• Short Summary

    Shots of demolition experts setting and detonating explosives.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Dynamiting a hundred thousand tons of rock / St Louis, Missouri - Whole ridge eight hundred feet long is blasted away just to remodel the landscape

    USA: Missouri: St Louis:
    Men and machinery

    Intertitle: Uncle Jim Dynamite cuts up the explosive just like peeling potatoes

    Man cutting up sticks of dynamite and putting them in a box

    Intertitle: They handle dynamite like it was kindling

    Men loading dynamite into boxes

    Intertitle: All set - touching off the blast

    Side of cliff
    Demolition worker plunging detonator handle
    Huge explosion as cliff is blown up

    Intertitle: Results

    Men climb on pile of rocks and rubble

    Mining; Demolition; Dynamiting
    Background: Shots of demolition experts setting and detonating explosives.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA27WJ94NL2NVSLJLDKC0970HWO
    Media URN:
    VLVA27WJ94NL2NVSLJLDKC0970HWO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1919
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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