• Short Summary

    London's jewellery centre shows off its new safe deposit box system.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hatton Garden Beats Jewel Bandits".

    Hatton Garden, London.

    CU Diamonds on black velvet. SV Nameplate 'Hatton Garden'. GV Hatton Garden showing British diamond cutters. SV Nameplate 'Diamond House'.

    CU Jewellers notice board. CU Notice 'Fine Jewels and Mounting'. CU Notice 'Precious Stones' - mix to - diamonds on black velvet.

    SV Notice 'Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd". SV Commissionaire walks into picture and sets combination lock on door of strong room. Second commissionaire walks into picture to set No 2 combination. CU Commissionaire's hand setting combination. MV Commissionaire steps back from door. Other commissionaire undoes lock. CU Lock being undone and door pulled open. SV Commissionaire opening door.

    SV Reception desk - one commissionaire opens grille door. CU Customer behind bars. Commissionaire opens door and admits him. SV Customer walks through door and signs register at desk. CU Commissionaire. MV Towards and pan customer followed by commissionaire leaving reception desk and entering strong room. SV Commissionaire inserts key, undoes lock.

    CU Safe showing twin locks. Hand opens door of safe and draws out metal deposit box. SV customer takes out metal container and places it on pull out table. MV Customer opens container, takes box from pocket. CU Hand opens box showing jewelled brooch. Box placed into container.

    CU Commissionaire. SV Diamond merchant at desk counting stones. Man opposite weighing same. CU Diamond held in tweezers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1425.02
    Media URN:
    46445
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:40:00 / 01:03:22:00
    Canister:
    49/89

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