• Short Summary

    Ingenious invention for cleaning ultra modern New York Building, owned by Lever Brothers.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    New system for cleaning exterior windows on skyscraper involves men in gondola winched down exterior of building.

    GV. Exterior of Lever Brothers building, pan up 24-storeys of glass and stainless steel.
    GV. Top shot, street. Pan up to roof of building showing gondola mechanism.
    SV. Elevator descending SV. Top view, men descending in elevator.,
    LV. Lift dropping down side of building. SV. Views of office from elevator.
    SV. Interior lift stopping at office window. Men walking forward to pick up cleaning utensils. SV. Angle shot men cleaning window on lift.
    SV. Hand squeezing window, reflection of Manhattan skyline in window. Pan down to top view of street.
    GV. Angle shot, glass skyscraper.
    (F.G.) (Orig. "D")

    Other records exist for this story - see Selected Originals

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2.03
    Media URN:
    26644
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:10:00 / 01:03:03:00
    Canister:
    52/30

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