Apr 222014

A few days ago the film company British Pathé (which traces its history to the earliest years of moving pictures in the mid-1880s) announced that its entire collection of 85,000 historic films, newsreels, and “cinemagazines” has been uploaded to the Intertubes and is now available for viewing in glorious HD.

The collection is accessible via the British Pathé YouTube Channel. Be sure to checkout the playlist Fantastic Inventions which includes the following clip of the “World’s First Mobile Phone” from 1922:

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