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  • Short Summary

    Wigan Pier is demolished, Wigan, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Wigan, Lancashire.

    Full titles read: "THE END OF THE MUSIC HALLS OLDEST JOKE ! - Wigan Pier - there really was a Pier ! and it's 50 years old !!! demolished."

    Various shots of workmen on the river banks demolishing the pier with various winches and lowering the parts onto a waiting barge. Good L/S of 'WIGAN PIER FILLING STATION'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    812.18
    Media URN:
    18746
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:24:00 / 01:27:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1674

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