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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Victoria Line Opened" - 68/72.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Victoria Line Opened" - 68/72.

    M/S man drilling, M/S rubble falling away, pan along men working on the new tracks. M/S following big machine. M/S big crane outside. M/S plan of the line, someone points with pen. M/S from below as train speeds past, pan down to supports underneath. Various shots men welding and constructing the line. M/S as train goes through tunnel. M/S man propping up canister on line next to it. M/S train passing. Various shots as men work on the line. Good construction shots. M/S foreman looking at his watch.

    Various shots as pieces of the line are swung into place. Exterior shots line being constructed. The rubble is hauled up in big net. M/S people walking past part of line covered and still under construction. M/S entrance to tunnel. Exterior shots of construction, pan along beams etc. M/S interior of ticket hall. C/U sign 'Careful please temporary floor surface.' M/S people's legs and feet walking over the surface. M/S people walking along the tunnels onto the platform, pan across to line under construction. M/S cars and buses driving by outside. M/S workers travelling down on train. Various shots lots of workers in tunnel sawing and hammering etc. M/S train coming through tunnel. M/S workers wheeling stone on trolleys. M/S drilling away stone. Various shots of the tunnels under construction. M/S long train travelling along outside. Various shots as the tracks are laid from it. M/S men standing on the tracks as they move. Various shots of the tracks and tunnels under construction.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:15:00 / 01:30:13:00
    68/72 C (Selected Originals)

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