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  • Short Summary

    The mechanical crane and cradle for cleaning the window of Vickers Tower (now Millbank)

  • Description

    Vickers Tower, London. Now known as Millbank Tower

    WINDOW CLEANING AT VICKERS TOWER

    Travelling shots from inside an electric window cradle, as it maneuvers off the top of a tower block and down the side. Aerial view of the street and buildings below. Shots from above the cradle to show the huge apparatus and its operator. CUs of the mechanism, and the track around the top of the building. The view from the top of the building as the cradle mechanism moves around, and a man inside the cradle is lowered. The Thames is in the background. View from the street, panning up the building. Several shots from street level of the cradle half way down the building.

    (16mm. B/W Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3025.02
    Media URN:
    86261
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:10:00 / 01:22:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 4539 C

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