Film about crime and crime prevention in Britain
Location: London, England / Great Britain
VS Van pulls into countryside clearing. Staged reconstruction of two men breaking into the back of small van in the country. Smoke pours out of the back doors repelling the men.
MS Man in a suit staring at his suburban front door and walking down garden path.
MS John Rammell seated in Pathe second floor reception, gets up and leaves his umbrella and briefcase on the seat. MS Pathe typist Angela Gifford seated typing, she gets up and leaves office, track into CU. of her handbag on desk.
BS woman looking out of kitchen window watching a man 'prowling' about. He enters the house across the street. GV modern street on housing estate, police car enters and stops by man carrying case, they put him the car.
GV Trafalgar Square at night, pan to traffic. VS. Keys in car ignition. CU Metropolitan Police protection form. CU Crime headlines of Evening Standard newspaper. GV Trafalgar Square at night, pan to traffic. MS Two men, one carrying small case, walk out of Barclays Bank and get into waiting car.
VS Shops with 'closed' sign up. CU hand of policeman tries the handle of shop door to see if it's locked. MS. Little girl in street looking lost, a policeman's hand stretches out and takes hers. VS Rover car moving along back street. CU suited man who gets into the Rover. CU Interior of car showing keys in ignition, pan to portable radio and binoculars on driver's seat. VS of man in a Rover car. MS Ambulance man gets out back of the ambulance, closes door and walks round front.
Note: The film is unedited and many of the shots are repeated. We see clapper boards and actors waiting for 'action'.