Two steeplejacks climb 150 foot chimney in freezing weather to carry out repairs. Stratford, London.
Item title reads - "Everyday heroes." Steeplejacks "carry on" on top of 150 foot chimney, one of London's tallest, despite Arctic conditions. Stratford, London.
L/S as two steeplejacks climb up the side of the tower. Various shots from below and above as they make their ascent. L/S as they reach the platform at the top, smoke billows out. Various shots as they work.
Intertitle - 'precious cold one side but mighty hot the other!' M/S as they work while the chimney smokes. L/S as they climb down the chimney again and the camera follows them.
Intertitle - 'that's that - now for a fag!!' C/U as they each take a cigarette from a case, one takes out a box of matches and lights the other's cigarette, then his own.