Chimney Felling At Branston, Staffs. 1937

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    Full title reads: "BRANDSTON".

    Branston, Staffordshire.

    Pan along 350 feet long chimney in Branston - highest in the country. Several shots of the men drilling and destroying the base of the chimney to get it ready to fall. The War Office has decided to clear the ground for new ordnance depot. A man sleeps on grass next to the chimney. He wakes up, looks around and starts running away. Several shots of the chimney falling - clouds of dust and pile of rubble stays in its place. Workers drinking beer after finishing the job.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13942
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    937.38
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:37:54:00
    Canister:
    37/88
    Sort Number:
    37/088
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