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  • Short Summary

    An old horse drawn bus takes tourists around London.

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    Item title reads - Grandfather of our buses has been unearthed to take American and other visitors round London in old-time style. Metropolis.

    M/S as an old horse drawn bus rides down the road followed by a modern bus. M/S as a woman climbs the steps to the upper deck and the conductor points the way, a man follows her. Behind is a sign saying 'Two trips daily', the conductor leans back and bangs the side of the bus. M/S from the horse drawn bus as it drives along. M/S of it from the road. M/S of the conductor on the back of the bus pointing to buildings and talking. M/S as it comes to a halt. M/S as it drives around a corner and we see the side which has 'London's only surviving horse bus Grandfather' on it.

    Note: there is an orange tinted version of this item with the same title and footage in
    G 1202 on *PM0408*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:15:00 / 01:43:28:00
    G 1215

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