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  • Short Summary

    Eros gets ready to be dismantled and moved while the Underground is built at Piccadilly.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Goodbye Piccadilly. Take a last glimpse for some while of famous statue Eros - due for removal whilst underground station is being constructed. London.

    L/S aerial view of Eros, scaffolding is being erected around it as buses and cars drive past.

    Intertitle - 'but Mrs Bonner stuck to her 30 year old pitch till the last minute.'

    M/S of the flower lady selling bunches of flowers next to the statue, two men stand by her, C/U of her arranging her flowers. M/S of more flower ladies some way away from the statue which is in the background Various shots of Mrs Bonner as work is carried out on the statue behind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    374.17
    Media URN:
    24876
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:07:00 / 01:41:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1164

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