸运飞艇前一玩法Oscar Wilde

Charles Schulz

幸运飞艇前一玩法Charles Schulz

Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry

Churchill: Iconic Images

As Britain commemorates the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, here are some of Pathé's iconic images of the wartime leader.

12 Brilliant Epitaphs

There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.

Spike Milligan

幸运飞艇前一玩法Spike Milligan

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Oscar Wilde

幸运飞艇前一玩法Oscar Wilde

Best of Scotland

幸运飞艇前一玩法With just days to go before Scotland makes their big decision, Pathe looks at the best of Scotland.

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Bagpipes

Bagpipes

The Kilt & Sporran

The Kilt & Sporran

1966 World Cup Fun Facts

幸运飞艇前一玩法It's that time again, 4 weeks of football mania are upon us. We take a look at some fun facts from the 1966 World Cup.

By George

By George

Pickles the National Hero

Pickles the National Hero

The Greatest Prize Stolen Again

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Greatest Prize Stolen Again

D-Day: 10 Amazing Facts

As the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings approach, British Pathé looks at 10 facts about the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Exercise Tiger: D-Day Rehearsal

幸运飞艇前一玩法Exercise Tiger: D-Day Rehearsal

D-Day Changed

幸运飞艇前一玩法D-Day Changed

Churchill's Chilling Words

Churchill's Chilling Words

The Queen: 13 Surprising Facts

She may never have given a press interview but she is one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.

Top 10 Laziest Countries

幸运飞艇前一玩法So who are the most slothful countries in the world? We look at who has the world's most physically inactive population.

10 - MALAYSIA

10 - MALAYSIA

9 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

幸运飞艇前一玩法9 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

8 - GREAT BRITAIN

幸运飞艇前一玩法8 - GREAT BRITAIN

Britannic and Olympic - Titanic's Sisters

In the centenary year of the launch of Britannic, Titanic's nearly-identical sister ship, British Pathé takes a look at the forgotten ships in the Olympic class.

Greatest Conspiracy Theories

Elaborate murder plots, sinister technology, secret plans and bizarre assumptions - these are just some of the ingredients that make up a conspiracy theory. Here are 10 of the...

Roswell UFO Landings

幸运飞艇前一玩法Roswell UFO Landings

Shakespeare is not Shakespeare

幸运飞艇前一玩法Shakespeare is not Shakespeare

9/11 - An Inside Job

幸运飞艇前一玩法9/11 - An Inside Job

History's Greatest Replies and Insults

Verbal warfare at its best! Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words.

Bette Midler on Princess Anne:

Bette Midler on Princess Anne:

Valentino Liberace to a critic:

幸运飞艇前一玩法Valentino Liberace to a critic:

John Barrymore

幸运飞艇前一玩法John Barrymore

Miraculous Medicine

From the development of vaccines to the creation of 'bionic' limbs, these films illustrate some of the greatest advances in medicine. Not for the squeamish!

Vaccination

幸运飞艇前一玩法Vaccination

Germ Theory

Germ Theory

Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia

Fascinating Finds!

幸运飞艇前一玩法From Lord Lucan on film to the day that a young Princess Elizabeth fell in love with Prince Philip, these are some unique pieces of footage that show rare moments or people you...

Lucky Lucan

Lucky Lucan

A Princess Falls in Love

A Princess Falls in Love

The Controversial Salute in front of Royalty

The Controversial Salute in front of Royalty

Clothe Your Eyes

幸运飞艇前一玩法Sunglasses were primarily a form of protective eye gear designed to protect our eyes from bright sunlight. Since the 1940s, they have become a fashion accessory for the general...

A Royal Birth: The Countdown Begins

The world's media will shortly be descending on West London. Journalists are poised, parking bays at St Marys Hospital have been suspended and the paparazzi are cleaning their...

A Hospital Birth

A Hospital Birth

Birth Companions

幸运飞艇前一玩法Birth Companions

A Busy Ward

幸运飞艇前一玩法A Busy Ward

10 More Tragedies Caught on Film

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.

