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    Mountain Climb and Railway.

    Location of events unknown - could be Snowdonia, North Wales.

    Pathe cameraman filming w/ hand-cranked camera on mountain precipice. 5 men & boys - hiking up mountain path; behind them one can see the ground very far below. Looking up at 3 boys aged about 12-14 & 1 older man; standing on craggy peak; as the man pulls up a rope. Man walks in front w/ rope tied round him; boys follow holding onto it.

    Wide shot of mountains; w/ the hiking party in distance; heading away across a less steep slope. Shots of clouds and hills. Mountain railway; tracking shot from train going round curves. Another small train ahead; stopped on track. It starts moving & passes on right. Tracking shot looking out over mountains. Next; the hikers again; coming up path holding rope; the last 2 carry the camera equipment.

    Note on paperwork reads 'Wyard' - probably cameraman who shot the footage.

    Scenics; filming.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:19:53:00
    ON 364 B
    Sort Number:
    ON 364 B
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    Quest A History of Wales Railways 1920s story of pathe eps 1 and 3 Hiking
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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