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  • Short Summary

    A new Swiss incinerator to deal with household waste in cities, an old-style land waste site.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Title reads: "Das Problem"

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Pan shot across old roof tops of Lausanne. Exterior looking up at modern block of flats. (2 shots). CU Door bells and name plates for apartments. CU Handful of rubbish being put in incinerator and door closing. High view, rubbish truck tipping rubbish into landfill site. CU Hand closing incinerator door. High shot, rubbish disposal plant converting rubbish into heating. MS Rubbish truck arriving at plant. Various shots, inside disposal plant including, man monitoring waste, CU hand on controls CU fire in furnace.

    Various shots, huge rubbish site with waste being moved by bulldozer including furniture. MS Men picking through the waste. LS Large area of land covered with waste. Various CUs of different articles. LS Rubbish truck departing site.

    Note: Date on original paperwork: 06/10/1961.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:16:00 / 02:02:54:00
    UN 3544 J

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