A Daring Prank Steeplejack Climbs Church Spire (1920)

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Published on Apr 1, 2021
Godalming, Surrey.



Intertitle: "A Daring Prank. Mr. C. L. Ager - the well-known steeplejack - climbs Church spire to recover a pocket handkerchief".



Low angle L/S of a church spire. At the very top, clinging onto the weather cock, the figure of a man waving a handkerchief can be seen. He shakes his legs and puts his hat onto the cock. We then see him begin to slide down the edge of the spire. L/S, looking over the heads of a crowd of onlookers, of Ager making his way down the side of the church.



C/U of a very youthful Ager handing the retrieved handkerchief to the Vicar, Ager then shakes hands with the Vicar and another man, a crowd, mainly of boys, stand in the background.




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