• Short Summary

    Transformer and more outlets fitted in Kariba Dam, Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Kariba Dam - big progress".

    Kariba, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia) and Portuguese East Africa (now Mozambique).

    Various shots water gushing from outlets in Kariba Dam. G/V water flowing from the dam.

    Elevated shot giant transformer on the back of truck coming past camera. C/U bridge shored up to carry weight of transformer, pan up to trailer carrying transformer. Elevated shot truck entering underground power station.

    C/U workmen watching. Transformer is lifted off off trailer, pan to notice reading "Twelve Feet Wide". C/U driver of the overhead crane which is lifting the transformer. C/U transformer being moved into position.

    Elevated shot water gushing from new outlets in the dam wall. Elevated shot in Kariba Dam.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.31
    Media URN:
    51176
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:43:00 / 01:35:44:00
    Canister:
    59/69

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