B24 Bomber Shot Down

B24 Bomber Shot Down

Tragic Speedway Crash into Crowd

Tragic Speedway Crash into Crowd

Cameraman Killed when Bomb Accidentally Explodes

Cameraman Killed when Bomb Accidentally Explodes

1963: A Turbulent Year

By any standards 1963 was a tumultuous year and a year to remember. It flipped between being a time of optimism and hopefulness to a gloomy and profoundly depressing year. The...

The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze

Beatlemania

Beatlemania

Beatlemania

幸运飞艇前一玩法Beatlemania

1913 Derby: Emily Davison Killed

On June 4 1913, suffragette Emily Wilding Davison made her way in to the history books of political protest when she fell under the hooves of George V’s horse at the Epsom...

Emily Davison

幸运飞艇前一玩法Emily Davison

The Suffragettes

The Suffragettes

A Militant Suffragette

幸运飞艇前一玩法A Militant Suffragette

10 Dangerous Daredevils

Adrenaline junkies are nothing new. The British Pathé archive is awash with films of men and women pushing the boundaries of life in death defying acts. These thrill seekers...

Houdini Copycat

幸运飞艇前一玩法Houdini Copycat

Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel

Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel

1920s Superwoman!

幸运飞艇前一玩法1920s Superwoman!

20 Acts Of Terror

Terrorism is nothing new. As early as 1885 the first bomb exploded on the London Underground. Even before then, terrorist groups had made their respective marks - the "People's...

 New York, USA 1919

幸运飞艇前一玩法 New York, USA 1919

 New York, USA 1920

New York, USA 1920

 Liverpool, UK 1920

Liverpool, UK 1920

Winston Churchill's Finest Quotes

幸运飞艇前一玩法The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. With the news that Churchill is to feature on a new £5 banknote,...

Winston Churchill:

Winston Churchill:

Winston Churchill:

Winston Churchill:

Lady Astor:

Lady Astor:

Prime Ministers' Funerals

As thousands of mourners including World leaders and dignitaries are getting ready to pay their respects to Margaret Thatcher, we take a look at the funerals of previous British...

William Gladstone, 1898

幸运飞艇前一玩法William Gladstone, 1898

Andrew Bonar Law, 1923

幸运飞艇前一玩法Andrew Bonar Law, 1923

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1928

幸运飞艇前一玩法Herbert Henry Asquith, 1928

Conquering Everest: 60 Years On

In 1953, in the ninth British expedition to attempt the first assent of Mount Everest led by John Hunt, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reached...

June 1924 expedition to Everest

June 1924 expedition to Everest

The 1924 Expedition Team

幸运飞艇前一玩法The 1924 Expedition Team

The 1924 Summit Attempts

The 1924 Summit Attempts

Alcatraz: Battles and Escapes

On 21 March 1963, Alcatraz federal prison closed its crumbling doors and walls to criminals forever. During its 30 year history as a penitentiary, The Rock hosted many dramas...

The Rock

The Rock

Residents

Residents

1937 Bank Robbers Escape

1937 Bank Robbers Escape

World's First Helicopters

幸运飞艇前一玩法Helicopters have matured from unsteady, erratic machines that struggled to lift the pilots off the ground, into stylish contraptions with exceptional flying capabilities. Pathe...

The Aerial Screw

The Aerial Screw

The Helicopter Balloon

The Helicopter Balloon

The Flying Octopus

The Flying Octopus

10 Great Urban Myths

幸运飞艇前一玩法We’ve all heard them and we are all probably guilty at some point of perpetuating a story which we believe to be true. Urban legends are those stories that are handed down by...

JFK:

幸运飞艇前一玩法JFK: "I'm a Jelly Doughnut"

Albert Einstein failed maths at school

幸运飞艇前一玩法Albert Einstein failed maths at school

The lighthouse and US Naval Ship

The lighthouse and US Naval Ship

Death Row in Wartime: 8 Images

幸运飞艇前一玩法Whilst Pathe didn’t shy away from screening very real and very harrowing footage; films showing someone’s life end by execution were not generally shown to the public....

