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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers build pontoon bridge at Amsterdam.

  • Description

    Building Pontoon Bridge At Amsterdam.

    Holland / The Netherlands.

    Opens w/ shot of a bunch of (Dutch?) guards - some military types - in tall dark fuzzy hats marching across a bridge built across a line; Netherlands' flag on pole in BG. Same from other end; other guys walk onto bridge some take off coats to work. Closer shot of men on bridge; someone carrying board by in BG. CU a few soldiers in FG; with a worker with a big mallet is banging it on the floor of the bridge - strength. Shot looking along boat; pan right. to bridge. CU guys working; some kneeling while hammering; some workers wear hip boots over their white trousers - what a look. Board carried by in FG. Another looking at row of boats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1942.51
    Media URN:
    73954
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:59:00 / 01:48:56:00
    Canister:
    ON 179 R

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