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  • Short Summary

    Steeplejacks work at the very top of the 253 year old Monument in London during renovation programme.

  • Description

    Item title reads - It's all in the days work for the nimble steeplejack, and our none the less nimble cameraman, in task of renovating 253 year-old "Monument." London.

    L/S of the Monument, the camera pans slowly down. L/S of men on the very top erecting scaffolding, various shots as poles are manoeuvred into position, a man ties one to the top. M/S of men climbing up the scaffolding, one man sits on a small seat attached to a rope and slowly makes his way down, we see him from different angles including aerial view. Good L/S of the Monument and the street below.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    822.07
    Media URN:
    18917
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:22:00 / 01:07:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1695

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