• Short Summary

    A look at landmarks and monuments around Trafalgar Square in London.

  • Description

    Part of ENGLAND EXPECTS issue.

    London.

    Various shots of Nelson's Column and Trafalgar Square on Coronation Day 1937. Various shots of Trafalgar Square in 1939 - good shots statue of Nelson, fountains, pigeons, lions etc. C/U of damage to base of column - according to narrator this is due to over zealous celebrations on first Armistice Day.

    Various shots of National Gallery, including brass plaques with official units of measurements on (feet, yards etc.). Various shots of statue of General Gordon and St Martin's Church. Various shots of statue of King George IV on horseback.

    Various shots of police box with large lantern on top on the Strand. More shots of Trafalgar Square, good shots of children feeding pigeons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1276.01
    Media URN:
    42667
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:37:00 / 01:02:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 170

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