Pisarek Family Archive

collection Pisarek Family Archive
authors Walery Pisarek
length 05'06
country Great Britain
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0005 005

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 
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage