• Short Summary

    Look at Tea Centre, cafe which gives customers history of tea as well as a decent cuppa!

  • Description

    Tea Centre, Regent's Street, London.

    Various shots of crowded cafe with modern decor (the Tea Centre). Various shots people drinking tea at tables.

    Various shots man in white coat weighing tea and pouring it into packets. C/U packet of tea being poured into pot. After boiling water is added a waitress stands pot on shelf under timer, it is left to brew for exactly five minutes.

    Various shots man giving talk to group of women. He shows them different antique tea pots shows, tea seeds and different types of tea. He shows then tea moulded into engraved bricks which are used as currency in Tibet, he scrapes off tea from block with knife.

    Various shots man buying tea from automatic tea dispenser. Man drinks tea from a disposable cup which he then throws away. Various shots man showing inner mechanism of dispensing machine.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.26
    Media URN:
    43449
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:03:00 / 01:42:04:00
    Canister:
    NP 436

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