• Short Summary

    Expansion of Selfridges on Oxford Street in London, although the tower was never completed

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London: City of Westminster: Oxford Street: Selfridges:
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    SV tilt down construction held up by scaffolding.

    GV elev. site showing steam digger and skips standing on rails.

    GV tilt down hole in site to show steam digger.

    CU scoop on digger.

    SV pan round site.

    SV elev. men in row looking down at site from pavement.

    GV elev. steam digger dumps earth into skips which are wheeled back along rails, quick motion.

    SV elev. digger working.

    GV elev. skips being wheeled back and fro.

    SV elev. men on construction shifting large stone.

    steam digger swings round.

    SV elev. men in row watching site from pavement.

    GV elev. digger swings round.

    SV digger in action.

    CU scoop of digger.

    MV digger scoops up earth from side of hold.

    SV men standing at bottom of lift - skip full of earth rides up.

    SV skip full of earth arriving at top of lift.

    construction, building, build, store, retail, Harry Gordon Selfridge, tower, workmen, workers, worksite, scaffold, scaffolding, rail, steam shovel, dig, digging, steam engine
    Background: Expansion of Selfridges on Oxford Street in London, although the tower was never completed

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1AHSZ91SYMCW6KK9RTLC2F2SL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1AHSZ91SYMCW6KK9RTLC2F2SL
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1920
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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