• Short Summary

    Footage of site being cleared for the 1951 Festival of Britain in London.

  • Description

    South Bank festival site begins, London.

    C/U Rubble, Thames in background, Shell Mex in far distance. C/U Workmen clearing rubble, building being constructed in background. C/U Building being constructed, pan up wall - Dissolve to - L/S Girders, pan up scaffolding. Pan down girder to men working at end. L/S Dome of Discovery, pan down to brick wall being built.

    L/S Building operations. L/S Flight of steps being built, pan up to workmen and concert hall shell. C/U Acetylene welder. M/S Workmen, pan up to where roof will be. L/S Girders. L/S Scaffolding, pan up to top where roof will be.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, Festival of Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1377.15
    Media URN:
    45075
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:44:00 / 01:27:10:00
    Canister:
    NP 313

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