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  • Short Summary

    Diamond mining in Oranjemund, South West Africa.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Diamond mining in Oranjemund, South West Africa.

    Aerial shot Oranjemund. Various shots massive conveyor machines. Pan along conveyor belts at mining building. Interior MS sorting machines. MS large earth moving machine. MS group of people looking on.

    Various shots excavator as it digs up the earth and deposits it in a lorry. Various shots rotary excavator at work. Various shots Harry Oppenheimer addressing a meeting. CU stones passing along conveyor belt where they are being washed.

    MS two workmen sorting the stones. MS mine buildings. CU large pile of diamonds on table including three large stones.

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    Film ID:
    3014.17
    Media URN:
    86117
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:26:00 / 01:41:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 3464 F

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