• Short Summary

    Item which seems to say the swinging youth are responsible for mass demolition of old London buildings.

  • Description

    London.

    Several brief street scenes show groovy young people walking about; commentator talks of "the swinging youth" and the "change in this city of increasing contrasts". A young woman talks to two nuns on the street; M/S of a trendy menswear shop next to a small sign for Carnaby Street; pan right to an iron monger shop. Swinging London.

    There follows several shots of old buildings being demolished; commentator says "Replace it with skyscraper blocks, boutiques, discotheques". A very high chimney comes crashing to the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    407.04
    Media URN:
    4230
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:21:00 / 01:46:21:00
    Canister:
    CP 665

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