town centre

town centre

Hometown - Coventry (1959)

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Coventry, Midlands. Top shot looking down on ruins of the bombed Cathedral. Side shot showing spire and damaged walls. WS and top shot of the rebuilt town centre. Hotel Leofric. Street level scenes of the new Coventry and wide Square. Statue of Lady Godiver on a horse. Modern clock with doors opening and model of Godiver appearing on a horse. Entrance to Standard Motors car works as their cars drive out the entrance. Int. Shop floor making tractors. A Ferguson tractor comes off the assemble line and is driven away. Standard cars on the production line, a woman changes a sign for "Daily Output" to 331. Women polish the windows as cars leave the line. Entrance as new Standard and Triumph cars drive past. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2279.11