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Old December 5th, 2006, 08:32 AM   #1
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Where can I find historical footage for a documentary?

Does anyone know where I can find historical footage for a documenatary? I need early footage of the U.S. and international if possible.

Thanks for any info.

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Old December 5th, 2006, 10:00 AM   #2
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try library of congress website

i believe that all of their footage is public domain so buying rights is not an issue.

there are, of course, dozens of archival footage houses/websites but u will be paying a rights fee for all footage from those sources.

after looking over loc report back to this forum with your findings

enjoy the process

be well

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Old December 5th, 2006, 10:24 AM   #3
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try archive.org - they have a lot of historical footage available without charge. you usually have to transcode it, but it's still pretty good.
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Old December 5th, 2006, 09:53 PM   #4
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Thanks to both of you!
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