• Short Summary

    Pathe shows both sides of the Tunnel or Bridge argument over crossing the English Channel.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Channel. Tunnel or Bridge?"

    France / Britain.

    LV Frenchman standing by his car looking out at the English Channel. SV the man looking at his map.

    GV Pan the Channel GV rough seas dashing the walls at Dover, Kent. GV Ditto.

    LV Pan down a cliff face as man walks towards the entrance of the Old Channel Tunnel, Top shot as he opens the door and walks into. LV inside the mine the man inspecting the shoring. CU Water dripping from the roof of the Tunnel.

    GV The Tunnel, animated shot, Showing Tunnel starting from both sides of the Channel, and meeting in the middle. SV Paper being dropped on top of one an other showing picture of The Channel Bridge. CU Ditto.

    CU Picture of the Bridge. CU Showing trains and cars travelling on the Bridge. SV model of the French a end of the Bridge. CU Ditto SV Ditto.

    LV Sign reading "Dover Harbour Car Ferry Terminal". GV Pan cars being driven onto the ferry. SV Ditto.

    CU Man sitting in aircraft. Air view of Paris showing the Seine, Air view ditto.

    GV The Channel pan to the Cliffs of Dover. LV The Cliffs. GV The Cliffs of Dover and the Channel.

    (F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1736.06
    Media URN:
    53871
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:41:00 / 01:09:18:00
    Canister:
    61/72

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