• Short Summary

    Fleet Street comes to life again -scenes before and after the strike is ended.

  • Description

    Fleet Street, London.

    CU. Newspaper passing over counter on book stall. SV. People buying papers from book stall. SV. Post office men reading papers. SV. Paper seller selling. CU. Sailor reading paper. GV. Fleet Street. CU. Name "Fleet Street". SV. Silent presses. SV. Sign "No Papers Today" outside shop. CU. Billboard: "No Papers Yet". SCU. Newspaper seller seated on pitch. SV. Fish and chips shop with notice in window. CU. Notice reads: "Bring Your Own Newspapers." SV. People buying books and periodicals. CU. Books on counter. GV. Buses in street. CU. Girl reading "Men Only" book on top of bus. CU. Bearded man reading "Woman" magazine on bus. CU. Man smoking pipe (plenty of smoke) reading comic "Topper". LV. Strikers meeting at Holborn Hall, exterior. GV. Interior of Holborn Hall - meeting. SV. Officials at table. SV. Strikers leaving meeting. After four weeks of national press strike, papers will return to people. GV. Fleet street. SV. Operator setting up page, & CU. CU. Hand on switch, pan to printing machine starting. CU. Wheels starting. SV. Printing Press in action, & CU. ( 3 shots). SV. Papers coming off press, & SV. Man checking a copy of Daily Sketch. CU. Man checking paper. SV. Papers being placed on hoist. LV. Early vans leaving with papers. SV. Loading papers into van, & SV. GV. Vans lined up outside Evening News despatch. SV. News van speeding up the road. SV. Star van leaving. SV. News van leaving. LV. News van arriving at station. SV. Papers being unloaded from van. SV. Star van arriving. SV. Papers being unloaded. SV. Dog (beautiful Cocker Spaniel) arriving at newsagents. CU. Dog collecting paper in mouth. SV. Dog running off with paper. CU. News seller with soprano voice, ('I'm little rusty' joke). SV. Two women with children in prams. Children reading papers. CU. Old looking baby (dressed up adult) reading paper. SV. Monkeys reading papers, & CU.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "E") (Orig. "G")

    Note: This item is made in manner of Colour Pictorials - clear resemblance seen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:49:00 / 01:36:26:00

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