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  • Short Summary

    Travel footage along the River Thames in London.

  • Description

    London.

    Various high angle long panning shots of the River Thames in London showing the Embankment, some of the bridges, buildings, traffic, etc. Various travelling shots from barge moving along the river showing significant buildings, bridges, moving past other barges etc. Zoom in and out some buildings as the barge moves past, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, South Bank, Royal Festival Hall, etc. Small tourist boats seen around. More shots of the buildings, bridges and ships along the river Thames. More long high angle shots of the bridges and buildings in London. Various shots of the skyscrapers of the City, pan to dome of St. Paul's Cathedral. Tourist barge moving along the river. More high angle shots of the river and surrounding. Smoking chimney of a power station - now Tate Modern. Good footage of the power station - zoom in, pan along the chimney, zoom back. More shots of the buildings and bridges along the river Thames - Westminster bridge, Houses of Parliament, Somerset House, Waterloo Bridge, Blackfrais Bridge, docks, Tower, Tower Bridge, etc. More shots of the river, barges, ships, buildings and the bridges. Various shots of the faces of the tourists at one of the barges looking at the buildings, some showing things to others, many wearing sunglasses. Cut to panning shot of Houses of Parliament.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3081.03
    Media URN:
    87302
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:28:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:37:00 / 01:34:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 4601 A

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