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© Historic Films Archive
© Historic Films Archive
© Historic Films Archive
© Historic Films Archive
© Historic Films Archive
© Historic Films Archive
Image types digital/composites, footage, sounds
Content categories show/hide
people: babies / children, adults / families, famous people, other
living: lifestyles, domestic, holidays, romance, fashion / glamour, health, food / drink, other
society / culture: rites / rituals, race / culture, war / disasters, social problems, education, current affairs, history, other
art / crafts / hobbies: paintings / sculptures, artifacts, crafts, hobbies, entertainment / performing arts, illustrations / posters, other
sports / activities: team sports, solo sports, adventure, fitness, games, other
business / industry: agriculture, construction, manufacturing, office / finance, other
science / technology: biological / chemical, electrical, mechanical / physical, medical, other
transport: road / vehicles, rail, air / space, sea / waterways, other
buildings / structures: architectural styles, religious, ancient, interiors, other
places / maps: cities, landscapes / gardens, tourist destinations, historical scenes, aerial / maps, other
natural world: animals, plants, countryside / seaside, weather, space, environment, other
abstract / other: backgrounds / patterns, concepts, humor, other
Licence types rights managed
image sourcing services: in-house image research, rights clearance
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Since 1991, HISTORIC FILMS ARCHIVE, LLC. has provided hundreds of thousands of clips to award winning documentaries, television programs, feature films, and television commercials. Our footage also appears in some of the world's finest museums and Broadway shows.

HISTORIC'S world renowned library of musical performance and entertainment footage spans a century and contains over 45,000 individual performances from over 35 different important television networks and programs; from Elvis Presley's first ever TV appearances to recent concert performances by Rhiana, Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse... every genre of American music, from the jazz of Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday, the blues of Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, B.B. King and Bonnie Rait, the country music of Hank Williams, Garth Brooks, Bill Monroe and Loretta Lynn, the gospel of Mahalia Jackson, Sister Rosetta Tharp and James Cleveland to the contemporary rap of Snoop Dogg is represented in our library... and it is all immedediately available for preview and licensing.

HISTORIC FILMS' collection of stock footage spans the years 1895 to 2010 and consists of over 50,000 hours of news, lifestyles, travel, fads, fashion, home movies, celebrity "red carpet" events, vintage TV programs, commercials, interviews, silent films, training films, military films, industrials and cartoons... all logged and ready to roll into your production.

Our footage is available for licensing in all media to professional film producers, television productions, ad agencies, corporate producers and documentary film makers and can be delivered both digitally or in traditional analog form.
Web site (English)

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Office Historic Films Archive, LLC
Address 211 Third Street
United States

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Contact name Mr Mark Heidemann
Tel 631 477 9700
Fax 631-477-9800
Web enquiry Contact
Languages spoken English

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Contact name Ms Anthea Carr
Tel 631-477-9700
Fax 631-477-9800
Web enquiry Contact
Languages spoken English