• Short Summary

    Item about how minicabs have started to appear on the streets of London.

  • Description

    Look out taxis. London.

    LV Ministers leaving the garage coming towards camera and past on either side. LV Minicabs passing a London taxi. CU Taxi driver looking bewildered. LV Minicab driver opens door of cab to show a man the interior. SV The man lifting back seats up from the floor. SV Woman picks up phone to phone for a minicab. SV Telephonist at minicab garage receiving the call puts the telephone down and leans towards the microphone. CU The man calling minicab up on the radio.

    SV Interior of minicab going along the road as the driver picks the receiver up and speaks into the phone he puts the phone down and turns the cab right. LV Minicab drawing up outside building woman leaves the building and opens the door of the minicab. SV The woman getting into the cab slams the door. LV The cab moves off past camera. LV The minicab going past a taxi rank. CU Taxi driver watching the minicab shakes his head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2923.05
    Media URN:
    68999
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:35:00 / 01:16:38:00
    Canister:
    61/24

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