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Home movie footage of Doha in the 1960s

By Glasney

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• 6 years 1 month ago.
2020 Olympics

Enjoyable to see these and how much has changed.

By stealth• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month ago.
dweller

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

Thanks for the memories.

By stealth• 6 years 1 month ago.
stealth

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

Thanks a lot....

By ghazalz• 6 years 1 month ago.
ghazalz

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

By britexpat• 6 years 1 month ago.
britexpat

Superb.. Remember the BOAC well :O)

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

By anonymous• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month ago.
RiffiRaffi

Thanks for sharing

By jadoo• 6 years 1 month ago.
jadoo

awesome video , thanks for sharing...

By jimctu• 6 years 1 month ago.
jimctu

very nice!

By falcon2022• 6 years 1 month ago.
falcon2022

Awesome Many Thanks for sharing

By chocoriver• 6 years 1 month ago.
chocoriver

Extremely thanks

By asterix---• 6 years 1 month ago.
asterix---

TFS!!!

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

By MarcoNandoz-01• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month ago.
MarcoNandoz-01

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

By casino• 6 years 1 month ago.
casino

TFS.Awesome post.

By Khanan• 6 years 1 month ago.
Khanan

Classic!!

Amazing and thanks for sharing!!!

By anonymous• 6 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

WTF!!

this is awesome dude tnx for sharing

By HelenMS• 6 years 1 month 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• 6 years 1 month ago.
nomad_08

TFS

By 2020 Olympics• 6 years 1 month ago.
2020 Olympics

TFS

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