• Short Summary

    Old houses are to be demolished and new modern housing blocks are to be built at Euston area.

  • Description

    This item has PATHE GAZETTE OPENING TITLE. Close up shot of the Big Ben, a clock. The numbers disappear and the circle of letters appear reading PATHE GAZETTE. Letters dissolve into a new circle of letters reading ALWAYS ON TIME. This dissolves into WITH THE NEWS - A little cockerel appears at the bottom of the circle (in place of number VI between letters NE & WS. Letters dissolve into PATHE NEWS then into PATHE GAZETTES.

    Full title reads ""Let the good work go on" - Another step in great campaign for better houses for workers begun on what was one of London's worst slums."

    London.

    Several shots of the crowd looking on - a priest is walking down the street. Several shots of line of old terrible looking houses which are all to be demolished and replaced with modern blocks of flats - this is Euston area.

    A priest addressing people - natural sound. Various shots of people, most women and children - look very poor. A woman from the crowd making a comment about living in current terrible conditions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    777.01
    Media URN:
    8542
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:01:30:00
    Canister:
    34/10

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