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    Unissued / Unused material -

    London. A new one way system creates traffic problems in London's West End.

    Various shots of traffic along Charing Cross Road - past building site. MSs Traffic along New Oxford Street, stopping at traffic lights. MS Policeman directing traffic in St. Giles' Circus. LS of a Tailors shop on the corner of New Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road, the street signs are seen on the walls of the shop. MS New Oxford Street sign. MS Tottenham Court Road street sign. MS Policeman directing traffic in St. Giles' Circus. High angle shots, congested traffic in Oxford Street and New Oxford Street. MS Man on roof looking down at traffic. High angle GV traffic moving in St. Giles' Circus. High angle GV traffic moving in St. Giles' Circus High angle view of traffic moving along Oxford Street High angle GV of traffic in St. Giles' Circus - showing rebuilding in progress. Elevated shot looking across Tottenham Court Road. CU Two buses waiting in queue of traffic. CU Bus stop showing the numbers of buses that stop there. MS People waiting at bus stop. CU of car and bus drivers waiting in queue of traffic. CUs traffic lights showing one set with covers over. Two shots, of an "Anti-German forces in U.K." meeting. CU Covered up street sign, pan down to street scene. GV Cambridge Circus. MS Sign: Cambridge Circus. Various shots of "One Way Only" signs to traffic going one way up Charing Cross Road and to Tottenham Court Road. High angle GV traffic coming up Charing Cross Road. Various shots of traffic along the newly opened one way streets. MS Motorist asking the help of a police motorcyclist. Various shots, traffic going around Cambridge Circus, with police assistance when needed. CUs No Entry and One Way traffic signs being uncovered. MSs Taxi along road. CU Refuse lorry with "Public Cleansing and Transport Dept" on the side. MS Lorry along road. MS Policeman directing motorist. CUs Two bus inspectors looking at map. CU Policeman talking to motorist. LS Cars turning in road, after having found they have come up a one way street. MS Man uncovering a "Turn Right" sign. CU MS Men at work on linked traffic signals. CU Turn Right sign attached to traffic lights. CU Bus stop showing alteration made as to the buses that stop there. LS Motorcyclist along road. CU Man at work on traffic lights. CUs as man looks at map, but still doesn't understand it all.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:53:00 / 01:10:38:00
    UN 3494 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3494 A
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Comments (2)

  1. British Pathé says

    Thanks l.stitson. Corrected now!

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