Random Selection Of Historic Canal Film

Torpedo Flotilla Visit to Manchester - BFI 1901 

A Trip along the Manchester Ship Canal - BFI 1912

Canal Transport -  Pathé 1918

Barge Folk - Pathe  1920-1929

Canal Locks - Pathe 1924

Manchester Ship Canal - BFI 1924

Barging through London - 1924

Barging through Old London - 1924 in colour! [AI enhanced & Colorized]

The Barge Fellows - Studies On The Regents Canal Pathe 1926

Manchester Ship Canal - Pathé 1927

A Day on the Broads, c.1929 

Electric Canals (Kidderminster) - Pathe 1931

A Queer Lift! Pathe 1931

Grand Union Canal in the 1930's. 

Three Girls In A Boat - Norfolk Broads - Pathe 1933

New Barges Launched In Rickmansworth - British Pathe 1935

Canal Over Canal - Pathe 1936

Grand Union Canal 1937

Grand Union Canal - BFI 1938

Duke Of Gloucester Visits Wigan - British Pathe 1937

Gerald Nodin Bargee Song - British Pathe 1937

Canals In Scotland - NLS 1938

Regents Canal -  Pathe 1938

Corn By Canal - Pathe 1940

Canals To Help War Effort - Pathé 1941

Barging Along - 1943

Women Train To Man Canal Barges - British Pathe 1944

Beauty & The Barge - Pathe 1945

Post WWII UK Houseboat, Canal Living, Colour - 1940s  

Along the Glamorganshire Canal online - BF! 1945

Barge Horses,  Pathe Pictorial Looks At Man's Best Friend  - 1947

CALDER/HEBBLE CANAL - FREEZING AND FLOODING | Yorkshire Film Archive 1947

River Scenes And Barge Colony Aka Pathe Pictorial Goes Up The River - British Pathé 1947

'Cairo and Warwick' On The Regents Canal 1948

Bargees' Doctor - Pathe 1949

Repaintng Canal Boats - Pathe 1949 

School On A Barge - British Pathe 1949

Small Boats - Big Occasions (IWA Market Harborough Rally) - Pathe 1950

Inland Waterways - 1950 

Duke Of Bridgewater's Canal 1950's

Regents Canal Trip Boat  - 1950s 

Propulsion Unit (Bantam) - British Pathe 1951

There Go The Boats - British Transport Films 1951

Canal Cruise - Pathe 1953

Canal Barge (Camden) - Pathe 1954

Avon-Kennet Canal Appeal Aka Queen Gets Canal Appeal -  Pathé 1956

Midlands News, Canal Transport | MACE Archive 11.01.1957

Canal Cruise Aka River Boat - British Pathe 1957

Girl Barge Smasher - British Pathe 1957

Horse-Barge - British Pathe 1958

IS ROTHERHAM A SEAPORT TOWN? Yorkshire Waterways From Sheffield | Yorkshire Film Archive 1959

Little Venice - Pathe 1959

Canal Staffs & Worcs Canal Holiday - BFI 1959

Little Venice Trip Boat 1950s, 1960s

A Cruise Along The River Stort - IWA - Late 1950's/Early 1960's

LOCK GATES AT BOWLING' - NLS 1960's

For Inland Sailors IWA Rally Black & White - Pathe 1961

Barge Rally, IWA Rally Aylesbury, Colour - Pathé 1961

Out Takes / Cuts From New Barges For Old - 1961

Proposed Re-Opening of the North Walsham and Dilham Canal, 1962

Fyfe Robertson on the Forth and Clyde canal - BBC Archive 1962

Forth & Clyde Canal In Last Years Of Operation -NLS - 1962

Canal Restoration - Pathé 1962 

Canal Rally (Stourbridge) - Pathe 1962

Take to the Boats - Britain's inland waterways in 1962 - British Waterwasys 1962

Paddle Houseboat - British Pathé 1962

Boat On Canal, 1960's

Canal Life, 1960's 

Canal Restoration Northern UK 1960's

Manchester Ship Canal - BFI 1962

Look at Life, Transport Where No Tide Flows - 1963 

IWA Festival Little Venice - 1963

Look Around, Waterways - ATV 1963

Barge Lift Pathe 1964

The Prendergast File - 1964 

Kennet & Avon Canal 1964 

Holidaying on the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal - BF! 1964

Working Boats on Black Country Canals - Alan Snowdon 1965 

Berkhampsted to Guildford by Narrowboat - Alan Snowdon 1965 

By Narrowboat Across The Chilterns - Alan Snowdon 1965

Dudley Canal Trip, from 18m 20s - BFI 1965

Little Venice In Colour - British Pathe 1965 - 1969

Bargee at Norbury Junction 1966

Old Northchurch Part 1 Canals From 19m in - BFI 1966 

North Walsham and Dilham Canal - BFI 1966

Summer Outing On The Grand Union Canal - BFI 1966

Gas Street Basin - ATV 1967

 'Caraboat' aka Caravan/Boat: A House You Can Float Pathe 1968

Stoke Bruerne Waterways Museum - ATV 1968

Falkirk to Edinburgh On Union Canal 1970

The Jam 'Ole Run 1970

Arcas & Actis on the Lime Juice run - 1970

The Caldon Canal, a cut above the rest - 1970

Gentle Highway British canals in the 1970s narrated by Johnny Morris 

Birmingham to Wolverhampton Canal 1971

Nairn Across Britain - 2. Trans-Pennine Canal - BBC 1972

Canal Millionaire Ernie Thomas - ATV 1972

Birmingham Canals - ATV 1973

Idle London Canals -  Pathé 1973 

Cliff Richard Take Me High Hovercraft 1973

Cliff Richard Take Me High Narrowboat 1973

Grand Western Canal, Tiverton - BFI 1974

Regents Canal Walk Camden to St Pancras - 1975 

Canal walk Camden Lock to Islington tunnel matched with present day images - 1975

ALL ABOARD THE MOONRAKER, River Ouse Trip - Yorkshire Film Archive 1975

Magpie Canal Edition - 21 October 1975 

Alf Langford, Fender Maker 1976

Dirty Weekend - 1970's

Canal Cameo Lady GU Anglers - BFI 1976

Canal Children - Episode of TV Series 1976 

IWA Waterways - BFI Player 1976

Waterways Our Heritage - British Waterways 1978 

MARYHILL CANAL BOAT DAY - NLS 1979

Waiting At The Crossroads by Paul Henry 1980

Couple on Houseboat, Leeds Canal - 1980s,

Barge at Canal Locks, Home Movies - 1980s

Civilised Adventure - Britain's Canals in 1982 

Maike Harding & The Spinners Canal Adventure Mid 1980's