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  • Short Summary

    The demolition of an industrial chimney - good slow motion shots.

  • Description

    Nr. Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

    Title: "A TICKLISH JOB. This monster 150 ft. chimney had to fall within 15 yrds. of dwelling houses!"

    M/S of the base if an industrial chimney, two workmen insert crowbars between the brickes, two others hit the crowbars with lump hammers. Spectacular L/S of the chimney collapsing to the ground.

    Intertitle: "Not a foot out ... see it in slow motion".

    Slow motion L/S of the chimney falling down, a row of terrace houses stand behind it, the chimney lands in a pile of rubble, creating a great cloud of dust.

    M/S of the base of the collapsed chimney, the workmen stand beside it, in the backgroound curious children look over the back yard walls of nearby houses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    340.26
    Media URN:
    24400
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:32:00 / 01:48:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1086

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