• Short Summary

    A Surrey farmer waves a one-man war with the British Electricity Authority.

  • Description

    Windlesham, Surrey.

    Farmer Dudley Glanfield fights a decision of the British Electricity Authority to place electric pylon inches from his farm. LV. The shadow of the electric pylon across the field. GV. Pylon. CU. Farmer Dudley Glanfield looking up at the pylon. AS. Top of the pylon. SV. Mr Glanfield leaning on a gate looking at the pylon. CU. One of the legs of the pylon in the ground. SV. Mr Glanfield measuring a rut in the ground that has been left by the constructors. GV. The farm, a bull being led out. CU. Bull's head. CU. Sign on gate 'Beware of Bull'. GV. Showing pylon and the location where he would sooner have the pylon set up, pan showing shrubbery. AS. Up pylon. SCU. Sign on gate 'Private Keep Out'. CU. Padlock and chain round gate post. SV. Mr Glanfield stands in front of gate and waves a hammer at the pylon and turns to camera.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.15
    Media URN:
    32258
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:21:00 / 01:22:07:00
    Canister:
    56/78

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