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  • Short Summary

    Work in a granite mine.

  • Description

    Sub title reads: Mining Granite.

    Various shots of a granite mine. Men are lowered down into the quarry on a dangerous looking platform. M/S from high angle of two men hammering posts into a lump of granite to make holes for dynamite. L/S of an explosion.

    M/S of men at work trimming granite to size (shot badly decomposed). C/U of the granite being trimmed.

    Low angle shot of a large sculpture made from granite. It features a man kneeling down holding a spear in one hand and a shield in the other.

    This is one of the NFTVA prints made from our decomposing nitrate. Was a Pathe Pictorial item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1002.20
    Media URN:
    36609
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:56:00 / 01:54:12:00
    Canister:
    EP 147

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