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  • Short Summary

    Smoking chimneys, tall office buildings, cleaning buildings and tons of rubbish.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Various long panning shots of a vast industrial area showing mass of factories with smoking chimneys. Thick smoke rises everywhere. Seriously polluted area.

    Long shot of a church in unknown American town with skyscrapers in background. Various shots of the skyscrapers with some zooms into windows to show neon lights inside - probably offices.

    Various shots of a man cleaning the pillars of a large building in unknown American town with high pressure water hose. Black wall becomes white again as he sprays it. Close up shot of the man's face as he cleans. He is wearing protective helmet with square hole for face.

    Train with wagons full of rubbish is seen. Cranes working on unloading the mass of rubbish from the boats into wagons. Various shots of a bulldozer driving across mountain of rubbish, presumably flattening it. More shots of the bulldozer at work on rubbish.

    (16 mm Dupe. Col. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3009.03
    Media URN:
    86046
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:14:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:23:00 / 01:24:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 4528 C

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