• Short Summary

    A helicopter lays cables, and houses are demolished for new motorway. Czechoslovakia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News from the Czechs.

    Laying cables by a Mil Mi-4 helicopter. M/S helicopter flying with telephone wire trailing behind. Air to air shots as the helicopter hovers over telegraph poles dragging the wire. Various shots of the wire laying across top of pole, pan to the helicopter going over another pole. Various shots as it lays the wires.

    Houses demolished for new motorway in Prague. Zoom back to show group of houses which are to be demolished. Various shots crowd watching from hillside. L/S of the houses as the charges start to go off. M/S of the explosions as the houses collapse and disappear into the smoke and dust.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1812.32
    Media URN:
    55535
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:40:00 / 01:53:52:00
    Canister:
    65/60

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter is a Mil Mi-4, Reg. No. OK-OVE.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the extra detail.

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