• Short Summary

    London and Brighton see the return of illuminations and neon signs. Crowds fill Piccadilly.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Lights Up". Crowds come out to see neon signs and illuminations.

    LV GV Extr. illuminated Warner Theatre / Cinema in Leicester Square, London. Track-in. (First 7ft. for super. title)

    SV Pan down from Warner sign to entrance - Film 'June Bride' is on. LV GV Crowds waving in Piccadilly. SV Guinness clock showing 10 past 7 illuminated. Bovril rocket climbing on right of screen. Schweppes advert also seen. CU Bovril rocket reaches peak & falls, Schweppes changes, flashes on and off. SV Crowd in Piccadilly waving. Pan CU Boy & mother in crowd. LV GV Crowd in Piccadilly. Man pushing barrow with illuminated sign on it 'Light is Life'. SV Man with sign. SV 2 women sitting on back of car riding through crowd. SV Flashing sign & revolving globe of Coliseum.

    Brighton, Sussex.

    SV GV Illuminated pier showing sign - Palace Pier - Brighton Greets You' CU Part of illuminated archway. LV GV Illuminated pier. GV Brighton illuminations, in Valley Gardens. SV Illuminated fountain in garden.

    London.

    LV GV People looking in illuminated windows in Regent St. SV Through window people looking in. SV People looking in windows. LV GV Crowd in Piccadilly. LV Actress Zoe Gail waving from balcony of Criterion restaurant. SV Zoe Gail waving from balcony pan down to GV of people in Piccadilly. SV Crowd (Singing starts at beginning of this shot). LV Elev. massed crowds in Piccadilly. Pan across to Votrix illuminated sign. SV Crowd standing on steps of Eros. CU Bovril advert. illuminated. SV Crowd. LV Piccadilly crowds, pan from Pavilion to Guinness clock. SV Crowd waving. LV Illuminations in Piccadilly.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1409.29
    Media URN:
    45886
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:03:00 / 01:40:10:00
    Canister:
    49/28

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