• Short Summary

    A look at some famous steps in London, including St. Paul's cathedral and the British Museum.

  • Description

    No title - Steps in London.

    M/S of a black cat sat on some steps, M/S of others. M/S as people walk up and down various steps. M/S of tower of St. Martin's church, camera pans down to steps. M/S of St. Paul's cathedral, various shots of the steps. M/S of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) going up to St. Paul's. M/S of British Museum, people walk up. M/S of Charles Dickens' character Nancy on London bridge steps, she fades out.

    M/S of lady running up steps, various shots as she notices the ladder in her stocking. Various shots of an extendable ladder on a fire engine. Various shots of underground escalator. Various diagrams showing how the escalators work. M/S sign 'to street'. M/S trick photography showing a building going down in steps.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1270.13
    Media URN:
    42576
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:03:00 / 01:24:17:00
    Canister:
    NSP 156

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