This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Workmen make adjustments as a flagpole is slowly raised into position.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Kew - Difficult Engineering Feat - World's second largest flagpole weighing 18 tons and measuring 240 feet takes 12 hours to only partially erect"

    Kew, London.

    MS. Workman adjusting hausers and ropes. MS. Men turning winch. LS. Flagpole slowly going up. LS. Flagpole moving.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    198.40
    Media URN:
    30119
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:54:02:00
    Canister:
    G 608

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment