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    Historic buses with people waving in period costume in Regents Park.

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    Regents Park.

    Documentation from London Transport regarding London Bus week, celebrating the centenary of London General and parade in Regents Park.

    MS. of little boy and girl waving, with crowd standing in background (cut-in) CU. of Horse drawn buses. MS. CU. of crowd, some with cameras taking pictures of buses. CU. Little girl in crowd. CU. of man reading Programme (Mr. Ticehurst.) CU. of two conductors and Conductresses pan to one conductor showing medals on his coat. MS. Shot of children waving GV. of woman in period Costume. CU. of pole bearing sign: General - "Buses stop Here", pan down to women below the sign wearing Period Costume. CU. of women wearing Period Costume. CU. of Mr. Savage taking salute (he was chief Inspector and Conductor in those days.) Top C.U's of Open Buses. Various shots of passengers boarding buses and going along road. Various shots crowds lining the road, watching the old time buses passing, Passengers in Period costume, signs on buses. LS. Passengers descending from Broken down bus. Front of bus being driven towards camera CU. inside bus, showing driver using brake pan up to driver at wheel. CU. of passengers on top of bus, pan down to sign on front "Ole Bill". Elevated shots of buses in Parade.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:35:00 / 01:34:14:00
    UN 2866 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Featuring heavily within this clip from 01:40 is the AEC B-type bus known as "Old Bill". The same bus is the subject of clip 115.15.

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