Expanding Harbour 1969

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    No title. Enlargement of Rotterdam Harbour, Holland (Netherlands).

    Aerial shot harbour area. L/S ditto showing the harbour, a line superimposed on screen marks where new harbour will be. M/S large crane boat lifting concrete block. M/S ditto. Angle shot crane moving. M/S block of concrete moving onto boat. Interior; panning shot control room on crane boat. M/S man working at controls, zoom back to crane boat moving off. L/S, taken from on board boat, of lines of concrete blocks. L/S crane boat at sea. Panning shot as concrete block is put into position for dropping. M/S crane operator. Top shot concrete block being lifted. M/S crane operator. M/S block being moved out ready for dropping. L/S ditto. Angle shot block dropping into water to form harbour wall. Interior shot crane controls room. M/S another block being dropped. M/S man looking over side at block. Top shot another block being dropped. M/S crane boat, zoom back to L/S.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57324
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2211.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:23:00 / 01:55:33:00
    Canister:
    69/51
    Sort Number:
    69/051
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