• Short Summary

    Dustmen in Manchester add to their job by helping lonely old people on their rounds.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Manchester. Unlikely Angels".

    Manchester, Lancashire. Dustmen report cases of loneliness.

    GV Welfare offices in Manchester. SV Dust cart crossing street and we see houses in suburban area. LV Two dustmen walking into back yard of house. SV One of them picks up a dustbin which is standing outside gate, gate opens and a woman comes out. CU Dustman talking to woman. LV Dust cart going down street. CU Dustman Bill Gee talking to 82 year old Mrs. Baxendale on her doorstep. LV Dustmen tipping garbage into dust cart. CU Afro-Caribbean dustman tipping garbage into cart. LV Dust cart coming down street. CU Bill Gee talking to 71 year old Mrs. Mathison. CU Bill Gee talking. CU Mrs Mathison talking. CU Bill Gee walking out to dust cart and tips garbage into it. CU Cart driver climbing in.

    LV Miss Margaret Thomas a Voluntary Visitor arriving at Mrs Mathison's home and knocking on door. CU Door opens and Mrs Mathison invites Miss Thomas inside. LV Mrs. Mathison sits down and Miss Thomas starts to put groceries she has bought for Mrs. Mathison on table. CU Mrs. Mathison. SV Miss Thomas unpacking groceries on table. CU Mrs. Mathison talking. CU Miss Thomas darning stockings for Mrs. Mathison. SV Mrs. Mathison seated and Miss Thomas darning stockings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:44:00 / 01:47:05:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Dust cart crossing street" - it's a Shelvoke and Drewry W-type.

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