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PORTER'S BENCH

Porter's Bench (1948)

Footage of Porter using a Porters' bench to have a rest. Piccadilly, London.

LONDON aka YOUR WORLD IN NINE MINUTES

London AKA Your World In Nine Minutes (1947)

The Statue of Eros is returned to London's Piccadilly...

SCIENCE BEHIND THE CAR

Science Behind The Car (1950)

Piccadilly Circus traffic stopping and starting and people crossing over...

PICCADILLY AT NIGHT - COLOUR

Piccadilly At Night - Colour (1965)

Piccadilly at night in colour.

PICCADILLY NEONS @ NIGHT

Piccadilly Neons @ Night (1954)

Illuminated Piccadilly at night with quite heavy traffic.

PICCADILLY IS UP

Piccadilly Is Up (1927)

Workmen digging holes to form trenches along Piccadilly.

"Eros Is Back!" (1931)

The statue of Eros is returned to London's Piccadilly Circus.

CURVED WINDSCREEN

Curved Windscreen (1948)

New curved windscreens demonstrated in London.

PICCADILLY CIRCUS

Piccadilly Circus (1951)

Good footage of fairly sparse traffic at Piccadilly Circus.

ROOM IN PICCADILLY

Room In Piccadilly (1963)

Lady leaves Rover showrooms and enters Rover car which drives off to...

PICCADILLY CIRCUS - Colour

Piccadilly Circus - Colour (1965)

Piccadilly Circus at night - Colour.

MODEL OF NEW PICCADILLY CIRCUS

Model Of New Piccadilly Circus (1977)

Various shots of model of a design for London's Piccadilly...

REMOVING EROS

Removing Eros (1953)

Workmen removing the statue of Eros from Piccadilly.

LIQUEUR CHOCOLATES

Liqueur Chocolates (1965)

Scrumptious footage of chocolates being made.

MINIATURE MOTORING

Miniature Motoring (1934)

Men demonstrate a miniature car - they take it for ride around Piccadilly...

GOODBYE PICCADILLY

Goodbye Piccadilly (1925)

Eros gets ready to be dismantled and moved while the Underground is built at...

EROS COMES BACK

Eros Comes Back (1925)

The statue of Eros takes up temporary residence in Embankment Gardens. London.

THE NEW LIGHTS OF LONDON

The New Lights Of London (1926)

First electric traffic lights installed at Piccadilly.

MAN OF THE WEEK

Man Of The Week (1949)

A man climbs up to the top of the Statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus in London.

"Lights Out" In London (1951)

Piccadilly's illuminated signs are turned off due to a fuel crisis.

Selected Original - EXTRA ! EROS HIPPIES

Selected Original - Extra ! Eros Hippies (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story "EXTRA ! - Eros...

MEN'S NEW STYLE HATS

Men's New Style Hats (1950)

Footage of the latest fashions being displayed n

ESCALATOR

Escalator (1948)

New escalator at Piccadilly Circus underground station, London.

MAD HATTERS

Mad Hatters (1948)

Latest craze in London - Stetson cowboy hats for men.

ESCALATOR MATERIAL

Escalator Material

Footage of people on Escalators at Piccadilly Circus. London.

'THIS WAS YESTERDAY' TITLE

'this Was Yesterday' Title (1955)

The illuminated West End of London - along Shaftesbury Avenue...

 RESURFACING OF ROAD AT NIGHT

Resurfacing Of Road At Night (1959)

Atmospheric night shots of workmen resurfacing road at...

LONDON STOCK SHOTS

London Stock Shots (1969)

A couple of shots featuring Big Ben and Piccadilly Circus.

PICCADILLY CIRCUS - DAYTIME

Piccadilly Circus - Daytime (1954)

Various shots of Piccadilly Circus at daytime.

PICCADILLY CIRCUS

Piccadilly Circus (1975)

Piccadilly Circus by day - good shots of people in flares and advertisements.

PROPPED-UP SHOP aka CRAZY HOUSE

Propped-Up Shop AKA Crazy House (1963)

Progress of a new tower block is halted by the stubborn owners...

NEON SIGNS

Neon Signs (1964)

How neon signs are made and some in situ at Piccadilly Circus.

FOR BEACHES AND PEACHES

For Beaches And Peaches (1932)

Excellent story of a fashion show of ladies swim wear costumes at the...

THE QUICKNESS OF THE HANDS

The Quickness Of The Hands (1929)

Magic tricks are demonstrated by Giovanni a musician from the...

FOR PRINCESS MARY'S WEDDING GIFT FUND

For Princess Mary's Wedding Gift Fund (1922)

Stage stars turn out in Piccadilly to raise money for...

LONDON aka IRISH BOMB OUTRAGE

London AKA Irish Bomb Outrage (1939)

Footage of the damage caused by a bomb blast in Piccadilly,...

PICCADILLY IN YORK

Piccadilly In York (1938)

A look at the alternative 'Piccadilly' in York which has the oldest city...

LONDON - PICCADILLY CIRCUS DOUBLE DECK PLAN aka PICCADILLY TOMORROW EXHIBITION

London - Piccadilly Circus Double Deck Plan AKA Piccadilly Tomorrow Exhibition (1968)

Plans...

PICCADILLY OF YESTERYEAR

Piccadilly Of Yesteryear (1969)

Library footage of Piccadilly Circus pre-war and after the war. London.

RIGHT AND WRONG IN FASHION

Right And Wrong In Fashion (1946)

Pathe commentator gives his verdicts on women's fashion sense in...

A CITY SLEEPS aka TUBE

A City Sleeps AKA Tube "Fluffers" (1949)

Footage of cleaners or "Fluffer" at work on the underground...

TUBE VENT CLEANERS

Tube Vent Cleaners (1950)

A man cleans tube vents with a brush at London's Piccadilly Circus underground...

BASKET MAKING

Basket Making (1952)

Basket making at a factory in London.

HAIRDRESSING SCHOOL

Hairdressing School (1950)

Students learn the art of hairdressing at Alfred Morris's school in London.

SHOEBLACK

Shoeblack (1954)

Story about Vincent the old shoe shine boy of Piccadilly, London.

GLAMOUR TREATMENT

Glamour Treatment (1950)

Girl receives a head to toe beauty treatment in London's cosmetic salon.

PICCADILLY POLICEMAN

Piccadilly Policeman (1946)

Great shots of Piccadilly Circus as we see a policeman going about his work.

ANTI QUEUE DEMO IN LONDON

Anti Queue Demo In London (1935)

Members of the Housewives League protesting against food queuing....

LONDON AT NIGHT - POWER STATION

London At Night - Power Station (1949)

Illuminated central London at night & inside a power station.

NEW CARRIAGES FOR TUBES

New Carriages For Tubes (1950)

Great shots people on Tube train - cuts from NP 283.