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  • Short Summary

    Crowds amassed at Piccadilly Circus at night (probably New Year's Eve) lit advertisements.

  • Description

    Piccadilly, London.

    LS. & LS Piccadilly Circus from Criterion balcony (Wrigley sign) LS. Piccadilly Circus showing "Guiness Clock" & "Odeon Sign". LS. From balcony looking down at crowd with lights in background. MLS. Crowd only. (Very dark) MS. Crowd. MLS. Crowd around Eros (boarding up) (Light on crowds.) & LS. & MLS. LS. "Atlas Assurance" MLS. Crowds around Eros.

    Trafalgar Square.

    LS Christmas tree in Square, fountain in background LS. "Nicholson's Gin" "Phillips" sign in Trafalgar Sq. LS Fountains heads passing in foreground LS Christmas tree and fountain LS. "Bovril" balloon in foreground. LS fountain pan to Christmas tree Tilt down from "Underground" sign to people passing MS crowds passing (very dark) MS bells in shop window people passing to and fro MS. Beggar with tray of matches by shop window, shop window lights out. MS. Beggar with tray of matches by shop window, shop window lights out, reverse angle. Lights out LS 'Cinderella' sign over-exposed LS Criterion restaurant Int party round table CS People clinking glasses MS. Couple at window, crowd in background. Track in crowd in circus fill screen. MS. Retake MS. Retake (no track).& CS. MS. Criterion. CS. "Criterion Restaurant" pan along to people at windows. MS. Pan from "Dolcis" to windows and sign. LS. Pan from "Swan & Edgar" to Criterion. LS Piccadilly showing crowds and signs in background.

    (Orig. Neg & B/W.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2557.10
    Media URN:
    68723
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1951
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:48:00 / 01:25:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2370 A

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