1940s royalty-free stock footage
49,053 1940s royalty-free stock videosSee 1940s stock images
hd00:36CIRCA 1944\xD1 A radioman clears his desk before transmitting, and a radioman demonstrates the correct technique for sending Morse Code.
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.
hd00:30CIRCA 1940s - Footage of the first successful airplane flight by the Wright Brother in 1903, Kittyhawk, North Carolina
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.
hd01:35CIRCA - 1942 - Hitler, Mussolini, and a Japanese Military leader under Hirohito speak to large crowds promising world dominance.
4k00:271940s: UNITED STATES: Cash register drawer opens. Shoes and handbags for sale in store. Hands deposit money at bank. Arrow factory sign
4k00:151940s: Man sits in chair, opens newspaper, reads. Newspapers roll through printing press, headlines flash.
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.
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.
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.
hd00:34CIRCA 1940s- Japanese political figures attend a political caucus, and members of the Japanese military march in formation.
hd01:19CIRCA 1943 - Adolf Hitler appeals to Germans in Czechoslovakia and internationally that they are part of the higher German race.
hd00:231940s: UNITED STATES: lady picks up baby from yard during dust storm. Vehicles buried under dust in field. Lady runs to house in storm. Man runs to house. Sand piled up by building
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)
4k00:261940s: Doctors and nurses performing surgery in surgery room. People sit at long tables in dinning hall as man stands talking to them. Women sit at machines in factory.
hd00:54CIRCA 1940s - Adolf Hitler speaks at a Nazi rally and, later, defeated, paintings of him are burned and stomped in 1944.
hd00:211940s: Workers enter plant and punch timecards. Smoke billows from factory building. Illustrated picture of city and industrial buildings.
sd00:23A bizarre R-rated cartoon of a perverted man seducing a woman with a candy cane in the 1940s. (1940s)
sd01:48CIRCA 1940s - Singer Frank Sinatra sings (What Is America To Me?) The House I Live In to a gang of reformed juvenile delinquents in an alley, in 1945.
sd01:01CIRCA 1940s - Action from two baseball Hall of Famers, Jackie Robinson, and Bob Feller, in the World Series in the 1940s.
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.
sd01:221940s: A dancer performs a beautiful silhouetted dance with gossamer fanned wings on in this 1940s soundie.
hd01:50CIRCA 1945 - Fighting ends in 1918 with German surrender to the Allies and the signing of the Armistice.
hd00:59CIRCA 1940s - Developments in transportation and communication in America at the turn of the 20th century in 1946.
hd00:221940s: UNITED KINGDOM: horses pull machine in field. Ladies and children collect potatoes in field. Dairy cows on farm land.
sd01:251940s: 1940s style cabaret dancing is presented in this high energy soundie music video from 1943.
sd01:071940s: An interpretation of Parisian French cabaret music is featured in this 1940s soundie short.
4k00:211940s: Soldiers ride on tanks. Tanks fire and soldiers disembark. Tanks and soldiers rush through battlefield. Tanks and soldiers run past dead German soldier.
hd00:50CIRCA 1940s - In Washington DC, case histories and files from other investigative agencies are kept in the file vaults of the OSI.
hd00:31CIRCA - 1944 - Nazi troops run, shoot machine guns, fire artillery and a grenade is thrown and a Japanese soldier is shot in World War 2.\xCA
sd01:311940s: A comedic song substitues the words aspidastra to ass to make funny associations in the 1940s.
4k00:201940s: Cars drives down road. Candler building. Door to records room. Woman stands in front of record books.
hd00:34CIRCA 1940s - Two teams play American football on a stadium in front of a large audience in 1943.
sd01:00CIRCA 1940s - Nazi warplanes drop bombs and dogfight with Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire fighter planes above London and, in Westminster, civilians huddle in an air raid shelter
hd00:32CIRCA 1940s - A widow makes her final decision as to the resting place of her dead husband who served in the military during the 1940s
hd01:33CIRCA 1940s - Soldiers pass the time by playing sports and engaging in other recreational activities before D-Day during the 1940s
hd01:01CIRCA 1940s - A US Mint, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, various money transactions, coins, bills, and a check being cashed are shown, in 1947.
4k00:201940s: Men at desks reviewing artwork in Art Department. City desk with reporters smoking in their individual desks.
hd01:25CIRCA 1940s - 1940s style cabaret dancing is presented in this high energy soundie music video from 1943.
sd00:52Buildings, including St Paul's Cathedral, burn during the Second Great Fire of London in December of 1940. (1940s)
hd00:221940s: Man and boy lead bulls attached to covered wagon through field. Homestead marker on ground. Man helps woman down from covered wagon.
hd00:171940s: UNITED STATES: frustrated student rubs head. Circuits move across screen. Confused student looks at camera
hd00:251940s: Ship's guns fire. Explosions on beach. Soldiers land and run across sand. Tanks splash through surf. Text reads "FROM THE HALLS OF MONTEZUMA."
hd00:171940s: Animated man in diving suit walks along the ocean floor. Animated man in diving suit rises to surface of ocean in cage.
hd00:22EUROPE - APRIL 2015 - Moody and edgy epic WW2 Re-enactment, recreation -- Nazi SS Soldiers round up Civilian prisoners in Europe in 1930s, 1940s and search then march onto trains with steam and night
sd01:32Sumo, judo and fencing, national sports in Japan in the 1940s, with a mix of western sports that include, tennis, golf, horse racing and baseball. (1940s)