• Short Summary

    Engineers in Hong Kong finish tunnelling through a mountain to create a new road link.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hong Kong. Tunnel Through Mountain."

    Lion Rock Tunnel, Hong Kong.

    Aerial view over Hong Kong. Aerial view of Mountains. Pan down to entrance of Lion Rock tunnel. GV The entrance to the tunnel. GV "Jumbo" drilling rig working at tunnel base. LV ditto. CU The drill being extracted. CU Gelignite being packed is handed to explosives man. SV As the gelignite is pushed into drill hole. CU Man preparing fuse. CU The man's hand working on wire. SV ditto. GV Workmen leaving the tunnel before the explosion. CU Hand turns knob to fire the explosion. CU Workman jumps as the explosives go off. GV Smoke coming from tunnel entrance. GV Engineers entering tunnel from the other end. GV Inside the smoky tunnel. SV Engineers climbing over the blasted rock. GV Engineers walking through tunnel.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1757.20
    Media URN:
    54410
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:14:00 / 01:46:29:00
    Canister:
    64/37

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