Richard Jarczyk, Nazi Spy

Richard Jarczyk, Nazi Spy

Execution by Firing Squad

Execution by Firing Squad

Preparing for death

Preparing for death

Don'ts for Husbands, Wives and Valentines

Amuse yourself by taking some tips from the 'Don'ts for Wives and Husbands' which was published 100 years ago. Taking heed will bound to make your Valentine very happy!

 Warm His Slippers

Warm His Slippers

Health

Health

Be a Snappy Dresser

幸运飞艇前一玩法Be a Snappy Dresser

Munich Air Disaster

On 6 February 1958 a charter plane with 44 passengers on board crashed after refueling in Munich. The crash claimed the lives of 21 people including 8 members of the Manchester...

The Busby Babes

The Busby Babes

1958 European Cup

幸运飞艇前一玩法1958 European Cup

 Flying to Munich

幸运飞艇前一玩法 Flying to Munich

Children during War

幸运飞艇前一玩法10 telling images showing children in wartime.

Child of Hiroshima

Child of Hiroshima

War Rationing - Carrots on a Stick

War Rationing - Carrots on a Stick

Happy Easter Kids!

Happy Easter Kids!

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.

Faces of Evil

Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.

Ilse Koch

Ilse Koch

General Idi Amin

General Idi Amin

Joseph Stalin

幸运飞艇前一玩法Joseph Stalin

Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Buchenwald was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps. These images are taken from footage that was filmed after Buchenwald's liberation. At the time of broadcast...

Animals Doing Shocking Things

From chickens being wine tasters to horses diving off 60ft platforms; humans have always made animals do people things in the name of science or entertainment.

Diving Horse from a 60ft platform

Diving Horse from a 60ft platform

Chicken Wine Tasters

幸运飞艇前一玩法Chicken Wine Tasters

Kangaroos Boxing

Kangaroos Boxing

12 Rules of Christmas

幸运飞艇前一玩法Tis the season to be jolly but don't let manners let you down and spoil the festive fun. Here are 12 quick rules of Christmas.

The office party

幸运飞艇前一玩法The office party

Receiving Presents

幸运飞艇前一玩法Receiving Presents

Re-Gifting

Re-Gifting

10 Tragedies Caught on Film

British Pathé captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck. From Franz Reichelt's death...

Death Jump – Eiffel Tower

幸运飞艇前一玩法Death Jump – Eiffel Tower

The 1913 Derby

The 1913 Derby

Frank Lockhart - 1928

幸运飞艇前一玩法Frank Lockhart - 1928

Great Moustaches

幸运飞艇前一玩法November is now Movember where men across the globe grow their moustaches to raise awareness of prostate cancer. In light of this, British Pathé have delved in to their archive...

1890s Traffic Scenes

The British Pathe Early Traffic Scenes film has to be one of our most interesting newsreels. The film provides a montage of clips filmed around the UK in the 1890s. But it's not...

Outside Bank of England, 1897

Outside Bank of England, 1897

Sunderland Bridge, County Durham, 1896

Sunderland Bridge, County Durham, 1896

Boar Lane, Leeds, 1903

Boar Lane, Leeds, 1903

Fanaticism: Teenage Hysteria

Hysterical fans were sent wild in the 60s by the likes of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Cliff Richard. These wonderful stills taken from the Pathé archive show teenage female...

Bunny Girls: Inside Playboy

The 1960s saw Hugh Hefner opening up his Playboy Clubs across the world. Those hostess showgirls wedged in to satin corsets and sprinkled with bunny ears and bow ties are still...

Bunny Girl Definition

Bunny Girl Definition

Why Bunny?

Why Bunny?

Bunny Boot Camp

Bunny Boot Camp

WWI: 10 Telling Images

10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved...

The Pipers

The Pipers

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Gas

Gas

WWI: Animals in War

幸运飞艇前一玩法Animals are often the forgotten army of World War I. Millions of animals gave their lives to help the forces on all sides. They were selected for their variety of natural skills...

