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  • Short Summary

    Shots of radio transmitter tower and wireless station in Rugby, Warwickshire.

  • Description

    Rugby Wireless Station, Warwickshire.

    Pan up radio transmitter tower, lift inside is going up. High angled shot 2 workers standing on tower, smiling up at camera. Shot of worker near ladder. LS tower, pan right. Shot taken while rising in lift, passing beams. Looking out from top of tower showing other towers and buildings in distance, very dim.

    Shot of view from lift descending. CU corner of tower with life rising, man on top of it and another Pathe cameraman. CU part of tower as lift descends. LS building - the wireless station? Window of building showing radio equipment. Interior shot of room - 2 men are at work adjusting transmission equipment. Silhouettes of 2 workers standing on beam with transmitter between them. Pan up showing the men on beam in front of the window. CU man holding small & big fuses made of glass & metal. Shot of tower with platforms built round it.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:13:00 / 01:27:13:00
    ON 235 A

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