• Short Summary

    Footage of the Albert Memorial being renovated. Kensington Gardens, London.

  • Description

    Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens in London.

    M/S One of the corner statues - woman sitting on elephant etc. M/S Another corner statue somebody riding on a bull. M/S Another corner statue. Woman riding on bull or buffalo. M/S Elephant corner statue in foreground, scaffolding in background. L/S The memorial covered in scaffolding. L/S Albert Hall. Corner memorial in left of picture. M/S Base of scaffolding - tilt up to the top. L/S (Low angle) looking straight up the side of the statue. M/S Two men at top of memorial examining part of the design. C/U Man looking at flower design on pillar - he takes out ruler and measures it.

    M/S He stands up and continues to examine same. M/S Man working on group of figures carved on a wall. C/U Showing him working on one of the figures, replacing it with a new one. C/U New figures as he files it. M/S Pan mosaic (half way up). M/S Two men walking around scaffolding examining a head. C/U Head (which looks like a woman wearing a large dog's head over her own). Side angle shot of woman's head.

    M/S Men examining another head. C/U The head as they examine it. C/U The head which has a face on either side. M/S Two men walking away along the scaffolding - camera pans over to show the height that we are away from the road. L/S Another view of the park. L/S View of the designed paving on the base of the memorial. L/S Memorial.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:00:00 / 01:33:54:00
    NP 533

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