• Short Summary

    Men weave enormous willow mats that keep the Mississippi River from changing course.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CARPETS FOR RIVERS!"

    Helena, Arkansas, United States of America.

    Various shots of hundreds of men weaving enormous willow matting that is placed over the Mississippi River to protect against the river changing direction and flooding areas along the bank. Rocks are piled over the matting to keep the matting secured.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1194.01
    Media URN:
    41159
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:44:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 500

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