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  • Short Summary

    Competition for lumberjacks - crowds watch as they cut down trees.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tree felling competition. Britain's most expert axemen compete in National Contests".

    Chopwell Wood, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

    Panning of a crowd of men and boys in woodland. In the foreground a lumberjack is hacking at a tree trunk with an axe. Various M/Ss of the lumberjack at work. C/U of axe cutting into trunk. M/S of two lumberjacks using a saw with two handles to finish off chopping down the tree. Two men in suits inspect their work. M/S of the two men sawing. Various M/S of the tree finally falling to the ground. M/S of two lumberjacks hacking the branches off the fallen fir tree.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    632.15
    Media URN:
    26144
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:21:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1326

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