Human Flies 1932

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    Full titles read: "HUMAN FLIES ! - Just 1,150 feet in the sir - a nice spot to work on, far above the Arkansas River, Colorado."

    Good L/S suspension bridge which extends across the Royal Gorge. The narrator says that it is as high as the Empire State building. L/S and M/S of man sliding along one of the main supports ready for painting the large structure.

    L/S of the bridge from inside the canyon. L/S of workman sliding down one of the "stay rods' as if it were a very long fireman's pole. L/S's of the man standing precariously on the edge of the bridge painting.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37364
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1068.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:57:00 / 01:36:56:00
    Canister:
    PT 144
    Sort Number:
    PT 144
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