Off cuts from documentary tracing the history of the City of London and the variety of trades performed there.
Excellent Quality Black and White shots of the City in the 50's - 1951?
Various shots of Bow Church Spire. MS Whittington Church and Spire. Spire through a hole in the wall. Spire with clouds pan down (Whittington Church). Various shots of spire.
WS mass of people walking towards camera London Bridge with traffic. MS people coming up from the underground. CU feet. WS Mansion House tube entrance. WS Mansion House pan to tube exit. WS City street with people entering buildings. Commissionaire in doorway with brass plates, he salutes City Gent. People walking towards camera through court.
MS Lord Mayor in official costume. CU Seal being stamped. MS man operating seal machine. Top shot people waiting for Mayor to enter. LS & MS Lord Mayor and officials entering, and walking through the people to the head table at the Guildhall. Clerk reading the minutes with Mayor in BG.
Top Shots Court in session. Various shots. WS court with coat of arms and crossed flags in BG and members speaking. WS pan over court. WS as members leave. More top shots of people speaking, and voting by raising hands. Top shots as members leave Guildhall. MS as Mayor leaves with Mace Bearer's.