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    Titles read: 'FROM 'CALEDONIAN' TO BERMONDSEY - WITH HAROLD BERENS'.

    Caledonian Market reopens in Bermondsey, London.

    MV Stall holders preparing to set up shop. SV Barrow off-loaded from lorry. SV Picture from car to stall. MV Stall holder unwrapping goods. CU Putting candlesticks on table. SV Pile of assorted wares, pan up to women. SV Two men, pan down to hands turning over clock. GV of crowd around stalls.

    Various shot of the old Caledonian Market (from Pathetone PT 191). Empty cattle pens. Main gates open and crowds rush in - stall holders rushing to pick their pitches. People push carts through the gates. Crowded Caledonian Market in full swing. People look at china and household objects on stalls.

    MV Bermondsey market. Woman seated in sedan chair. CU Artist drawing; pan to harp. SV Harp with artist in background. MV Bookmaker setting up stall. SV Pan, along line of chinaware and pots. MV Women in fur coats purchasing from hardware stall.

    Commentator is Harold Berens, who delivers it in cockney style, wondering why the market has changed from north to south of the river.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52548
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3421.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:03:33:00 / 02:04:42:00
    Canister:
    50/12
    Sort Number:
    50/012
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    This Place in History History Spot Stills Southwark News Cally Road Fifties Chelsea Bermondsey
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