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The Problem of London’s Traffic. A Special Commission is Now Sitting to Deal with the Congestion of the Streets and the Delays of Transport

Series

Series Name
Gaumont Graphic

Issue

Issue No.
1439
Date Released
5 Jan 1925
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1In The New Year’s Honours. Miss Ellen Terry, The Veteran Actress of Stage and Screen Appointed A Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire
  2. 2The Problem of London’s Traffic. A Special Commission is Now Sitting to Deal with the Congestion of the Streets and the Delays of Transport
  3. 3The Locust Problem. Many Ingenious Spraying Devices are Being Tested to Exterminate This Devastating South African Pest.
  4. 4Welsh Town Nearly Isolated. The Turbulent Waters of the Usk Overflowed at Brecon and the Flood Problem Became a Serious Menace
  5. 5No Deep Impression Here. Healthy Fun at One of the Famous Swiss Resorts
  6. 6After the Ball. The Duke of Northumberland Lord Percy and Lord Hugh Percy at the Hunt Meet at Alnwick after the New Year Festivities

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 6
Summary
LV people trying to cross road through line of buses, policeman holding some back. [SUBTITLE]: IS THIS ONE OF THE REASONS MLV horse and cart laden with timber, followed by another horse and cart, and 2 buses. LV down line of stationary traffic, cars lorries and buses, pedestrian walks between cars. TGV pan stationary and crawling traffic. MLV bus turning behind another bus. [SUBTITLE]: SIR HENRY MAYBURY, THE CHAIRMAN IS THE GREATEST EXPERT IN THE COUNTRY ON ROAD BUILDING. SCU Sir Henry.
Researcher Comments
Footage on Newsfilm Online (1 min 55secs) at GR 16657 with related footage at GR 8119.
Keywords
Vehicles; Transport; Town and country planning
Locations
London
Library number GR
8118
Length of story (in feet)
87
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