• Short Summary

    An old town is flooded to create a lake behind a dam in Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Water To Cover Old Town". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Jindabyne, Australia.

    VS In large valley the old town of Jindabyne with its broken down buildings which will soon be flooded by water. A large lake from a dam will cover the whole area. VS The towns' people celebrate the flooding by dressing up in old costumes and fooling about. VS New modern houses and a church in the town of New Jindabyne which is near the old town but further up the valley.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 30/05/1967.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3184.14
    Media URN:
    89358
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:03:00 / 01:27:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 4265 C

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