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    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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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    01:04:26:00 / 01:08:25:00
    UN 4514 B
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    UN 4514 B
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    Fashion & Music Trade & Industry Lifestyle & Culture
    The West city of London Titanic videos Lloyds of London
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