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?
Night shot, Ticker Tape key board INT. Stock Exchange.
EXT WS St. Bartholemew's Hospital, with nurses coming and going.
Night, narrow street with steps leading up to house, Various shots.
CU vice. MS & CU hand tools in racks. MS pan over tea cups.
Night Interiors, Guildhall and Bart's Church. Man walking down stone corridor, Grave Statue, Bust (Shakespeare look alike ?), CU face.
MS church spire with cross on the top. LS entrance to Guildhall.
Directors in the Baltic Exchange Committee room. Passing round a strange still-projector like ballot box, it is opened by the Chairman. CU as box is opened to reveal marbles (?), or votes ? Men standing by pillar on exchange floor, camera tracks passed men. Various tracking shots. MS men dealing, note books and papers. WS exchange floor full of members.
Model ship in window, Leadenhall Street. Exterior Baltic Exchange. MS "Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange" coat of arms, above doorway. Top shot men in Throgmorten Street. Ground level shot of same. Brokers going up to window in Throgmorton Street.
Wide top shots of men on Stock Exchange floor. Men going up and down steps Telephone Booths, Sign above "Subscribers to the Exchange Telegraph Company Only". Men passing clerk and exchange operator near telephone booths. Man sitting at ticker tape machine and operating it. CU hands on the keys, looking like a piano. MS & CU Ticker tape machine printing.