Hackney Video Archive Film
VHS Black & White Silent Unknown 60:00
Summary: Compilation of films from Hackney Archives: Hoxton Saturday July 3rd Britannia Theatre; [Housing and Town Planning International Conference, Lieges]
Title number: 2196
Description: Film 1: This record of street life in the east end begins with views of the Britannia Theatre from across Hoxton Street, Shoreditch. A group of small boys wait in line outside while carts pass by (one, a Midland Railway Company delivery cart is seen in front of J.F. Stevens, Tobacconist). There follows scenes in Old Street and Charles Square. A No. 43 tram and a mixture of motor and horse-drawn vehicles pass before the camera. One tram is filmed as it passes 'The London Apprentice' public house on Old Street. The film also includes views of the tower of St Leonards Church in Shoreditch.
Film 2: The visit of Hackney Borough councillors to the 24th International Congress of Housing and Town-Planning held in Li?
Keywords: Streets; Urban population
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Hackney