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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
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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  
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 11:31:25 AM  

Principal Clarinet: YouTube link:


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:

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:


Holy.  Shiat.  I'd never seen that before and it's like you say, horrifying but you can't stop watching.
2014-04-27 12:16:46 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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