• Short Summary

    Workmen carry out a much needed clean up on the front of St Pauls Cathedral.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. St. Pauls Clean Up".

    St. Paul's Cathedral.

    Elevated shots of St. Pauls. Elevated view of one of the towers covered in scaffolding.

    SV Men working on scaffolding around the tower showing distant London through the scaffolding. CU of men tying hoses to the scaffolding. CU Workmen tying hose to scaffolding. CU of stonework being brushed with a wire brush, while water is sprayed on. CU of workmen turning on another hose to direct more water onto the stonework. CU Jets of water spraying on stonework. CU Workmen using a scraper where dirt is extra thick. CU of parapet showing water running over the edge. CU Showing water running over the edge of stonework to the ground. CU Torrent of water running onto ground, carrying the dirt with it.

    GV From the top of St. Pauls looking over London.

    SV Pan, of workmen climbing from a parapet onto scaffolding. GV of the street below showing buses and people. CU of two workmen showing London in the background, camera pans round to show the dome of St. Pauls.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:06:00 / 01:24:11:00

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