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  • Short Summary

    A look at the site of the British Empire Exhibition, still under construction.

  • Description

    Wembley, London.

    Title: "TAKING SHAPE! Rapid progress towards completion is being made at the British Empire Exhibition".

    Panning shot of a large building site, in the background are semi-constructed pavilions. Low angle shot of workmen on scaffolding working on a dome at the top of a tower. M/S of a completed dome on another tower. High angled shot of an oriental-style pavilion. Panning shot of a half-built roller coaster. Panning shot from the top of one of the roller coaster arches looking at the workmen building the ride. Aerial shot of the enormous exhibition site.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    330.19
    Media URN:
    24220
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:40:00 / 01:29:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1056

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