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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the Grosvenor Square, London.

  • Description

    London.

    LS. General view of Grosvenor Square from the roof of the American Embassy. LS. General view taken from an adjoining roof. LS. Pan, top to bottom of one street of the square ending with the Embassy. CU. Pan from leafless tree to the Embassy. CU. No 3 Grosvenor Square. MS. No 11 Grosvenor Square, where the American Red used to be. CU. the name, "Grosvenor Square". MS. No 11 and No 12 Grosvenor Square. CU. The name plate of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning on the door. MS. Looking along street past No 11. LS. No 20 Grosvenor Square. CU. No 20 Grosvenor Square, US Army headquarters, still occupied by the US army. LS. Grosvenor Square park. MS. Leafless trees. LS. Gardeners digging flower beds in the park. CU. Men digging. MS. Workmen planting tree. MS. American film star Burgess Meredith walking to and looking at the Roosevelt memorial. Various shots of the workmen tiling on the memorial. LS. The memorial. CU. Roosevelt's name on the inscription. MS. Men working on the memorial. CU. Planting a cherry tree. CU. Planting a small tree. MS. Rolling pathway. MS. Turfing ground.

    Mute neg. - poor quality.

    Date found in the old record 20/01/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2208.09
    Media URN:
    74411
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:08:00 / 01:34:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 1881 A

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