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  • Description

    Title reads: "CRANE SPEEDS BIG BUILDING".

    Battersea, London.

    L/S new portal crane - nicknamed "Little David" - moving across building site with skip full of concrete. L/S people watching as crane moves along. High angled shot looking down from the crane as it moves along. M/S driver's cab. C/U driver. C/U as he moves control leaver. Various shots from crane of skip being emptied into mould.

    C/U two workmen watching. L/S large block of concrete being lowered. C/U man placing beer glass under the block. C/U as block is lowered over beer glass. M/S controller signalling crane driver to stop. C/U block of concrete suspended just above the glass.

    Panning L/S crane driver abseiling down emergency escape rope from the cab. L/S portal crane on the building site.

    Note: photographs and information about crane on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55136
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1788.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:09:00 / 01:03:19:00
    Canister:
    65/8
    Sort Number:
    65/008
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Pathe selection
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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