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  • Description

    Title reads: "Commuters on the Carpet".

    Charing Cross Station, London.

    Various shots exterior of Charing Cross Station. Various shots crowds coming off platform in morning rush hour. Pan down to show crowd walking across carpeted area in front of ticket gates. C/U crowd walking across carpet. C/U man walking across carpet, he stops and wipes his shoes on carpet. Panning shot four Scouts with heavy boots walking across carpet. Panning shot heavy piece of railway machinery being rolled across carpet. M/S old woman walking across feeling carpet pile with her feet. Various shots two representatives from carpet company hoovering and sweeping carpet after rush hour. Various shots another crowd arriving off train and walking over carpet. Man walks to edge of carpet, stops, looks and then walks round the outside of it. Various shots pigeons landing on carpet.

    Carpet has been laid by carpet manufacturers on platform to demonstrate how hard wearing it is.

    Note: press release on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55089
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1786.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:08:00 / 01:24:31:00
    Canister:
    65/4
    Sort Number:
    65/004
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