Dogs in warfare

Dogs in warfare

The War Horse

幸运飞艇前一玩法The War Horse

Horse Casualties

Horse Casualties

WWI: Shell Shock Victims

Images from WWI. These disturbing stills shows the effects of shell shock on war soldiers. War neuroses was little understood at the time and victims received little care or...

The thousand yard stare

幸运飞艇前一玩法The thousand yard stare

Shaking and fitting

Shaking and fitting

Swaying and nose wiping tic

Swaying and nose wiping tic

Fifty Years of Bond

幸运飞艇前一玩法British Pathe followed the James Bond franchise since its first days. This gallery runs through some of the people, places and things that spring to mind when we think Bond,...

Moore the merrier

Moore the merrier

Go on then George!

幸运飞艇前一玩法Go on then George!

Bond girls

Bond girls

British Pathe's Freshers Guide

This is British Pathe's Freshers Guide for students starting university. Lots of newspapers have written Freshers Guides with a bit of a heavy focus on drinking, drugs and...

Get to know your professors

幸运飞艇前一玩法Get to know your professors

Be selective when it comes to making friends

幸运飞艇前一玩法Be selective when it comes to making friends

Don't fall asleep on nightbuses

Don't fall asleep on nightbuses

10 All Time Greatest Questions

幸运飞艇前一玩法So what are the greatest questions of all time? The BBC magazine did an investigation and here we present 10 of them.

Do men have cellulite?

幸运飞艇前一玩法Do men have cellulite?

Why do your fingers and toes wrinkle if left in water too lo

Why do your fingers and toes wrinkle if left in water too lo

Why does sunshine make you happy?

幸运飞艇前一玩法Why does sunshine make you happy?

10 Amazing Transport Inventions

Private UFOs, flying bicycles, motorised wheels - Pathe's archive is awash with fabulous films of canny and creative transport inventions; some of them could have revolutionised...

The Flying Platform

The Flying Platform

Jet Packs

Jet Packs

Flying Drainpipe

Flying Drainpipe

Gigantism - Extreme Bodies

幸运飞艇前一玩法Super sized humans have always attracted much attention and fascination and even our clips about the tallest people in the world are very popular with our viewers. So we thought...

Robert Wadlow 1918-1940 – 8ft11. Tallest man in History.

幸运飞艇前一玩法Robert Wadlow 1918-1940 – 8ft11. Tallest man in History.

Robert Wadlow cont...

Robert Wadlow cont...

Ted Evans 1924-1958 - 7ft8

Ted Evans 1924-1958 - 7ft8

Elvis Presley: 35 years on

幸运飞艇前一玩法Elvis Presley died 35 years ago, on 16 August 1977. 70,000 of his fans will make their annual trip to Graceland where they will hold a candlelight vigil for the King of Rock n...

'It's a duty I've got to fill and I'm going to do it'

'It's a duty I've got to fill and I'm going to do it'

'I've never met a better group of boys'

幸运飞艇前一玩法'I've never met a better group of boys'

'He's just like us'

幸运飞艇前一玩法'He's just like us'

50 Classic Cameras

幸运飞艇前一玩法This gallery picks out a selection of the several thousand classic cameras to appear in the British Pathe archive, a treat for amateur and professional photographers alike!

#1

#1

#2

#2

#3

#3

Life on a Submarine in '68

幸运飞艇前一玩法British Pathe visited the nuclear-powered submarine HMS Dreadnought S101 in 1968. This gallery shares our naval findings from that day!

0600

0600

0610

0610

0611

0611

Marilyn Monroe's Last Night

Marilyn Monroe would be 86 if she were alive today. Her death has been a subject of conjecture for the last 50 years but not surprising considering the key witnesses that...

Film Fanfare - No 23 - Section 1 & 2

幸运飞艇前一玩法Film Fanfare - No 23 - Section 1 & 2

Who visited Marilyn the day before she died?

幸运飞艇前一玩法Who visited Marilyn the day before she died?

