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  • Description

    Title reads: "Piccadilly New Circus".

    Piccadilly, London.

    Good top shot Piccadilly Circus and Eros Statue. C/U Eros Statue. G/V buildings in Piccadilly Circus which will be demolished for the new site. G/V The Monico nightclub / hotel site being demolished. C/U sign: "Monico" on demolished building. Low angle shot of workman demolishing building, pan down to rubble falling. C/U workman operating crane. L/S building being demolished.

    Interior. C/U insurance general manager P. R. Cahill and property tycoon Jack Cotton looking at model of proposed new building for Piccadilly site - a modern complex of restaurants, hotels and shops. Various shots the pair looking at the model. G/V Piccadilly Circus at night. C/U illustration of the proposed new building in Piccadilly. C/U model of new building.

    The Monico as the location of the wartime club Rainbow Corner.

    Note: newspaper article, press release and photographs of new development on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50971
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1599.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:12:00 / 01:18:13:00
    Canister:
    59/88
    Sort Number:
    59/088
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    eros Piccadilly Circus
  • Stills

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

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