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  • Short Summary

    Steeplejacks work on the spire of St. Andrew's Church, Worcester, 245 feet above the ground.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 245 feet up. Crowds watch steeplejacks at work on top of spire of St. Andrew's Church. Worcester. Worcestershire.

    L/S of a steeplejack climbing up the tower. M/S from underneath as someone runs up the ladder and another man swings on a rope holding a bit of equipment, he moves across to the other side. L/S as one man goes up and another goes down. M/S as he climbs up to the top and spins the cockerel round. A group of men stand in front of a sign saying
    'A. M. Wilkinson Steeplejack. Sheffield.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    310.07
    Media URN:
    23853
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:08:00 / 01:09:25:00
    Canister:
    G 994

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