Building Roads In Kenya. 1949

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    Kenya, Africa

    BUILDING ROADS IN KENYA

    LS. Various shots of bulldozer pushing down palm trees. LS. A huge tree falling. LS. Various industrial shots of the process of levelling a new road by machine, and African workers. LS. A Bend in the road completed. LS. Staff car moving along the finished road.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    68362
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2541.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:05:00 / 01:13:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 2326 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2326 A
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