• Short Summary

    Pot holer, David Lafferty comes up and sets record by staying underground for 130 days.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Caveman's Record. 'Pathe News I Presume'."

    Cheddar, Somerset. Pot holer sets record by staying underground for 130 days.

    GV Cheddar Gorge. GV Ditto. Pan down to show crowds gathered round Goff Cave. LV Ditto. LV Interior crowds of press waiting for David Lafferty. SV His wife, Uta and daughter, Jacqueline waiting. LV As Lafferty emerges from cave and gives thumbs-up sign. GV Ditto as he throws his gloves in the air. CU Lafferty waving. LV Crowd. CU His wife. LV As he makes his way through the crowds of press. SV He embraces his wife. LV Ditto. CU As he lifts his daughter into his arms. LV Crowds waving outside cave. SV Pan Lafferty, wife and daughter walk from cave. GV As they make their way through dense crowds. LV Ditto.

    CU Pan Lafferty amongst group of potholers. Top shot Lafferty with group of potholers just before going down into the cave. CU Pan as he waves when he goes into cave. LV Going into cave. SV Pan Lafferty walking through cave. SV In his tent.

    GV Interior press conference. CU Lafferty. CU His daughter. CU His wife. CU Lafferty as he smiles at camera and gives thumbs up. SV As Lafferty wife and daughter walk past camera in hotel. LV As Lord Bath presents Lafferty with a 16 mm copy of World Cup film. CU The film, pan to Lafferty and then Lord Bath. SV Lafferty, wife and daughter seated on couch. CU Lafferty. LV The main title of Pathe News on the screen. CU Lafferty with the film.

    (Orig. Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:33:17:00

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