News on Screen
The world’s leading resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines
Find out what made 20th century news through 180,000 cinemagazine & newsreel stories (1910-83) linked to production documents & films.
Discover how the news hit the screen and take your study further with our wide range of resources including histories, case studies & website links.
Watch over 600 Technicolor films from Roundabout, the COI cinemagazine that promoted Britain to Asia from 1962-1974
Browse 120 programmes, from British Food Fairs to Boat races, and add contextual colour to the monochrome newsreels of the 1940s & 1950s.
Hear the inside story of news production from five camera & soundmen talking about their lives in the newsreels…and the newsreels in life.
Read eye witness accounts from cameramen’s dope sheets & trace news production through 80,000 documents