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  • Short Summary

    Steeplejack carry out maintenance work on large factory chimneys, Grimethorpe, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Grimethorpe, near Barnsley, Lancashire.

    Full title reads: "NERVES OF STEEL - are wanted by Steeplejacks when 'banding a 170 ft chimney not forgetting the cameraman."

    L/S of men climbing up ladder on large chimney. L/S's of steeplejacks hanging from the chimney supported by a rope. M/S of more men climbing up ladder with camera equipment. L/S of the men reaching wooden platform someway up. L/S of cameraman on platform cranking the camera. L/S's of men working on chimney while thick black smoke billows over them from nearby chimneys.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    286.16
    Media URN:
    23308
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:06:00 / 01:26:42:00
    Canister:
    G 922

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