• Short Summary

    A film of road making procedures circa 1920 in London

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Modern Road Making

    ENGLAND: London:
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    MAIN TITLE

    (3ft)


    GTV. Road construction work in progress (2 shots)

    (10ft)


    GV. Tarmac being laid in London street

    (17ft)


    SCU. Workmen spreading tarmac over road surface

    (23ft)


    GV. Steam-roller at work (2 shots)

    (37ft)


    TITLE: THE MATERIAL, CARTED DIRECT FROM THE MIXER, IS LAID HOT & IS READY FOR USE IN A FEW HOURS

    (46ft)


    GV. Traffic (horse-drawn carriages & an open-top bus) down street. (Palledium theatre in background)

    (53ft)

    Video Roll Title: Modern road making. Wood blocks superseded and traffic dislocation minimised: 53ft Issue sheet title: MODERN ROAD MAKING. WOOD BLOCKS SUPERSEDED AND TRAFFIC DISLOCATION MINIMISED.

    Civil Engineering, Transport, Vehicles, Great Britain

    roads, road making, London, England, civil engineering
    Background: A film of road making procedures circa 1920 in London

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA394A7ZVET5U604WS9TYOHYEAC
    Media URN:
    VLVA394A7ZVET5U604WS9TYOHYEAC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1920
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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