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  • Short Summary

    Short film about Lloyds of London - soundtrack is missing.

  • Description

    London.

    Title reads 'Lloyds of London'.

    Inn keeper in period costume serves men seated at tables - all in period costumes and wearing wigs. Air shot of London. LS. Ground shot of Lloyds Building. Various shots of the activity inside the building with people milling around, sitting at their desks working, etc. Several close up shots of a hand writing a document. Large bell ringing and a man reads information from a platform. More shots of the people working in the office. Woman pressing a dry stamp on bottom of a letter. Close up shot of sign outside a building 'Lloyds Agency'. Several people enter and leave the building. Two men arrive to London docks and chat with ship's captain before inspecting unknown substance in wooden boxes. They smell it - it is dark brown and resembles tea. Sign on door 'Intelligence Department'. Woman walks in. Various shots of the people working, walking around, talking on telephone, typing, etc. Various air shots of the countryside showing houses, train moving past, buildings in construction, industrial area with several factory buildings, plane in flight, ship at sea, cut back to interior of Lloyds. Those are presumably the assets insured by Lloyds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3274.03
    Media URN:
    90984
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:26:00 / 01:08:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 4514 B

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