The Housekeeper

The Housekeeper

When Sports Go Wrong

幸运飞艇前一玩法A collection of sporting accidents and catastrophes that British Pathe caught on camera.

Devon Loch Disaster

Devon Loch Disaster

Foinavon

Foinavon

Donald Campbell

Donald Campbell

Top 10 Unusual Sports

We've all been a bit sported out here at British Pathe, what with the London Olympics, Wimbledon and Ascot - all major events that feature heavily in our archive. So to top off...

 TEN: Cycle Skating

TEN: Cycle Skating

NINE: Blindfold Boxing

NINE: Blindfold Boxing

EIGHT: Roller Skiing

EIGHT: Roller Skiing

Unaccepted Olympics Sports

The Olympics events that never made it. Official Olympic events used to be held alongside unofficial ones, at the same place and time. These demonstration sports were added to...

Ballooning

Ballooning

Pigeon Racing

幸运飞艇前一玩法Pigeon Racing

Cannon Shooting

幸运飞艇前一玩法Cannon Shooting

Lost Olympic Sports

幸运飞艇前一玩法From Pelota to Polo and from Art Competitions to Tug of War; the Olympics have abandoned many sports over the last 120 years. Some were much loved (baseball) and some less so...

Art Competition

幸运飞艇前一玩法Art Competition

Jeu de Paume

幸运飞艇前一玩法Jeu de Paume

Basque Pelota

幸运飞艇前一玩法Basque Pelota

Vertigo: Nerves of Steel

幸运飞艇前一玩法Life before health and safety laws. Men had to earn money to provide for their families and our gallery shows the extraordinary dangers construction workers went to in order to...

New York City in 1934

New York City in 1934

Cleaning the Empire State Building, New York, 1938.

Cleaning the Empire State Building, New York, 1938.

Woolworth Building, New York, 1931

Woolworth Building, New York, 1931

Get The Wimbledon Look

Another British summer, another gripping Wimbledon tournament. There are lots of great Wimbledon videos in our archive that you can watch here on this site. Here are some of our...

Strawberries and cream

Strawberries and cream

Throwing shade

幸运飞艇前一玩法Throwing shade

Hitting the net

幸运飞艇前一玩法Hitting the net

Best Dressed Dogs

The arts of dressing dogs, associated with films like Legally Blonde and vapid celebrities like Paris Hilton has actually being going on for decades. The British Pathe archive...

Tweed

Tweed

Fur

Fur

Leather

Leather

Royal Beauty: Princess Anne

This British Pathe gallery celebrates the fascinating life of Princess Anne on her 62nd birthday. Anne, the Princess Royal, is one of the Royal Family's most understated and yet...

Blue blooded woman

Blue blooded woman

The first to arrive

幸运飞艇前一玩法The first to arrive

Leading the way

幸运飞艇前一玩法Leading the way

The Queen's Day Off

We are used to seeing The Queen in her official role but what does she enjoy and get up to in her spare time? We've delved into the archive to find some stills that capture Her...

The Honeymoon

The Honeymoon

The Motherly Queen

The Motherly Queen

The School Run

The School Run

Queen Around The World

The Queen is the most well-travelled lady in the world. Her Majesty has made nearly 400 official overseas visits and has toured almost every country in the world. When it comes...

Inheriting the Earth

幸运飞艇前一玩法Inheriting the Earth

Queen of Fiji

幸运飞艇前一玩法Queen of Fiji

A Tour of Lahore

幸运飞艇前一玩法A Tour of Lahore

Princess Elizabeth Windsor

幸运飞艇前一玩法We've searched the British Pathe archive to find beautiful still images from our newsreels and cinemagazines of The Queen in her youth. See the story of Her Majesty's early...

Introducing Elizabeth

幸运飞艇前一玩法Introducing Elizabeth

The Braemar Highland Games

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Braemar Highland Games

Elizabeth Growing Up

Elizabeth Growing Up

The Queen's Hats

幸运飞艇前一玩法In this Diamond Jubilee celebratory gallery of The Queen's hats we take you on a journey of millinery wisdom that we hope offers insight into Her Majesty's enviable knack for...

