New Electricity Connection 1969

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    New electricity connection. Holland

    CU Man stepping down insulator at a very great height in Holland. Zoom back to GV to show the man walking down the insulator. He steps onto wires, nonchalantly, and starts to move back on his behind. Zoom in to CU. GV Other men working connecting cables. Zoom in to CU. GV Man walking across the iron girders at a great height. GV Looking down at the ground. CU As man walks across the girders. AS Insulator being pulled up pylon.

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    British Pathé
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    01:22:49:00 / 01:23:45:00
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    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    Khs MAN ON WIRE misc Electricity
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