Pisarek Family Archive

collection Pisarek Family Archive
authors Walery Pisarek
length 05'06
location Great Britain
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0005 005
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Walery Pisarek was a well-known linguist, media expert and popularizer of science. He bought a camera in the early 60s, during a business trip to Hungary, where he went as the artistic director of the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Nowa Huta community centre.

A film from a trip abroad, shot during a business trip of the author, who at that time did not go abroad personally. This is a film postcard from London at the turn of the 60s and 70s. Double-decker buses, horse police, Trafalgar Square, Guards Crimean War Memorial, Piccadilly Circus, Portobello Road with the famous flea market: stalls with clothes, musical instruments, paintings, ceramics, street musicians, fashion of the late 60s, finally, which is not surprising due to the professional interests of the author, a newsstand.



keywords London; United Kingdom; bus; police; horse; Trafalgar Square; Guards Crimean War Memorial; Piccadilly Circus; Portobello Road; flea market; newspaper; media expert; science; linguist; business trip; conference; street musicians; ceramics; clothes; paintings; musical instruments