• Short Summary

    The new parking metres are made at a factory in New Malden.

  • Description

    London & New Malden, Surrey.

    GV. Daytime, busy Oxford Street (sub super scene). SV. Girl getting out of parked car and walks to a parking meter on the pavement. SCU. Girl inserts coin and the expired sign in meter goes down, the girl walks away.

    GV. Inside factory at Malden, rows of parking meters with people working. SV. Woman working at bench with a set of meters in front of her. CU. Meter mechanism as woman's hand pushes up the expired sign and giving it final check over. SV. Man working at bench with the inside of meters in front of him. CU. Man making final adjustments to meter. LV. Whole line of finished meters with girl checking them. SCU. Girl is tampering with the slot where the coin is inserted and checking the meter for the last time. SCU. Lines of finished meters.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    621.04
    Media URN:
    32443
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:53:00 / 01:04:32:00
    Canister:
    56/101

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