• Short Summary

    Film describing planes for a scheme to deepen the St. Lawrence River on the U.S./Canadian border.

  • Description

    A scheme to deepen the St. Lawrence River is detailed.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Canada and the United States are jointly interested in a vast scheme to deepen the great St. Lawrence River, and so make possible the sailing of the ocean shipping direct into the Great Lakes."

    Graphic map of the United States / Canadian border. Montreal, Quebec and Boston are shown. Narrator explains where new dams and hydro-electric plants will be located. Narrator explains in detail how farmers and industry will benefit from this scheme. Various shots of the industries featured and of agriculture illustrate his commentary (the shots are not particularly good - generic shots).

    Paperwork states that it is the Assistant Secretary of State Mr Rogers who outlines the scope of the St. Lawrence River plan.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1594.21
    Media URN:
    51288
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:45:00 / 01:49:37:00
    Canister:
    PSP 750

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