• Short Summary

    Pound devalued - shots of Stock Exchange and city of London during one day closure.

  • Description

    No title. Pound devalued - Stock Exchange and banks closed for one day.

    City of London.

    C/U news placard: "Can Wilson Survive?" C/U another: "Wilson faces bitter battle", pan to another "Thousands of Jobs".

    Good view interior of the empty Stock Exchange. C/U sign "Throgmorton Street". C/U of a large crowd of jobbers (Stock Exchanger dealers) in the street. M/S crowd of dealers talking together. M/S crowd of dealers. M/S photographer on side of building taking picture. C/U dealers writing on cards. C/U dealer writing in book, pan as he walks to another group.

    C/U sign for Midland Bank. C/U sign: "Belgique Bank". C/U sign: "Royal Bank of Scotland". C/U sign: "National Provincial Bank", pan to closed iron gates. C/U closed gates of District Bank. C/U name: "Australia and New Zealand Bank".

    Interior of empty bank. C/U counter with "Foreign Exchange" sign on. M/S of Throgmorton Street. M/S dealers entering Stock Exchange the next day. Good shots of Stock Exchange working normally. C/U of calendar with date: "18 November 1967".

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2047.06
    Media URN:
    56507
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:22:00 / 01:23:32:00
    Canister:
    67/94

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