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    Nylon sandbags make up temporary dyke off the Island of Tholen. Holland.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Nylon sandbags used as new weapon against the sea in building of temporary dyke. Tholen. Holland (The Netherlands).

    LS waterway and town (Island of Tholen). MS people on water bus. LS buildings with people outside. MS rowing boats in the harbour. CU two little girls in national costume, eating ice cream. CU two tourists taking pictures. CU two little girls, pan down to their feet, one is wearing clogs. CU little girl's embroidered hat, pan to the second girl's hat. LS woman with Alsatian dog standing in doorway of costume and curiosity shop. Panning shot of interior of the shop. MS row of wooden houses.

    LS dam under construction. Various shots floating crane at work. LS tug on water, people on quayside in the foreground. MS hut with flags of various nations on top, on the quayside. MS people on quayside, camera follows group of girls who are leaving the quay. MS farmer followed by two cows and behind them another farmer holding a pole over his shoulder. LS woman hanging out washing in back garden. CU washing on line, through the washing we see three little girls on green. MS three little girls in national costume, one of them is jumping about. Various shots little girls in a line holding hands walking across bridge.

    Various shots two men walking across ploughed ground. LS waterway, quay in foreground. CU map showing Tholen, hand drawing ring to show waterway. Various shots children playing on quayside. LS dam under construction. Various shots nylon sandbag dam, pan to water going by. LS crane lifting sandbag. CU workman giving orders. CU crane lowering sandbags into the water. Various shots of nylon dam under construction. LS crowds watching. Various shots of nylon sandbag dam under construction and cranes lowering sandbags into the water.

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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:
    01:55:25:00 / 01:59:00:00
    UN 3031 D

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