Public Information Films

For the first time on The National Archives’ website you can view complete public information films from 1945 -2006. Joining with the Central Office of Information (COI) to celebrate their 60th Anniversary. This film collection can be used to provide social, economic, and political context for 20th Century British History topics.

This resource has been archived as the interactive parts no longer work. You can still use the rest of it for information, tasks or research. Please note that it has not been updated since its creation in 2006.

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    This resource contains a hyperlinked list of National Archives current resources for Women’s histories on The National Archives website.