• Short Summary

    Piccadilly's illuminated signs are turned off due to a fuel crisis.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Lights Out' In London".

    London. Illuminated Neon lights are turned off due to fuel shortages.

    Various shots of lights being switched on in Piccadilly in 1949 - large crowds celebrate.

    SV Building in Piccadilly with signs off. Angle shot man dismantling neon sign.

    LV Traffic moving through dimmed-out Piccadilly.

    SV Bus going past camera.

    SV Top view showing dimmed-out Piccadilly and traffic. Ground shot dimmed-out. Piccadilly with traffic moving towards.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1433.19
    Media URN:
    46734
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:20:00 / 01:48:02:00
    Canister:
    51/4

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