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Flashback: The Pathé World Cup Archives

Very interesting. Love the Pickles the Dog story!!

British Pathé

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is underway in Brazil. At Pathé, some of us are football crazy – others less so! But whether you like your footie or not, there are some stories in the Pathé archive of interest to all. So, if you love football or just don’t want to feel left out of the conversation, here are some essential videos from Pathé’s vintage World Cup coverage.



British Pathé has excellent coverage of the 1966 World Cup in fabulous Technicolor. The match, between England and West Germany, took place at Wembley. Note how the English and German fans are intermingled.



Incredibly, there almost wasn’t a trophy to give England that year. The Cup was stolen, only to be discovered wrapped in newspaper on a London street by a dog called Pickles. This Pathé film…

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A World Cup Launch


Today’s the first day of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

It’s also the first day of this blog… our official “launch” day. And we’re super excited… 🙂

We’ll be posting some interesting stuff here related to the biggest event in the world… and much much more… stay chuned… and enjoy!



Photo credit: Marcus Zorbis


OK, here we go…

Tiki lamp at Disneyland by andycastroHola!

After a lot of procrastination, I’m re-launching this little blog. It will be a “companion” blog to the main site here.

I hope to turn it into something that shocks and amazes… brightens your day… or at least makes you less bored for 30 – 60 seconds.

No matter what, it should be fun…



– JC



Disneyland tiki lamp photo by Andy Castro