• Short Summary

    Workmen clean pigeon muck off Nelson's Column, good views of Trafalgar Square.

  • Description

    No title. Cleaning Nelson's Column, London.

    High angled shot Trafalgar Square seen from top of Nelson's Column. L/S fountain from the top of Nelson's Column. L/S mass of pigeons on the ground taken from top of Nelson's Column. M/S mass of pigeons from ground level showing pigeons sitting on capstans in the foreground. C/U two pigeons washing in the fountain.

    M/S showing lion behind scaffolding and corrugated screen. L/S Nelson's Column showing the mass of scaffolding around it. M/S Nelson on top of Column showing men standing on the platform. C/U Nelson's head. Angle shot looking up at Nelson taken from the platform showing workmen working on the statue. C/U of Nelson's trousers - they are covered in pigeon muck. Pan down to foot showing mass of pigeons. M/S two workmen at work cleaning Nelson. C/U Nelson's hand showing pigeons. C/U Nelson's arm. M/S Nelson's head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2055.05
    Media URN:
    50827
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:48:00 / 01:08:34:00
    Canister:
    68/17

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