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  • Description

    Part of SEEING'S BELIEVING issue.

    South Africa.

    C/U of steeplejack, Tom Spate, rubbing grease on his face. Various shots of black workers hauling up tall industrial chimney. Tom sits on platform suspended on ropes (like a window cleaner). Panning shot of massively tall chimney. Various shots of Tom painting the chimney. The workers look up from below. Various shots of Tom swinging off ladder by his arms (looks like circus performer). Swirly point of view shot of landscape from top of chimney, supposedly what Tom is seeing.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43416
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1310.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:50:00 / 01:41:53:00
    Canister:
    NSP 285
    Sort Number:
    NSP 285
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    South Africa Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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