• Short Summary

    The Statue of Eros is returned to London's Piccadilly Circus after the war.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London".

    Eros returns to Piccadilly.

    LS Piccadilly Circus, with Eros boarded up.

    MS LS Statue of Eros being brought back through the streets on a lorry.

    High angle shot of crowds in Piccadilly Circus watching the return of the statue.

    LS MS Eros is hauled by ropes up onto the plinth where it held in position by scaffolding.

    CU Polly Beecham a 75 year old flower girl.

    LS An LCC (London County Council) speaker on specially erected dais makes a ceremonial speech of welcome.

    CU Eros surrounded by scaffolding.

    CU Traffic lights in action.

    MS CU Buses and other traffic driving through Piccadilly Circus.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1187.21
    Media URN:
    41212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:09:00 / 01:26:10:00
    Canister:
    47/53

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