• Short Summary

    Beautiful gardens of tenements and terrace houses in East London.

  • Description

    Part of PETS AND POTS issue.

    East End, London.

    Beautiful gardens of inner-city tenements and terrace houses in poor areas of the Capital.

    M/S of woman sitting in deck chair in her garden reading a newspaper. M/S of traffic on Tower Bridge road. L/S of block of tenements. Various shots of people tending their tiny gardens in the back yards of their tenement and terrace houses. Mr and Mrs Darbough (sp.) tend their garden on factory roof on Blackfriars Road. Other gardens featured are in Rotherhithe and Camberwell. The gardener from Camberwell has made his own tools to reach high up plants, he as even planted flowers in a loud speaker horn.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.08
    Media URN:
    42871
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:33:00 / 01:13:07:00
    Canister:
    NSP 210

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