Old British Newsreels Find New


Old British Newsreels Find New Life Online: British Pathe, whose news reports helped form the worldview of British moviegoers for decades, has put more than 3,500 hours of its old newsreels online, allowing users to receive low-resolution clips at no charge. All told, 90,000 news clips are available. High-resolution clips for limited audiences can be licensed for one year for about $80; files that will be posted on the Web are licensed for about $160. VHS or DVD versions can be purchased for $16 a clip.

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