• Short Summary

    Mr. Hore Belisha inaugurates new road safety device - railings at pavement edge.

  • Description

    Guard rails for pedestrians. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    St. Pancras, Camden Town, London.

    Various shots of crowd on pavement. They are watching Mr Hore Belisha demonstrating latest pedestrian safety device. The Mayor of Camden is also present at inauguration. The device is a chain hung between posts at edge of pavements. M/S of Mr. B. giving a speech. He explains the chains will give physical protection to pedestrians and will also remind people of the presence of a busy road. L/S of crowds of people standing on pavements behind new guards.

    NB also written Hore-Belisha.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    821.30
    Media URN:
    9658
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:35:00 / 01:28:19:00
    Canister:
    35/23

Comments (1)

  1. edmundbt says

    Camden Borough Council was only created in 1965 when the three metropolitan boroughs of St Pancras, Hampstead and Holborn were combined. In 1935 Camden Town lay in the Borough of St Pancras, so it is the mayor of this council not Camden\'s who is seen in this film.

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