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  • Short Summary

    The Post Office tower just before opening, showing the kitchen, the revolving movement, etc.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    London

    CU Finger pushing button marked 'start'. MS and CU From inside the GPO / General Post Office Tower, a cheerful window cleaner in a cradle cleans the outside of the windows. Various shots, the rotating floor mechanism. Various shots, the empty restaurant at the top of the Tower. MS Workman making adjustments to the carpet on the revolving floor. Various shots, chefs in the kitchens of the tower preparing food. CU Revolving mechanism. CU Wheel. CU Man's feet, one either side of the revolving floor, showing the speed of the movement. CU The menu. (2 shots). LS From top of the tower showing three girls sunbathing on roof below. GV London streets from the top of GPO Tower. LS Views of London from the top of the tower.

    Note: Date on original record: 2/05/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3206.08
    Media URN:
    89789
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:10:00 / 01:34:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 4145 C

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