OUR PARTNERS & REPRESENTED COLLECTIONS


HISTORIC FILMS

Historic Films is represented in the UK and Ireland by Clips & Footage, and is stored on the main Screenocean archive portal.

Historic Films is probably the world's most extensive collections of music and entertainment footage. Highlights include the famous Ed Sullivan Show, the Steve Allen Show, the D A Pennebaker collection, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, the Isle of Wight Festival 1970 and the Woodstock collection. Music genres in the collection comprise gospel, folk, swing, blues, pop, jazz and rock including many rare performances dating from 1925 to 1990.

Historic Films also holds over 20,000 hours of archival footage dating from 1895 to 1990 encompassing virtually every subject imaginable.


THE TRAVEL FILM ARCHIVE

Clips & Footage is the UK and Ireland representative of The Travel Film Archive.

The Travel Film Archive is a collection of travelogues, educational and industrial films that show the world the way it was between 1900 and 1970 in black and white and colour. 

A spectacular collection of travelogues from all corners of the earth - many of them in colour - that show the world the way it was between 1900 and 1970. Predominantly shot on 35mm, it is in great quality, and includes the work of renowned travel filmmakers such as Burton Holmes, Andre de la Varre, and James A. FitzPatrick, as well as footage shot by many other itinerant cameramen.

Please contact us for more information regarding this collection.


HENRY WYNDHAM COLLECTION

Another look inside the life of the British aristocracy, this collection has been newly digitised into 4K.

These home movies extensively feature the Windsors and other royalty, with a very young, relaxed Princess Elizabeth frolicking freely in Balmoral as a standout star.


SAM SILVER COLLECTION

Sam Silver

A great collection of home movies and travelogues from 1930s–1960s, one can see the build-up to WW2 around Europe, as well as venturing across to NYC and Miami. 

Other highlights include an interview with Ronnie Biggs, who was part of the Great Train Robbery in 1963.


MICHAEL HOLMAN COLLECTION

Michael Holman

A funky look at breakdancing and early hip-hop videos including performances by Run DMC.

This collection features the first ever B-boy film ever made, shot primarily on Super 8. Mainly from 1980s, there are also some great shots of NYC.


FOOTAGE FILE

Footage File

A truly eclectic mix of archival and contemporary genres which include aerial cinematography, aviation, advertising, early cinema, documentaries, educational shorts, feature films, newsreels, slapstick, travel and more.

Covering almost every genre, this collection has excellent content from the early 1910s to present.

Please contact us for more information about this collection and how to view it.


MOUNTBATTEN

A rare collection of amateur films shot by a member of the aristocratic Mountbatten family during the 1920s and 30s. The films follows them on a world trip through Stalinist Russia, Nazi-controlled Germany and includes stunning footage of a Jewish market in pre-WW2 Warsaw.

The films also feature the lighter side of life, and their celebrity friends such as Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Barbara Cartland and Charlie Chaplin.


WARRINGTON CINE VIDEO SOCIETY

Warrington

A small, UK-centric collection which features street party celebrations and decorum in a Northern English town, from the 1953 Coronation to the 1977 Silver Jubilee.


JAN MORAN NEIL COLLECTION

Jan Moran Neil

Home movies and travelogues from the 50s and 60s, it mainly depicts London at this time and caravan holidays around the UK, but also ventures farther into Europe.


MOSAIC FILMS

Mosaic

A small and rather niche selection of rushes from various productions including Martin Parr films. Other themes include British past-times, such as regattas and village fetes, as well as the reaction to Princess Diana’s funeral.


WILLIAM TREHARNE JONES

Treharne

A small but striking collection, consisting of a documentary about Castro, Cuba and the 1959 Revolution, as well as Soviet war era films from Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.


SPANISH CIVIL WAR - RUSSELL & LYNDA PALMER

Palmer

Contains just one film; colour footage of the Spanish Civil War shot from Franco’s side, a fascinating propaganda documentary.


WALTON FILM COLLECTION

Walton

Various travel shots from around Britain, highlights include colour rushes from 1952 Coronation, and kitschy soft-core blue movies.


JOHN GORRINGE COLLECTION

Gorringe

Mainly from 1930-1950, this archive contains some great shots of Canada, specifically Quebec in the winter. It also includes GVs of Britain from small villages and London, as well as a 1930s ski-instruction video.


MOVING PICTURE ARCHIVE

MPA

Mainly from the 1980s, this collection features some great GVs of life in Britain and the trends of the time. There is also a strong focus on war, cars and planes.

This collection is not available to view online, so please contact us for more information.