Home movie footage of Doha in the 1960s
By Glasney • 4 years 8 months ago.

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I have updated the "Will someone photograph my old house?" thread but thought that others will enjoy seeing something really quite rare- movie footage my father took of Doha in 1968. I am uploading this over the next weeks and in several parts but the first are available to view on You tube now -"Doha in the 1960s". Over the coming weeks expect to see further parts with archive footage of the Shell Lodge,old airport, town centre as well as ariel shots taken from helicopter flights over Qatar.

Doha in the 1960s - Part 1

Click here for parts 2 to 6.

Doha in the 1960s - Part 2

Doha in the 1960s - Part 3

Doha in the 1960s - Part 4

Doha in the 1960s - Part 5

Doha in the 1960s - Part 6

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By 2020 Olympics• 4 years 7 months ago.
2020 Olympics

Enjoyable to see these and how much has changed.

By stealth• 4 years 7 months ago.
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stealth

still remember Al NAsr Stores - one of the best toy shops in town at the time near Mannai roundabout...

By dweller• 4 years 7 months ago.
dweller

some memories of places that were virtually unchanged in the early 80's.

Thanks for the memories.

By stealth• 4 years 7 months ago.
stealth

hope you dont mind us keeping a copy and sharing it with others?

Thanks a lot....

By ghazalz• 4 years 7 months ago.
ghazalz

It looks like to me, an old treasure is revealed!

By britexpat• 4 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Superb.. Remember the BOAC well :O)

Great days and quiet life... Where did it all go :O(

By anonymous• 4 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

wow i love this.........and what a coincidence my dad know your dad ....my dad is also working in helicopter company and he met your dad

By RiffiRaffi• 4 years 7 months ago.
RiffiRaffi

Thanks for sharing

By jadoo• 4 years 7 months ago.
jadoo

awesome video , thanks for sharing...

By jimctu• 4 years 7 months ago.
jimctu

very nice!

By falcon2022• 4 years 7 months ago.
falcon2022

Awesome Many Thanks for sharing

By chocoriver• 4 years 7 months ago.
chocoriver

Extremely thanks

By asterix---• 4 years 7 months ago.
asterix---

TFS!!!

Wish i had a Time Machine, would have Happily gone back in the 60s.... :(

By MarcoNandoz-01• 4 years 7 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

mozzie: I believe in the " Trees part " the people who did this amazing vid were taking a trip back from the Levant region. Probably Syria or Lebanon. All the lovely mountains and greenish landscape, looks so much like Lebanon.

By mozzie• 4 years 7 months ago.
mozzie

When the plane is landing there are so many trees. It's practically a forest! I'm surprised. We need more forests to suck up the CO2 from the Landcruisers now.

By Motiv8er• 4 years 7 months ago.
Motiv8er

Thanx a million dude.. I went into flashback. Will it be possible to upload it on some site so I can download and keep a copy..phuleez!

By MarcoNandoz-01• 4 years 7 months ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

WOW! So Touching (: almost cried watching it LOL! > Loves Oldies!

By casino• 4 years 7 months ago.
casino

TFS.Awesome post.

By Khanan• 4 years 7 months ago.
Khanan

Classic!!

Amazing and thanks for sharing!!!

By anonymous• 4 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

WTF!!

this is awesome dude tnx for sharing

By HelenMS• 4 years 8 months ago.
HelenMS

How very interesting and great that you are sharing with us some of Doha's history. Will look forward to further archive footage - my how Doha has changed over 50 years!!! Amazing!

By nomad_08• 4 years 8 months ago.
nomad_08

TFS

By 2020 Olympics• 4 years 8 months ago.
2020 Olympics

TFS

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