• Short Summary

    The last tram between Tooting and Balham takes a celebratory run.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Tram Ride To The Past".

    Tooting and Balham, London. Shots of the last tram on the Tooting to Balham route.

    GV Crowds waiting for last tram. LV Front of tram with horses attached. Another horse being manoeuvred into position. CU man holding reins pan up tram to special notice. SV Horses waiting to tow tram. CU Carnival figure pan to other carnival figures. SV Pan people waving from top window of tram. SV Motorcycle escort moving off. LV Tram driving between crowds. Towards and pan. SV People hanging onto back of tram-car. SV Travel shot people waving. LV Tram driving between crowds. SV People hanging onto front of tram.

    Library footage from earlier in the century. GV Traffic troubles round the Bank. GV Horse-drawn traffic round Bank. LV Hyde Park Corner. GV Sunderland street scenes. Horse tram dashes across screen. GV Leeds street showing horse-drawn tram. GV Leeds street. Steam tram passes across screen. GV Leeds street. Electric tram drives across screen and horse-drawn tram moves towards.

    Return to modern day. LV last tram passing tube station. Towards and pan.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:34:00 / 01:54:30:00

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