Saturday, 13 August 2022

City of London 2: Pathe


 The second part of this City of London film. 



the fly in the web said...

Those newsreels were super! Not much had changed by the time Leo was on the Stock Exchange!

Odd how familiar those fashions - and the people - seem. Just as remembered from childhood.

And what happened to all that? Blown apart by Thatcher and Reagan's Big Bang which let the banks loose.

Adullamite said...

Fly, I know what you mean. A time so near, yet so far away. In the 80s I saw many 'East End Barrow Boys' who worked the Thatcher dream. Bright coloured jackets, loud mouths, East End accents, and pockets full of cash. Working class but bright and sharp. Not like me...