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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Reconstruction of Budapest. Hungary.

    L/S diving party on pontoon bridge on the Danube with damaged bridge in foreground and Budapest in background. C/U fixing diver's helmet. C/U diver going down steps from pontoon into water. L/S damaged suspension bridge. L/S underwater detonations with bridge in foreground. M/S pontoon with diver on steps. L/S pan along damaged bridge. L/S bridge with tug passing underneath. Various shots crane removing damaged girders. L/S bridge. L/S workers walking along new span. M/S workers fixing new girders. L/S top view of workers fixing new girders. C/U hand riveting. C/U shirtless worker. C/U cement mixer. C/U cement mixer pouring cement into truck.

    L/S travelling shot of bridge taken from the Danube. M/S workers on new span. M/S another view of workers on span. L/S under arch. Various shots travelling under damaged bridge. Good shot of Budapest. M/S rolling new girders into position on logs. C/U worker swinging hammer. M/S girder on logs. Various shots road laying, digging and throwing into wheelbarrows. L/S asphalt plant. C/U spreading asphalt. C/U levelling asphalt.

    L/S crowd. C/U Ernest Gero, Minister of Transport. L/S crowd with banners. M/S pan of crowd. L/S crowd in square listening to speakers. C/U head and shoulders of Hungarian girl applauding. C/U hand, scissors and tape. C/U head and shoulders of Zoltan Tildy speaking. L/S party walking across bridge. L/S back view of party walking over bridge.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:44:00 / 01:22:02:00
    UN 1885 I
    Sort Number:
    UN 1885 H
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    Trade & Industry
    British engineers Soros story reconstruction after WW2 Bridges Eastern Europe Bridges Hungary in WW2
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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