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  • Short Summary

    Lighthouse in Flamborough is featured with a description of how the light is powered.

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    "Warning shafts - speaking across the seas in tones of light." L/S of a lighthouse. It is dusk - the light revolves. M/S of the top of the lighthouse with the light revolving. "Vaporised oil provides the brilliant light." C/U of the lighthouse keeper holding two parts of the light mechanism.

    "And complicated highly polished lenses form the life-saving rays - " C/U of the light giving device. The glass surround revolves making nice patterns. C/U of the light device as a canister is lifted up and down over the light. M/S of man tending to the light. He seems to be polishing the glass. Low angle of the surround turning.

    "Sentries of the coast - watchful of those who go down to the sea in ships." M/S of two keepers standing beside the revolving surround. Panning shot showing the men looking out to sea. "And below the cliff, the fisher-folk of Flamboro' gather in the sea's harvest." L/S of fishermen bringing in their catch. M/S of the fishermen beside their boats. L/S of the lighthouse.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 649.

    Note: this is presumably Flamborough, Humberside.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:55:00 / 01:30:26:00
    EP 273

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