• Short Summary

    Industrial area and terraced housing - location unknown.

  • Description

    Location unknown - probably a Northern town in England.


    Various shots of an industrial area - moving shots probably taken from a car. Industrial chimneys, smoking stacks, factories, etc.

    Panning shots of terraced housing. Puddles in the street, looks like quite a run down area. Washing hanging out in a yard. Elderly man in flat cap walks along with a black dog on a lead. Various shots of terraces. Elderly man walks along carrying something wrapped in paper - fish and chips perhaps? Children walk along a street away from the camera. Panning shot of rooftops - it is a very smoky, smoggy, sky.

    Various shots of "For Sale" signs beside more modern housing. This is probably a newish housing estate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:50:00 / 02:03:16:00
    UN 4590 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The clip is currently dated 1972, however an upside-down clapperboard at 08:27 tells us that date of filming is 10 February 1973.

    The clapperboard also tells us that filming is for the Thames Television current affairs programme "This Week".

    A close-up of a "For Sale" sign, (for Michael A Wrest Estate Agents), at 08:37 suggests that the location for this clip is the area of Barnsley.

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