Hat Tricks

Hat Tricks

Rule 1: Wear it with pride

Rule 1: Wear it with pride

Rule 2: Make it work in black and white

Rule 2: Make it work in black and white

The 1908 London Olympic Games

In 1908, following the shock eruption of Mount Vesuvius, London had to host the summer Olympics. British Pathe observed from the sidelines, cameras rolling. Here are 15 still...

Flexibility

Flexibility

English Weather

幸运飞艇前一玩法English Weather

Going Swimmingly

幸运飞艇前一玩法Going Swimmingly

Prince Philip's Classic Quotes

The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. Whether it's women, race, religion or astronauts, Prince...

Grace of Monaco

幸运飞艇前一玩法With the news that Nicole Kidman is set to play Grace Kelly in a film, the Pathe archives have delved deep to find pictures that remind us of this beautiful Oscar-winning...

Introducing Grace

Introducing Grace

Grace Yourself

幸运飞艇前一玩法Grace Yourself

Making Movies

Making Movies

Titanic: 15 Telling Images

幸运飞艇前一玩法15 stills selected from the reels in British Pathe's Titanic Centenary Collection with information alongside, including original Titanic newsreel titlecards, shots of survivors...

The Unsinkable

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Unsinkable

Fitting out the Titanic

Fitting out the Titanic

The Titanic sea trials

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Titanic sea trials

10 Forgotten Child Stars

The entertainment industry has always had a "start 'em young" mentality, be it Britney Spears or Justin Bieber. But before that the limelight often fell on actual children -...

Pat Wilson

Pat Wilson

Freddie Hodges

幸运飞艇前一玩法Freddie Hodges

Petula Clark

Petula Clark

Britain's Got Talent: Hopeful Stars of the Past

幸运飞艇前一玩法British Pathe started filming talent contest style variety shows and "turns" at the start of the last century. Although none of these hopeful stars are still with us, their...

The Man with X-Ray Eyes!

The Man with X-Ray Eyes!

The Beggers-Belief Baby Impersonator

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Beggers-Belief Baby Impersonator

Bendy Ellen the Shady Elastic Lady!

Bendy Ellen the Shady Elastic Lady!

London Olympics Etiquette Guide

幸运飞艇前一玩法All eyes are on London as the Olympics hit the capital. The city will be brimming with people from all corners of the world. Every culture has its distinct customs and...

Doing the A-Ok sign

Doing the A-Ok sign

The Smile

The Smile

Never call a Canadian an American

幸运飞艇前一玩法Never call a Canadian an American

Gourmet of Yesterday

They say you shouldn't play with your food but the truth is Britons love to make visual masterpieces out of their meals. Our archive gives fascinating insight into the history...

1. We can't believe it's butter!

幸运飞艇前一玩法1. We can't believe it's butter!

2. You've got egg on your neck

幸运飞艇前一玩法2. You've got egg on your neck

3. Lemon Queasy

幸运飞艇前一玩法3. Lemon Queasy

The Death of King George VI

幸运飞艇前一玩法To mark the 60th anniversary of the death of King George VI, we've created a gallery featuring stills from a selection of original British Pathe newsreels. Celebrating our last...

Women In Trousers - Shocking!

Dresses are seen as feminine garments, some ladies only sport them for special occassions whilst others won't be seen dead in a dress these days. Yet back in the mid 20th...

The Leather Look

The Leather Look

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Over The Threshold

Over The Threshold

Bestselling UK Music Acts Ever

British pop music emerged in the mid-to late 1950s, and has dominated the world charts ever since. With a wealth of pop history in it's archives, British Pathé salutes some of...

10. Fleetwood Mac

10. Fleetwood Mac

9. Engelbert Humperdinck

幸运飞艇前一玩法9. Engelbert Humperdinck

8. Dave Clark Five

幸运飞艇前一玩法8. Dave Clark Five

What Makes Britons Great?

The British are said to be reserved in manners, dress and speech. They are famous for their politeness, self-discipline and sense of humour. British Pathé, a great British...

