• Short Summary

    A Victorian street reconstruction at Castle Museum, York.

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    Kirkgate - reconstruction of Victorian street at Castle Museum,York, Yorkshire.

    Various shots Victorian street with hansom cab in foreground. M/S old fashioned bow-window of apothecary shop. C/U shop window showing display of breakers toothpaste and medicines etc. C/U shop sign: "J Bell - tobacco and snuff Dealer". C/U shop window with snuff boxes and matches etc. M/S bow-window shop "H. Hindley - Clock and Watchmaker". C/U shop window containing clocks, watches etc.

    L/S street, sedan chair in foreground. People in modern dress walking about street. Narrator explains street is part of museum. M/S man and woman looking in coppersmith's window. C/U coppersmith's window containing coffee pots, etc. Pan down to lower part of window showing saucepan and beer mugs. M/S people examining old-type furniture in shop. M/S women looking in window of haberdasher. C/U sign: "Joseph Twist and Son".

    M/S saddle maker's shop. Grindstone and old fashioned bicycle. Low angle shot window above shop. Model of old lady sitting at window. M/S shop sign: "S. and P. Knapton - Musical Instrument Makers". M/S inside saddle maker's shop. Wax model of saddle maker at work. Low angled inn sign: "Windmill Inn". Pan down to doorway through which we see old fashioned stage coach. C/U corner of street. Old style lamp and notice headed: "Liberty of Ripon".

    Note: magazine cuttings about museum on file.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:41:00 / 01:19:49:00
    NP 433

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