• Short Summary

    First of the fleet of 35 taxis which are to operate on Thames between Barnes and Greenwich.

  • Description

    Full title reads "Shepperton - TAXIS FOR THE THAMES! capable for carrying 100 passengers - first of fleet of 35 launched."

    Shepperton, Middlesex.

    Back of a boat (boat is in a hangar with its door open) with a man sitting on it and several men around it. Close up shot of the two propellors. This is the first of the contingent of the 35 Thames taxis which is to transport passengers from Barnes to Greenwich. Boat plunges into water. Two men and a woman standing on top of it. One of the men walks across the boat towards the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    773.37
    Media URN:
    8503
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:14:00 / 01:51:03:00
    Canister:
    34/9

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