Traffic Scenes - London 1930-1939

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Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

London.

Shots of policeman on point duty directing traffic. VS of pedestrians and traffic moving about. Shots of Carlsberg Lager (Carlsberg Pilsner) delivery lorry. Shots of people crossing road on early pedestrian...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
59007
Sort Number:
UN 0152 A
Time in/Out:
01:23:59:00 / 01:26:14:00
Canister:
UN 152 A
Film ID:
586.04
Issue Date:
1930 - 1939

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  • The AEC bus seen at 00:26, (Reg. No. GW 5884), dates this footage to at least 1932.

    jamied 18th Sep 2012
  • The horse-drawn cart at 01:44 is in the livery of Ind Coope & Allsop Ltd.

    jamied 18th Sep 2012

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