• Short Summary

    Item showing workers tidying up after first day of the sales at Bourne and Hollingsworth.

  • Description

    No title - Aftermath of first day sale at Bourne and Hollingsworth. London.

    Exterior M/S Bourne and Hollingsworth department store. M/S people looking in window which has sign 'Clearance of Menswear'. C/U dummy, pan down to price on dress. Interior L/S of the busy store. C/U sign '3d bin'. C/U sign 'Greatly Reduced'. M/S people paying at tills. C/U clock, M/S people looking through items at counter. M/S as people leave the shop. C/U as last man leaves and man locks the door behind him. M/S man sweeping floor. M/S two women on hands and knees scrubbing floor. M/S men and women putting boxes away.

    C/U sign at counter 'Three quarter length nylon Bemberg 9/-'. C/U girls taking gloves from boxes and putting them in compartment. C/U empty boxes falling to floor. C/U girl taking gloves and putting them on counter. M/S girl tidying up counter. Various shots girls tidying up jumpers, pan to more neatly folded. Rear view three girl assistants pan down to show they have taken their shoes off. C/U five pound notes which are being stacked. M/S two men counting money. C/U money being stacked. M/S assistants tidying crockery. C/U putting crockery onto counter. M/S as man puts up stack of cups. C/U the clock showing ten to seven. M/S as camera pans across the tidy counters. M/S top shot showing the store and lights being put out. M/S man switching out lights. M/S lights going off in the dress department. Various shots Christopher Bourne sitting at desk.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:24:00 / 01:43:31:00

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