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  • Description

    London.

    Title: "HIGH ABOVE THE CITY CROWDS ... and almost unnoticed! Workmen have completed the difficult task of regilding Statue of 'Justice' on the Old Bailey".

    L/S, looking between a large building and a church, of the Old Bailey, tilt up to the dome. L/S of men working on scaffolding at the very top of the dome.

    Intertitle: "That was all you saw from the ground! ... Let our unique high powered telephoto camera reveal the same scene!"

    Various shots of a man operating a bulky movie camera with a very long lens. Low angled M/S of men climbing about the famous sword and scales holding figure at the top of the dome. Low angled C/U of the three men on the statue, one stands on the arm holding onto the sword, none of them wear hard hats or safety harnesses! We see the men climb down.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24590
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    354.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:26:00 / 01:23:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1116
    Sort Number:
    G 1116
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    The Old Bailey Hand Held Cameras
  • Stills

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

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