1940s royalty-free stock footage
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hd02:17CIRCA 1940s - An American railroad worker is compared to a Chinese coolie delivering kerosene with a carrying pole, in a cartoon, in 1949.
hd00:52CIRCA 1940 - German soldiers march through the wreckage of a French city. Hitler looks over a map with Nazi officials.
hd01:24CIRCA 1940s - Nazi warplanes drop bombs and dogfight with Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire fighter planes above London.
hd00:30CIRCA 1940s - Footage of the first successful airplane flight by the Wright Brother in 1903, Kittyhawk, North Carolina
hd00:59CIRCA 1940s - Pete Seeger narrates this documentary in 1946 about the deep South and folk traditions there and of freight trains and railroads.
hd00:211940s: UNITED STATES: man rides penny farthing bike. Penny farthing bike race. Crowd cheer cyclists.
hd00:09Overlay on frame imitation of old movie with scratches and grain on black background HD 1920x1080
hd00:32A retro, old-fashioned Wizard of Oz-style The End movie or film end title page. Includes three distressed film options plus normal, clean version.
4k00:271940s: UNITED STATES: Cash register drawer opens. Shoes and handbags for sale in store. Hands deposit money at bank. Arrow factory sign
hd01:04CIRCA 1940s - Japanese Navy planes are launched from an aircraft carrier. Cruisers fire at enemy planes overhead.
hd01:03CIRCA 1940s - Bombs being dropped and a gunner firing 50 cal machine gun from a US bomber plane, World War II 1942
hd01:35CIRCA - 1942 - Hitler, Mussolini, and a Japanese Military leader under Hirohito speak to large crowds promising world dominance.
hd00:36CIRCA 1944\xD1 A radioman clears his desk before transmitting, and a radioman demonstrates the correct technique for sending Morse Code.
hd01:00CIRCA 1940s - Emaciated surviving inmates of the Buchenwald concentration camp, World War II 1940s
hd01:06CIRCA 1940s - A marine is knocked down and a winner is congratulated during a boxing match on Okinawa during World War 2.
hd00:57CIRCA 1940s, Wounded US troops are pulled onto boats from a war torn beach in the Pacific theatre, World War II
hd00:54CIRCA 1940s - Adolf Hitler speaks at a Nazi rally and, later, defeated, paintings of him are burned and stomped in 1944.
4k00:161940s: Winston Churchill sits in a chair, looks off. Franklin Roosevelt smiles and lifts an arm. Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin sit next to each other. Roosevelt speaks to Churchill who pats his arm.
hd01:19CIRCA 1943 - Adolf Hitler appeals to Germans in Czechoslovakia and internationally that they are part of the higher German race.
hd00:52CIRCA 1940s - Prime Minister Winston Churchill walks with supporters and a graveyard for Nazi airmen is shown, in London, England, during World War 2.
hd01:19CIRCA 1940s - The British Fire Brigade pumps water from the River Thames to combat fires after a Nazi air raid, during World War 2, in 1940.
hd01:08CIRCA 1940s - British civilians make their way through ruins in the aftermath of a Nazi air raid, during World War 2, in 1940.
hd01:12CIRCA 1940s - British civilians survive bombs dropped by Nazi warplanes, ducking and covering, in London, during World War 2, in 1940.
hd00:43CIRCA 1940s - A phone is dialed and businessmen are shown telephoning from offices as well as a telegram being written and switchboard operators.
hd00:49CIRCA 1943 - Adolf Hitler is driven in a military parade and warplanes and tanks are shown in Nazi Germany.
hd00:53CIRCA 1940s - An insecticidal fog is sprayed in a park and downtown and a stream is treated with DDT as well as a house.
hd01:40CIRCA 1940s - Captured Italian war film from 1942 shows a boxing match held in Rome's Brancaccio Field.
sd00:46Footage shot from an airplane gives an aerial view of the mushroom cloud accompanying an atomic bomb test off the Bikini Islands in 1946. (1940s)
4k00:301940s: Cartoon animation of angry man who punches table with bomb in his pocket. Cartoon animation of man who smokes a cigar, holds bag of money and smiles. Man talks juxtaposed with book that opens.
4k00:151940s: Man sits in chair, opens newspaper, reads. Newspapers roll through printing press, headlines flash.
4k00:221940s: Cafeteria workers hand men soup and sandwiches. Workers move tray of coffee cups. Men take coffee from tray in soup kitchen.
hd01:06CIRCA 1940s - Soldiers and civilians parade and the Brandenburg Gate is shown as well as Nazi flags and a band performs onstage.
hd00:211940s: Sheriff covers face, hysterical at witness stand, mutters, scratches head, wails. Man stands next to sheriff at witness stand, speaks as sheriff covers face hysterically.
4k00:201940s: Battleship crashes through waves. Dwight D. Eisenhower listens to a soldier. A male telegraph operator types in morse. An officer picks up a rotary phone. A man flashes a spotlight.
hd00:211940s: Workers enter plant and punch timecards. Smoke billows from factory building. Illustrated picture of city and industrial buildings.
4k00:191940s: Mermaids sit on barrels. Woman dancing in middle of space, man stands near woman, rubs hands together. Fish head pops up next to man, man caresses fish head, recoils in shock.
hd00:58CIRCA 1950s - Mussolini is surrounded by fascist military members in the 1940s during the WWII.
hd01:13CIRCA 1940s - German propaganda film opposing Franklin Roosevelt in 1942 shows poverty and failure in America.
hd02:29CIRCA 1940s - The Will Bradley orchestra performs Boardwalk Boogie in this upbeat soundie from the 1940s.
4k00:231940s: Girl carries a prosthetic leg while on crutches. Girl throws her prosthetic leg on a pile of false legs. Statue of Christ on the cross. Boys kneel on the church altar, holding their crutches.
hd02:40CIRCA 1930s - 1939 - America's growing industrialization leaves a divide between the urban and rural poor, poverty and class division is shown.
hd01:33CIRCA 1940s - SS officers Gemeker and Van Dam consult with another SS leader on a train platform and the train filled with prisoners takes off.
hd01:04CIRCA 1940s - Veronica Lake cuts her long hair in accordance with safety procedures in wartime plant production.
hd02:07CIRCA 1940s - Adolf Hitler plots, Nazi troops march, civilians speak and the British Royal Air Force and Navy protect England, during World War 2.
hd00:38CIRCA 1940s - Antiaircraft guns shoot down a Nazi warplane during an air raid on London, England, during World War 2, in 1940.
hd00:36CIRCA 1940s - The ruins of London, including a hospital and a church, are shown in the aftermath of a Nazi air raid, during World War 2, in 1940.
hd00:54CIRCA 1940s - A research and development scientist creates hosiery for a business, in a cartoon, in 1949.
hd00:44CIRCA 1940s - Management invests in labor and new products are manufactured, in a cartoon, in 1949.
sd00:56CIRCA 1940s - A pair of bad guys shoot smoke out of their cars exhaust pipe to evade the good guys 1940s
4k00:211940s: UNITED STATES: diver in suit underwater. Old fashioned dive suit. Man makes oxygen in machine.
hd00:34CIRCA 1940s- Japanese political figures attend a political caucus, and members of the Japanese military march in formation.