• Short Summary

    Victoria Tower will soon be freed of nearly 100 miles of scaffolding covering it since 1950.

  • Description

    Houses of Parliament, London.

    LV pan up Victoria Tower showing scaffolding. SV pan up scaffolding on Victoria Tower. SV lift going to top of Tower. GV river Thames and London as seen from top of tower. SV men dismantling scaffolding. CU unbolting clips, pan to workman. Angle shot, hoist coming up. SV workman lowering scaffolding to hoist. Angle shot, workman stacking scaffolding on hoist. SCU carvings - figure carrying bible. SV workmen dismantling scaffolding. SCU carvings. CU ornate carving. SV other restored carvings. GV pan from Parliament Square to big GV of Big Ben and London.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Uncut Lav."G") (Title "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    148.06
    Media URN:
    29294
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:09:00 / 01:12:19:00
    Canister:
    54/24

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