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Moving archives! Films and videos from our holdings.

In 2011 we began the long process of digitising the film and video recordings within our archive collections.

Click on the links below to find catalogue descriptions of various types of video recording, and all cine film, in our holdings. You can view selected films and videos further down the page.

Selected films and videos:

Trade unions and the world of work

Our film

Our film

Working better in war-time, 1942.

One in five

One in five

A big union - the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1972.

My brother

My brother’s keeper

A big union in Bristol - the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1972.

In support of the miners

In support of the miners

The troubles of 1984-85.

Privatisation show 2

The Privatisation Show

A send-up of the sell-off, 1980s.

A Pound for Labour

A pound for Labour

Funding a campaign, 1992.

All for one

'All for one, one for all'

Health workers' history, 1993.


A seafarer’s tale

Mariners assert their rights, 1998.


Grunwick remembered

Memories of a labour movement cause celebre.

Students and their ways

This is your union

This is your union

The National Union of Students (NUS) in the early 1960s.

Student life

Student life parts 1/2

Demos and radicalism in the NUS, c.1972.

On campus

On campus

Warwick life in 1970.

World Festival

World Festival of Youth & Students

Politics and frolics in East Berlin, 1973.



Blair and Clinton come to Warwick

World leaders in our backyard, 2000.