• Short Summary

    Derek Nairn is coal man during day, and salesman in the evening. Mitcham, Greater London.

  • Description

    No title - Coal man and city gent.

    Derek Nairn delivers coal and also sells it to the clients. Mitcham, Greater London.

    Various shots coal men shovelling coal. M/S as Derek Nairn lifts sack onto shoulder and loads it onto lorry. Pan as lorry drives off. C/U Derek at wheel. L/S travel shot along street. The lorry pulls up outside pub. C/U as Derek lifts sack of coal onto shoulder and takes it into pub. M/S Derek walking into his house. C/U as door opens and he walks out wearing smart suit and bowler hat, and carrying rolled umbrella. M/S as he gets into his Mark Ten Jaguar. C/U interior as Derek drives away to sell coal to clients.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:37:00 / 01:48:35:00

Comments (1)

  1. WadeMitcham says

    This starts in the yard of T. Bull at 41/43 Gladstone Road, Mitcham, an area now occupied by Sadler Close housing estate. He is shown delivering coal to the Star pub which was on the corner of Bendict Road and Church Road, Mitcham, now a block of flats.

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