History in Videos: 1950s – Archival Footage

Films of the Korean war and the Berlin Airlift. Newsreel footage of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in. Video clips of the age of Rock and Roll.

Rio de Janeiro / Brazil / 1955

Rio de Janeiro / Brazil / 1955

Postwar Period / British Sector / Brandenburg Gate / Berlin / Germany / 1953

Invention / Trash & Style / 1950-1959

Holidays / Hiking / Zermatt / 1958

Rio de Janeiro / Brazil / 1955

Holidays / Skiing / Zermatt / 1958

People / Mister Cory / Tree

Falling / The Far Country / Destruction

Explosion / Battle Hymn / Arizona

Bizarre / Trash & Style / 1950-1959

Holidays / Hiking / Zermatt / 1958

Cereal / Tree / Repetition

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People / Kathy O' / Driving

Horse / Walking / India

People / Walking / Moving

East Coast / Imitation of Life / Coney Island

Rio de Janeiro / Brazil / 1955

East Coast / Imitation of Life / Coney Island

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East Coast / Imitation of Life / Coney Island

Building Implosion / Building / Collapsing / 1920 - 1959

Douglas DC-7 / Aeroplane / Aerial / 1955

Building Implosion / Building / Collapsing / 1920 - 1959

Douglas DC-7 / Aeroplane / Aerial / 1955

East Coast / Kathy O' / New York City

Emitting / Love Slaves of the Amazon / Manaus

Car Racing / Nuerburgring / Germany / 1958

Sports / 1950-1959

Pedestrian / My Man Godfrey / New York City

Invention / Trash & Style / 1950-1959

Miami / Written on the Wind / Miami Beach

People / Written on the Wind / Walking

Bizarre / Trash & Style / 1950-1959

St. Basil's Cathedral / Moscow / USSR / 1956

Tram / Kurfürstendamm / Berlin / Germany / 1953

Holidays / Skiing / Zermatt / 1958

Stromboli / Lipari Islands / Italy / 1950

Tree / Plant / Paris

Holidays / Skiing / Zermatt / 1958

Far East / Back at the Front / Japan

Fruit and Vegetable Market / West Berlin / Germany / 1953

Wedding Party / California / USA / 1950

Wedding Party / California / USA / 1950

Soviet War Memorial / Tiergarten / Berlin / 1949-1951

Queen Elizabeth II / State Visit / Paris / France / 1957

Kremlin / Moscow / USSR / 1956

Shooting / Italy / 1958

Natural Disaster / 1950

Carnival / Germany / 1950

Animal / Trash & Style / USA / 1950-1959

Leisure Time / Leisure Park / 1950-1959

Valley of the Kings / Excavation Site / Egypt / 1950

Musician / Singing / Dance / 1954

Rostov-on-Don / USSR / 1956

Elephant / Taming / Africa / 1950-1959

Acrobat / Circus / Europe / 1958

Airport / Mexico City / Mexico / 1955

Actor / Italy / 1958

Lockheed Constellation / Aeroplane / 1955

Nikita Khrushchev / State Visit / GDR / 1957

Draw Bridge / Great Lakes / Southwestern Ontario / 1950

Vehicle / Invention / Germany / 1950

Paris / Step Down To Terror / Ile-de-France

Northern California / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Catholic / Corpus Christi Procession / Germany / 1950

Southwest / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

New York City / USA / 1958

New York City / USA / 1958

People / My Man Godfrey / Manhattan

Southwest / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Southwest / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Economy Miracle / 1950-1959 / Germany

Southwest / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Grossglockner High Alpine Road / Alps / 1950-1959

Youth Meeting / East Berlin / 1951

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Building / City / East Berlin / GDR / 1951

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Youth Meeting / East Berlin / 1951

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

Asia / Southeast Asia / Cambodia / 1954

Youth Meeting / East Berlin / 1951

Youth Meeting / East Berlin / 1951

Building / City / East Berlin / GDR / 1951

Flying / Ain't Misbehavin' / San Francisco

City / Cologne / Germany / 1953

People / Travel / Paris / France / 1955

Building / City / East Berlin / GDR / 1951

Sightseeing / West Berlin / 1958

Sightseeing / West Berlin / 1958

People / Travel / Paris / France / 1955

Sightseeing / West Berlin / 1958

Rio de Janeiro / Brazil / 1955
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