• Description

    Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol.

    M/S First electrician lowering the bulbs down to him. L/S From top of bridge river. M/S Man walking and partly sliding down the suspension rail. Camera pans with him revealing long shot of bridge. Low angle shot, looking up to man on rail fixing lamps. Close top shot, looking down to man fixing lamps pan over to river and roadway below. M/S High angle, man sitting astride rail. Pan across to another rail another man fixing lamps. M/S Workmen on pavement below fixing lamps in sockets.

    C/U and L/S Man fitting lamps into socket. Low angle, to top of rail, man pulling up lamps. M/S Man on ground sending up lamps to man on rail pan up with wire to man on rail at top. High angle shot,man on rail with ropes. Shot from top of bridge over the adjacent countryside, river, etc. High angle, shot, two men on top of rails fixing lights. C/U One man on rail fixing lamps. Low angle shot, bridge pillion against the sky. L/S Bridge across the gorge, panning. Top shot of bridge. L/S Bridge from ground level.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:40:00 / 01:32:51:00
    NP 455
    Sort Number:
    NP 455
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