• Short Summary

    A cable car system transports buckets of coal from Kent colliery to Dover harbour.

  • Description

    No title - CABLE RAILWAY From the Kentish Colliery to Dover.

    M/S as big buckets are filled with coal and set off on their journey by cable car. Various shots as they pass by the central powerhouse. Various shots as they make their way along. L/S of the cable cars near cliff edge. M/S as one enters tunnel to Dover harbour. L/S of cable car and white cliffs of Dover in background. M/S as the buckets empty into bunkers on the pier. A man pushes a bucket on its return journey of 7 miles. L/S pan across the cable cars at the harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1270.31
    Media URN:
    42594
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:08:00 / 02:00:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 159

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