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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Covent Garden area after it has stopped being used as a fruit and veg market.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Colour item.

    Covent Garden after market move, London.

    Various shots streets around Covent Garden after it has stopped being used as a fruit and vegetable market. Several shots sign on side of building: "Covent Garden is ours - not the GLC's". Shots interior of abandoned market showing parked cars and rubble. Shots derelict houses, pan out to show car park and piles of rubbish behind the old market. High angled panning shot of market buildings, pan over rooftops of city. More general shots of area.

    GLC = Greater London Council.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3374.01
    Media URN:
    92314
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:06:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 4664 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This material is currently dated 1970-79, however the sight of the green, P-registered Ford Cortina on the left of shot means the footage can have been shot no earlier than August 1975.

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