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    Market Report. London.

    L/S Pan, elevated, Covent Garden market area. L/S Elevated, trucks being drawn up and loaded up. M/S Men taking boxes off lorry and getting in each other's way. M/S Congested street. L/S Fire engines drawn up outside building where there is smoke gushing from basement. M/S Smoke. C/U Firemen operating controls to hoses. L/S Fire. L/S Pan looking out across Kings Cross Goods yard. C/U Model showing railways lines of the good yards.

    C/U Detailed model of the proposed market building which would be erected over the goods yard, in this shot helicopters can be seen on the heliport which would be on the roof. C/U Model showing heliport, pan to show railways lines underground level. C/U Mr Charles Glover, (the head of the firm who proposes the scheme) he starts to speak (natural sound). C/U Model showing how the present market site would look if the proposal where accepted which shows skyscraper building with lawns between, under which would be parking spaces for 5,000 cars. L/S Elevated, lorries being unloaded and loaded. M/S Men unloading lorries. L/S Two porters carrying boxes on their heads converging on each other, they collide and the boxes tumble to the ground, the two men look about them and begin arguing.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:42:00 / 01:26:16:00
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  • Appears in...

    Covent Garden Market Fairport Convention
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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