• Short Summary

    Henrietta Watkins stays put in her flat despite it being up for demolition. Paddington, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Mrs Watkins won't budge.

    74 year old Henrietta Watkins refuses to leave her flat in Paddington, even though it will soon be demolished. London.

    C/U Mrs Henrietta Watkins standing at her door. M/S of the house where Mrs Watkins is living, the next door house is partially demolished. Interior shot of Mrs Watkins sitting in her room reading a paper. C/U of her face. M/S of her bed. M/S of the broken down fire place. M/S as she makes herself a sandwich at her kitchen table. C/U of the sink in the corner of the room. M/S Mrs Watkins seated at her table eating, with a candle burning on the table. M/S from her window showing the demolished area outside. L/S Mrs Watkins looking from her window. L/S partly demolished house next door. L/S of the demolished houses in the area. M/S Mrs Watkins looking from her window. M/S from her window of the demolished houses in front. M/S as she reads a paper by candlelight. C/U of her face.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1686.06
    Media URN:
    52696
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:13:00 / 01:16:04:00
    Canister:
    60/58

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