• Short Summary

    Abseiler collects gull eggs from Bridlington cliffs to sell as food.

  • Description

    Cliff climbing at Bridlington, Yorkshire.

    Panning L/S of cliffs, pan down to sea. L/S cliff. High angled shot looking down at beach. L/S looking down to sea. M/S group of men with rope - cliff climbers - arriving. L/S looking down cliff to sea. C/U men adjusting ropes. Various shots man putting on haversack and arm pads. M/S man throwing one end of rope over cliff, tying other end to stake. Panning shot to gull landing on cliff. Various shots man climbing over cliff face.

    Various shots man abseiling, he hangs over cliff on rope. C/U rope running through pulley. M/S man climbing down. Extreme L/S man climbing down. M/S gulls flying down cliff face. M/S abseiling man collecting gull's eggs. C/U rope running through pulley. L/S man being hauled up cliff. M/S men hauling on rope. M/S abseiler being hauled up. L/S men hauling on rope, climber appearing over edge of cliff. L/S gulls swooping down cliff face. M/S men counting eggs in basket. L/S gulls swooping about cliff face, pan out to sea.

    Abseiler is named in commentary as Harry Hobson, the eggs are collected to be sold as food.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:09:00 / 01:57:00:00
    NP 209

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