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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of industrial section of River Thames, near Greenwich, London.

  • Description

    River Thames, London.

    Shots from boat on river. Silhouettes of barges, with sun on water. Tracking shot passing cargo ship moving to left. Various shots from water of Tower Bridge. Traffic crossing bridge. While boat waits at bridge, the cameraman takes a few shots of boat he's on, including CU officer. Shot of deck and bridge. Officer shakes hands with other & goes down steps. Life ring - "Cannes - London".

    More shots of Tower Bridge. Traffic - cars, buses, horse-drawn carts - and pedestrians crossing bridge. Side of drawbridge rising. Dissolve to boat coming under bridge, then dissolve to bridge lowering, then to bridge lowered & many pedestrians crossing, then vehicles too.

    Tracking shots past big cranes on pier. Shot boats & buildings along banks - looks like Greenwich. Goes past major buildings with pillars & domes - Royal Naval College. People on shore. More buildings. Another cargo ship.

    Note: great shots of industrial section of river, going into East London.

    Note: item originally transferred as ON 354 K.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:52:00 / 01:48:34:00
    ON 354 G (aka ON 354 K)

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