NEW From Historic Films


Historic Films is proud to announce it’s exclusive representation
of the long running multi Emmy winning WNET public affairs show,

From the 1970s to 1990 this nightly program with its host Robert Lipsyte,
took in depth looks at the important political, social and entertainment issues and trends of the day. From Donald Trump to Son Of Sam, THE ELEVENTH HOUR was there, preserving for history 1000s
of political and celebrity interviews and events.

Historic Films has begun the process of logging and digitizing
the programs and expects to have portions of the library
ready for licensing later this year

HD, 2K, 4K and 6.5K Scans Now Available
Historic Films now have in-house ability to scan all film elements on its state of the art Lasergraphics scanner. All clips in the Historic Films archive can now be delivered in any requested resolution. For more information, contact our Sales Director, Mark Heidemann at

Lou Reda Productions
Considered the largest producer of archival based programs for A&E and the History Channel, Louis J. Reda (January 31, 1925 – September 30, 2017) amassed an archive of astounding depth and diversity encompassing 1000s of hours of color WW2, Korean War and Vietnam era footage to entertainment programs broadcast on local television in the 1960s-80s.

Footage from the Reda Archive has graced many a production. In association with Adam and Scott Reda, Historic Films Archive is exclusively licensing selected films and programs from this legendary company, including rare footage of the JACKSON FIVE recording in Philadelphia’s legendary SIGMA SOUND STUDIO recording studios.

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