Remembering London after dark as it was before World War II
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SLATE INFORMATION: London After Dark
ENGLAND: London: Piccadilly Circus:
CROWDS Huge crowds seen waiting in Piccadilly circus for the lights to go on. Shots of the lights.
LONDON Flashback to pre-war London. Shots of Piccadilly Circus with lights ablaze. 10 years later, crowds jam Piccadilly Circus to watch the lights go on. Shots of the light, shops showrooms. Shots of the lights and of Nelson's Column in darkness
NELSON Shot of Nelson's column at dusk
PICCADILLY CIRCUS & PICCADILLY Lights go on again in Piccadilly Circus. Flashback to prewar London. Lights on etc. Crowds seen waiting for lights to go on. Cheering crowds. Shops ablaze with light.
SHOPS Shop light switch on for first time. Show-rooms seen lit up
The Great Switch On, trade, shops, travel, shopping, night, nighttime, night time
Background: Remembering London after dark as it was before World War II