Storm Over A Pylon 1957

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    SV. Pan, the name 'Willow Farm' laid out in stone alongside road. CU. Bryn Jones points to the pylon and his father Thomas is standing by his side. GV. A pylon in a field. SV. Bryn Jones undoing nut and bolt at base of pylon. Pan up to the top of the pylon. CU. Hands pulling out bolt. SV. As a bolt is removed, a plate is removed too and thrown to the ground. CU. Cow looking on. SV. Bryn Jones wrenching off part of erection. SCU. Danger sign '275,000 Volt-line.' SV. Bryn Jones with sledge hammer hitting base of pylon. SV. As he makes another swing he starts to run - somehow this looks really dangerous! GV. Showing pylon toppling. SV. Towards, Jones jumping for joy. GV. Leaning pylon, the second one we can see as Central Electricity Authority officers and a policeman watch from a roadway in the foreground. GV. Leaning pylon. LV. Base of pylon. CU. The point where pylon has come off stilt at the base. GV. Leaning pylon.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene G)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32635
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    637.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:30:00 / 01:53:29:00
    Canister:
    57/21
    Sort Number:
    57/021
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