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    Travelling shot from vehicle going down Old Kent Road.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Colour item.

    Old Kent Road, London.

    Travelling shots from vehicle driving down Old Kent Road showing school, road systems, wasteland, shops, blocks of flats, pubs, bus stops and advertising hoardings. Various shots graffiti on front of shop reading "Millwall".

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:13:00 / 01:46:42:00
    UN 4550 K

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  1. Unknown user says

    The billboard showing local similar showings including 'Quest for Love' directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Joan Collins released in 1971

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  2. Unknown user says

    Billboard showing cinema release Revenge directed by Sidney Hayers starring Joan Collins and James Booth released in 1971

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  3. Unknown user says

    This footage is shot by cameraman Mike Dodds, with the director being Ken Ashton. The same pair filmed the footage in clip 3349.03 in the vicinity of Old Kent Road - that footage was filmed in 1971. That matches the film posters identified by the previous contributor here, "Timescapes".

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  4. kelvinosborne says

    The last  30 seconds show nos.868 & 866,Old Kent Road.
     We,the 'Osborne' family, lived,between 1953 and 1971, at no.860 - renting part of the house at above/rear of the jeweller's 'Thompsons', and Mr. Thompson-our then "Rent man"/Landlord, was seen in recent years, in Orpington,by my mum.
     We,frequently, crossed over the shop's roofs to visit good neighbours Harry & Muriel,+ Bobby &  Mark Keys - who later moved to Downham,Kent,  Sheila  &  Pat,+ Linda,Andrew & Stephen  -Surname unknown. Sheila later became Sheila Brown and moved to Catford.  
     We were also neighbours to Shreeves sweet-shop (-where 'The Goldon Shot's Anne Aston was said to be a neice, and was seen in the shop), and to Pip & Janet + Nigel & Susan Hill,at Hill's Bicycle shop - which later moved to Eltham,kent,and also to Catherine Williams – glimpsed in the closing few seconds.

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  5. shadmem says

    I attended Paragon School from 1970 to 75. This bus journey is the exact route I would take getting off at the Tustin Estate to go home in Ilderton Road. What an amazing film reel. Brought back all the shops, pubs and other street scapes I remembered. It was either the number 21, 53, 177 or 141.

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