Giant Bridge Feat 1925

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    Item title reads - Giant bridge feat. Central span of Waterloo bridge, 280 feet long, weighing 600 tons, "slid" into position in nine hours at the rate of 2 inches per minute. London.

    L/S as the camera pans across the bridge under construction and we see the supports underneath the arches. The camera pans upwards to the bridge. L/S of the bridge again, the camera pans across it. M/S of a Union Jack flying from the top. L/S of people stood watching from South Bank.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19570
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    408.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:16:00 / 01:12:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1200
    Sort Number:
    G 1200
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