• Short Summary

    Informative item about bridges, with cartoons by Joe Noble.

  • Description

    Part of issue IN THE MOOD.

    Events take place in various locations.

    Various shots of famous bridges: Tower Bridge in London, Forth Bridge and Connoll Ferry Bridge in Scotland and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, USA.

    L/S of old hump back bridge. M/S of man crossing stream using stepping stones. M/S of men crossing river using two ropes.

    Various old pictures of London Bridge. Animated diagram showing how Old London bridge was constructed. Diagram of paddle wheels under the old bridge that supplied the city with water.

    Various shots of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia. Various diagrams showing how it was built. Cartoon compares size of bridge to St Paul's Cathedral. L/S of bridge with towers (narrator describes it as London Bridge but it looks more like something from a film set). Cartoon of sign for "The Bear at the Bridge Head" pub on old London Bridge.

    Cartoons and diagrams by Joe Noble.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1572.06
    Media URN:
    50461
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:26:00 / 01:10:50:00
    Canister:
    NSP 410

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