Material related to newsreel story "Scotland Yard Moves" - 67/16.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Scotland Yard Moves" - 67/16.
Three motorcycle policemen arriving at old New Scotland Yard. MS. 'Noddy', police motorcyclist, moving along suburban high street. Various shots, in the criminal records office, the stacks of police files with people looking out information and checking finger prints. Various shots of policemen looking at large wall maps of London. A shot from back seat of police squad car with two policemen seated in the front seat. While moving along they receive a message over radio. MS. Police car stopping and then reversing. Various shots of long line of telephone switchboard operators at work, shots of them plugging boards etc. Various shots of police message room where the message is put onto central conveyor and moves along to main control. GV. Old New Scotland Yard. Several shots of Sir Joseph Simpson in his office.
Exterior of new Scotland Yard at Broadway, Westminster. Various shots inside the building showing new map room, modern switchboard control room, lifts, heating, air-conditioning etc. Various shots of the conveyor belt delivering internal mail, switchboard operators in action, information being processed in police message room, Various shots of the old building and the new building. Several shots of empty South bank gardens on the wet day, seagulls on lamps. More shots of the modern equipment and computers at work in the new building.