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    Unused / unissued material -

    Merton, London.

    Gypsies or Travellers have parked their caravans on waste ground on the Merton Trading Park.

    MS of sign at 'Merton Trading Park'. Pull back to LS showing lots of caravans parked on the open site. Zoom in to caravans showing people walking around and rubbish blowing around. Closer shot of boy and older man - both look dirty and poorly dressed. VS of caravans and lorries. MS of people looking through caravan window. Pull back to show caravan. Pan showing rubbish in between vans. VS of woman sweeping area in front of her caravan. Children watch. More shots of people through windows. Various different shots of caravans parked up on waste ground. MS of children through window. VS of burnt out truck. VS of shiny caravan. High angle shots of caravans on open ground. LS of people walking past caravans.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:15:00 / 01:37:13:00
    UN 4640 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 4640 F
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    Gypsy Footage Romanies Big Fat Gypsy Clips GRT archive Gypsies
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Comments (1)

  1. Judy small says

    Well it looks to me like they took a place an cleaned it up to have a clean place to camp,looks like a lot of hard work,but for our people that comes to us as easy as breathing air.....

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