• Short Summary

    Harold Macmillan opens a new underground car park in London's Park Lane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. For Traffic Speed Up".

    LV Pan, cars going down ramp to the new Park Lane car park. GV As the cars go along the tunnel into the car park. SV Harold Macmillan getting out of his car and is greeted by VIP. SV Mr Macmillan shakes hands with transport Ernest Marples and other officials. LV Pan, to people watching. SV Mr Macmillan inserts his honorary lifetime ticket (parking ticket) into the slot. SV Attendant watching. LV Mr Macmillan driving away from camera in an open Land Rover to look round the garage. LV Private car coming into the garage. SV As the car comes to a halt by the ticket machine, the woman driver puts her hand out of the car window and takes hold of the ticket. LV As she takes the ticket from the machine, the gate opens automatically to let her through. SV Pan, as she drives her car into the garage and the gates close behind her.

    GV Congested traffic near Knightsbridge pan to GV of the new Hyde Park underpass. GV Tracking shot as we go down the ramp and into the underpass through the underpass and out the other side.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:36:00 / 01:32:14:00

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