Miracle Highway 1957

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    Formosa (Taiwan).

    GV. Pan, large tunnels through rocks and roadway being made. GV. Men working on road - Chinese Nationals. SCU. Stones being brought up in baskets on shoulders. CU. Basket of stones being tipped out. CU. Men laying stones by hand. GV. Roadway on side of mountain and work on bridge going on - very few modern tools. SV. Surveyor with equipment. GV. Valley with footbridge slung across. AS. Men with baskets of stones walking across bridge. GV. Bridge under construction. GV. Men banging in drills by hand into rock. SCU. Man. AS. Men on scaffolding banging in drills. GV. Pan, Chinese Nationalist Leader Chiang Kai-Shek and wife Madame Chiang, walking across footbridge. SCU. President and wife watching work. GV. President and wife walking along inspecting work. SV. Workers cheering them. GV. President and wife turn to look at roadway and tunnel.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "H")

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49180
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1509.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:29:00 / 01:23:53:00
    Canister:
    57/100
    Sort Number:
    57/100
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    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
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