• Short Summary

    Tokyo's new landmark is a giant TV tower which about one-third complete.

    Construction work on the?

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    ROLL NO. 1 :



    Long shot of the TV tower under construction. A five-storied building under construction below the TV tower. 2 takes. Laborers working on the TV tower. Laborers riding on a gondola as they go up and down on the tower. 2 takes. Laborers climbing up the steel tower. Long shot of workers at a height of 90 meters.



    ROLL NO. 2 :



    Laborers working at the base of the TV tower. Camera tilts up from base of tower. Sign on the helmet worn by the laborers. Workers lifting parts of steel. General shot of the crane lifting construction material. Laborer operating the crane. The gears of the crane revolving. Foreman waving his hands. View of Tokyo as soon from the tower.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tokyo's new landmark is a giant TV tower which about one-third complete.

    Construction work on the 350 meter TV tower which will become taller than the Eiffel Tower in France was begun in June 1957. It is scheduled for completion sometime in December of this year.

    Laborers are working day and night on the tower which is about one-third complete.

    The estimated cost of the structure is approximately $7,000,000. Three thousand six hundred tons of steel, enough to build a 8,000 ton ship, will be consumed in building Tokyo's new landmark.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2OH5IUSY8WSCTOW155JOL8P7H
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OH5IUSY8WSCTOW155JOL8P7H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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