What are newsreels and cinemagazines?
History – Read the history of British newsreels and cinemagazines
Production Documents – Trace the production of newsreel stories through the cameraman’s dope sheets, commentaries & shotlists
Who made them?
Oral Histories – Listen to five BECTU interviews with newsreel cameramen & sound recordists
Making Newsreels – Learn who did what and how the story came together
David Lean – Explore David Lean’s early career at Gaumont Sound News
Where can I find the film?
News on Screen links directly to British Pathe, Movietone and Jisc MediaHub.
Film Archives – Find out which archive holds what film (We do not hold any of the films on News on Screen)
DVDs & Videos – List of videos and DVDs currently available
Web Directory – Website directory including international newsreels
Film and the Historian – Films made by historians using newsreel footage
What else can I read?
Books – Key books and articles on British newsreels & cinemagazines
Abstracts – A definitive bibliographic guide
Articles – Freely available articles and Mass-Observation reports