• Short Summary

    Blasting at West India docks in East London undertaken by company of Sir Robert McAlpine and sons.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Destructionists! Massive stone-work of West India Dock, London, splinters to fragments as gelignite blasts a way for new walls

    ENGLAND: London:
    EXT
    Men packing gelignite into holes bored into rock then tamping down explosives
    Man giving signal for detonation as colleague turns switch
    Explosion
    SLOW MOTION explosion
    More gelignite lowered into holes
    Explosion
    Background: Blasting at West India docks in East London undertaken by company of Sir Robert McAlpine and sons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3YKLEP8PZ8IA2EHKNXW36A8W8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YKLEP8PZ8IA2EHKNXW36A8W8
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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