• Short Summary

    Flags are made for Festival of Britain at factory on the Old Kent Road, London.

  • Description

    Flag making for Festival of Britain.

    Old Kent Road, London.

    M/S United Nations Organisation flag flying above the factory. M/S interior, men and women at benches cut out flags. C/U as they chalk round pattern, C/U man at bench. Various shots as the pennant is cut out. M/S big star on Festival of Britain flag, man staples it into position. A woman takes the stapler and a man wraps up the flag and takes it away. M/S as he walks down line of women working at bench and gives flag to machinist, taking another one out of the picture. M/S of other flags they have made including George VI banner, flag for the Shah of Persia, and the nazi flag. Festival flag flies on pole.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1381.14
    Media URN:
    45195
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:51:00 / 01:25:07:00
    Canister:
    NP 325

Comments (1)

  1. stevej001 says

    This was almost certainly filmed at Black & Edgington's factory at the junction of Old Kent Road and New Kent Road. The factory relocated to St Paul's Cray in Kent in the late 1980's.

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