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  • Description

    Title reads: "More power for France".

    River Cere, France.

    L/S of dam across the River Cere, construction on Hydroelectric works for harnessing the river's power still in progress. Giant dam retains 130 cubic metres of water from which 3 turbines will produce 120,000 H.P. for industry. C/U of engineers and architects looking at plans. C/U of man lighting a fuse. M/S of workmen running for cover. L/S of rockface exploding.

    Various shots of rubble being shifted by diggers, conveyor belt. Various shots of turbines and concrete being fitted between walls. Great crane shots of men at work. Panning shot down dam wall. More shots of men working. Various shots of finished dam. Various shots of great torrents of water crashing through dam.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45041
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1376.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:54:00
    Canister:
    46/20
    Sort Number:
    46/020
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Online Newsreel Project no comment Postwar France
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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