Barge Trip On German River 1930

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    "Der Schaffendeneckar" - UFA documentary about a trip down the River Neckar on large German barge, Rhineland, Germany.

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    German river scenes taken on River Neckar (Neckar Valley). Good examples of Rhineland Medieval architecture (including house of German author Schiller) and scenery. General views of river showing shipping, coal barges loading at river docks with mechanical cranes and grabs. Map of area. Various rural river scenes. Large river locks, rising and lowering level of water. Diagram of lock. Ford at head of river, water pouring over rocks etc.

    Various shots river, tracking shot from boat passing under bridges, scenic and rural. Various shots family on river canal boat. More scenic river shots, we see timber being transported on barge. Various shots hydroelectric power station.

    Panoramic view of industrial section of Stuttgart (before bombing), a swastika flag flies over factory. General view of Mannheim docks (before bombing). River barge loading by wheat chute. Scenic shots agricultural land and medieval town beside river. Various shots people canoeing and swimming on river near Stuttgart. Views of city along river.

    NB: good shots of pre-war Germany.

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    British Pathé
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    01:00:00:00 / 01:14:32:00
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    UN 1783 A
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