• Short Summary

    Race riots are sparked in Notting Hill with attacks on Afro-Caribbean families.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Notting Hill. Shameful Episode".

    West London. Race riots are sparked, possibly by outsiders coming to attack immigrant families.

    SV Afro-Caribbean Family carrying cases and bags walking towards camera, as they walk out of picture a small boy is left pushing a pushing-chair. CU Sign on wall reading "Bramley Road, W."

    GV Crowds of people running along street towards greengrocer's shop in which an Afro-Caribbean man is hiding. SV Greengrocer's shop with crowds of people outside, policemen trying to hold them back. SV Police car coming towards camera. SV Crowd on other side of road watching. CU Police car going past into BV taking Afro-Carribean to safety.

    SV People walking towards camera. GV Street in Notting Hill. CU Rag and bone man with horse and cart. GV Street, youth leaning against railings looking towards houses, pan to CU broken windows. CU Other broken windows on ground floor, pan up to broken windows on first floor, pan up to broken windows on second floor. CU Sign outside house "To Be Sold" pan up to Afro-Carribean woman looking out of window. CU White women pan across to broken railings. CU Bits of iron railing lying on ground. GV Youths sitting on wall at corner of street with two policemen walking by and another youth walking across street towards them.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1551.04
    Media URN:
    49762
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1958
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:09:12:00 / 10:10:16:00
    Canister:
    58/71

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