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  • Short Summary

    The Albert Memorial is given a spring clean.

  • Description

    "Just a little matter to most of us - but a much bigger job to the fellows working on the heights of the great Albert Memorial, London."

    L/S of the Albert Memorial. There is scaffolding around the edifice. Camera tilts up to show the top of the construction. Low angle shot showing two men working on the top of the memorial - cleaning it presumably. C/U of the two men using brushes to clean the sculpture work. High angle shot of man cleaning precarious part of the Memorial. High angle shot of the street below.

    "Over 170 marble relievos of famous Artists, Sculptors and Painters, and innumerable small spires and columns, make up this 175-feet memorial to the late Prince Consort." L/S of ornate part of the memorial. Men climb down a steep part of the construction. C/U of man cleaning a column. Low angle shot of four men at work. L/S of the Memorial. "High above the ground, and nothing but the air to hang on to if you slip - " L/S of the Albert Hall as seen from the memorial. C/U of man cleaning the Memorial, a small lion sculpture is seen in the foreground. L/S of view of parkland below. L/S of the whole Memorial.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:13:00 / 01:24:27:00
    EP 133

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