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High Street - Now and Then

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Duration: 0:01:35 | Added: 12 Apr 2024
Archive film footage of High Street, Oxford from 1937 and 1944.

Step back in time and stroll down the iconic High Street of Oxford, where history unfolds before your eyes in this captivating compilation. Watch the 1937 film footage as students emerge triumphantly from the Examination School, their faces alight with the end of their finals. Then, fast forward to June 1944, where the bustling High street bears witness to the weight of history during the time of D-Day. In the video we juxtapose the past with the present, exploring the familiar landmarks of the High Street in 2024 with the older footage.

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