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  • Short Summary

    A steeplejack climbs across the face of the second largest clock in the world in order to clean it.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A difficult face to wash. This steeplejack's idea of a good time is shinning up the dial of the second largest clock in the world. San Francisco, USA.

    M/S of the man as he hangs on to part of the clock and waves at the camera. L/S as he stands on the face of the clock and climbs over. He climbs down towards the hands. M/S as he cleans the numbers, this is shot from above. M/S as he cleans various bits. The cameraman is also visible.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    246.49
    Media URN:
    22601
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:00:00 / 01:56:56:00
    Canister:
    G 824

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