• Short Summary

    Footage of 3,000 ton drag line being used for open cast coal mining in Northumberland.

  • Description

    Northumberland.

    SV Bucket of the dragline, man walks inside the bucket to show its size. CU Camera inside the bucket. Pan up to show the walking dragline. GV Walking dragline. L/S with its name, 'Big Georgie'. GV Two men standing at base of dragline to demonstrate size of it. One of the men has to use a ladder to get onto it. GV The large bucket with a lorry in background which gives you some idea of size of bucket. LV Drag line working. SV Int. of dragline. Man at controls, as he pulls bucket towards him to pick up earth. CU Bucket filling up. CU Int. man at controls. GV Taken from inside as bucket fills up. SV as dragline swings round to empty bucket. GV Int. as bucket swings away. CU Man at control. CU As bucket empties. Pan down with the earth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2233.36
    Media URN:
    57605
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:07:00 / 01:45:53:00
    Canister:
    69/95

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