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  • Short Summary

    Cuts (rushes, out takes) relating to documentaries THE GREAT CRUSADE, TIN MINING and unknown items.

  • Description

    This appears to be cuts (out takes, rushes) relating to several documentaries - some unrecognised by this cataloguer. Check records for details of cut stories, where mentioned.

    THE GREAT CRUSADE - More shots of slum areas. General view of street of terraced houses. Small cat stands beside slum house, washing on line. A woman stands with a baby in her arms beside a slum dwelling.

    TIN MINING - Several shots of tin mines (in Cornwall?).

    UNKNOWN ITEM - Various shots of men working to clean a liner ship in dock (Southampton?). They stand in small boats and scrub her bottom with brooms. General views of the ship - Empress of Britain. Few people stand on quayside and look at the ship. Shots in boiler room of ship (?). Some men stand beside the large machinery; another stands at a large control board and twiddles knobs. Man looks at consul board with lights.

    THE GREAT CRUSADE - Similar shots relating to scene where the two men call on Molly's family in their new home (studio set).

    UNKNOWN ITEM - Several scenes of cranes and shipyard machinery. Flash frame intertitles read "Giants of Industry... and Southampton's pride" and "Tiny Lilliputians crawl around this mighty dockland and its children, the ships that span the seas..."

    THE GREAT CRUSADE - Shot of grubby children; mute version of speech by Sir Kingsley Wood, men working in factories, some shots same as those used in actual story.

    UNKNOWN ITEM - Several brief and grainy shots of a hurricane-swept and flooded area - looks tropical, bending palm trees etc.

    THE GREAT CRUSADE - Brief shot of men working on new, partly-built housing estate.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:50:00 / 01:25:59:00

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