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    Story about the building of a giant dam in the Cascades Mountains, United States of America.

    Various shots of the dam under construction. Large cranes are used. High angle shot of the construction. "Walled by solid granite it will be 400 feet high." High angle shot of water flowing into the dam. Camera tilts up. High angle shots of a supply train travelling up a mountain. A pulley system high above the ground is used to transport materials.

    High angle shot showing the water pouring in and men at work. Travelling shots - must be from an aeroplane - of the dam. Camera tilts up to show the water flowing out into a river.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 601.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15182
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    892.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:09:00 / 01:56:44:00
    Canister:
    EP 140
    Sort Number:
    EP 140
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    WorkSpaces
    USA- roaring 1920s American Mountains American Mountains
  • Stills

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

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