The wonders of London - a film made to encourage overseas travellers to visit our capital.
A mounted policeman in Sloane Square. Panning along shops in Chelsea, antiques in the windows. A car pulls up outside of Harrods. Three Indian women walk up to the window. A well dressed woman leaves a Mews house she passes a Rolls and gets into a sports car. Large flats and small homes in Chelsea, a quiet street of terraced houses. Children walk together down Cheyne Row, there are no cars. Chelsea pensioners at the Royal Military Hospital, a parade is going on. CU's of pensioners with their medals, they march off the parade ground.
A woman paints a picture by the Thames at Chelsea Reach, down river the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Queen Elizabeth in Royal coach enters gates of Buckingham Palace to the roar of the crowd. LS Buckingham Palace, St. James's Palace, Horse Guards at Whitehall changing the guards as tourists look on. WS Trafalgar Square with Nelsons Column, the National Gallery and St, Martins in the Field.
Statue of Boadicea pan to Thames and the Festival Hall. Views of river and St Paul's, vg top shot looking towards Tower Bridge.
Commentary Written...Paul Jennings. Music...Robert Farnon.
Editor...Eily Boland. Directed...Jo Jago. Producer...Howard Thomas.