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    Titles read: "BRIGHTON - A TREAT BY TAXI".

    West Norwood, London and Brighton, East Sussex.

    Various shots of children getting into taxis at West Norwood Station. Taxi drivers blow up balloons and tie them onto their cars. Commentator explains that 60 London taxi-drivers are taking orphans and needy children on a day trip to Brighton. M/S of taxi windscreen with label reading "London Taxi Drivers' Norwood Homes Outing To Brighton". The taxis start off.

    Various shots of the line of taxis driving down to Brighton. General view of Brighton sea front. The taxis stop outside Hove Town Hall. Inside, we see the children sitting at tables and eating their lunch with the drivers and the Mayor. A small black boy smiles broadly at the camera.

    Several shots of the children playing at the beach and going round a funfair with the cabbies. A taxi driver rides on a small car with a young boy.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53525
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1723.40
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:25:00 / 01:50:34:00
    Canister:
    62/69
    Sort Number:
    62/069
  • Appears in...

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    Public Transport London On Film: East End Disowned Summer Childhood Memories Summer Childhood Memories MuseumLab Various London Clips
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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