• Short Summary

    Motorists protest about the removal of the basic petrol ration.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The World As I Saw It".

    Brands Hatch, Kent.

    Motor cyclists stage protest rally against the withdrawal of the basic petrol ration.

    CU John Rudkin operating camera under title.

    MS Motorcyclists arriving for the meeting. LS CU A mass of motorcycles in the parking place. Some have "Hands off Petrol" slogans on them. LS Elevated shot of the motorcyclists seated on low canvas chairs listening to a speaker. CU Cut in of some of them wearing their fur lined coats. MS Harry Tate speaking from the platform (Lip movement only). LS MS General shots of the grand parade of motor cycles. LS MS General shots of the grand parade of motor cycles.

    CU Pathe Cameraman with camera - linking shot.

    Trafalgar Square, London.

    Meeting in Trafalgar Square to protest against the withdrawal of basic petrol.

    MS Pan down from the top of Nelson's column to crowd assembled in the Square. MS Billal Bey Quillam, ex Riviera King, addressing the crowds, showing a loudspeaker car relaying the speech. CU a small girl dressed as Pool (some reference to Petrol).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1191.17
    Media URN:
    41241
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:23:00 / 01:32:37:00
    Canister:
    47/79

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