• Short Summary

    Buses for foreign visitors of Festival of Britain decorated to show British way of life.

  • Description


    Horse Guards parading, pan across to line of double decker buses - festival buses for foreign visitors. LS. Buses lined up. CU. Notice on front of bus 'Festival of Britain 1951'. Crew of buses walking past front buses towards camera. Notice in Dutch on side of bus, pan along notice to two Union Jacks flying on back of bus. CU. Driver in special white uniform lighting cigarette. CU. Herbert Morrison, Leader of the House of Commons, and various other officials inspecting buses. Officials entering bus. Interior of bus. CU. Murals inside bus representing Britain. CU. Model of building, pan across to various models of British buildings. CU. Pictures on wall of bus. CU. Pictures inside bus showing old type balloon, pan down to picture of old London building. Picture showing old and new ship. Picture of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), & MS. CU. Photographs of various English celebrities in frames, pan down to various famous books. MS. Models of British industrial goods. Poster of cigarette cases, pan down to number of china plates. MS. Driver getting in cabin, low angle shot. LS. Buses starting off, pan with them as they turn corner.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:14:00 / 01:39:00:00
    NP 316

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