- Title: U40
DISTRIBUTION OF NEWSPAPERS IN VARIOUS WAYS
Piles of papers collected and taken to packing room where they are bundled together and tied with string.
CU steam train waiting at the station CU engine driver in cab. CU bundles of papers having destination labels attached; Euston, Dundrum, Lagos, Truro, Exeter, Roma, Bristol, Dublin, Milan, Prague, Vienna, The Hague. MLS despatch department. Loading bundles into van. Van driver getting into cab driving off. Night view from cab as van travels along. CU of back of van with doors open and men unloading bundles of papers and loading them onto the waiting train.
Series of shots, CU train conductor checking his watch CU stationary steam train in the station men loading bundles of papers into wagon of train CU bundles of papers on train, CU conductor checking his watch, raises his left hand blows whistle, CU driver in cab, CU train wheels as they start to rotate and panning shot as train pulls out of the station. Fast passing CU shots of Steam train with several carriages at night. Fade out. Fade into fleet of ‘The Guardian’ vans at and leaving Euston Station. CU bundle of papers being dropped on to pavement fade out/in ‘Gosdens’ papershop. Three bicycles at the edge of the pavement. Paperboys leave shop carrying paper bags / satchels over their shoulders, newsagent passes paper to one boy, they leave on their bikes. Panning shot of paperboy arriving at suburban detached house with trees and shrubs in the garden, stands his bike at the kerb, jumps over wrought iron gate and walks up path, takes paper out of bag, folds it and pushes it into l letter box.
CU paper stand showing ‘The Guardian’, ‘Punch’ and ‘The Times’. Zo to show newspaper shop with magazines and ‘pocket edition’ books on bookshelves with various customers purchasing papers. MCU shopping area, people walking, one with dog, raised flower bed, W. H. Smith, CU three people queuing at bus shop (one lady and two men) men reading newspapers. Panning shot as London Transport bus arrives. CU of man in bowler hat reading a copy of ‘The Guardian’.
Cut to MCU Busy street scene outside Manchester Guardian and Evening News Office building. Shots of vehicles and pedestrians. MCU panning shot of flat bed lorry loaded with large rolls of paper turns right into side street.
- Keywords:UK, LONDON, 1961, PRINT AND BROADCAST JOURNALISM, NEWSPAPERS, NEWS MEDIA, BUNDLES OF PAPERS, INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION, VAN, NIGHT, STEAM TRAIN, CONDUCTOR, SCHEDULE, DEADLINE, EUSTON, NEWS ARGENT, PAPER BOY, BICYCLE, LETTERBOX, DELIVERY, INFORMATION, INFORMING, NEWS STAND,
- Master Title:U40