Icebreakers tackle 30 feet thick ice which threatens Danube power station.
Vilshofen, Bavaria, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
SCU. Boat coming towards and breaking ice (title scene). GV. River Danube with two boats, icebreakers, on it. GV. River from icebreaker. CU. From boat side, ice as boat moves. Shot of anchor from moving boat. LV. Icebreaker going into ice. SCU. Icebreaker coming into thick ice. CU. Bow breaking through ice. CU. Boat (bow) breaking ice. LV. & CU. Weir with big blocks of ice going over top. CU. Weir with big blocks of ice going over top (another angle) with boat on other side of weir. Weir with big blocks of ice going over top (another angle). CU. Weir with big blocks of ice going over top, camera panning down with water and back to weir. Camera pans showing boat on other side of weir. This action is organised to protect the Danube power station which is threatened by such vast amount of ice.
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