Film: 776

London | 1920 | Silent | B/W


Street scenes around the Shoreditch and Hoxton area of the East End of London 1920's

A crowd, mostly made up of children, gathered to look at the camera, they follow the camera as it pans to the left past a low wall with advertisements on it. Terraced residential street with more children and a couple of adults, possibly Pearson Street or Ormsby Street. Spire of St Leonards church on Shoreditch High Street, possibly seen from the corner of Kingsland Road looking south or from Boundary Street. Shop fronts. Policemen [?] shepherd children on a street, struggling to contain the excited crowd.

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