City of London, made for occasion of the festival of Britian 1951.
16mm film Black & White Sound 1951 0:00
Summary: This is a film that was made by British Pathe for the Festival of Britain in 1951 and deals with many aspects of the City of London.
Title number: 15395
LSA ID: LSA/18399
Description: Shots include: the City from the River Thames early morning: St. Paul's Cathedral: narrow streets: churchyard: house where Dr. Samuel Johnson lived: tug boats: the Monument: market workers at Billingsgate: children arriving for school: City workers arriving at Bank: view from St. Paul's: shop signs: the Bank of England and other banks: businessmen inside the Stock Exchange: businessmen inside the Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange: Lloyds of London: aerial views of Bank: Tower Bridge and River Thames: unloading cargo at the Pool of London: a horse and cart: wine tested: tea tasted: furs: spices: cloth: schoolboys in gowns: lunchtime: crowded streets: organ recital: People sitting in a square: nurses: businessmen: plaque at St. Michael, Paternoster Royal Church which was founded by Richard Whittington and where he was buried: the Lord Mayor, Sir Denis Lowson presides at a meeting of the Common Council at Guildhall: Old Bailey: City's policeman: street market: dustcarts: board showing where the first bomb fell on the City in World War II: Clothier Street: Butter Street: Goldsmiths Street: Goldsmiths at work: seal of City of London stamped on goods of high standard: directors of the Baltic assembled: aerial views: St. Paul's: moonlight on the River Thames: cloisters: craftsmen's tools idle.
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