An ocean liner is painted or repaired. A large earth mover is featured.
Various shots of a huge ocean liner in docks.
M/S of men working on the side of the ship - painting or repairing the hull. M/S of one of the ship's funnels. Shot of the prow of the ship from a low angle.
Intertitle reads: "The radio fan with a backyard envies the great St. Assize, France, wireless masts." Various shots of large wireless masts.
"And lots of garden workers will envy this kind of "scooper" ...the biggest in the world." Panning shot of a construction site. C/Us of the earth mover - various shots of the machine in operation. C/U of the wheels which move along special rails. High angle shot from the top of the arm which is moving the digging equipment. C/U of the wheels in motion. L/S of the earth being tipped from the digging arm. C/U of the digging arm being pulled along the earth scooping it up as it goes. C/U of the earth being lifted and moved around.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 679.