• Short Summary

    Paramount cameraman accompanies contractors hurrying work on a new under-river tunnel.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Under River to Dig Out A Story

    USA: New York:
    EXT
    Gen. view skyscrapers on side of East River.
    Air view East River & skyscrapers.
    Air view factories & East River..showing bubbles in water.
    Gen. view workmen followed by Cameraman Dupont entering elevator;
    View of workmen in elevator descending.
    Semi view workmen & cameramen Mingalone pan down to shoes in mud.
    Gen. view Mingalone photographing 'Sand Hogs'.
    Gen. view activity inside tunnel.
    Semi view men working in tunnel.
    Semi view Dupont using Eyemo camera in tunnel.
    CU water dripping thru' wall of tunnel..workman stops it.
    CU 'sand-hog' at work with drill.
    Gen. view tunnel... acetylene burners at work.
    Diagram of Manhattan showing path of tunnel across East River.

    Elev. pan view from New York Skyscrapers across East River to Queens.

    Civil Engineering; United States of America; Self-Reference; Puns
    Background: Paramount cameraman accompanies contractors hurrying work on a new under-river tunnel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6Z8TCWP4AKY4Q9YPX9Q83FJX3
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Z8TCWP4AKY4Q9YPX9Q83FJX3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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