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  • Short Summary

    Nice street scenes in London. Good shots of markets.

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    Pinewood Stock Cans material -


    VS street scenes at night. An ambulance speeds past with its lights flashing. VS day traffic scenes. A steam train passes over a bridge in the background as traffic passes closer to the camera. St Paul's Cathedral is seen in the far distance. Ext of Court building. CU of street sign 'Fleet Street'. Pan around to show busy street. VS of traffic passing in front of St. Paul's. VS across roof tops of London. Tilt down to show street. Goods being off loaded from lorries. More busy street scenes with lots of lorries and trucks. VS of people shopping in street market. VS flower stall, fruit and vegetable stalls. CU of different fruit and veg on stalls. Top shot of busy street. Pan across roof tops. repeat. MS street sign 'Long Acre' and 'Neal Street'. LS of open area - derelict land possibly after bomb damage. VS of market traders at work on stalls. LS of Palace of Westminster, with Big Ben tower in scaffolding. Various sites of damage around London. Ext. of the Globe Theatre. Shots of Shaftesbury Avenue with theatre signs. Ext Forte's restaurant. More shots of West End in day. CU road sign 'Kings Road'. Pan across to show road. Ext of shops. Repeat of Kings road. MS of Chelsea Pensioner seated on bench. CU Pensioner. VS of Royal Hospital, Chelsea. VS of Pensioners coming out of building. Ext. of shop. Man walks in . VS of confectionary / sweet stall. VS of fish stall.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pinewood stock cans
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:15:00:00
    PSC 18 A

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  1. says

    The lady who is at the fruit stall (the shot starts with a clapperboard in front of her) is the actress Rita Webb (1904–1981). Regards Robert

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