• Short Summary

    News in Nutshell visits the San Francisco Bay Bridge under construction, Nurnburg where a train recreates its journey of 100 years ago and Avonmouth to see a board cylinder in transit.

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    News in a Nutshell titles

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA).
    Nurnburg, Germany.
    Avonmouth, Avon.

    WS. the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, which bridges the largest body of water ever spanned, at a cost of 77 million dollars, under construction. WS. riggers working on the bridge high above the San Francisco Bay. WS. steel cables being wound out to support the bridge. WS. huge spools for the wire over 70,000 miles will be needed. WS. a pulley WS. a man operating one of the drums. WS. as another cable is spun out. WS. a drum turning. MS. pulley stretching out the wire. LS. travelling along the wire. WS. Bridge support. LS. the pulley returning to the drum. WS. the bridge under construction.

    Nurnburg: Old Engine Comes to Life: CU. Painting of the engine that made the first journey from Nurnburg 100 years ago. LS. the picture comes to life with the original engine standing on a rail line. CU. name plate "Adler" MS. a man pumping a lever. MS. man in period costume preparing the engine. MS. man in period costume shovelling coal in to the tender. MS. the 'Adler' pan up the funnel. CU. stationmaster with his whistle. LS. the driver letting off steam. MS. the driver and fireman preparing to leave. LS. the train pulling away. MS. the trains funnel. CU. the wheels turning. LS. the train heading towards camera. WS. High Angle the train leaving the station. WS. High Angle the train passing a packed platform WS. the train on its journey. LS. the latest train LS. train platform crowded with dignitaries.

    Avonmouth: Britain's largest board cylinder: WS. Britain's largest board cylinder weighing 63 tons sitting on a low slung transporter. LS. the board cylinder. LS. two traction engines pulling the cylinder though the streets the cylinder will be used to dry pulp paper to manufacture cigarette cartons. WS. the board cylinder in transit.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:42:00 / 01:40:12:00

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