• Short Summary

    Good footage of machinery being used to construct road near Brighton, East Sussex.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE MAN AND THE MACHINE - Filmed at Brighton (East Sussex)."

    L/S's of huge machine being used to make a new coastal road near Brighton. Several shots of the workmen operating the various tubes, funnels and nozzles on the contraption. M/S's of gravel flowing down a trough and being spread out by the workers.

    Several good shots of men hacking away with pick axes on the side of a very steep cliff. L/S of large boulder being forced away from the side of the cliff it tumbles down the cliff and breaks into many pieces.

    The narrator concludes - "And so the task goes on man and machine working together to build a road that will make are way smoother along this pretty coast."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1050.02
    Media URN:
    37159
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:11:00 / 01:02:27:00
    Canister:
    PT 104

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