• Short Summary

    Minister of Transport inaugurates first set of automated traffic lights at Piccadilly.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Traffic Lights - robot system at Piccadilly Circus".

    London.

    M/S of crowd of dignitaries standing around black box, amongst them are the Lord Mayor of London and the Minister of Transport, Leslie Burgin. The minister gives a speech inaugurating the first set of automated traffic lights in Piccadilly Circus. He names the lights "Little Eva". He places a key in the black control box to switch on the lights.

    C/U of traffic light. Various high speed shots of Piccadilly Circus - good views of Eros, illuminated advertisements and London double-decker buses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.03
    Media URN:
    16040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:35:00 / 01:03:50:00
    Canister:
    37/92

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