• Short Summary

    Restoration work continues on the Houses of Parliament's Victoria Tower. London.

  • Description

    Restoration of Victoria Tower.

    Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London.

    M/S going up inside lift as it rises up Victoria Tower, M/S looking out over London, high angle view of river Thames. Camera pans to workmen pulling chains, Big Ben is in the background. M/S of new stone being fitted, M/S as heavy pieces are carried along. M/S as workman walks along scaffolding high over city. M/S as man adjusts scaffold, camera pans down to streets below. M/S carved stone being wheeled along. M/S other pieces of stone stacked up. M/S as stone is strapped up and hoisted by workmen. M/S as it is hoisted. L/S over London, L/S as barge sails under bridge. M/S of man measuring block. Another block is wheeled through on a barrow. L/S boats on the Thames. Various shots as they work on the tower. M/S of Big Ben, low angled shot of Union Jack flag. M/S as camera pans across Houses of Parliament. M/S tower in scaffolding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:48:00 / 01:05:43:00
    NP 415

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