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  • Description

    "Deep in the western quarries where the only music is that of the drill, hammer and saw...and dynamite!!"

    Various shots of a marble quarry. Machines which "cut and eat up the hard marble, like so much soft clay" are shown. M/S of men using hand tools and drills to break up the stone. L/S of a large square of marble being pulled over by a pulley. Various shots of cranes, blocks of marble etc.

    C/U of the wheels of a locomotive. High angle shot of the train on snowy tracks. It pulls trailers with huge blocks of marble on them.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 581.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15162
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    892.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:37:00 / 01:05:08:00
    Canister:
    EP 137
    Sort Number:
    EP 137
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    WorkSpaces
    Medalta Project
  • Stills

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

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