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  • Short Summary

    People having fun in London's amusement arcade.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of the colourful pinball and other machines inside a large amusement arcade - different machines in play with shots of the people playing. Montage of flashing neon signs advertising the amusement arcades at night.

    (Eastman Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 20/01/1969.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3315.14
    Media URN:
    91481
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:59:00 / 01:53:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 4431 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the many old arcade games seen in the clip are:

    At 00:01 the "Flower's Child" pinball machine, made by Rally.

    At 00:05 the "Spin-a-card" pinball machine, made by D Gottlieb & Company.

    At 00:07 the "West Club" pinball machine, by Rally.

    At 00:09, the "Playboy" pinball machine, by Rally.

    At 00:14 an unidentifiable arcade machine called "Penny Lanes".

    At 00:26 the "Formula One Racing" arcade game.

    At 00:57 the "Bomb Alley" arcade game.

    At 01:06 the "Sega Helicopter" arcade game.

    "Montage of flashing neon signs advertising the amusement arcades" - amongst the signs are those for:

    At 01:40 is the "Charlie Chester Casino" on Archer Street, Soho.

    At 01:45 the "Golden Horseshoe" casino, also on Archer Street, Soho.





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