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Use the links below to view the video clips from the BBC South West archive. The films, which mostly date from the 1960s and 1970s, offer a fascinating insight into life as it used to be.

Let us know if you have some archive film of Devon as it was in years gone by - we can advise you how best to preserve it for future generations.


Browse through our archive stills gallery

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Train arriving
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Farm auction
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Sidmouth fishing
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Petrockstowe
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Women's Institute
"" The Women's Institute as it used to be.
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Holidaymakers in the 1970s
"" The tourist season in Sidmouth and Torquay.
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Salcombe
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You must have Real Player installed on your PC to view the videos. If you don't have it download here.


Please note: You must hold the copyright to any archive film you send us - we are unable to publish other people's work without their permission.

You can watch more fascinating archive film clips from around the UK at the BBC's Nation on Film website.

Click below to browse through our present day galleries
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