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10 Great Online Newsreel Archives –

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    Young lady of the Ottawa YWCA "Knick-Knack" Club operates the projector at a movie shown in the "Y' for members of her club. Photograph by Capt. Frank Royal, March 1946. Library & Archives e010966701_s1-v8.

Back in January of this year (2017) I had come across an article listing “10 great online newsreel archives”. With permission from the author, I am reposting the links here with a couple added of my own. Originally published 26 FEBRUARY 2014 by Luke McKernan – to see the original post please click here.

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RISEN FROM THE ASHES – The British Pathé Archive Reveals Lost Canadian Footage

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  (ABOVE PHOTO – the British Pathé vault, and on the right Pte. Nadine Manning of the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit in a film vault at Merton Park Studios, December 19, 1944, London, England. LAC – PA 152104.) In April of this year, British Pathé, one of the oldest media companies in the world, uploaded its complete collection of 85,000 historic films in high resolution to their YouTube channel. This project is being managed by German company Mediakraft, which has been responsible for numerous past YouTube successes. In their press release they explain the extent of the project; “Our hope is that everyone, everywhere who has a computer…

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