• Short Summary

    Sea Walls being repaired in Kent after serious flooding.

  • Description

    Sea Wall, Birchington and Ramsgate, Kent.

    C/U Mechanical grab lifting up earth and rubble. L/S Grab swinging it over to a waiting railway truck. M/S Driver of grab. M/S Grab stopping over railway truck (drivers hand in foreground) grab tips load into truck. M/S Grab moving away again from truck. M/S Man waving his arms to driver and signalling. M/S Good train whistle blowing.

    M/S pulling away. M/S and L/S Coast line. Pan over to new sea wall being built. M/S Operator of mechanical device for pushing stones and rubble from the trucks onto the ground. M/S Mechanical digger at work. M/S Pan to bulldozer pushing the rubble away from the trucks. L/S (Pan coastline Pan to bulldozer pushing large pile of earth. M/S and L/S General view of sea wall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1319.31
    Media URN:
    43695
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:03:00 / 01:54:27:00
    Canister:
    NP 458

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