• Short Summary

    Repairs are carried out on the white cliffs of Dover to counter effects of erosion. Kent.

  • Description

    No title - Cliffs repaired. Erosion affects Dover's white cliffs. Kent.

    Various shots of the white cliffs at Dover. M/S workmen in cradle slung from crane. C/U as box is swung in towards face of cliff. M/S showing houses etc., far below. M/S face of cliff as the cradle is swung in towards it. C/U workmen in cradle. C/U face of cliff. M/S cradle as men prepare to start work. C/U chain holding the cradle, pan down to show the men working below against cliff face.

    C/U as the workmen remove loose debris. C/U workman's foot on edge of cradle. M/S houses far below. C/U's workman moving loose rock from cliff face. C/U as rock drops down cliff face behind protective net. M/S base of cliff showing another workman shaking out debris from under net. C/U debris rolling along cliff base. M/S cliff face showing the men working in the cradle. M/S from top of cliff showing men working.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2075.13
    Media URN:
    56952
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1968
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:44:00 / 01:30:48:00
    Canister:
    68/87

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