• Short Summary

    A item that shows people in period costumes, Chester, London and the restoration of old street lamps!

  • Description

    Various shots of people in Victorian period costumes drinking in a lavishly decorated bar.

    Chester, Cheshire.

    Various shots of the old part of the city - exposed wood buildings etc.

    Central London.

    Various shots of old street lamps. M/S of a lamp in front of Big Ben. L/S of the Thames near Westminster. Various shots of lamps outside Buckingham Palace.

    Various shots of an old lamp lighter at work in a London suburb.

    Tottenham, North London.

    Kempton's Ltd. restore old gas lamps and add electric fittings. Restored old lamps are a popular addition to modern homes! Various shots of lamps being polished and having electric fittings added. The men in the lamp workshop are named as Charlie Evans, Albert Wilkinson, George Reynolds and Horace Robinson.

    Various shots of a woman standing in the door of a thatched cottage, waving her children off to school. Various old street lamps stand outside the cottage. The woman is seen watering a hanging basket on one of the lamps.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    237.02
    Media URN:
    3264
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:07:00 / 01:12:26:00
    Canister:
    CP 441

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