Record Number : 47563 of 13452

Title : Universal newsreels

Description :
'Universal Newsreels' is part of the Internet Archive website, and the Web pages in this section gives free access to digitised versions of over 600 selected cinema newsreels produced by Universal between 1929 and 1967. Newsreels were news films shown in cinemas at a time before the widespread ownership of televisions. Users may browse by collection or by subject / keywords. Video may be freely downloaded in OGG Video, MPEG4, or MPEG2 formats, and downloading is not restricted only to those in the U.S.A. Films seems to have been selected because they show moments of great historic interest. Of interest to British visitors may be: 'Churchill Home-Coming' (1941); 'Jungle War In Burma' (1944); 'RAF Sinks Tirpitz' (1944); 'Beaten Nazis Sign Historic Surrender' (1945), among others. The newsreels have been placed in the public domain by Universal, and thus students looking for royalty free footage to use in learning film-editing or in arts projects may find reels such as 'Chimp into Space' (1961) especially useful. The entire collection of Universal Newsreels is held at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Uncontrolled Keywords : news; documentary films; news items; reportage; reporters; public domain; footage; newsfilms

Controlled Keywords : newsreels; moving images; film; news bulletins; history; film clips; film libraries; archive repositories;

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 20th Century (1946 - 1999);

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