• Short Summary

    New buses for London transport and luxury coach for longer distances presented.

  • Description

    Chiswick, London.

    GV. An AEC Merlin bus arriving at stop. SV. People getting on bus. SV. Man putting sixpence in slot and moving through turnstile. CU. Another man doing same. SCU. Another man doing same. CU. Change machine. Woman puts in two shillings and gets change. She then puts sixpence in slot and goes through turnstile. GV. Bus moving off. SV. People standing in the bus. SCU. Sign "Way Out". Pan down at doors open. SV. People getting off the bus.

    GV. New luxury coach going past camera. SV. Interior, passengers seated. SCU. Girl doing up safety strap and then pushing button so that her seat reclines. SV. Man and woman seated at table. Man is playing patience. SCU. The stewardess pouring coffee. SV. The stewardess walks forward with tray and serves coffee. LV. Stewardess walks back into kitchen. CU. Stewardess opens cocktail bar and takes out glass. She then opens refrigerator and takes out a lemon. SV. Pan, the coach going past camera.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:36:00 / 01:33:25:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The "Red Arrow" bus shown is operating Route 500, linking Victoria Station with Oxford Circus and Marble Arch.

    The bus is an AEC Merlin.

    The "new luxury coach" referred to at the start of the last paragraph is operated by Whyte's Clipper, of Colnbrook.

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