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  • Short Summary

    Footage of men working on the Ambassador Bridge, which will join the United States of America to Canada. Detroit.

  • Description

    Item title reads - To join the United States and Canada. Ambassador Bridge largest in the world, nearly completed. Detroit, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of the Ambassador bridge, the camera pans up it. M/S of men working on it, various shots as they walk along a girder.

    Intertitle - 'nerve!!' M/S of one man waving as he walks along the narrow edge of the bridge. M/S as another sits astride a girder and hammers it.

    Intertitle - 'it's only a 365 foot drop to the water!' M/S as the workmen sit on the girder in a line eating and drinking from flasks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    804.17
    Media URN:
    18634
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:27:00 / 01:25:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1647

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