Early Traffic Scenes (1890-1900)

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    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown. Sunderland Bridge (1896) - Poor pedestrian, horse drawn carts, wagons and bus travel across bridge at Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Boar Lane, Leeds (1903) - Pedestrians, horse carts wagons and electric tram cross large open cross roads near Boar Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire. Outside The Bank of England, London (1897) - Dense horse drawn traffic in front of the Bank, a few pedestrians try to pick their way between the buses and carriages. Hyde Park Corner, London (1897) - Hyde Park corner looking towards the park gates, pedestrians crowd the pavements, carriages and horse buses pass by. Newcastle Street, Tyne and Wear (1903) - Motor wagon, motor car, and horse drawn wagon pass along street, pavement is lined with onlookers. Westminster Bridge, London - View across bridge to House of Parliament and Big Ben. Traffic passes in foreground. Tower Bridge, London - Views of horse drawn buses and traffic crossing Bridge. Empire Theatre - Ext of cinema showing Lumiere films. Handsome cabs draw up. Piccadilly Circus, London - Statue of Eros. People walk in foreground. Buses carry adverts for Cadbury's and Lipton's. (Some shots repeated). Horseguard's Parade, London - Short bleak shot of cavalry soldiers riding. Bradford Square, Yorkshire (1903) - Square at Bradford crowded with pedestrians, civilian band crosses square watched by small crowd a steam tram also crosses the square. London Bridge, London (1896) - View across the bridge with horse drawn vehicles and pedestrians crossing the bridge. Street Entertainers (Minstrels) - Blacked up entertainers sing and dance to a small crowd in the open street. Cataloguer's Note: - Obviously this material is very old and grainy but never the less great stuff - MD. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1674.01
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtRiMS34KxQ
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years ago
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