Collecting Gulls' Eggs Abseiling 1951

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    Abseiling to collect gulls' eggs at Coronation Cliff, Flamborough, Yorkshire.

    Various shots group of men carrying climbing gear to the cliff edge. MS abseiler Bob Artley planning descent. Artley puts on harness and tackle. Various shots Artley swinging on ropes down cliff face and collecting eggs. MS Pathe cameraman Kibby Rickard putting on the harness. More shots Artley going down the cliff face. MS man sitting at cliff top holding and controlling the ropes. Seagulls flying around the cliff face. LS Artley swinging around the cliff face.

    Various shots man operating the winch which pulls up Bob Artley. Various shots Artley taking eggs from satchel and putting them into basket. LS Coronation Cliff. Various C/Us of seagulls on cliff. Seagulls flying around Coronation cliff. Various shots nervous-looking Rickard being fitted with harness, he then gingerly abseils down cliff side with camera. MS cliff face taken from Rickard's camera as he clambers down cliff. More shots abseilers.

    Date on dope sheet is July 1951.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:21:16:00 / 01:29:30:00
    UN 2381 A
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    UN 2381 A
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    Yorkshire Bridlington F&F Abseilling Ade At Sea (ITV)
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