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  • Short Summary

    Irrigation of canal allows cotton crops to grow in Kara Kum desert, Turkmenia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Newsreel item from Soviet Union.

    Karakum (aka Kara Kum) Canal irrigation progress in desert of Turkmenia (Turkmenistan).

    LS Kara Kum desert. LS man working bulldozer. Various shots of Kara Kum Canal. MS couple walking through cotton plants. CU couple looking at cotton plants. CU cotton plant in flower. LS & MS crops being sprayed from pipes running from Kara Kum Canal. LS & MS crops being sprayed.

    Date on dope sheet is 03/10/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2566.35
    Media URN:
    68966
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:36:00 / 01:48:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 3006 F

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