• Short Summary

    The last breach in Dutch dykes is sealed - Queen Juliana present.

  • Description

    Ouwerkerk, Holland.

    GV aerial, caissons in breach. LV caisson being put into position. SV and aerial, tug pushing third caisson. SV & SCU men opening cocks on caissons. GV No 4 caisson being towed by tugs. SV caisson from tug. AS tow rope taut. LV barge full of stone alongside. No 3 caisson. STV stones being dropped from barge. SV boulders being tipped from barge. LV No 4 caisson in position prior to low tide at night. LV & CU water rushing between caissons. LV expanse of water, village in distance. LV flooded village. SV pan, water swirling past house. CU diagram. Caisson moved to close gap. SV floodlights (night shot). SV tug mousing caisson. SV Queen Juliana of Holland and Dr Willem Drees, Prime Minister, watching. CU Queen Juliana. SV people waving from boat as dyke is closed. GV aerial, completed dyke.

    (Lav.) (Orig.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    128.02
    Media URN:
    28986
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:08:00 / 01:03:45:00
    Canister:
    53/88

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