• Short Summary

    Footage of the old viaduct being blown up in Crowhurst, East Sussex.

  • Description

    Blowing up viaduct. Crowhurst, East Sussex.

    GV Viaduct at Crowhurst prior to being blown up. SCU Man taking gelignites from box. SV Men covering up 'Gelly' charges with sand. SV Man walks towards the viaduct wall to put gelignite into it. CU as he rams charge in with lump of wood. LV The viaduct. CU Taken on top of bridge showing cordite fuses being covered with sand. Pan up to show man covering fuses. CU Man. CU Man covering fuse with sand. CU Man who will set the charge. SV The man winding detonator. He presses the button. LV The viaduct blowing up. SV Cows running away from the noise. LV Rubble scattered around. GV The blown-up viaduct in ruin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2207.01
    Media URN:
    57282
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1969
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:01:18:00
    Canister:
    69/45

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