• Short Summary

    Crowds line the streets to see the last London Tram on its final run.

  • Description

    New Cross and Westminster, London.

    GV. Trams running, pan to another. SV. Sign on tram "London's Last Tram Week". SV. The last private tram, surrounded by crowd (this tram was used to aid paralysis fund.) CU. Chalked inscription on front of tram "Going Cheap complete with tea can".

    SCU. London Transport workers, looking up at tram. LV. Last private tram starting on journey.

    SV. Ethel Revnall (Comedienne) riding on platform of tram. STV. Procession of old-time cars following behind. CU. Pan, people in old-time costumes riding in an old-time car, they are driving down London's Old Kent Road.

    LV. The last private tram passing through crowd at the New Cross Depot.

    GV. Night time - flares illuminating the passage of London's last tram. SV. Crowds lining road - people looking from windows. SV. The last tram - a No. 40. Crowd. SV. Last tram arriving at depot, pan to crowd. SV. Man with banner standing on top of tram, pan down to special board. CU. Lord Latham congratulating driver. (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    16.34
    Media URN:
    27077
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:05:00 / 01:38:00:00
    Canister:
    52/56

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