• Short Summary

    London taxi drivers take children from the Norwood Home for a day out at the seaside.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Norwood-Hove. A Treat By Taxi".

    London and Hove, Sussex.

    GV of long line of taxi cabs parked at edge of kerb, CU bonnet of taxi with banner reading "London Taxi Drivers Norwood Homes Outing". GV of lots of children walking towards camera to get into cab. CU of children getting into car at start of outing. CU bonnet of cab festooned with balloons and streamers camera pans to roof of cab to show more balloons. CU people waving goodbye. SV of cabs leaving children home coming through gates towards camera. CU of signpost reading "Crawley - Brighton". LV of main road showing long line of cabs travelling towards camera SV of cabs travelling along main road camera pans with one to show children waving from cab. LV angle shot of Hove Town Hall showing clock tower and top of building camera pans down to show GV of building. SV of cab arriving outside with children in it. SV showing cabs parked at kerb with children getting out camera pans across pavement to doorway. SV cabs at kerb with children alighting and showing them towards door of hall, GV of interior showing children seated at table having refreshment CU two boys eating at table, SV of group of children round table the children wave. CU two boys eating ice cream. CU children drinking from bottles and straws. GV beach showing people paddling LV. SV of line children with two taxi drivers paddling in the sea camera pans down to show their feet stepping gingerly over the stones. CU of taxi driver who is accompanying the children paddling he is pulling a face obviously in discomfort from the stones, SV showing same group walking towards camera. CU of taxi driver sitting in his cab asleep he is approached by two small boys with a balloon who pop it in his face the started taxi driver wakes up.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:45:00 / 01:46:00:00

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