Robert Lacoste opens new dam at Genissiat. France.
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New dam at Genissiat on the Rhone river is officially opened. France.
Various L/S's of the dam. Aerial shot of it. Various shots workmen going into entrance. L/S water gushing from the river. Various shots people watching. Various shots water rushing under bridges etc. L/S electric cable to carry supplies generated from the water. Various shots Robert Lacoste, French Minister of Industrial Production, visiting the dam.
Various shots officials gathered for opening ceremony. C/U Lacoste pressing button to start the dam working. C/U as he decorates Mr Gretz, Director of the Genissiat works. Various shots Minister talking to workmen. L/S dam working.