• Short Summary

    World Underground endurance record attempt in Bolder Cavern, Cheddar.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cheddar. 'Stay Down' Record Bid".

    Cheddar, Somerset. World Underground endurance record attempt in Bolder Cavern.

    GV Pan hillside under which is the Bolder Cavern. SV Inside the entrance of the cave, man carrying supplies to Bolder cavern. SV Heap of water containers. CU Containers being passed down to cavern. CU Ditto.

    GV Exterior, Potholer David Lafferty saying farewell and walking towards entrance of cave. CU Lafferty waving. GV Lafferty entering the cave. SV Lafferty walking past camera into cave. CU Lafferty starting the descent of the 40 ft chimney that takes him down to Bolder cavern. SV Ditto. SV Another man coming down chimney with aid of rope, and drops near Lafferty's tent. SV Lafferty inside the tent with Mr Cowper talking to him. CU Ditto. CU Lafferty. Pan to Cowper. SV Lafferty preparing his bed in the tent.

    (Original Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1799.08
    Media URN:
    33249
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:31:00 / 01:13:49:00
    Canister:
    66/26

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