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  • Short Summary

    A landslide of 140,000 tons of rock leaves houses perilously near the cliff edge. Isle of Wight.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Downfall of 140,000 tons of rock sweeps away all in its path on its way to the sea. Isle of Wight.

    M/S of a 'road closed' sign, people climb up on a wall to have a look at the damage. L/S of the landslide, people walk along the path below, part of it is blocked by the rocks. L/S as the camera pans across the hill with rubble at the bottom. L/S of a cottage right on the edge of the cliff where the landslide occurred, the camera pans down the side just by the edge. M/S pan across from the side showing the sea in the background and the cottage now teetering on the edge of the cliff.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.22
    Media URN:
    35118
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:29:00 / 01:36:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1541

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