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  • Short Summary

    Construction men work on the top level of a 26 storey skyscraper. New York, USA. Tinted.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Nerves of steel! and a cool head wanted to hold down your job when on a 26 storey skyscraper. New York, USA (U.S.A.).

    L/S as two men walk along the top of the skyscraper's steel structure carrying a piece of wood. M/S as one man walks right along the edge. M/S as another man leans over and hammers the steel supports, we see the city far below. M/S as another climbs up onto a steel girder. One man sits with his legs dangling over the edge putting the rivets in. L/S as three men sit on the edge working. L/S as they wave to a boat going past below.

    Note: this item is orange tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0380*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    380.04
    Media URN:
    24943
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:46:00 / 01:06:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1170

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