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  • Short Summary

    Jim Terry scales the Capitol building and stands at the top of the dome. Washington, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A human fly. Breathless crowd watch Jim Terry's hair raising climb up marble walls to dome of Capitol. Washington, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of Jim on the side of the Capitol building, he edges his way around the ledges. M/S from below as he climbs up to the next level. Various shots as he pulls himself up. M/S aerial view of him on a rope with a big crowd watching him from below. L/S low angle looking up at him, he waves. L/S of him stood right at the top of the dome with his arms out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    780.18
    Media URN:
    35659
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:48:00 / 01:25:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1566

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