• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Dome of Discovery being completed by workmen, London.

  • Description

    The Dome of Discovery nearing completion on the South Bank, London.

    M/S workmen climbing to top of Dome of Discovery. L/S of hole in roof. M/S workmen lay piece of roof sheeting down. C/U workmen riveting. C/U Worker. C/U man drilling holes in roof, he passes on and another man moves in with rivet. L/S man lifting roof sheeting into position. M/S man lifting roof sheeting into position, and starting to lay piece over hole. M/S Man measuring up size of hole for next piece of roofing. C/U foreman picks up and looks at chart writes on paper. C/U writing, he screws up piece of paper. M/S he throws paper to workmen below.

    C/U head of workman on roof. C/U Man squeezing tube of waterproofing along edge of roof. C/U man gives signal on roof for next piece of roofing to be hauled up. L/S Waterloo Bridge. M/S Men cutting roofing to given size. C/U saw going through roofing. C/U Worker with welding glasses. L/S top of roof. M/S last piece of roofing being put into position, all workers crowd round. C/U hitting in last rivets. M/S group. C/U man riveting. L/S Dome. L/S Dome. Ground shot structure holding up roof. M/S men coming down side of Dome by rope.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes - Festival of Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1279.24
    Media URN:
    34483
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:50:00 / 01:40:41:00
    Canister:
    NP 323

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