• Short Summary

    Good footage of tourists watching Changing of the Guards and visiting Greenwich.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Tourists In London.

    Good cut sequence of shots to show a mass of tourists watching the changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. CU tourists with cameras etc. Tourists on pleasure boat on River Thames with County Hall in the background.

    CU interview with London Tourist Authority Chairman Rodney Scrays, standing beside the Thames. He talks of the problems of handling the tourists that come to London in the peak three months. Zoom into shot of the Shell Building on the South Bank.

    Views of Greenwich and Royal Naval College from the Thames. CU interview with member of Greenwich Borough tourist officer (sitting in Greenwich Park) as to the problems of handling tourists that come to see the sights in Greenwich. He says he thinks they don't take enough money off them! Street scenes in Greenwich (King William Walk). Greenwich tourist information centre. Tourists visit Cutty Sark and listen to foreign commentary recording. Beside the Cutty Sark a man explains the opening hours of the ship, the Naval College and Eltham Palace and details other local attractions to tourists.

    Final shot shows female interviewer sitting with tourist officer on grass in Greenwich Park.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3293.07
    Media URN:
    91227
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1975
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:24:00 / 01:29:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 4566 F

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