• Short Summary

    Hyde Park Corner, London, in 1896 - unusually early footage.

  • Description

    London. 1896

    Intertitle reads "Once upon a time an old friend of ours had a Cine-camera and found himself at Hyde Park Corner. It was 1896."

    Various shots of the streets scenes at London's Hyde Park Corner in 1896. Crowd milling along pavements, horse drawn carriages moving along streets etc.

    Intertitle reads "Where are the old dresses and busses of 34 years ago? Only these shadows remain. Incidentally, this little item was shown at a Command Performance before Queen Victoria at Windsor, 23rd November 1896!"

    More shots of the street scenes, coaches moving past, people walking,crossing the streets, horse busses also seen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2161.20
    Media URN:
    64032
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1896
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:21:00 / 01:51:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 1300 K

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