EXPLORE the France of yesteryear via British Pathé and YouTube after thousands of news clips from the past were put online.
British Pathé has put its entire archive of videos, totaling 3,500 hours of content and 85,000 videos on YouTube letting people explore historic content from both World Wars, famous faces and hidden corners of the past.
A search for France related videos turns up many political and sporting clips, with rugby, football and athletic matches prominent.
But you can also find clips of parts of France that look very different to the country of today, including the one above of canoeists paddling down a very choppy river Dordogne.
Other interesting videos include:
Launch of the SS Ile de France, weighing 40,500 tons, the biggest ship in France in 1926.
A rich grape harvest in Champagne from 1948.
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