• Short Summary

    Mud banks are cleared by dynamite explosions on the Mississippi River.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    L/S of a steamer / paddle ship travelling along the Mississippi River. Various shots of men laying dynamite charges on the bed of the river to clear mud banks that are a danger to navigation. A man pushes down on a detonator to set off the charges. Several shots of explosions shooting up from the river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    981.35
    Media URN:
    18040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:07:00 / 01:35:52:00
    Canister:
    38/76

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