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  • Short Summary

    People from the Royal North Devon Golf Club help to rebuild the sea wall around their Links.

  • Description

    M/S of people throwing and piling up rocks, the camera pans across to show horses and carts full of rocks being tipped out to build up the wall. M/S as people throw the stones onto the pile.

    Item title reads - "Many hands...etc". Members of Royal North Devon Golf Club and friends are toiling at gigantic task of remaking sea wall (2 miles long 20 feet high and 50 feet wide) to save part of famous Westward Ho Links from encroaching sea. Devon.

    M/S as the men, women and children dig and throw stones into carts, the camera pans across them. C/U of everybody pitching in. M/S as the camera pans across them throwing the stones down the beach to build up the sea wall around the course.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    422.01
    Media URN:
    19810
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1224

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