• Short Summary

    A look at night time London from the point of view of the river Thames.

  • Description

    London.

    L/S of Piccadilly Circus at night with all the signs flashing and lots of cars driving through. C/U of an 'Underground' sign. Various shots of Piccadilly including the Coca Cola sign. M/S of a red double-decker bus. M/S of the statue of Eros. L/S of a bridge over the Thames with the sides lit up, the camera passes under it and looks down the length of the river.

    L/S of Big Ben. L/S of Westminster Bridge with a bus driving over it, the camera pans round to show the buildings of London County Council at the end. L/S of the Royal Festival Hall taken from the river. L/S of Waterloo Bridge and the South Bank, L/S of the Royal Festival Hall and quayside. L/S of Battersea landing stage and the Festival Gardens Pier surrounded by lights. M/S of the illuminated bridges as the boat sails up the river. L/S of the illuminated clock on the Shellmex building, the camera pans down the river to a long illuminated building.

    L/S of St Paul's Cathedral from the river, M/S of the Cathedral. L/S of Tower Bridge. L/S of the Son et Lumiere building lit up in the darkness. M/S as various bits light up more, various shots of the building from different angles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    81.06
    Media URN:
    1329
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:12:00 / 01:16:13:00
    Canister:
    CP 199

Comments (1)

  1. fraserandy says

    "the wide eye rubberneck beside you .." brilliant!

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