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  • Description

    Full title reads: "LONDON REMEMBERS TWO BIRTHDAYS".

    GPO UNDERGROUND TUBE IS 21
    Mount Pleasant, London. General view of the interior sorting office, men and women sorting piles of parcels. Close up shot of a woman looking for address on parcel. Sorters at work. Close up shot of parcels thrown towards camera, into a chute. Man putting bag down chute. Man taking bag off conveyor belt, pan down to truck.
    Man in railway control room. Close up shot of indicator map. Close up shot of the GPO underground train moving past camera. Train moving towards, showing key in front. Train stopping. Men approaching train wheeling wagons of mail. Various shots of men loading train with sacks of mail. Close up shot of truck, man pulls up cover.

    MINIATURE TUDOR COTTAGE MADE FOR PRINCE CHARLES
    Mrs Clement Attlee, wife of the Prime Minister, with children, looking at dolls at the Quality Fair Exhibition, Olympia. Close up shot of Mrs Attlee and children, pan to dolls. Close up shot of a doll, pan to another.
    Mrs Attlee and children looking into Tudor Cottage made for Baby Prince Charles by three ex-firemen. Camera tracks inside house showing small fireplace. Close up shot of mother and little girl, girl is holding a plate, kitchen cupboard behind her. Glen McAllister, small boy in kilt, going up steps of Prince Charles' miniature house. Boy goes across room to bed.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47186
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1442.44
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:35:00 / 02:01:03:00
    Canister:
    48/98
    Sort Number:
    48/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    150 Years of the Tube London Underground Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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