• Short Summary

    Shots of Festival of Britain site under construction .

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Progress Report on the Festival

    ENGLAND: London: South Bank:
    INT
    Various shots of model of what Festival of Britain site will look like

    General view of site under construction
    Various shofs of Dome of Discovery under construction
    Factory chimney still in place with new top
    Extension to Waterloo Station under construction

    West Wycombe:
    INT
    Women working in workshop, making souvenirs
    Woman worker painting pottery jug

    London:
    Men in workshop making wickerwork souvenir figures

    Mermaid sculpture for Pleasure Gardens by Prof Frank Dobson
    More sculptures by Dobson in studio

    South Bank:
    Concert hall building under construction
    Flagpole being put in place
    Tall factory chimney knocked down to make way for car park
    Large tree being planted on South Bank
    Background: Shots of Festival of Britain site under construction .

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADRSL4H6U8TL64EKCPAV2851OM
    Media URN:
    VLVADRSL4H6U8TL64EKCPAV2851OM
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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