• Short Summary

    Good footage of men at work on construction site at Marble Arch, London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE STEEL MEN - Filmed at Marble Arch, London. - Steel - good British Steel, springing out of the foundations of a great Hotel-to-be, interlaced by experts."

    L/S's of workmen working on large steel construction.

    Intertitle reads: "Handling girders like toys, the men of steel build up the 16,000-ton frame of the giant."

    Various shots of the construction site. L/S of large girders being put into position by crane. L/S of man in bowler hat and suit saying that in when the building is complete there will be 16,000 tons of steel in it. L/S's of numerous workmen cheering and shouting from the top of a metal girder.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1042.09
    Media URN:
    37066
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:00:00 / 01:24:08:00
    Canister:
    PT 086

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "great Hotel-to-be" referred to here is The Cumberland Hotel at Marble Arch.

    A little more of its construction can be glimpsed in clip 871.18.

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