• Short Summary

    Safety suits for electricity engineers in Odiham, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Live line working.

    LV Pylon at Odiham, Hampshire. SV Man putting on suit which enables him to move about on wires containing 400,000 volts. CU Man doing up the suit. CU Man putting helmet over his head. CU Plugging in tester for conductivity. CU Avo meter with the dial moving. SV Man running tester over suit for conductivity. AS Man swinging from pylon to live wires. M/S he touches one of the wires. GV As the man gets out of cradle and steps onto live wires. CU Man sitting on live wires. GV as a trolley is swung out to him. SV Other workers on pylon watching. GV As the man gets into trolley. LV Looking down the path of the live wires with other pylons in distance. AS As the man in trolley moves off along live wires. Zoom back to GV.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2229.05
    Media URN:
    57504
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:21:00 / 01:04:26:00
    Canister:
    69/81

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