New type portal crane demonstrated in Battersea.
Title reads: "CRANE SPEEDS BIG BUILDING".
L/S new portal crane - nicknamed "Little David" - moving across building site with skip full of concrete. L/S people watching as crane moves along. High angled shot looking down from the crane as it moves along. M/S driver's cab. C/U driver. C/U as he moves control leaver. Various shots from crane of skip being emptied into mould.
C/U two workmen watching. L/S large block of concrete being lowered. C/U man placing beer glass under the block. C/U as block is lowered over beer glass. M/S controller signalling crane driver to stop. C/U block of concrete suspended just above the glass.
Panning L/S crane driver abseiling down emergency escape rope from the cab. L/S portal crane on the building site.
Note: photographs and information about crane on file.