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  • Short Summary

    Inside the company who make mechanisms for London landmark 'Big Ben'

  • Description

    Waterloo, Southwark

    Model of Tower clock of the mid 19th Century. CU. Fly wheel. CU. Escapement. GV. Workshop at Dents, Mr. Buckney, Mr. Williams walks across workshop. CS. Man walking on automatically rewind Tower clock with a double three legged escapement. Mr. Buckney and Mr. Williams (Works Manager) looking at clock. MS. Driving weight. (and CU.) CU. Buckney and assistant - run into escapement. CU. Escapement. MS. Westminster quarter chime clock. Various shots of men and mechanism. LS. Old Chelsea Clock made in 1761. Various shots of small domestic clocks, all hand made, men working on clocks. CU. Pendulum. CU. Pendulum of another clock. (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2714.18
    Media URN:
    80189
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:50:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 3205 B

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