Bloodiest WWII Battles Caught on Film

World War II accounted for over 60 million deaths and innumerable lives shattered. Over a 6 year period, battles and assaults raged inexorably on almost every continent in the...

Battle of Stalingrad

Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Berlin

幸运飞艇前一玩法The Battle of Berlin

Battle of Moscow

幸运飞艇前一玩法Battle of Moscow

Pathé's Guide to Etiquette

幸运飞艇前一玩法The British have always been famous for their manners. From work life and romance to table manners and body language, guiding lights like Debrett's and George Routledge have...

Handshakes

Handshakes

Tipping

Tipping

Don't Eat With Your Mouth Open

幸运飞艇前一玩法Don't Eat With Your Mouth Open

Famous Last Words

幸运飞艇前一玩法From well-constructed and contrived quips to completely natural and seemingly spontaneous comments, there's something fascinating about people's last words. British Pathé...

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Ernest Hemingway

幸运飞艇前一玩法Ernest Hemingway

Max Baer

Max Baer

Very Weird Weddings

幸运飞艇前一玩法Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. So no surprise then, that as well as filming some of the...

Trapeze Wedding

幸运飞艇前一玩法Trapeze Wedding

Trapeze Wedding

幸运飞艇前一玩法Trapeze Wedding

Wedding in a Lion's Den

Wedding in a Lion's Den

12 Coolest Swimming Hats

幸运飞艇前一玩法Forget the tightly fitted, unflattering, rubber swimming caps we are all familiar with today. The 1960s saw colourful, flowery and exotic bathing caps come into vogue. Here are...

Most Dangerous Pets

Keeping exotic and dangerous pets in the 60s was in vogue. You just had to nip down to your local Harrods to pick yourself up a lion. And it certainly wasn't that unusual to see...

Boa Constrictor

幸运飞艇前一玩法Boa Constrictor

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee

Leopard

Leopard

8 Great British Smiles

幸运飞艇前一玩法For centuries the people of Britain have had a reputation for being dentally challenged. British Pathé decided to investigate whether there was any basis for this age-old...

Before They Were Famous

British Pathé filmed the 20th Century's biggest names, some of them before they even became famous. Click through and guess who these soon-to-be celebrities were when first...

Pathé's Hollywood Goddesses

Cinema was one of the biggest cultural developments of the 20th Century. The rise of Hollywood would introduce us to a new of age of glamour and beauty, the scale of which had...

Sophia Loren

幸运飞艇前一玩法Sophia Loren

Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot

Elizabeth Taylor

幸运飞艇前一玩法Elizabeth Taylor

Prince Charles - The First 21 Years

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales was born on 14 November 1948. As the heir to the throne, he has led a life in the spotlight from the moment he was born. The Pathe cameras...

10 Best Bachelor Pastimes

幸运飞艇前一玩法Whether you're a lonely man looking for a new hobby or a happily partnered hipster looking for something on the side - our Bachelor Pastimes gallery is for you! If you sign in...

Making things out of bottle tops

Making things out of bottle tops

Building very realistic model Cathedrals

Building very realistic model Cathedrals

Micro-Thatching in Micro Shorts

幸运飞艇前一玩法Micro-Thatching in Micro Shorts

15 Craziest Ladies Glasses

Glasses became a fashion accessory in the 1950s. They were glamorous, sensational and often outrageous. Specs were colourful creations, designed to beautify a woman and for the...

10 Biggest Weddings of the 1960s

We've scoured the entire British Pathe archive picking out our favourite celebrity marriages of the 1960s. Some lasted a lifetime, others ended in tears. Let us know what you...

10. Johnny Hallyday marries Sylvie Vartan 1965

幸运飞艇前一玩法10. Johnny Hallyday marries Sylvie Vartan 1965

9. Tommy Steele marries Anne Donague 1960

9. Tommy Steele marries Anne Donague 1960

8. Cathy McGowan marries Hywel Bennett 1970

8. Cathy McGowan marries Hywel Bennett 1970