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  • Short Summary

    Workmen removing the statue of Eros from Piccadilly.

  • Description

    Removing Eros. Piccadilly, London.

    Shots of men lowering Eros onto van. SV Padding bottom of lorry. SV Eros being lowered into lorry. (2 shots). SV Chain being taken from statue. SV Statue being tied onto lorry. CU Bow on Eros' hand, pan to Eros' face. CU Policeman. SV Eros being strapped down. LV Empry plinth, pan to London traffic. SV Empty plinth. SV Workman standing on plinth. CU Pan up, workman. GV Scaffolding around Eros. SV Buses passing Eros, pan to Statue. AS Derrick lifting statue from plinth. SV Statue dangling from crane. (2 shots). SV Statue being pulled across on overhead rail. M/Ss of statue being lowered.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2506.12
    Media URN:
    77622
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:28:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2491 A

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