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    High angle shots of London from Battersea Power station under construction with Big Ben and Houses of Parliament prominent. High angle shots of London, showing River Thames, as seen from top of Battersea Power station.

    High angle shot of tug towing six barges on river. Thames as seen from Battersea power station. High shot of London showing houses of Parliament and dome of St. Paul's Cathedral in distance. High angle shots showing Houses of Parliament and Central Hall Westminster. High angle shots of London with Westminster Cathedral prominent. High angle shots of London showing rows of houses and warehouses.

    Several shots of the steeplejacks working on top of Battersea power station, with view of the Thames below. Tower of Battersea power station under construction, surrounded by scaffolding. Battersea power station as seen from across river with one tower under construction. Several angle shots of Battersea power station under construction.

    More high angle shots of London from the power station and shots of the station under construction from its towers. More shots of the men working on the towers with London and the Thames in background. Victoria station with trains leaving .

    High angle shot of Trafalgar Square showing Nelson's Column and Admiralty Arch. Several high angle shots of London taken from the steeple of St Martins in the Fields.

    Note found in the old record reads: This film was believed to have been made for the London Power Co. The negative was cut by Mr Blanchard on 11/10/1935 for use in the 'Slum Film' - could be Pathe documentary called "The Great Crusade".

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:50:00
    UN 1428 D & E
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    UN 1428 D & E
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    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    1930s1 Red Bee Red Bee items British towers Battersea Power Station Social Housing Pre-WW2 Barges
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