Film: 1813

London | 1960 | Sound | Colour

Synopsis:

West London near Ladbroke Grove
Portobello Road antique market in the 1960's in Notting Hill
General shots of the open air market.
A Market Stallholder puts a pillow in a large paper bag for a customer. Crowds gathered amongst the Open air stalls. A close up shot of an older man with only a few teeth. Someone carries a board with the words 'The End is Nigh'. An old man has a square box on his head for a hat. Overhead views of market.
Portobello Road antiques shop. A deserted road with only a cat crossing. 'Closed' sign on shop door.
The day begins and men arrive to unload and set up stalls. The dealers turn up with their goods - secondhand clothes, cutlery jewellery and all types of bric-a-brac. The public arrive. All sorts of stalls can be seen selling items including a Lions head, China dogs, silver etc. A reflection in a mirror. A couple look at a chess/draughts board. 60's fashion evident.
Darkness falls and a Policeman strides along the deserted area with his torch in his hand checking the buildings and doorways.


To request more details on this film, please contact us quoting Film number 1813.