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BFI Apr 16
Can you walk like Charlie Chaplin? On board the RMS Olympic in 1921, he showed his fellow sailors how it's done!
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BFI May 13
The moving image was one of the last great inventions of the Victorian age and Britain's earliest films changed how we see the world. Watch over 500 newly restored Victorian Films for free on
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BFI May 4
Marvel at the Brigade's head for heights as they put on a public display at their headquarters in Southwark in 1928. Film courtesy of London's Screen Archives
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BFI Jun 15
🍺15 June is National Beer Day in Britain 🍻 Film courtesy of
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BFI Jun 5
“You don’t change a country’s entire fuel system overnight...” 🏭 💨
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BFI Apr 22
Bees on their busy journey in 1911 🐝
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BFI May 15
You'll never guess quite what this chap can hide under his cone... Part of the new Victorian Film collection:
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BFI Jun 6
Filmed in the two days preceding , troops on board the HMS Wellington appear to be in a buoyant mood ahead of the landings. The fate of the men featured here is unknown.
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BFI May 1
On in 1969 the children of Hobbayne School dance around the May Pole...some of them a little reluctantly! Film courtesy of London's Screen Archives
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BFI Apr 18
🛹Cruising around Plymouth Hoe in 1977. Film courtesy of .
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Stephen McConnachie Mar 2
Archive film fans, please help to fill up the map with glorious location pins, at Find the films from your home town, and plot them!
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BFI Flare Feb 26
Who's up for a night out in Heaven? Discover the centre of London's gay nightlife in 1980.
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BFI Apr 23
It's a double celebration in Stratford-upon-Avon! Today is both St George's Day and William Shakespeare's birthday 🎂🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
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BFI May 6
What are you doing this bank holiday Monday? Film courtesy of London's Screen Archives
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BFI Jun 4
In Devon in 1961, one of the oldest surviving examples of a 15th century Tudor house was moved 220 feet to make way for the Exeter bypass. Film courtesy of
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Stephen McConnachie Feb 15
Crowdsourcing fans! Geolocation fans! Archive film fans! Britain (on film) needs you! Our brand new geographic location tagging platform needs your help to fill up our glorious map with pins. You know that street in Wishaw... You know that corner in Mansfield...
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BFI May 31
"Why do you smoke?" - School children are quizzed about their smoking habits in 1970. Film courtesy of
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BFI Jun 14
Did you know 14 June is ? In 1981 Glenda Jackson and Ernie Wise made a wise-cracking double act to encourage people to Warning: needles! 💉
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BFI Apr 21
Why do we have Easter eggs at Easter? 🐣 Film courtesy of
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BFI Apr 19
🎩 A stunning array of millinery is judged as part of the Easter celebrations at the Pandora Inn in 1966. Film courtesy of
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