• Short Summary

    A woman runs a railway station on her own in Althorne, Essex.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Althorne. One Woman Show".

    Althorne, Essex. A woman runs a railway station on her own.

    GV Althorne Railway station in Essex with Dolly Palmer pushing a trolley along the platform. CU Dolly.

    CU signal. LV Dolly climbing the ladder attached to the signal pole to clean the lights on the signal. SV Dolly cleaning the lights. SV as she comes down the steps of the ladder. LV car coming across the crossing as Dolly closes the gates behind it.

    LV as she goes up into signal box. SV Dolly going into the signal box. CU Dolly working the signal levers. CU Ditto. SV signal going up.

    LV train coming in as Dolly waits on the platform. CU sign reading "Althorne". LV Dolly signalling the train to go. CU Ditto as the train moves off. LV the train going out of the station.

    SV Dolly collecting tickets from passengers who have just got off the train. GV Dolly cleaning the station windows CU Ditto as she turns and laughs at camera.

    (Pathe Neg)

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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:
    01:53:17:00 / 01:54:18:00

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