• Short Summary

    Item showing rail mounted tower crane at work on building site. London.

  • Description

    New crane.

    London.

    Various shots as a builder's labourer puts cement into wheelbarrow from cement mixer and wheels it onto a hoist. M/S as it rises up the shaft. A man removes it from the hoist and wheels it away across roof of building. M/S large concrete mixer. M/S bucket being lifted away from mixer, pans up to show jib of rail mounted tower crane. M/S wheels at base of crane travelling along rails. C/U crane operator in cab. M/S from roof of building as crane bucket is being lifted up, pan up crane showing jib and cabin. C/U bucket moving through air and almost out of frame. M/S bucket swinging in towards location, three men pull it into position. C/U cement pouring from bucket. M/S man poking concrete with stick. M/S labourer with vibrating machine at work on concrete. C/U prod of machine working on concrete. L/S crane and building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1381.27
    Media URN:
    45208
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:41:00 / 01:50:35:00
    Canister:
    NP 381

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