Gog And Magog Back In London 1953

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Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Gog and Magog back in London" - 53/38

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

GV. Guildhall. & SV. SV. Gog and Magog having final touches put to them by artist. SV. Models of giants. LV. Artist polishing giant....

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
28434
Sort Number:
53/038 E
Time in/Out:
01:31:00:00 / 01:33:23:00
Canister:
53/38 E (Selected Originals)
Film ID:
80.11
Issue Date:
25/05/1953

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  • More footage of Gog and Magog, (with a commentary), can be seen in clip 78.05.

    The sculptor referred to here is David Evans.

    These two Gog and Magog pieces are still in use today - they are kept at the Guildhall, London, and are paraded in the annual Lord Mayor's Show.

    jamied 17th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012

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