• Short Summary

    Good footage of speeded up taxi journey in and around London.

  • Description

    Speeded up taxi journey around London.

    M/S Man hailing taxi. M/S Taxi pulling up, man giving driver instructions. C/U Man opens door, taxi moves off. Travelling shot from inside taxi, at speed. C/U Passenger. Travelling shot from inside taxi. C/U Meter fares going up rapidly up to 2/6d. M/S Rapidly round Hyde Park Corner, stops with other traffic.

    C/U Traffic lights changing to green. Travelling shot inside taxi among traffic. C/U Taximeter up to 4/3d rapidly. Travelling shot from inside taxi pulls up with traffic. C/U Lights turning green. Travelling shot from taxi. C/U Passenger. C/U Taximeter showing 6/3d and up to 7/6d. Travelling shot taxi stops for policeman. C/U Fare showing 10/-d. Travelling shot again from inside taxi. C/U Driver in cab. M/S Taxi stopping, man gets out and pays.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1385.06
    Media URN:
    45284
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:01:00 / 01:07:53:00
    Canister:
    NP 383

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