Down 200 Foot Rope Hand Over Hand Aka Down… 1923

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    Item title reads - Down 200 foot rope hand over hand. "Hurricane Hutch" - famous American film star's daring feat at Berry Head. Brixham, Devon.

    Hutch grabs the rope and begins to climb down the cliff. L/S as he begins his descent, we also see other cameramen filming it. Various shots as he swings out from the side of the cliff on his way down. C/U of him afterwards.

    Note: this is a duplicate copy of a story found on *PM0296* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25395
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    440.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:59:00 / 01:54:05:00
    Canister:
    G 948
    Sort Number:
    G 0948
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
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