• Short Summary

    Pathe enquires into the seedier side of London. Pornography, clubs and prostitutes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Clubs Galore!"
    Intertitle reads: "As small drink-clubs multiply, critics say regulations too lax".

    Pathe enquires into the seedier side of London. Pornography, clubs and prostitutes.

    LV Eros in Piccadilly Circus, camera pans to neon signs lit up at night time and traffic on the move. LV Neon signs lit up. LV Shaftsbury Avenue. SV Lady and man stepping from taxi. GV Street in Soho with shop windows lit and traffic on the move.

    LV Men looking in book shop window. SV Interior shot: shelves of books. LV Men looking at books in another book shop. GV Murky back street in Soho. SV Pan shot: cat walking along pavement.

    SV Doorman in costume outside a drinking club. SV Interior shot: two men at the bar being served with drinks. CU Pan shot: barmaid pouring drink. Various shots of mixed audience watching vaguely erotic dance routine being performed. Shots of dancer.

    GV Public house. LV Interior shot: customers drinking at the bar. CU Clock. Various shots as bar man explains to drinker why he can't have another drink as 'Time' has been called.

    Pan down from illuminated sign for 'Raymond Revuebar' to show doorman escorting man inside. Shots of dancers performing routine. Interview with club owner Paul Raymond regarding the running of his club. Various shots of dancer starting to perform striptease. CUs of men in the audience watching - good shot of man sweating. Girl ends strip and walks off stage.

    SV Pan shot: policeman patrolling Soho street at night. LV Prostitute standing in doorway. SV Prostitute dangling keys. LV Man walking down dimly lit alleyway. CU Policeman looking round. LV Policeman walking down dimly lit street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1563.29
    Media URN:
    50202
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:29:00 / 01:56:00:00
    Canister:
    58/102

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