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  • Description

    Part of issue FINE AND LARGE.

    New South Wales, Australia.

    Various shots of gigantic dam crossing the Murrumbidgee River. Water from dam irrigates large part of Australia's farming land. L/S of cattle grazing by irrigation canal. M/S of road passing canal. Small wheel with scoops forces water from canals up smaller channels to farms. Various shots of crops, including rice, growing on fertile ground. Various shots of peach and apricot orchards. We see farmers spraying orchard with insecticide. Various L/Ss of lush landscapes and new townships. L/S of man and dog on barge on canal. L/S of man riding on horse through valley. More shots of dam.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50170
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1562.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:38:00 / 01:52:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 376
    Sort Number:
    NSP 376
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Rice Farmers
  • Stills

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

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