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  • Short Summary

    Good item showing housewife Mrs Mary Cannon dealing with rations etc. on day to day basis.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Hornsey, London. Material taken of Mrs Mary Cannon of Crouch Hill, Hornsey, London. N.19. showing a typical British housewife.

    M/S corner of North Crescent, Crouch Hill. M/S's tobacconist and newsagent shop on corner of North crescent. M/S's Mrs Cannon pushing pram with baby aged 10 months. M/S Mrs Cannon looking in butcher's shop window. Various shots looking in the window. Various shots butcher serving Mrs Cannon. M/S Mrs Cannon joining fish shop queue. M/S fishmonger serving Mrs Cannon. Various shots Mrs Cannon stopping at Greengrocers. M/S greengrocer serving Mrs Cannon. M/S Mrs Cannon looking in window of baker's shop. M/S woman assistant serving Mrs Cannon. M/S assistant removing tickets from ration book.

    M/S Mrs Cannon pushing pushchair with older child out from house down road. M/S Mrs Cannon looking in grocer's window. M/S entering grocers. M/S putting rations in pushchair. M/S younger baby in pram. Various shots Mrs Cannon looking at Government posters on economy of fuel and supplies. M/S food office sign, showing hours open etc. M/S Mrs Cannon in the waiting room of the food office talking to the other women. M/S Mrs Cannon receiving orange juice, cod liver oil and dried milk.

    C/U legs and feet of her walking along pushing pushchair. Mrs Cannon pulling pushchair up steps. M/S entering Town Hall (or large building). M/S Mrs Cannon entering Information Bureau. M/S and C/U woman explaining forms to Mrs Cannon on steps of Information Bureau. M/S interior of home of Mrs Cannon, showing Mr Cannon mending toy for child who is sitting on table, Mrs Cannon sitting at table darning stockings. M/S Mrs Cannon washing clothes. M/S rations set out on table. Various shots Mr and Mrs Cannon with elder child looking at partly built block of flats. C/U Mr and Mrs Cannon with elder child.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2214.20
    Media URN:
    64711
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:11:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:30:00 / 01:46:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 1893 A

Comments (1)

  1. Bedelia says

    Actually, this is corner of Crouch End Hill/Crescent Road. Great footage of Crouch End Broadway and Hornsey Town Hall. Some shops still recognisable today.

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