• Short Summary

    Temporary control box replaces burned-out Signal Box to keep Cannon Street station open.

  • Description

    Cannon Street, London.

    GV. Camera tilts down showing the entrance to Cannon Street Station. SV. Transport Chief, Sir Brian Robertson coming down the stairs from the burnt out signal box, with other members of the party after inspecting it. SCU. Man holding a plan of the tracks, camera tilts up to Sir Brian Robertson. CU. Sir Brian Robertson. SV. Men working around site of the burnt out box, camera tilts up to show the burnt out signal box. LV. Looking down lines from Cannon Street Station, in distance is seen signal box which is a railway wagon. SCU. Wording on the side of the wagon reading "Cannon Street Temporary Signal Box". GV. Man with flag at the entrance to Cannon Street Station signalling a train to stop. AS. Men in the temporary signal wagon shouting instructions through megaphone. SV. Camera pans as the train is waved into station. GV. A train leaving Cannon Street Station.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene F)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    649.03
    Media URN:
    32720
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:08:00 / 01:03:48:00
    Canister:
    57/32

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