• Short Summary

    A new traffic signal enables pedestrians to cross in safety by flashing up the words 'Don't Cross' and 'Cross'. The Mayor of Westminster activates it and Hore Belisha is present.

  • Description

    Traffic lights for London pedestrians.

    Trafalgar Square, London.

    M/S of Mr Hore Belisha and the Mayor of Westminster stood with other officials in Trafalgar Square, the mayor presses a lever to activate the new pedestrian crossing and the traffic stops. Various shots as Belisha and the mayor cross the road safely. M/S of the new traffic lights which have signs facing pedestrians on the pavement which say 'Don't Cross' and 'Cross'. C/U of the signals changing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    819.05
    Media URN:
    10850
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:10:00
    Canister:
    35/17

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