• Short Summary

    Construction of Kougha Dam, people working on farms & steel factory, Dongas speaks.

  • Description

    South Africa.

    Documentation on file, English commentary.

    Map of Africa zooms to Republic of South Africa. Two aerial views of Orange River in Republic of South Africa. MS. Two men looking at map in planning room of South Africa Water Resources Authority. CU. Map of water control project area. MS. Men at drawing boards in Drawing Office. MS. Engineer in charge of the Kougha Dam Construction, Dale Hobbs with an assistant study plans at side. Various views of Kougha Dam nearing completion. MS. Men at work on Kougha Dam. MCU. Two men working with cement. MLS. Rock crushing machine in action. MS. Looking out from inside Kougha Dam irrigation tunnel. Men digging in foreground, citrus groves in background. MS. Men digging and bulldozer at work. MS. Water flowing down irrigation channel pan up to citrus grove. CU. Irrigation ditches. Good G.V. citrus grove. LS. Line of mechanised harvesting machines at work in field. CU. Harvesting machine. CU. Machine cutting corn. CU. Machine feeding corn into sack. CU. The sacks of corn slide from machine onto ground. VS. Sheep on a sheep farm. MCU. Two farmers holding rams. Looking down a main street in downtown Johannesburg. MS. Crowds crossing busy crossroads in Johannesburg. MCU. Looking down on shoppers walking along crowded street. MS. In dark, men shovel coal into blast furnace. MCU. Molten steel. GV. Yard of steel factory. MS. The Hon. Eben Dongas South African Minister of the Interior sitting at desk, makes speech on the water control programme, he is the Minister of Finance of the Republic of S.Africa. VS. From air of Orange River and irrigated farmland.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    Note: sound cuts out.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:31:00 / 01:59:51:00
    UN 3640 C

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