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  • Short Summary

    A tunnel is built to reduce the danger of flooding in Bristol.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Bristol, Avon.

    LV Flood level sign in Bristol pan to GV. CU Flood level sign. GV The River Avon. GV The head of the tunnel for running of storm water. Travel shot along tunnel. CU Wall of tunnel ditto. LV The face with water running down. SV Pan water running down wall. VS Men drilling. CU As charge is inserted in hole. SV As the explosive charge is rammed into hole. SV Man winding dynamo to detonate charge. CU He detonates charge. CU Pan man at the face with smoke around. CU Rock and earth falling into shovel. LV As the shovel throws the rocks into cart. LV The cart being taken away and emptied. GV The tunnel now lined and the bricks being laid. SV Bricks being laid. GV The completed tunnel.

    (Original Neg.) Old record suggests that the material dates from around 01/08/1965.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:10:00 / 01:26:23:00
    UN 4131 F

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