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  • Description

    New 'Pelican' pedestrian crossing introduced. London.

    Various shots battery operated dolls crossing new Pelican crossing. MS pan showing the new crossing. CU Richard Marsh, Minister of Transport. MS showing the man in red on the crossing. CU Marsh looking up at sign, pan down to show him with his finger on button.

    CU sign with figure in walking position signalling it is safe to cross. Various shots as Mr Marsh and Mayor of Westminster cross the road. They stop in middle of road to see if the other side is clear. MS sign across road giving the all-clear to cross.

    Various shots of the crossing. Mr Marsh and Mayor of Westminster come back across the road to the middle. Mr Marsh presses button to stop traffic so that he can cross again. CU the push button machine. CU sign in the cross position. MS as the group cross road.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    67277
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2685.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:27:00 / 01:34:17:00
    Canister:
    69/58
    Sort Number:
    69/058
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
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  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This is exactly the same story as clip 3465.36.

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