• Short Summary

    An amazingly intricate model of Milan Cathedral is presented - it is compared to the real thing.

  • Description

    "The fame of Milan's Cathedral is world wide." High angle shot of the roof of the Cathedral and the square around it. Various views of the architecture of the Cathedral. "Thirty-two years ago Richard Old, of Middlesbrough, started work on his unique Milan model (one of the famous Richold collection). Today it is complete." M/S of a man standing beside his model. He describes the model and talks about how it was made. The maker of this model is described. He made 767 of these amazingly intricate models and had to move all the furniture out of his house to make room for them. He spent 63,000 hours making the models. Facts are given about the scale of the model and the real Cathedral. The man talks of how at the real Cathedral one can buy light luncheons, fruit, ice cream, souvenirs and even a bottle of beer. M/S of group of people sitting at table having lunch on top of the Cathedral. Shots of the real Cathedral are compared to the model.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1582.19
    Media URN:
    50702
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:22:00 / 01:36:19:00
    Canister:
    PSP 710

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