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(Gawker)   British Pathé uploads its entire collection of historic footage to YouTube. Come for the weird newsreels, stay for the disasters, inventions and daredevils   (gawker.com) divider line 25
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2014-04-27 05:09:34 AM
 
2014-04-27 08:12:29 AM
Holy hell, this is AWESOME.  +eleventy!
 
2014-04-27 11:03:10 AM
This was new news two weeks ago.
 
2014-04-27 11:06:19 AM
I still think it tastes like canned cat food.
 
2014-04-27 11:07:49 AM
Find the 97 missing Doctor Who episodes, then we'll talk
 
2014-04-27 11:12:11 AM
If it includes historic porn, okeley-dokeley. Otherwise, meh.
 
2014-04-27 11:12:15 AM
Wow.
 
2014-04-27 11:18:05 AM
Old news is less exciting when it was new news less than two weeks ago.
 
2014-04-27 11:18:06 AM
Pete, get out of the boat.
 
2014-04-27 11:31:25 AM

Principal Clarinet: YouTube link:

http://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe


Thanks for the link! I clicked on the first one and tho it was a brief appearance, I was delighted to see THE Mr. "Bo Jangles" Robinson dancing in a parade.

Bookmarked for a rainy day.

/old news is new to me
 
2014-04-27 11:32:04 AM
Looks like the wing suit still needed some tweaking. He should have done that from a lower height. Over water.
 
2014-04-27 11:32:54 AM
Well, there goes my productive afternoon.

/goes off to make some popcorn
 
2014-04-27 11:34:25 AM
I'm not going to get anything done today.
 
2014-04-27 11:37:37 AM
And all the clips, out of thousands, that have gone to the top through views: DEATH! FIRE! BOMBS!
 
2014-04-27 11:45:24 AM
 
2014-04-27 11:46:13 AM
This one elicited a Homer Simpsonesque "I...can't...stop...looking" from me a long time ago:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMoh5hZAaZk
 
2014-04-27 12:06:02 PM

Sun Khan: This one elicited a Homer Simpsonesque "I...can't...stop...looking" from me a long time ago:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMoh5hZAaZk


Holy.  Shiat.  I'd never seen that before and it's like you say, horrifying but you can't stop watching.
 
2014-04-27 12:10:56 PM
Ten stone baby teased with chocolate. This is what makes life worth living.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZGG9Kw70BM&list=TLtlPao5i5TZO5_Qy3M Kq 9gmeSTr4QFgPG
 
2014-04-27 12:16:46 PM
The Rooster RULES!!!
 
2014-04-27 12:17:43 PM
Are Mods paying attention? This Notification has already been on Fark ..
 
2014-04-27 12:18:46 PM
(sh*t .. hit Return and it posted)

Apr 17, 2014 - 85,000 hours of  British Pathé footage now up on YouTube? Right, there goes the chance you were going to do anything productive for the rest ...
 
2014-04-27 12:38:49 PM
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
 
2014-04-27 12:41:57 PM

PercyColburn: This was new news two weeks ago.


It takes time for the news reels to get around.
 
2014-04-27 12:45:48 PM

goatan: Ten stone baby teased with chocolate. This is what makes life worth living.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZGG9Kw70BM&list=TLtlPao5i5TZO5_Qy3M Kq 9gmeSTr4QFgPG


Babby. Got. Back.
 
2014-04-27 12:47:40 PM

PercyColburn: This was new news two weeks ago.


The newsreels cover 1896 to 1976. I don't think "new news" really applies here.

/ Go back to whatever Kardashian buying a purse site we took you away from.
 
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