• Short Summary

    The world's largest underground interchange was opened recently connecting No. 3 Expressway. The total length?

  • Description

    1.
    Roll 1. EK XX 60 feet.


    2.
    L.S. The first shot was dark as we exposed F. 8 and then F. 1.8. interior of the interchange tunnel.



    travelling shot of the tunnel.


    2.
    L.S. The entrance of the interchange in the centre of the city.


    3.
    M.L.S. Travelling shot.



    Roll 2. EX XX ASA 200. F.8. exterior.


    1.
    L.S. Ventilator boxes are lined up.


    2.
    C.S. Ventilator box.


    3.
    M.L.S. Pan shot from right to left, the background is the British Embassy.


    4 5.
    Various shots of the ventilator boxes which take out gas and smoke of the cars inside the tunnel. Background is the Imperial palace.



    Roll 3.


    1.
    Travelling shot of the car inside the tunnel where we can see two tunnels are joined one which identifies the underground tunnel.


    2.
    Interior of the tunnel




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The world's largest underground interchange was opened recently connecting No. 3 Expressway. The total length of the interchange is 3.1 kilometres and took two years to complete this interchange. As this interchange is located right close to the Imperial palace, the constructors tried their utmost their responsibility to make quite and huge ventilation boxes are lined up on the bank of the palace moats to take out gas and smoke caused by cars in the tunnel for outside using electric ventilators. The constructors is required to pay much more attention not to destroy beauty of the palace ground and background. It costs around 14,000,000. (Sterlings). By the completion of this interchange, all traffic from the centre of the city especially the government buildings areas to northern parts of the city and Tokyo International airport have become very convenient and it will take only 20 minutes either to airport or northern part of city where the national stadium, olympic village and other Olympic athletic place are gathered. By the completion of this interchange, almost Tokyo Express highway are completed just three weeks before the Olympic Games..

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8KQJCEG6XWCTO5B8D8QBWNDAI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KQJCEG6XWCTO5B8D8QBWNDAI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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