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  • Short Summary

    Men work nearly 400 feet above the ground to re-gild the Ball and Cross on St. Paul's Cathedral. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - London's highest job? Workmen have started on colossal task of re-gilding St. Paul's Ball and Cross - nearly 400 feet above the ground. 40,000 gold leaves will be required! London.

    L/S as the camera pans up St. Paul's Cathedral to the dome. L/S of scaffolding around the Ball and Cross, men climb up it. L/S of the dome and scaffolding. M/S as the camera pans up the dome again. L/S of the scaffolding. M/S of men climbing up a ladder onto the balcony around the dome, M/S as the camera pans up to the top. M/S of a man climbing up the ladder onto the scaffolding, L/S of men on top, one waves. L/S of St. Paul's Cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    824.27
    Media URN:
    18961
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:58:00 / 01:46:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1703

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