• Short Summary

    Good item showing Donald Colman Bailey, inventor of the floating Bailey bridge, at work.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The man behind the Bailey bridge.

    Various locations.

    Various shots of the longest floating Bailey bridge which spans the Chindwin river. Some very good shots of Mr Donald Colman Bailey, the inventor, watching the construction of a bridge with a critical eye. M/S back at his home as he constructs a model bridge in his latest design. Various shots as his young son Richard helps him. C/U of Donald's wife. He looks at photographs of some of his previous designs. M/S library footage of Winston Churchill stepping onto German soil from a Bailey bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1217.15
    Media URN:
    33854
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:55:00 / 01:34:25:00
    Canister:
    NP 40

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