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  • Short Summary

    Old chimneys are demolished to make way for new factories. Greenwich, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Wholesale chimney felling. Steeplejack's busy day clearing sites for new factories by the riverside. Greenwich, Greater London.

    M/S as a man knocks bricks out of the bottom of the chimney. L/S of the chimney falling, creating a cloud of dust, the camera pans down to the rubble. M/S of two men knocking out bricks and making the hole bigger at the bottom. M/S as one chimney cracks across the base and collapses. Various shots of the chimneys falling to the ground. M/S of another man hammering at the base. M/S of the chimney collapsing afterwards. M/S of some wires, camera pans up chimney. Various good shots as the chimneys collapse. M/S of a man sorting through the rubble afterwards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    828.01
    Media URN:
    19009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1625

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