• Short Summary

    Footage of cleaners or "Fluffer" at work on the underground railway track in London.

  • Description

    Titles read: "A CITY SLEEPS"

    L/S Piccadilly Circus at night. L/S Closing gates of Underground Station at night. C/U Underground sign, lights being extinguished. L/S of Piccadilly Underground Station at night, no crowds. L/S Train pulling into deserted Underground Station. Various shots of fluffers working on the lines. M/S Fluffers seated on platform of Piccadilly Circus, drinking tea and eating sandwiches. M/S bill poster at work in the Underground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.26
    Media URN:
    34210
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:03:00 / 01:38:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 228

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