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NOTHING DAUNTS THE BRITISH WORKMEN

Nothing Daunts The British Workmen (1923)

A man paints a flagpole 250 feet above the ground.

STEEPLE JACKS

Steeple Jacks (1931)

Men abseil down a church steeple.

STEEPLE JACKS aka NERVES OF STEEL

Steeple Jacks AKA Nerves Of Steel (1922)

Steeplejack carry out maintenance work on large factory...

REGILDING JUSTICE

Regilding Justice (1924)

Close up shots of the Old Bailey dome using high powered camera on the ground. ...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM REGILDING JUSTICE IN G 1116

Out Takes / Cuts From Regilding Justice In G 1116 (1924)

Out takes ( rushes, cuts ) for REGILDING...

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

Salisbury Cathedral (1950)

Good footage of Salisbury Cathedral showing grounds and features of the...

SPRING CLEANING IN SALZBURG

Spring Cleaning In Salzburg (1951)

Steeplejacks called in to clean up Salzburg Mountains

SPRING CLEANING ARCH OF CONSTANTINE

Spring Cleaning Arch Of Constantine (1938)

The Colosseum in Rome is cleaned by men with brushes.

STEEPLEJACK SCHOOL

Steeplejack School (1965)

Men learn the skills of the steeplejack at a special school.

WIRELESS MAST

Wireless Mast (1920-1921)

Workmen in Nallen, Germany climb up the world's tallest wireless tower as part of...

ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

All In A Day's Work (1922)

Workmen carry out maintenance on the cross at the top of St Paul's Cathedral,...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - THE STEEPLEJACK

Camera Interviews - The Steeplejack (1933)

Probably unusable item about Salisbury Cathedral...

RUGBY RADIO STATION

Rugby Radio Station (1924)

Building work on Britain's biggest wireless Station.

IT'S ALL IN THE DAYS WORK

It's All In The Days Work (1930)

Steeplejacks work at the very top of the 253 year old Monument in...

LONDON'S HIGHEST JOB

London's Highest Job (1930)

Men work nearly 400 feet above the ground to re-gild the Ball and Cross on...

WHOLESALE CHIMNEY FELLING

Wholesale Chimney Felling (1929)

Old chimneys are demolished to make way for new factories. Greenwich,...

CLEANING ST. PAUL'S CROSS

Cleaning St. Paul's Cross (1951)

Cleaning of the cross on top of the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral.

ST. PAUL'S NEW FACE

St. Paul's New Face (1965)

Workmen clean the dome on St. Paul's Cathedral. London.

WROCLAW EXHIBITION

Wroclaw Exhibition (1948)

Two students scale huge steel needle to replace mirror and light that warn...

BERLIN STEEPLE REPAIRS

Berlin Steeple Repairs (1946)

Steeplejacks repair damage to steeple of Matthaus church in Berlin.

HIGH ABOVE THE CITY CROWDS

High Above The City Crowds (1933)

Goods shots of men cleaning the Statue of Justice on top of the Old...

WIRELESS MAST FELLED

Wireless Mast Felled (1934)

Tall wooden structure falls down at Kidbrooke.

A TICKLISH JOB - DONCASTER

A Ticklish Job - Doncaster (1924)

The demolition of an industrial chimney - good slow motion shots.

EVERYDAY HEROES

Everyday Heroes (1930)

Two steeplejacks climb 150 foot chimney in freezing weather to carry out repairs. ...

FIRST STAINLESS - STEEL CROSS

First Stainless - Steel Cross (1925)

The first stainless steel cross is blessed then placed on St...

FIRST STAINLESS - STEEL CROSS CUTS

First Stainless - Steel Cross Cuts (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for FIRST STAINLESS - STEEL CROSS...

STEEPLEJACKS: PARIS

Steeplejacks: Paris (1946)

Steeplejacks carry out repairs on Parisian churches, good scenic views of...

STEEPLEJACK AT WORK aka STEEPLEJACKS REPAIRING CHURCH STEEPLE

Steeplejack At Work AKA Steeplejacks Repairing Church Steeple (1947)

Steeplejacks repair the...

DUKE OF YORK'S STATUE

Duke Of York's Statue (1961)

The statue of the Duke of York in Waterloo Place, London, is cleaned.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 532 - MODEL CATHEDRALS, STEEPLEJACK SCHOOL and LONDON...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 532 - Model Cathedrals, Steeplejack School And London... (1965)

Out...

NERVES OF STEEL

Nerves Of Steel (1927)

Scary scenes of working sky high at Baker Street.

A DARING PRANK   STEEPLEJACK CLIMBS CHURCH SPIRE

A Daring Prank Steeplejack Climbs Church Spire (1920)

Daredevil steeplejack - Mr. C. L. Ager -...

245 FT UP

245 Ft Up (1923)

Steeplejacks work on the spire of St. Andrew's Church, Worcester, 245 feet above the...

ABOVE THE RUSH AND TURMOIL

Above The Rush And Turmoil (1924)

Steeplejacks at work on an East London church spire.

OUR CAMERAMEN WILL GO ANYWHERE

Our Cameramen Will Go Anywhere (1925)

Not for the faint hearted! A cameraman is up 250 foot spire of...

LONDON originally part of HEADLINES IN CELLULOID Beware - other items share this...

London Originally Part Of Headlines In Celluloid Beware - Other Items Share This... (1946)

Steeplejack...

IT MUST RUN IN THE FAMILY aka LIKE FATHER LIKE SON

It Must Run In The Family AKA Like Father Like Son (1926)

An entire family of steeplejacks,...

ACROBAT STEEPLEJACK THRILLS GENEVA

Acrobat Steeplejack Thrills Geneva (1949)

A steeplejack shows how to come down from the top of a...

THE OTHER MAN'S JOB NO. 2 - THE STEEPLEJACK

The Other Man's Job No. 2 - The Steeplejack (1935)

Pathe cameraman climbs a high church steeple to...

DIZZY BUSINESS issue title is SEEING'S BELIEVING

Dizzy Business Issue Title Is Seeing's Believing (1941)

Steeplejack Tom Spate climbs high...

A LEAK HIGH UP aka STEEPLEJACKS INSPECT ST MARTIN'S STEEPLE

A Leak High Up AKA Steeplejacks Inspect St Martin's Steeple (1962)

Steeplejacks inspect damage...

Selected Originals - A LEAK HIGH UP

Selected Originals - A Leak High Up (1962)

Material relating to newsreel story "A Leak High Up"-...

STEEPLEJILLS

Steeplejills (1948)

A woman is employed as a steeplejack in Enfield, Greater London.

"Nerves Of Steel!" (1931)

Incredible shots of men cleaning the very high Woolworth Building in New York.

SOCIAL CLIMBER NO. 1!

Social Climber No. 1! (1938)

Steeplejack Karl Forseberg climbs up a flag pole to paint it.

AMERICA'S BIG BEN

America's Big Ben (1928)

Two men are lowered on ropes to clean the clock face of a high tower.

STEEL CHIMNEY FELLED LNER

Steel Chimney Felled Lner (1938)

A 175 foot steel chimney is felled in Chicago, United States of...

NERVES OF STEEL

Nerves Of Steel (1925)

Construction men work on the top level of a 26 storey skyscraper. New York, USA...

NERVES OF STEEL TINTED

Nerves Of Steel Tinted (1925)

Construction men work on the top level of a 26 storey skyscraper. New...

THE UP TO DATE STEEPLE JACK aka THE UP-TO-DATE STEEPLEJACK

The Up To Date Steeple Jack AKA The Up-To-Date Steeplejack (1925)

Steeplejacks use a traction...