STK-ID 16492

FOLLOW HAS of Rolls Royce, of other cars passing by Buckingham Palace gate. TILT UP to facade of Buckingham Palace. FOLLOW HAS of palace guards marching to their posts. Scenes in Fleet Street showing statues, monument, newspaper offices and signs including The Guardian, The Yorkshire Post, The Scotsman, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Express, The Irish Independant, Reuters, United Press, British United Press, Planet News. Shots of rolls of newsprint being hoisted up to machine room of a newspaper plant. LAMS of clock on facade of the News of the World Building. Incidental shots of traffic, two-decker buses, some pedestrians moving about. CU of faces of pedestrians, of pedestrians streaming by camera. Shots of traffic, many newspaper delivery trucks, motorcycles, two-decker buses, truck loaded with rolls of newsprint. ESTABLISHING SHOT down Fleet Street, TILT DOWN to front of Rolly Royce coming to a stop. Shots of street band, "The Happy Wanderers", playing near underground King's Cross Station entrance. TILT DOWN from Saint Pancras Station to shots of musicians playing, leader collecting from passers-by. CUs of musicians. Shots of newspaper seller, people passing by, buying. Shot of elderly homeless carrying sack shuffling by.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486