• Short Summary

    A huge chimney is demolished in a factory in Lancashire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Elswick. ... And great was the fall thereof - as monster chimney containing a quarter of a million bricks crashes to earth in Vickers' Armstrong works."

    Elswick, Lancashire.

    Tilt down large chimney in industrial town. CU base of chimney showing where demolition workers have removed bricks. Shots of men at work removing bricks.

    Two shots from different angles showing the chimney collapsing. Lots of dust rises up into the air.

    High angle shot of the pile of bricks where the chimney once stood in the factory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    693.28
    Media URN:
    5365
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:38:56:00
    Canister:
    33/4

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Note that the company was actually called Vickers-Armstrongs.

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