STREET LAMPS

Council workmen remove gas lamp fittings from the streets in the early 1960s. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: STREET LAMPS

Reference number: 5515

Date: 1960 c

Production company: [ Templar Films]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 0.45 mins

Description: Film shows removal and scrapping of old gas street lights.

Shotlist: two men lever down gas lamppost; glass lamp cover removed; pan up new electric streetlight; medium c/u lamp cover sitting on pavement; pan over gas lamp posts lying in a scrap yard; ints. man dismantling? lamp cover (0.45)