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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the new bridge in Newcastle-on-Tyne which is nearing completion.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Marvellous new railway bridge aptly described "the steel arched hand of Newcastle stretching across Father Tyne to grasp Gateshead's outstretched hand" is rapidly approaching completion. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside.

    L/S as the camera pans across the two halves of the bridge under construction. Various shots as it pans down the structure and up again. M/S of a man climbing down one of the girders. M/S pan across the sections.

    Note: there is another shorter item with the same title which also shows the bridge under construction in G 1469 on *PM0712*

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    712.34
    Media URN:
    33640
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:03:00 / 01:52:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1469

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