• Short Summary

    From a specially built tower men drill the bed of the Firth of Forth to test the coal layers.

  • Description

    Firth of Forth, Scotland.

    GV. Forth bridge. GV. Boring tower at sea. SCU. Bore going under the sea. SCU. Grapnel dropping to lift bore out. SV. Motor for bore working. SV. Bore coming out. SCU. Man taking off sample of coal from bore. CU. Men inspecting samples of coal. SCU. Man knocking sample off bore, & CU. SV. Mr de Raeve, bore master, inspecting sample from bore. CU. Sample of coal in Mr de Raeve's hand.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    547.35
    Media URN:
    31179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:19:00 / 01:51:16:00
    Canister:
    55/92

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