• Short Summary

    Welsh people have to leave their condemned homes due to the movement of Graig Arw.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Mountain of Menace.

    Godre'rgraig, Wales.

    M/S row of condemned houses in the Welsh village of Godre'rgraig behind which is Graig Arw (rugged mountain) which is sliding towards the village. C/U of a cracked wall. C/U notice reading 'Road subsidence maximum weight limit one and a half tons'. M/S cracked road. C/U a wide part of the crack. L/S Graig Arw with condemned houses in the foreground. L/S cracked road with men working in the background. M/S man working with pneumatic drill to unearth water main. C/U cracked road beside where the men are working. C/U the unearthed water main which the men thought was fractured. M/S the Swansea Valley. M/S wall and roof of one of the condemned houses cracked and in a state of collapse, pan across wall and windowsill of the house, cracked and broken.

    M/S two men looking at a broken wall by the roadside. L/S removal men carrying furniture from a house. M/S one of the men fitting stuff onto a lorry. M/S two women walking from their house with belongings under their arms, pan up to L/S of their house. M/S removal men getting a wardrobe out of an upstairs window. M/S of the men laying the wardrobe down. M/S of the Swansea Valley with condemned houses in foreground. L/S of the Graig Arw mountain.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:53:00 / 01:21:53:00

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